Battery bagBattery bag openedControlsControls frontControllerHealight onIn darkness...Solar charing
LocationAmersfoort, Utrecht Netherlands map
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Vehicle2010 Mountainbike
MotorGolden Motors 48V 1000W
ControllerGolden Motors
BatteriesPing 20 Ah Lifepo4, 48.00 Volt,
System Voltage48 Volts
ChargerGolden Motors 5A
Top Speed31 MPH (49 KPH)
31 mph with tailwind, cruise speed on flats 26 mph
Range21 Miles (33 Kilometers)
I use Schwalbe Big Apple tires at very low air pressure for extra comfort while riding (no pedaling). When using other tires, range can be up to 26 miles (using high air pressure) When not riding full speed range generally increases to 45km or more
Watt Hours/Mile42 Wh/Mile
around 30Wh/km riding low air pressure (more resistance) rider weight: 86kg
EV Miles
Current:1,335 Miles (2,148 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity1 adult
Curb Weight68 Pounds (30 Kilograms)
Including 10 kg Lifepo4-battery. (22 lbs)
TiresComfort ride: Schwalbe Big Apple
For distance: Schwalbe Marathon Plus
Conversion Time2 days
Conversion CostNew mountainbike: 280 EUR
Battery: 500 EUR (incl. shipping)
Golden Motor: 220 EUR incl controller & throttle
Tires: 60 EUR (for 2)
Bag for battery: MTX TrunkBag EX: (45 EUR)
battery mount: Topeak MTX BeamRack V-Type (40 EUR)
Strong headlight: Magicshine MJ816 - 1400 lumen (130 EUR)

Total: EUR 1.275 ($1800)
Additional FeaturesIncludes cruise control, loud horn.
Using no gas and power of the sun! The costs of the bike will pay back for itself within 1,5years of riding in gas savings (not even including less maintenance on my car).

Just great and most important, a lot of fun :)

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