8S Pack
OwnerBrandon Bridges
Owner's Other EVs1980 Huffy Bay Pointe 3 Speed Cruiser
2004 Razor Ground Force
2005 Razor MX500
1976 Raleigh Grand Prix
2008 Schwinn S-400
1994 Suzuki GN125
LocationShelby, North Carolina US map
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Vehicle1975 Raleigh Twenty
Originally a folding bike, the specific model I have doesn't have the folding mechanism in the middle of the frame. I prefer it that way.
MotorUnite Motor MY1016Z3 Permanent Magnet DC
24V 350W motor geared down to approximately 10:1.
Drivetrain3 speed Sturmey Archer internal hub
ControllerCurrie XK-022A
Out of a Schwinn S400. Depending on how well it does I may switch to a Yi-Yun YK42-2.
Batteries8 10Ah, 3.70 Volt, Lithium-Ion
Purchased a 36V battery pack from ebay for $75 shipped with charger. It came and one of the cells was punctured and puffed. I removed the damaged cell and the cell wired to it to be left with an 8S pack.
System Voltage30 Volts
Charger
None yet
HeaterCoat
InstrumentationHand for feeling temperatures
Top Speed12 MPH (19 KPH)
Hoping for 12 to 15 mph
AccelerationShould be breakneck
Range20 Miles (32 Kilometers)
Hopefully
Seating Capacity1 adult
Curb Weight45 Pounds (20 Kilograms)
With li-ion, it won't be nearly as heavy!
Tires20x1.75
Conversion Cost$80 for bicycle
$0 for controller
$40 adjusted price for batteries
$70 for motor

Future:
$40 for BMS
$30 for charger
$10 for new chain
$20 for comfort seat
Motor shifting through gears=awesome!

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