Electric Motorcycle at Instructables/Craftsman Experience Webcast

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Introduction: Electric Motorcycle at Instructables/Craftsman Experience Webcast

About: Ordinary guy with no special skills, just trying to change the world one backyard invention at a time. See more at: http://300mpg.org/ On Twitter - @300MPGBen and at Ecoprojecteer.net

This past Friday I got to go to Chicago to meet up with other Instructables authors for a live webcast at the Craftsman Experience to show off our DIY projects! I brought out my DIY Electric Motorcycle!


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    I seen a Lio-ion battery pack 2kw's thats as big as 3 of those Marine batterys you had on this bike but they run like 1500$ .Is this something your looking into for bikes?

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    If you know of a good source of affordable Lithium batteries, post it.

    Currently, my cycle is running 4 off-the-shelf AGM lead-acid batteries rated at 55AH, with 900 cranking amps.

    Type Z-Force™ patented Li-Ion intelligent portable power pack
    Maximum capacity 3.0 kWh
    Nominal capacity 2.6 kWh
    Estimated pack life to 80% (MX track) 3,000 hours
    Estimated pack life to 80% (trail) 4,000 hours
    Charger type 1kW, standalone
    .zeromotorcycles.com/zero-mx/specs.php they have some here .. i think they used to sell them for 2,000 ish .

    Fun interview! I like how quiet the bike was when you were driving it.