OwnerBen Bidwell
Owner's Other EV1973 Auranthetic Charger
LocationCastro Valley, California United States map
Stand Up Scooter, scratch built- 6061T6 aluminum
MotorBriggs and Stratton Etek Permanent Magnet DC
Drivetrain2.2:1 #35 chain
ControllerSevcon Millipak
Batteries4 Hawker 16ah, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
System Voltage48 Volts
3 Amp
InstrumentationCurtis 'fuel' gauge
Top Speed42 MPH (67 KPH)
Had it up to 50.2mph (GPS'd) once with different gearing
Acceleration0 to 40 in about 3 seconds
Range10 Miles (16 Kilometers)
5 miles with lead foot
Seating Capacity1 adult
Curb Weight133 Pounds (60 Kilograms)
Tires10" minibike street slicks
Conversion Time6 months to build
Conversion Costabout $1500
Additional Featureshomemade disc in the rear with Comet caliper
fully variable regen braking hooked to a brake lever
Niterider dual beam headlight system
LED taillight
adjustable steering dampner prevents speed wobbles at high speeds
birch hardwood deck with flames in the grip tape
capable of much higher speeds than 40 MPH with gear ratio change
Garmin etrex 'summit' GPS

code by jerry