Macoan eBikeMacoan eBike
OwnerBrad Geeves
LocationMaroochydore, Queensland Australia map
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Vehicle Macoan MTB
Conversion done to my old dual suspension mountain bike to electric
MotorGolden Motors HBS36V500W Brushless DC
36 Volt 500 Watt brushless gearless hub motor @ 48 volts
DrivetrainBrushless gearless front hub motor mounted at rear with no chain for pedaling
ControllerGolden Motors Unknown
Generic 20A brushless controller with 3 hall effect sensor input. 12 Mosfets design now running @ 48 volts - no mods
Batteries4 Fullriver CB12V20AH, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
Approx 6kg per battery. Now sporting 4 batteries for 48 volts
System Voltage48 Volts
Charger SP2000a
Super Power 3 stage semi-intelligent charger for 3 batteries + 2300mah car battery charger for 4th battery
InstrumentationHuffy cycle computer
Top Speed26 MPH (41 KPH)
On the flat. No chain = no pedaling
AccelerationBetter but too heavy ...
Range20 Miles (32 Kilometers)
Range is nearly 5 miles less since new. I give these SLA's a really really hard time. Poor things...
Watt Hours/Mile40 Wh/Mile
Now unknown as it is at 48 volts
EV Miles
Current:1,402 Miles (2,255 Kilometers)
    As of 12/12/2009
Seating Capacity1 adult
Curb Weight95 Pounds (43 Kilograms)
Two batteries placed either side of rear wheel, two located either side of front of bike frame. It feels like a motor bike
TiresStandard 26" mountain bike tyres
Conversion TimeAn afternoon
Conversion Cost$500
Additional FeaturesIt has a neon and front and rear lights now
Trying to save money by only having one car. That and the fact I have a suspended license... Update I have my licence now yay! But am still on the bike - much cheaper keeping only one car!

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