OwnerJohn Bidwell
Owner's Other EVsMountain Bike
2004 Kawasaki KX125
High Performance Motorbike
2006 Schwinn LIPO HUB Conversion
LocationFort Collins, Colorado US map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1987 Kawasaki Ninja 750
MotorBriggs and Stratton Etek Permanent Magnet DC
Drivetrainchain drive
ControllerAlltrax
24 to 72 Volt 450 Amp
Batteries6, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
RV 85 Ah
System Voltage72 Volts
ChargerK and W
DC/DC Converter
none
InstrumentationAmmeter, Voltmeter, and custom monitor/ logger
Top Speed65 MPH (104 KPH)
Acceleration0 to 30 MPH in less than 4.5 seconds at 72 volts
Range41 Miles (65 Kilometers)
in stop and go town driving
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight548 Pounds (249 Kilograms)
Tiresstock
Conversion Time3 months part time
Conversion Cost$1180 to $1850 plus rolling chassis
Additional FeaturesOne frame fits many motor, controller, battery combinations
constant length chain with swing arm mounted motor
Can be built as a low cost starter and upgraded for range and/or speed desired
No welding or machining required
All Electric Vehicle parts are off the shelf
Book available "Secrets of El Ninja Designing, Converting, Operating, and Maintaining Electric Motorcycles" - Learn how to convert virtually any gas motorcycle to Electric

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