OwnerJB Straubel
Owner's Other EV1984 Porsche 944
LocationPalo Alto, California US map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
VehicleSchwinn Mountain Bike
Motor Permanent Magnet DC
1 HP 24 Volt brushed
DrivetrainBelt drive primary reduction followed by chain
Controller
custom: LM3524 PWM IC 200A/60V IXYS power MOSFET
Batteries2, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
17.2 Ah
System Voltage24 Volts
ChargerCharge-Pro
onboard 24 Volt, 5 Amp 3-stage automatic
HeaterTwo pedals
DC/DC Converter
It all runs at 24 volts
InstrumentationNone yet, (temporary testing ammeter)
Top Speed32 MPH (51 KPH)
Range30 Miles (48 Kilometers)
(depending on amount of pedalling)
Seating Capacity1 adult
Curb Weight70 Pounds (31 Kilograms)
estimated
TiresHigh-pressure road tires (115 psi)
The motor, pedals, and rear wheel are all separated by independent freewheels. This allows pedaling without the motor turning, motoring without the pedals turning, and coasting with neither the motor nor the pedals turning.

code by jerry