Step 9: Order the parts

At this time you should have decided on the voltage of your bike. You should have completed your parts list. Like I said earlier, some parts are designed for specific voltage. Now start your searching for the best price for the parts you need. The first thing I found was the motor I wanted on eBay. I was very lucky to find the motor with only an hour of use. When you buy used parts there is a chance the parts may not work, when buying from eBay try to buy from sellers who have sold a lot and have very high percent of positive feedback.
If you add alternator to the front wheel, it could charge spare battery , hence get more running.
This is more inspiration for me to build my own! Great job, I hope she rides well for you. has anyone considered regenerative braking for one of these?
From what I have heard regenerative breaking systems are really heavy for the most part. So their application is limited to public busses and what not.
How is she running? I have been looking at your bike and others like it. I am going to school for welding and am wondering if hooking a charger to the battery pack (48v) that puts out 56 volts would it be worth it I'm thinking that it would be like the Chevy volt even though I don't like chevys. I would like somthing that I don't have to charge if I cant. Or just ride it accrost the country. But still be great for in town.
I have recently taken it apart as I am building a 1942 electric jeep with dual Perm 132 motors and running at 72 volts. I will post when I am complete.
Thanks for sharing, msjsdmesjs.. <br>Great presentation.. love it! <br> <br>I'm following! :)
how fast and how far <br>
It goes between 25-30 mph. I don't know how far I can take it yet as I only have driven up and down my street.
Congratulations on your maiden voyage!

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