OwnerDurand Zink
Owner's Other EVsSecond Design
First Tadpole
LocationBremerton, Washington US map
Vehicle 1st design pusher
MotorCurrie 24v 350w Permanent Magnet DC
2 motors connected by chain drive.
DrivetrainChain drive. 6.33 to 1 overall gearing.
Controller
High/low switch w/relays for now. Running 1 motor on low, both on high. Will be installing Kelly KDS-72200 soon running motors in parallel.
Batteries2 Power Sonic PSH-12180-FR, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
System Voltage24 Volts
ChargerSchumacher 1.5amp
Top Speed20 MPH (32 KPH)
AccelerationNot bad running both motors.Way faster than I can pedal on just the bike.
Range5 Miles ( 8 Kilometers)
We have monster hills around here. Maybe 15 miles on flat ground.
EV Miles
Current:40 Miles (64 Kilometers)
 
    As of 12/2/2010
Seating Capacity1
Curb Weight50 Pounds (22 Kilograms)
Tires24' on pusher, 26' on bike
Conversion Time20-25 hours
Conversion CostAbout 200.00 so far
Will build next one with 2, 20" wheels on trailer for better hill climbing ability, and won't tip over as easy when parked.

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