Power in Motion stealth electric bicycle

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Power in Motion stealth electric bicycle

Post by itselectric » Mar 13, 2010 5:38 pm

We at Power in Motion are pleased to present you with one of our latest conversions, a 2010 Norco XFR fitted with a Bafang motor combine with a sensorless controller. Our technician made a real effort on this project in order to "stealth" the conversion, and the results are very smooth looking!

The XFR has made a really great candidate for the conversion. Dual discs, good gearing, and a sporty ride - the XFR is a new bicycle from Norco in 2010, a sort of cross mountain / road hybrid which offers 700c wheels but has a more rugged frame, and it would be good for anything from commuting to light duty off roading. The Bafang motor itself is so small it virtually disappears between the cassette and the disc rotor, and the wiring is clean. This bike looks really slick, and ended up being pretty lightweight too.
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In this shot, you can really see how small these Bafang motors are. They're barely bigger than an internal gear hub, yet they provide a good boost. This model in particular is a high RPM unit that offers a higher top speed, and this bike is quite quick. A 25 amp sensorless controller helps keep acceleration and torque in good standards as well!
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This adjustable Swiss made ESGE kickstand is good for getting around the disc caliper and widely spaced frame and giving the bike a stable leg to stand on.
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The center bag holds the controller, battery, and cleans up the wiring lines. The bike is able to hold up to a 37v10.5ah battery within the bag and remain its stealthy looks. We at Power in Motion really liked this particular project, its a good looking ride and a solid performer.
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Re: Power in Motion stealth electric bicycle

Post by disndat » Mar 14, 2010 2:16 am

If you are offering different companies beside crystalyte then you should update your website to show people what you sell.Just a suggestion.Nice bike btw.
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Re: Power in Motion stealth electric bicycle

Post by itselectric » Mar 15, 2010 12:32 am

disndat wrote:If you are offering different companies beside crystalyte then you should update your website to show people what you sell.Just a suggestion.Nice bike btw.
Disndat:

Thank you for the suggestion! We are still evaluating a few brand of motors and controllers, as soon as we confidence with it and ready, we will put it out on the web site. It will also be available in Toronto area that you can walk in and try it out.
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Re: Power in Motion stealth electric bicycle

Post by disndat » Mar 15, 2010 5:07 pm

Thats great please keep us posted as to when that will happen.
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Re: Power in Motion stealth electric bicycle

Post by itselectric » Mar 15, 2010 5:59 pm

Disndat:
A bit off topic, have you taken your BMC 1000 with 88v to the top speed yet? If so, what is it?

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Re: Power in Motion stealth electric bicycle

Post by disndat » Mar 15, 2010 8:07 pm

I have put 3000 watts through the 600w motor briefly(cant do anything with the 1000w cause it blows controllers) but have not gone full throttle yet-its very fast up to 2200 watts but if I did it would be about 80-90 km/hr.I dont like to go faster than 60 km/hr on a bicycle.I am waiting to try steveos new controller with the 1000w and see what happens ;)
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Re: Power in Motion stealth electric bicycle

Post by Demosthenes » Mar 16, 2010 2:13 am

Motor? What motor? :lol:

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Re: Power in Motion stealth electric bicycle

Post by morph999 » Mar 16, 2010 3:11 pm

wow. I love it. How come I can't find it on your website? I'd like to tell people about it.

This is the future of electric bikes. Please put this on your website. It'll turn heads.

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Re: Power in Motion stealth electric bicycle

Post by onlineaddy » Apr 25, 2013 6:15 pm

What are the widths of your two frame bags?

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