Tag Archives: eTrike

Discontinuing the eTrike Project Indefinitely

Unfortunately, due to a lack of funds there is no way to push forward with the eTrike project. At least for the foreseeable future. Although its a shame the electric Greenspeed trike will never get built I still learned a lot on … Continue reading

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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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Battery Safety

As i’m planing on using some lithium batteries for this project its important that safety be a of the highest priority. Normally the biggest concern with this type of battery comes from over charging them past 4.2V per cell. If over charged … 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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“Crown” Etrike Parts list.

Following on from my last post I thought I would include the expected cost of the project as it currently stands.   This is really a snapshot of where I am currently at. The prices and parts charge all the … 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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