Build Your Own Electric Motorcycle
McGraw Hill Professional, 7 sept. 2009 - 256 pages
A step-by-step guide to building an electric motorcycle from the ground up
Written by alternative fuel expert Carl Vogel, this hands-on guide gives you the latest technical information and easy-to-follow instructions for building a two-wheeled electric vehicle--from a streamlined scooter to a full-sized motorcycle.
Build Your Own Electric Motorcycle puts you in hog heaven when it comes to hitting the road on a reliable, economical, and environmentally friendly bike. Inside, you'll find complete details on every component, including motor, batteries, and frame. The book covers electric motorcycles currently on themarket and explains how to convert an existing vehicle. Pictures, diagrams, charts, and graphs illustrate each step along the way. Whether you want to get around town on a sleek ride or cruise the super slab on a tricked-out chopper, this is the book for you.
Build Your Own Electric Motorcycle covers:
3 History of the Electric Motorcycle
4 Current Electric Motorcycles on the Market
A Basic Lesson on Rake Trail and Suspension
6 Frame and Design
8 Electric Motors
10 The Charger and Battery Management System
11 Accessories and Converters
12 Electrical System and Wiring
13 The Build
9 The Motor Controller