From the monthly archives:

September 2013

Test-Driving the Tesla S

September 27, 2013

Wooooo-Hoooo! The Tesla S is a BLAST to drive! So how did I weasel my way into a test-drive? I had already seen the e-mail that there were going to be Tesla test drives in my area, but I dismissed it, knowing that I wouldn’t be available at those times. However, I got an e-mail [...]

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eHonda CB750

September 18, 2013

This morning, I got a YouTube comment from another electric motorcycle builder. In it, he said that my electric motorcycle instructional videos were his main inspiration for him to build one. It always feels great to get those types of comments! To date, I know of at least a dozen cycles DIRECTLY attributed to my [...]

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400 Watt Solar-Charger

September 7, 2013

Besides chipping away on the DIY Hybrid Truck lately, I’ve also been busy working on a solar charging system for the Electric Motorcycle and the Citicar. This summer, I attended the MREA, and was able to borrow a 48V solar panel to charge the cycle while there. I used a disconnect and charge controller I [...]

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Electric Motorcycle at Harley 110th

September 1, 2013

Since I live a bit west of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, it’s hard not to notice an event like the Harley-Davidson 110th birthday bash. For the last week Milwaukee iron has been flooding into town from all over the country. Bearded and bandana’d bikers are here to have some fun. I didn’t really have any plans for [...]

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