Go Back  Bike Forums > Bike Forums > Electric Bikes
Reload this Page >

Post your e.bike pictures here.

Electric Bikes Here's a place to discuss ebikes, from home grown to high-tech.

Post your e.bike pictures here.

Old 11-03-08, 08:23 PM
  #126  
Noobzter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 5
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
$2,900 for 250w, 26v10ah!!! roflmfao. No offense of course. Also any Ebike that assists over 20mph is illegal in the states. Illegal as a bike but legal as a moped but good luck getting that DOT approved. The way it is now it wont get through customs. But if you govern the assist to 20mph it will but just don't leak the info on how to remove the governor, Customs is cracking down on Chinese importers for just that reason. Just giving you the heads up.
Noobzter is offline  
Old 11-03-08, 08:39 PM
  #127  
Abneycat
Hooligan
 
Abneycat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Base of the Rocky Mountains, Canada. Wonderous things!
Posts: 1,431

Bikes: 2010 Cannondale Hooligan 3

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by Noobzter View Post
$2,900 for 250w, 26v10ah!!! roflmfao.
Its not bad for the price. The component list reads out very nicely, with things like an XT drivetrain, B&M lights, very professional and respectable looking bicycle - and from what i've heard from AllenG's comments and his experience with a Panasonic equipped bicycle, they're some of the absolute best motor systems out there. The weight, if accurately representing the full weight of the equipped bicycle, is very good.

That bike has a lot more value in it than just thinking about how many watts, volts and amps it has. It seems like a nice package. I suppose that if I were wanting to point out downsides to it, this is one of those bikes where you would have to want it set up mostly how it is to get good return for your money, as it comes pre-loaded with so many accessories that having your own or wanting different ones would change the picture quick.

One thing I would like to note though, is that the specs on the website state that a Nexus Redline is used for the drivetrain on the details page, while the intro page and the pictures show a standard external derailleur system.

Last edited by Abneycat; 11-03-08 at 08:47 PM.
Abneycat is offline  
Old 11-04-08, 04:51 AM
  #128  
Noobzter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 5
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
This thing costs as much as a new Ninja 250R.
Noobzter is offline  
Old 11-04-08, 12:46 PM
  #129  
lfairban
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 16
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
What is the most economical way for me to put a motor on my own bicycle, without being a bike mechanic.
You may wish to check out my list of ebike kits:

Avoid front hubs on an Aluminum fork! Use a magnate to test it.

About the weight on your present bike, find out what kind of batteries it has. If they are Sealed Lead Acid (SLAs) you can cut the weight by half by using a lighter, and more expensive battery. You may also get a marginal improvement in performance.

I use a helmet mirror with a handlebar mirror mounted upside down, it drops below the handlebar. Otherwise, I am trying to look through my arm to see behind me. You can use a mirror that mounts to the end of the handlebar, but you will probably break it if the bike falls over.

Glad to hear you have discovered ebikes.
lfairban is offline  
Old 11-13-08, 07:04 PM
  #130  
Doctorbass
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 5
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Here is mine!

100.8V 23Ah DIY lithium manganese battery pack 210km range no pedal!

10kW peak 160 pounds of REAL measured trust 3500 W continuous

A REAL HILL CLIMBER ! =)

47.5mph

0-100m in 7.8sec

0-40kph in 2.7sec

now with 4 x 15W led 10800lux at 1m and 2500 at 4m

Crystalyte 5305 controller crystalyte 100V 100A mooded with 4110 mosfet

GPS, Accelerometer racing computer, multi intelligent battery display

Charger 1500W 50V 30A (i put two 50V battery pack in parallel) charge 0-100% in 2h

Already pulled two car at the same time!

This Ebike is awsome!














VIDEO HERE:

[youtube]8TzUpfylfNw[/youtube]


Doc

Last edited by Doctorbass; 11-13-08 at 07:17 PM. Reason: adding link
Doctorbass is offline  
Old 11-19-08, 02:35 PM
  #131  
Tourezrick
Senior Member
 
Tourezrick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Orland Park, Il.
Posts: 88

Bikes: TE Steel, Sun Tad Trike

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 1 Time in 1 Post
Crikey - how'd I miss posting here?

