Leah's eBike, March, 2010
· Hybrid Electric Cruiser Bicycle
· User friendly easy to use twister throttle to activate "Power on demand"
· 24V/250 watt motor with 24V/8AH NiMH battery
· Alloy 6061 T-6 Frame
· Up to 23 miles range depending upon terrain, rider's weight and rider's input
This is a very INEXPENSIVE Electric bike you can have now with Ni-MH battery (not cheap sealed acid) It's the perfect solution for alternative commuting. Riding this electric bicycle, you will enjoy your bicycling ride using the small motor assistance or get a workout by pedaling like regular bikes. It's almost effortless.
The bike comes with 250 watt motor and 24V rechargeable battery. This bike is designed for rider with 220 lbs weight capacity. Depending on the terrain and rider's weight, the bike can travel in the range of 18-25 miles per charge.
FRAME: Alloy 6061-T6, TIG welded
FORK: 26 inch x 1.75 inch Steel, uncrown fork
HANDLEBAR: Alloy holland style handlebar with alloy handlebar stem
BRAKE SET: Front brake: Promax V-Brake; Rear brake: Band brake, full alloy brake lever with power off control
CRANK SET: Alloy silver crank and single steel
RIMS: 26 inch x 1.75 inch alloy, double wall
TIRE: 26 inch x 1.75 inch black A/V
PEDALS: PP with ball reflector
GEAR SET: Single speed
MOTOR and BATTERY: Brushless, 24V/250W motor with 24V/8AH NiMH Battery (NOT LeadAcid)
WEIGHT (with battery): 56lbs
WEIGHT CAPACITY LIMIT: 220lbs
RECOMMENDED AGE: 16 and over
The box arrives on Wednesday
Everyone gets involved!
We start by charging the battery.
Thurday evening we get it all put together.
And Leah takes it for a successful test drive.
I tag along to take pictures.
Heading home after the three-mile test ride.
Friday morning, the e-bike fleet is ready.
Leah's bike is looking sharp.
Ray's bike, with 1,200 miles on it already, still looks fine.
Leah's battery top and test indicator.
Leah takes off for work.
Heading up Losantiville Avenue toward Montgomery Ave.
Heading for Norwood
We part ways at the intersection, so I take one last picture.