OwnerScott Leavitt
LocationMountain View, California US map
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Vehicle2005 Sun EZ1 Super Cruzer, blue frame
Currently the EV parts are removed. I sold the recumbent bike, but have intention of making a multi-speed chain drive system with the electric components someday. The base vehicle shown is an EZ1 Super Cruzer by Sun Bicycles. This bike was designed by EasyRacers.
MotorCrystalyte 408 Brushless DC
ControllerCrystalyte 72V, 20A
Custom 72 volt, 20 amp controller special ordered from Kenny at Crystalyte.
Batteries120 other Powerizer 5 C-cell modules, 1.20 Volt, Nickel-Metal Hydride
From www.Batteryspace.com

Switch under seat selects 36 or 72 volt operation.
System Voltage36 Volts
ChargerSoneil 3602S
36 volt 2 amp charger with
HeaterSol
Instrumentationbike computer
Top Speed24 MPH (38 KPH)
unassisted speed on level ground with new, freshly charged batteries.
Acceleration
Range12 Miles (19 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity1 adult
Tiresknobby for better traction on grass and grit covered asphalt.
Conversion CostBike 400 USD
Motor Kit 475 USD
Upgrade controller 100 USD
NiMH batteries 250 USD
Additional FeaturesController is in protected area behind seat, with longer throttle cable. Original factory controller is still working (36 volts max) and available for another project. That controller had to sit on the handlebars due to lack of cable length.

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