Leaving the solar panels home for the time, 26" wheels all around on my Sun EZ3 AX. Body rig under construction - part fabric, part coroplast, part clear plastic sheet, all kludge! All I want it to do is keep me dry and warm. Should have body pics up by week's end .
Attached Images
File Type: jpg
IMG_0344.jpg (92.1 KB, 252 views)
Tourezrick is offline  
Old 11-19-08, 02:39 PM
  #132  
Tourezrick
Senior Member
 
Tourezrick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Orland Park, Il.
Posts: 88

Bikes: TE Steel, Sun Tad Trike

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 1 Time in 1 Post
Wow! Allofasudden, I'm a senior member? How'd that happen?

Oh, must be because the spirit of Bruce McLaren and Denny Hulme live on inside me. That's all I can figure.
Tourezrick is offline  
Old 11-21-08, 06:03 PM
  #133  
sauerleigh
stop and you die
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Parma, Ohio
Posts: 29

Bikes: Sun EZ3 and the Bricycle prototype

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Here is my prototype delta recumbent with electric assist. http://bricycles.com/
21 speeds, rear disc brakes, independent suspension, Crystalyte 404 16 " rim, motor running on 72volts, 6 12ah SLA batteries.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg
DSCN1772 (2).jpg (99.9 KB, 275 views)
sauerleigh is offline  
Old 12-26-08, 01:40 AM
  #134  
clarkpoo
Banned
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
This may be the lightest e-bike(with Lithium batteries).



clarkpoo is offline  
Old 12-28-08, 12:30 PM
  #135  
Tourezrick
Senior Member
 
Tourezrick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Orland Park, Il.
Posts: 88

Bikes: TE Steel, Sun Tad Trike

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 1 Time in 1 Post
E-trike/velocar

See what kind of trouble one can get into when retired? It's 'Almost Finished'! What am I saying, these things are never really finished! The journey is always fun, though! The past seven days in Chicago have seen everything from below zero f. temps, snow, ice storms to torrential rains and 61 degree f. temps. Yesterday was 61, rain, wind, today is 29, sun, wind. Gotta love the weather in Chicago, always changing! Here's some pics of the e-trike in the garage, with the Scorpion trike floating above it. Door is held closed with latches, side panel cutouts are for handlebar clearance during sharp turns. Yellow panels are painted coroplast (corex), back end is a snowthrower cab from the local home improvement store. Windows are Lexan in front, soft plastic in rear. Keeps me warm(er) and dry(er) in most all weather conditions. A great day for a ride, none the less, with 33wh/mile avg. over my 7.38 mile long ride. Gotta put the sheepskin on the e-trike soon, keister got just a little chilly! Life is a daily wonder!
Attached Images
File Type: jpg
IMG_0363.jpg (93.8 KB, 219 views)
File Type: jpg
IMG_0355.jpg (93.1 KB, 239 views)
File Type: jpg
IMG_0356.jpg (94.2 KB, 292 views)
File Type: jpg
IMG_0357.jpg (93.7 KB, 226 views)
File Type: jpg
IMG_0358.jpg (88.6 KB, 226 views)
File Type: jpg
IMG_0359.jpg (87.7 KB, 211 views)
File Type: jpg
IMG_0362.jpg (100.0 KB, 219 views)
File Type: jpg
IMG_0364.jpg (96.6 KB, 228 views)
Tourezrick is offline  
Likes For Tourezrick:
Old 12-28-08, 05:36 PM
  #136  
raevyn
Senior Member
 
raevyn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Alberta, Canada
Posts: 116

Bikes: Electra townie 21, electic conversion kit, Dahon folder ,Customized Nashiki

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
This is my E-bike Baby!! it is an Electra Townie 21, with a roadrunner kit, a 48v 10.5ah lithium polymer battery and a left hand thumb throttle!

And this is it Winterized!
Attached Images
File Type: jpg
DSC04962.jpg (106.5 KB, 440 views)
raevyn is offline  
Old 12-31-08, 08:23 AM
  #137  
sauerleigh
stop and you die
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Parma, Ohio
Posts: 29

Bikes: Sun EZ3 and the Bricycle prototype

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Tourezrick
Perhaps you could use spandex attached to the fork and your fairing to close up the front end a little.

Nice hat raevyn.
sauerleigh is offline  
Old 01-08-09, 03:15 PM
  #138  
ReddyKW
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Auburn Ca. (Near Sacramento)
Posts: 3

Bikes: Sun EZ-1 Recumbent, Sun Recumbent Trike, Both Electric Bikes. Giant Mountian Bike, Motobecanne Road bike.

