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The ‘Crown’ eTrike PowerTrian

A few words about the powertrain that will be used on the trike. As previously mentioned, it will consist of Matt Shumaker’s single stage Edrive kit with a 4kW (5kW Peak) astroflight Astro 3210 Brushless Motor. This electric motor, when … Continue reading

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Crown eTrike Batteries – Charging

It appears this may be the most complex part of this project. Thus far everything is very much plug and play. That is, each major component be it the motor, controller etc can be attached and plugged directly to each … Continue reading

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Crown eTrike Batteries

I finally settled on the batteries that will be used for the eTrike. They are the same ZIPPY Flightmax 5000mAh 6S1P 15C from hobby city that I have previously mentioned. For those not versed in battery speak, 6S is 6 … Continue reading

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Thinking about the E-Trike Project

Recently I have been spending far to much time doing research for this summers E-Trike project. As such I thought it was time to clear my head by laying out the whole plan as clear as possible. So here it … Continue reading

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Going electric – The RC eTrike Project

Recently I have been perusing the forums over at endless-sphere.com looking for ideas on how to turn my friends recumbent trike electric. The owner of the trike wants it for his daily commute to work and as such has given me everything short of … Continue reading

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