Uploaded on Oct 18, 2010
Homemade DIY Electric bike / Scooter with Solar Panels in funny video Squamish, BC Canada.
Summer 2011 Version 2.0
Lighter, Faster, Safer +GPS-WiFi-3G
. . . . . & even more Solar Power !
THEKPV began in 2008 by me Terry Hope. I had worked as an engineer aboard Copper Sky. An 88ft steel haul sailboat. The captain would not allow a full size electric scooter.. I had only one option.. design a homemade vehicle that will fit inside a suitcase.
As seen on:
396 Wh A123 Battery
13 km Range
15 min recharge 80%
28 Wh A123 12v booster
50 lbs with Solar Panels Array
50 Watts solar power
12V Kinetic gen device
Homemade electric bike DIY video
Joe, Nick+Cindy, Robert, Sue, Carla
HighlinePC - Polycarbonate
Flatfreetires - tires
A123systems - prismatic batteries
Maxwell Technologies Inc - ultra capacitors
Everbright Solar - photovoltaics, solar cell system
No pedals and not quite a motorcycle, it is a electric scooter or a electronic pocket bike. On sunny days I can charge using sunshine.
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