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16 Apr

Electric Motobike Project

Ok so I get out from in front of the computer on the weekends I have decided to start a little project, ok maybe not so little.  I am going to convert a Suzuki RG250 motorcycle into an electric bike for commuting.

Electric Conversion Project

Here is the donor bike with me on it.

I plan to install a 72 Volt Mars motor which is 15Kw with a pile of batteries to make it go.  Aim to get a top speed of 90km/h and a range of approx 40 – 50Km enough for my daily commute.

I will keep you all posted.

Here are the original specs of the bike.

Engine and transmission
Displacement: 247.00 ccm (15.07 cubic inches)
Engine type: Twin
Stroke: 2
Power: 45.00 HP (32.8 kW)) @ 8500 RPM
Compression: 7.1:1
Bore x stroke: 54.0 x 54.0 mm (2.1 x 2.1 inches)
Fuel control: Membrane
Cooling system: Liquid
Gearbox: 6-speed
Transmission type
final drive:
Chain
Physical measures
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc: 153.0 kg (337.3 pounds)
Chassis and dimensions
Front tyre dimensions: 100/90-16
Rear tyre dimensions: 100/90-18
Front brakes: Dual disc
Rear brakes: Single disc
Speed and acceleration
Top speed: 172.0 km/h (106.9 mph)

One Response to “Electric Motobike Project”

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    Beryle Castley Says:

    You look great on it. Hope it all goes as planned with little to no problems. Luv ya

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