Electric Bikes

132,136

183

 Electric vehicles and hybrids become more and more practical and attainable every day. As batteries and electric motor technologies improve we are sure to see more and better offerings. In true instructables fashion there are some great examples of what people are doing now right within our community. Whether you are interested in an electric motorcycle, an electric assisted bicycle or maybe a stationary bike to generate power, you'll find it here. 

Check out some of these projects you can make or find inspiration for something new! 


About a year ago, my dad and I had the idea to convert a beach cruiser bike into an electric motorcycle. We purchased the bike and all the parts necessary and got to work. We modified the frame and ...
I built this electric bike for commuting to work. I stretched the rear triangle section partly because I wanted the extra cargo room and partly because I just liked the look. :-)
For our high school senior project, we have created a bamboo electric motorcycle. This project has been extremely fun, challenging, and time consuming; this is not something you can do over a few week...
The Goal of this project was to convert a classic motorcycle into a clean, quiet, electric daily driver that would reduce the amount of automobile pollution caused by my short to mid-range driving tri...
Like many others I decided to quit waiting for a decent electric road bike at a reasonable price, so I built one out of a spare bike I bought off eBay for about $700. I based mine on a '82 Yamaha turb...
No gas, no oil and almost silent. 72 Volts, 70mph of pure fun. This is how I built an electric motorcycle.
We started with a Honda Rebel junker and a dream - to make a practical, zero emissions vehicle for commuting in San Francisco. After consulting with some plans available online which required chopping...
This slideshow is intended mainly for electric bicycle enthusiasts.This is an electric bicycle outfitted with a 48-volt, 40amp-hour battery. The battery is so large and heavy, that it required a sepa...
Why pedal a stationary exercise bike for exercise? Put all that sweat equity to good use while getting into shape. Turn you exercise bike into a power generator to run lights, a TV, stereo, blender,...
Yes, it is actually possible to build an electric bike for under $100. The secret to doing this is... get most of your materials for free! Now I am not just going to turn you lose and say go find this...