Tag Archives: recumbent

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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Beam Shots of the Recumbent Lights

Here are some beam shots for those interested. The garage door is approx 2m away. These shots will have to do until the weather clears up and I can take it for a ride. The images are taken in the … 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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Picked up parts for work light and low cost light.

Well today I stopped by a factory estate close to my Uni and picked up the pats for the sub $US20 bike light and work light project. I got 4 new MCPCB mounted XP-G LED’s (Q5 bin) and a single … Continue reading

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Taking the trike lights for a test drive.

I placed the recumbent handle bar lights on my mountain bike this afternoon to take for a test run at night. Once on my mountain bike they looked a little odd to say the least.. However once on the recumbent … Continue reading

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