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(ET) Electric Motorcycles
- Subject: (ET) Electric Motorcycles
- From: Lee Richardson <lrichard jbc edu>
- Date: Wed, 05 Jul 2000 10:20:54 -0400
- In-reply-to: <B587FA08 8CF%dstuck lakefield net>
- Sender: owner-elec-trak cosmos5 phy tufts edu
>From Lee in Tennessee:
Check out this web site. It shows one and has links to others.
I found it with a quick search for 'electric motorcycle'.
At 08:31 PM 07/04/2000 -0500, you wrote:
>Does any one know the max RPM of the drive motor on an E-15. I am playing
>around with the idea of making an electric motorcycle out of some of my
>spare Elec-Trak parts. I have never worked with electic vehicles before,
>other than my E-15. Based on the tire size and gear ratio of the bike I
>have laying around (Honda cx500 Turbo, shaft drive), I would need 3000 rpm
>to go 70 mph. Would the motor have enough power to push it? I would
>estimate the loaded weight to be around 950 pounds, using 3 12V batteries.
>Could I get a 25 mile range out of it? If anyone has worked on a electric
>cycle and would like to share info, you can email me direct.
>Dean A. Stuckmann