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Here's my electric Recumbent

I needed a bike that would climb hills better than my Lee Iaccoca bikes did and I discovered these. I was not so sure about riding a recumbent. After riding this for a few months I don't know why anyone would want a regular upright bike for on road use. These are Soooo much fun. I get about 15 miles per charge in a very hilly area with the standard 15AH lead acid battery. I am looking forward to ordering a larger LiFeP04 battery for some longer trips. If anyone is interested in more info on these recumbents you can check out my website at: http://verycoolbikes.vpweb.com/ I am interested in hearing from others who commute and use an ebike on a regular basis.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg
recumbent.jpg (38.8 KB, 262 views)

Last edited by ReddyKW; 01-08-09 at 03:20 PM. Reason: want to add pic
ReddyKW is offline  
Old 01-17-09, 08:32 PM
  #139  
Firehouseguy
Newbie
 
Firehouseguy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Harbor, OR
Posts: 1

Bikes: Electric BikeE

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Electric BikeE

Thought I would share my latest project. It is a BikeE with an electric kit I bought on Ebay. It is 48v, 1000w. Top speed, 22mph. I had to modify the rear axle brackets and make the battery brackets. Drives great! I converted it so there is no more pedaling. 15 mile range on 4 lead-acid 12v-20aH sealed batteries. It's a mile to work. What more could I need? I used a front-wheel drive motor and had to mount it in the rear because of the bike's design. I kept the pedals for foot rests.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg
Best EBikee pic.jpg (99.1 KB, 279 views)

Last edited by Firehouseguy; 01-17-09 at 09:01 PM.
Firehouseguy is offline  
Old 01-31-09, 08:41 PM
  #140  
WvG
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 5
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Amped Bike

15 year old cro-moly Trek 850
500 W Amped Bike Kit
3x 8 AH SLAs.

Enough charge for a 6 mile trip (each way), including a steep 2 mile bridge
Attached Images
File Type: jpg
bike1 [640x480].jpg (65.3 KB, 298 views)
File Type: jpg
bike2 [640x480].jpg (73.2 KB, 227 views)
WvG is offline  
Old 02-05-09, 09:05 PM
  #141  
safe
Senior Member
 
safe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 160
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 1 Time in 1 Post
Project #001 ---------- Project #002 ----------- Project #003
Attached Images
File Type: jpg
newpaint 25.jpg (86.0 KB, 307 views)
File Type: jpg
front fairing update 011.jpg (41.6 KB, 311 views)
File Type: jpg
fiberglass 22.jpg (59.2 KB, 337 views)
safe is offline  
Likes For safe:
Old 02-09-09, 12:07 PM
  #142  
luckylindy
Newbie
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 2
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Smile Two Battery Bionx

The bike is an aluminum Klein mountain. The Bionx battery under the saddle is attached by bolts, washers, and nuts to the sawed off Topeak rack with the quick release handle replaced by a bolt. A Jansport handlebar bag is attached to a homemade second mini handlebar. Deuter makes the frame bag which fits nicely under the main battery. I get about 25 miles per battery, and I have to mechanically switch batteries using a small adjustable wrench.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg
bike.jpg (87.4 KB, 271 views)
luckylindy is offline  
Old 02-13-09, 04:29 AM
  #143  
sooty1111
Newbie
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
My Bike

This is my bike it has been through various incarnations in the past 6 months.
This is the second bike I've built the last bike used a 24 Volt wheel chair motor and was a total scratch build.
Specs:
Motor 350 Watt hub drive
Battery 4 X 7 Ah SLA's in series for 48 Volts. I have 40 X 6 Ah Nimh D cells but not to sure whether to change over to them. Definitely lighter, I may not notice any difference in range as I mainly do short trips. I live in a small country town.
Top speed on the flat 38 KPH (GPS used to check speed) I only weigh 60 Kg.
Range unknown my controller is limited to 17 Amps and after returning home from my 8K round trip my Watt's up meter tells me I'm putting about 1Ah back into the batteries.
Biggest weakness needs better brakes.
I ride it everyday.

sooty1111 is offline  
Old 02-14-09, 08:48 AM
  #144  
Ypedal 
Senior Member
 
Ypedal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Moncton, NB, Canada
Posts: 113
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Norco Chaos ( 2005 frame ) with rear Crystalyte 409 in 20" rim, 24" front, gives it a laid back feel.. 8" disk brakes front and back.. motor painted to match frame, laced Radial in very strong reinforced double wall rim with eyelets and 12g spokes.

