From the monthly archives:

October 2014

Motorcycle NiMH battery pack upgrade –

October 29, 2014

Two weeks ago, I got started on my electric motorcycle battery pack upgrade by tearing apart a Ford Escape Hybrid battery pack. After that, I was trying to figure out the best way to repack the cells into a size and shape appropriate for the motorcycle. Since I already had the original black plastic battery [...]

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Super-Heros ride electric motorcycles

October 23, 2014

  Super-Heros ride electric motorcycles, and so can you. This summer, I was able to attend the official release of the Harley “Project LIVEWIRE” electric motorcycle at the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. With the crowd cleared from the street, the electric motorcycle ZOOMED up to the museum FAST with a distinct electric motor whine. [...]

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Deconstructing a Ford Escape Hybrid Battery Pack for the motorcycle

October 13, 2014

A while back, I ended up at a salvage yard a few hours drive from my house. While I was there to get a transmission, I also ended up walking away with a Ford Escape Hybrid battery pack. The battery came out of a truck that had been rear-ended, and there was a bit of [...]

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