OwnerKen Bell
LocationShrewsbury , Ontario Canada map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle2011 Homebuilt
tubular CroMoly frame Suspended
MotorCrystalyte HS3548 Permanent Magnet DC
High speed
DrivetrainPedal + Hub motor
Controller infineon 18fet 40a
Lyen modded
BatteriesPing, 60.00 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate
2 ping LiFePO4 packs
System Voltage48 Volts
ChargerGeneral chinese
HeaterMy legs
DC/DC Converter
48 to 12v 100w potted
It creates a lot of RF noise that I hear in the
radio so I replaced it with 18v Lithium
Batteries from my Makita Drill using a custom
battery holder.
InstrumentationCycle Analyst v 2.5
Top Speed40 MPH (64 KPH)
Depends on terrain and wind
Range120 Miles (193 Kilometers)
With both packs, travelling at 32kph
Watt Hours/Mile10-12 wh/km @ 32kph
18-22 wh/km @ 50+kph
EV Miles
Current:30,200 Miles (48,591 Kilometers)
    As of 3/16/2019
Seating Capacity1 adult
Curb Weight75 Pounds (34 Kilograms)
75 dry weight
120 with batteries
Conversion Time2 months
Conversion Cost$3700.00
Additional FeaturesPublished on Apr 26, 2012
This is my latest build, from May 2011. To date, Apr 26,
2012 I have 13,335 kms on it. It has a trailer hitch, but there's
enough room inside for a weeks worth of groceries.
I have been using this as my exclusive transportation.

How fast, 60-65 kph
How far, ~ 200 km @ 35-40 kph, with some pedaling
How much, batteries, electronics, frame, canopy, shell ~
Weight, ~ 160 lbs
Batteries, 60v, 20AH LiFePO4, + Occasional 48v 20AH LiFePO4
Motor Crystalyte 405
40A infineon controller
Cycle Analyst, V2
100w DC-DC converter for lights, fan, heater and radio
Front brakes Sturmey-Archer, laced to Sun CR-18 rims

Build Photos:

code by jerry