DIY Regen and Spin to Charge eMTBs at Maker Faire Bay Area

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Solar DH   100 µW

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DIY Regen and Spin to Charge eMTBs at Maker Faire Bay Area

Post by Solar DH » May 18 2018 6:03pm

The ebikes you don't have to plug in. Recharge by spinning and get a workout tracked with a powermeter. Charge any battery from 10-50v. Possibly the first multispeed regenerative braking mid drive ebike. Spawned from a steam engine generator project.
https://makerfaire.com/maker/entry/66242/ Today and all weekend.

Regen bike-
Rear brake delete
Fixed 9 speed
Upper chain tensioner
Lockable motor freewheel

Cephalotus   10 kW

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Re: DIY Regen and Spin to Charge eMTBs at Maker Faire Bay Area

Post by Cephalotus » May 24 2018 7:59am

The advantage compared to a bicycle without any motor is...

???

(with the MTB you used it can not be efficiency)

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