Tag Archives: recumbent bike

Tail Flasher for trike light.

Before the trike was sold I made up a tail flasher to make it more visible from behind. For the light I used an old LED back light that was used for a green LCD. The LCD was killed by mistake a long … 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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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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A few videos of the Recumbent Lights

Went for another ride with a friend tonight and got some video as he took the bike for a spin. It can be found here. I was only using my digital SLR camera to take the video, so its nothing wonderful. … Continue reading

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Refinements for the trike lights.

With the prototype finished and getting a good work out most nights I find my self adding to an increasing long list of improvements to be made for the next one. This is what I have so far: Add a … Continue reading

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The finished product

Well its all finished! You can click on the images in the gallery below for more info I ended up using a small section of the black anodized Aluminium to house the switches and brightness pot. I also included the … Continue reading

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Getting a move on

Now that I have the optics and LED’s to do with the drivers I have started to get it all together. In the image below you can see the basic shape and design of the lights that will go on … Continue reading

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