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Offline Håndbånånå

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eletric bike
« on: January 04, 2010, 01:27:45 pm »
 im looking to start building a custom electric bicycle. I need to get the first one done, but i have been out of work for awhile. i dont want to get any loans or hand this over to someone that will use non-american parts.
 If i can find a invester to buy a few of these so i can get tooled up and get some pictures out there, this will take off.
 im a custom car builder for years, i plan on taking that to the electric bicycle world. I have many ideas of this idea, and think about it, no license,insurance,tags-regestration. and with a Mysolarbackup. this will be a free transpirtation. that can reach speeds of 70 mph-depending on your states bicycle laws.
  When i can get tooled up and start building these, i will post picyures and more info then.
 I have done alot of homework on this project. and im rareing to go on it. I may try to sell my car to get going
 
  wish me luck, and your prayers are always welcome   jerry. [email protected]  661-492-1666

Offline Gandalf

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Re: eletric bike
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2010, 08:41:56 pm »
Good idea!

It really should't cost all that much to do. Well if you're going to do something fancy and use a custom motor or something I can certainly see why that would cost a lot!

I want to put two 62 pound batteries on each side of the back wheel like where you would put saddle bags. They are 500Watt*hours each @ 50% DOD and 1000 cycles. You can go to 1000Watt*hours if needed. So the whole thing would probably weight 150 - 200 pounds, so it would be as heavy as small motorcycle.

Why do you only want to use American parts? Buying American doesn't really do much in terms of helping to save the country. You end up paying much more for parts, which helps maintain industry within the united States, in exchange for putting yourself out of business, which means someone will start selling Chinese electric bikes. So in the end you really haven't gained anything. If you want to save the nation's industry, what you must do is start manufacturing HARDWARE within the country and pay your employees like half the typical inflated Amercian wage, and then figure out how to not pay any taxes. There's just no way around this, people in foreign countries make 1 - 2 dollars per every $10 that we make. There is no way we can make these high wages and not lose industry. To compete, you have to be more productive and efficient, pay your workers like half or one third of what everybody's used to, and then have nobody pay any taxes, so they still have enough money to live.

Offline Letsbereal

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Re: eletric bike
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2010, 09:13:52 pm »
I am planning to electrify one of these babies and go at least 45 Miles/Hour and most likely faster

Future transport: The Latest Bicycle technology - 45 Miles/Hour on muscle Power
http://translate.google.com/translate?u=http%3A%2F%2Fbabalin.com%2Fblog%2Farchives%2F58-Toekomstige-vervoersvormen.html&sl=nl&tl=en&hl=en&ie=UTF-8



30 Miles/Hour Cruise Speed (50 km/h) - 45 Miles/Hour Short Sprint Speed (70 km/h)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJ5Qertz2OA

Mike Burrows’ latest bike and other links
http://bicycledesign.blogspot.com/2009/06/mike-burrows-latest-bike-and-other.html
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Offline Håndbånånå

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Re: eletric bike
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2010, 11:16:18 pm »
 Well you see, my idea is a cadi of electric bicycles. So i dont want to lean on cheap parts. Im not planning on mass production of these. they will all be hand made. no two will be the same.
 The cost is mainly in the batteries and custom wheels.
 And the chinese do make elctric bicycles, but nothing like what i envisioned.

 Like these bikes Mike posted here. My idea is alot different than this as well. My idea is much more of the begining of the wagaon and the first auto, but not as crude.

 Thanks for your post guys, i really appreciate them

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Re: eletric bike
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2010, 10:02:42 pm »
What my idea is, and that already exists before I had my idea is that the Electro Engine is in the wheel hub

I want to put 3 wheels with inbuild electro engine on to this sucker and go fast.



Currie Electro Drive Electric Bike Conversion Kit w/ 24 Volt Plug & Play Battery Pack
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002KIXSRW?ie=UTF8&tag=deelektrfiets-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B002KIXSRW

How to make an electric bike part 2 www.comcycle-usa.com
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x9wwnx_how-to-make-an-electric-bike-part-2_tech

Look on this side for some ideas maybe:
http://brommobieltje.skynetblogs.be/category/1208420/1/B.+FUN+CARS
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Re: eletric bike
« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2010, 08:11:55 pm »
You know what sucks about America? You have all these tired and sick people on medications doing 60MPH on over congested roads while talking on their cellphones and completely distracted. It's really annoying for cyclists because there are hardly any roads which are safe to go on. In Europe they have a lot of cars, but they have more motorcycles, drivers are more aware, and there are bike lanes everywhere. In Africa there are maybe two or more motorcycles going by for each car that goes by, and everyone is looking where they are going.

We have to wait for the dollar to collapse and have the people become too poor to buy gasoline and drive anywhere for these bikes to become useable. But then they'll kill you and take your bike. We'll see what happens. I still want an electric bike though. I just won't be able to use it in as many places as I would like. We do have some bike trails, and rural roads which are good.