Off Road Kick ScooterOff Road Kick ScooterOff Road Kick Scooter
OwnerPierre Audette
Owner's Other EVs1978 Honda CB400T
Recycled Beater Bike
BladeZ XTR 450 SE Scooter
Folding Electric Bike
Board Tracker
LocationGatineau, Quebec Canada map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Hacked up and welded old mountain bike
frame, with a plywood foot platform.
Retained the front 26" wheel, and adapted
the rear end for a 20" wheel.
Generic eBay kit with 20" hub motor on the
back wheel
DrivetrainNone anymore, it's a kick scooter.
Controller Generic chinese 'pedal first' controller
Thumb throttle
Batteries12, 4.20 Volt, Lithium-Polymer
6S RC packs, 5,000 mAh
System Voltage48 Volts
RC charger with cell balancing
DC/DC Converter
None, use a flashlight with handlebar mount
if needed.
InstrumentationJust status LEDs on the thumb controller.
Top Speed20 MPH (32 KPH)
Range10 Miles (16 Kilometers)
Seating CapacityNone, it's a stand up scooter!
Tires26" up front, 20" at the back, knobbies for
off-road traction.
Conversion TimeA weekend build
Conversion CostAbout $500 of parts
Additional FeaturesBatteries and controller are mounted on the rear rack, close to
the hub motor.

Performs quite well on hilly backwood trails. I do slide the
bottom of the foot step on rocks at times due to the low
clearance (about 3"), but nothing dramatic.

code by jerry