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Posted by Neo on January 8, 2010, 8:29 pm
Hmmm. what's the next upgrade from an electric scooter?
Why it's an electric motorcycle! :-)
Alternative energy motorcycles
Siemen's Smart Chopper / Eco-Bike is a
Custom BEV Motorcycle by Orange Couny Choppers for Siemens USA
(this bike is being given away to a yet to be determined charity in
Range ` miles,
Recharges Time = 5 hours with a 110VAC plug (2 hours with a charging
Top speed = 100 mph using an advance 27 peak hp DC battery
curb weight p0lbs
Roehr Motorcycles (http://www.roehrmotorcycles.com )
announced on Jan 6 2010 that they are planning to
sell two BEV motorcycles in the future. Roehr Motorcycles
build racing motorcycles which typically go up to 100mph
- there is a new type of motorcycle racing which is for
electric motorcycles only - these newly planned models
are focused on establishing a foothold in this market.
The two models planned are:
eSuperbike, Racing BEV Motorcycle, 96bhp AC Induction motor
using 10Kw Li-Ion Phosphate Battery System
eSupersport, Production BEV Motorcycle, 48bhp AC induction motor
using 6KWh Li-Ion Phosphate Battery System
Posted by Martin Riddle on January 9, 2010, 9:31 pm
Wait until your kids turn 16.
They'll be putting modified forklift motors in your Prius ;D
Posted by amdx on January 9, 2010, 11:52 pm
I can only hope!
It was like pulling teeth to get him to put time into the project.
What should have taking weeks, took six months. I started the project
to get him interested in something other than video games. I tried not
to work on it if he didn't. So it took a long time to get to the first run.