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by phil shepherdson
Mon Aug 03, 2009 3:39 pm
Forum: Electrically assisted bikes
Topic: Electric Bicycle update
Replies: 6
Views: 14852

Electric Bicycle update

There seems to be a bewildering number of new and updated electric bikes out there at present. for instance there is the new X bike from Powabyke which boasts 250W motor and lightweight Li Ion battery. Halfords seem to have expanded their range too. Has anyone bought one of these or has a preference...
by phil shepherdson
Mon Jul 13, 2009 1:08 pm
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: ultracapacitors
Replies: 1
Views: 3474

ultracapacitors

at the last conference we were shown these supercapacitors. are they on the market yet and if so where and has anyone tested them out on their vehicles?

Phil
by phil shepherdson
Wed May 27, 2009 3:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Buy an EV bike and convert onto a car or buy piecemeal?
Replies: 7
Views: 7193

electric Midas conversion

many thanks for all of your useful replies - Phil S
by phil shepherdson
Fri May 15, 2009 8:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Buy an EV bike and convert onto a car or buy piecemeal?
Replies: 7
Views: 7193

Buy an EV bike and convert onto a car or buy piecemeal?

if i acquired a 3 to 4 kilowatt scooter and transfered all the bits across to my Midas (small Mini kit) car, do you think it would be a successful easier option than acquiring everything piecemeal? Adding onto this, i would love to see any local (York) area electric cars/vehicles to derive inspirati...
by phil shepherdson
Wed Apr 08, 2009 1:09 pm
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Battery Voltages
Replies: 10
Views: 12743

tesla's battery pack

[looking at that battery pack: is it dc or ac motor youre running?
if the former the connecting wires surely need to be thicker than what i can see especially regarding the length to the engine at the front?

PhilShep
by phil shepherdson
Mon Apr 06, 2009 8:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: anybody lives in the north yorkshire district?
Replies: 2
Views: 4542

Northern members

thanks for the reply. now that i know somebody else is up here that is more comforting. at present i am fact gathering so Tesla's fag packet in leeds seems worth a visit for info! strange thing is that the kit mini Domino really appealed to me and i nearly built one. so it will be interesting to see...
by phil shepherdson
Tue Mar 31, 2009 1:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: anybody lives in the north yorkshire district?
Replies: 2
Views: 4542

anybody lives in the north yorkshire district?

I am very interested in turning my Midas kit car into an electric powered one. its mini based (A series) and would love to meet anyone up north who i can talk to? ============== Adding onto this, i would love to see any local (York) area electric cars/vehicles to derive inspiration from; so if anyon...

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