My 48 Volt Electric Motorcycle
This is an all electric motorcycle that I built in my garage in late 2008. The first eight months were spent researching components, saving money, planning the modifications, tearing down the original bike, and finally purchasing all of the parts. The build was completed over a 3 day period. -SPECIFICATIONS- Battery pack rating: 2.5 KW Top speed: 50 MPH Range: 25 miles -EQUIPMENT- 4x BB EB50-12 Batteries (50 amp-hour x 12 volts) Alltrax 4865 Motor Controller (max amperage output set to custom limit) Etek-R Brushed DC Electric Motor Allbright Contactor Magura 0-5k Potentiometer Throttle 25 Amp Quickcharge Charger
Home made 144v 500amp motor controller.
This video is the first and second test drive of our homemade 144v 500 amp motor controller, tested at 72v.
The Shocking Truth About Electric Motorcycles - /RideApart
With 9kWh in its battery pack, nearly twice the capacity of the Toyota Prius, the 2012 Zero DS is the fastest, longest-range electric motorcycle to ever enter production. 84mph top speed, 112-mile range. Is that enough to make it practical, useful transportation? More importantly, can a bike that slow be fun to ride? For more about electric motorcycles, check out http://hellforleathermagazine.com
Mavizen TTX02, an electric superbike for the streets
Derived from the winning bike in the inaugural TTXGP on the Isle of Man in 2009, the Mavizen TTX02 is a British electric superbike that uses twin 96-volt DC motors and a 7.5-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack. Configured for the street or the track, the Mavizen reaches a top speed of 130 mph. It costs $30,000 to $32,000. Read more at http://lat.ms/bp9voY