Battery is 2 x 36v 20ah Lithium Manganese in series for 72v, the BMS has been removed ( I charge with a pair of Thunder Power 1010C chargers with cell level ballancers TP 210V once in a while, but they stay perfectly well ballanced without any help from a BMS and i monitor them manually like a hawk )

Controller has been modified to allow up to 30+ amps giving up 2500w on demand but that only happens on jack rabbit starts from street lights to keep up with traffic in some parts of town, usually cruising at 500 to 700w and 40 km/h.

Cycle Analyst power meter on the handlebars, half grip twist throttle. Single speed BMX gearing, removed deraileurs both front and back, have 2 chainrings up front for manually changing gears if need be, but not really needed.. For a 90 lbs ebike/evmotorbike you can pedal at 10 km/h without power, or motor on to work in a jiffy... rock solid reliable.

Range is really good, not quite as good as Dr Bass, but more than i need .. 72v x 20ah = 1440 wh.. motor only, no pedaling i'm good for 80 km range with battery to spare at 30 km/h.. 60km range at full throttle 45 km/h +
Attached Images
File Type: jpg
Chaos4-done2.jpg (52.1 KB, 246 views)

Last edited by Ypedal; 02-14-09 at 08:53 AM.
Ypedal is offline  
Old 02-14-09, 09:00 AM
  #145  
Ypedal 
Senior Member
 
Ypedal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Moncton, NB, Canada
Posts: 113
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
In total Contrast to my Norco..

This is a Giant ATX 890 with front wheel eZee brushless geared motor.

Battery is made from the same green " Konion " cells as Dr.Bass recycled from dead Makita cordless tool packs, 36v 3ah of these weighs about 2 lbs and will power the 20 amp controller just fine ( well.. they get hot.. but who cares at the price i paid )

This is a lightweight, power assist bike, i use this after work for exercise, it levels out the hills nicely and keeps me rolling in top gear. Good drivetrain components on this bike, nice V brakes, great pedal bike and weighs under 40 lbs battery included !!!
Attached Images
File Type: jpg
ezee.JPG (83.2 KB, 357 views)
Ypedal is offline  
Old 02-15-09, 09:33 AM
  #146  
Ypedal 
Senior Member
 
Ypedal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Moncton, NB, Canada
Posts: 113
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
A few more of the Norco
Attached Images
File Type: jpg
bf1.JPG (75.1 KB, 258 views)
File Type: jpg
bf2.JPG (80.4 KB, 308 views)
Ypedal is offline  
Old 02-15-09, 09:37 AM
  #147  
Ypedal 
Senior Member
 
Ypedal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Moncton, NB, Canada
Posts: 113
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Built this for a local guy, retired, goes to florida for the winter with his ebike on the back !

Built him a Crystalyte 4011 in a 700C wheel, 48v 8ah Nicad, goes all of 25 km/h but that's all he wanted.. will get good range at that speed too..
Attached Images
File Type: jpg
Roger700C.JPG (49.4 KB, 347 views)
Ypedal is offline  
Old 02-15-09, 09:41 AM
  #148  
Ypedal 
Senior Member
 
Ypedal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Moncton, NB, Canada
Posts: 113
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Folding bike for a 75 year old lady, 36v 8ah nicad, front clyte 409. This lady was usnig her ATV to get into town because she lost her drivers permit, her son came to me and had me build this for her so she would leavt the ATV at home lol...
Attached Images
File Type: jpg
folder.JPG (65.5 KB, 262 views)
Ypedal is offline  
Old 02-15-09, 10:48 AM
  #149  
karma
Senior Member
 
karma's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: hamilton,ontario
Posts: 438
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
the norco turned out great i love the packs, very clean looking.
karma is offline  
Old 02-16-09, 09:13 PM
  #150  
Ypedal 
Senior Member
 
Ypedal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Moncton, NB, Canada
Posts: 113
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Thanks !.. alot of work went into those packs.. started with a flat sheet of transparent polycarb and ended up with those after alot of hours and alot of beer..

This is the " Chopper " ..

Rear crystalyte X5305 with modded controller, 60v 12ah of LiFePo4, massive 3" wide front tire ( Kenda Flame ) rear 2" hookworm, Front disk brake only.. not for everyone to hop on and cruise, You need to understand how to stop on this thing !!!! ie: Carefully !

No pedals yet, this will change soon, but for testing the motor and controller it's a very comfy ride..
Attached Images
File Type: jpg
fall3.jpg (100.3 KB, 296 views)
Ypedal is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.