OwnerRoger Christen
LocationGatineau, Quebec Canada map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle2014 Helios
Helios is a solar vehicle for commuters.
Two passenger seated side by side betweem
two bicycle frames, a solar panel roof
recharges the batteries during the day,
front wheel direct drive hub motors
provide power.
MotorCrystalyte Brushless DC
DrivetrainTwo front wheel direct drive hub motors from
To follow
Batteries4 To follow, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
2 x 45Ah and 2 x 90Ah
System Voltage48 Volts
Charger Local purchase
To follow
A 210 W solar panel from Morocco with a
mtppe converter
DC/DC Converter Local purchase
To follow
InstrumentationCA analyst from Grin (
Top Speed18 MPH (28 KPH)
30kph on flat ground at sea level with 2
Acceleration0-20 kph in 20 secs.
Range100 Miles (160 Kilometers)
On a full pack at 20Wh/km flat ground (est)
30 miles on a daily solare recharge
Watt Hours/Mile20 Wh/Mile
Seating Capacity2 people plus child
Curb Weight0
To follow
Tires40psi bicycle tires
Conversion TimeFeb 2014 to june 2014
Conversion Cost$5000
Check out the Kickstarter and the Facebook page

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