Go Back   EcoModder Forum > EcoModding > DIY / How-to
Register Now
 Register Now
 

Reply  Post New Thread
 
Submit Tools LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-05-2018, 05:40 AM   #1 (permalink)
EcoModding Lurker
 
Join Date: Oct 2017
Location: Virgina
Posts: 19
Thanks: 3
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Basics of Bike conversion

I am searching for different motorcycle conversion tutorials. Our requirement is to obtain a speed of 150 km/hour. Two the point which I got so far:
  1. Size and weight of battery should be appropriate
  2. Type of Motor influences the speed
What are some extra points I should know about it before proceeding?

[Sorry, I made a typo mistake used the bike instead please forgive and missed k instead I wrote mph instead of kmph. Now replaced both. Thanks and sorry]


Last edited by Hilton; 03-07-2018 at 11:43 AM..
  Reply With Quote
Alt Today
Popular topics

Other popular topics in this forum...

   
Old 03-05-2018, 11:27 AM   #2 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
Stubby79's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Victoria, BC
Posts: 1,052

'91 Miata - '91 Mazda Miata
90 day: 27.11 mpg (US)

'86 Fiero GT - '86 Pontiac Fiero GT

Purple Penny Pincher - '95 Pontiac Firefly Base
90 day: 43.68 mpg (US)

Jett-Black - '01 Volkswagen Jetta
90 day: 39.32 mpg (US)

Firefly EV - '98 Pontiac Firefly EV
90 day: 107.65 mpg (US)

Little Boy Blue - '05 Toyota Echo
90 day: 32.24 mpg (US)
Thanks: 39
Thanked 301 Times in 225 Posts
Bike? As in bicycle or motorcycle?

150mph...is that the correct unit?
__________________

  Reply With Quote
Old 03-05-2018, 12:23 PM   #3 (permalink)
(:
 
Frank Lee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: up north
Posts: 12,215

Blue - '93 Ford Tempo
Last 3: 27.29 mpg (US)

ShWing! - '82 honda gold wing Interstate
90 day: 33.65 mpg (US)

F150 - '94 Ford F150 XLT 4x4
90 day: 18.5 mpg (US)

Sport Coupe - '92 Ford Tempo GL
Last 3: 69.62 mpg (US)

Moon Unit - '98 Mercury Sable LX Wagon
90 day: 21.24 mpg (US)
Thanks: 1,412
Thanked 3,045 Times in 1,941 Posts
150 mph bike... I'd suggest V-Max; that torque is a BLAST!

150 mph bicycle... go with rocket power.
__________________


  Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Frank Lee For This Useful Post:
elhigh (03-07-2018)
Old 03-05-2018, 11:33 PM   #4 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Elmira, NY
Posts: 1,533
Thanks: 230
Thanked 249 Times in 211 Posts
First determine CdA drag. Second find where you can ride safely ride a motorcycle at 150 mph.
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2018, 09:13 AM   #5 (permalink)
Master Novice
 
elhigh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: SE USA - East Tennessee
Posts: 2,190

Josie - '87 Toyota Pickup
90 day: 29.48 mpg (US)

Tiptoe - '03 Honda Civic Hybrid
Team Honda
90 day: 46.49 mpg (US)

Felicia - '09 Toyota Prius Base
90 day: 51.77 mpg (US)
Thanks: 373
Thanked 539 Times in 394 Posts
Hey, OP

Pretty obviously you had something else on your mind when you specified "150 mph motor." You can do 150 mph on a bicycle, but you have to be drafting the Pepsi Challenger dragster to do it. You can do 150 mph on a motorcycle, but you probably won't be able to fit the kind of motor it requires onto a bicycle frame.

So please update this thread with what you actually meant when you said "150 mph."
__________________




Take it easy
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2018, 09:14 AM   #6 (permalink)
Master Novice
 
elhigh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: SE USA - East Tennessee
Posts: 2,190

Josie - '87 Toyota Pickup
90 day: 29.48 mpg (US)

Tiptoe - '03 Honda Civic Hybrid
Team Honda
90 day: 46.49 mpg (US)

Felicia - '09 Toyota Prius Base
90 day: 51.77 mpg (US)
Thanks: 373
Thanked 539 Times in 394 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Frank Lee View Post
150 mph bike... I'd suggest V-Max; that torque is a BLAST!

150 mph bicycle... go with rocket power.
Or a valveless pulse jet, if in addition to 150 mph you'd enjoy 150 dB.
__________________




Take it easy
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2018, 11:22 AM   #7 (permalink)
Thalmaturge
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: The edge of nowhere
Posts: 580

Eeyore - '04 Honda Civic Hybrid

Go Pod - '00 Honda Insight AC

The Tinyvan - '07 Honda Fit Sport
Thanks: 233
Thanked 246 Times in 178 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by elhigh View Post
Hey, OP

Pretty obviously you had something else on your mind when you specified "150 mph motor." You can do 150 mph on a bicycle, but you have to be drafting the Pepsi Challenger dragster to do it. You can do 150 mph on a motorcycle, but you probably won't be able to fit the kind of motor it requires onto a bicycle frame.

So please update this thread with what you actually meant when you said "150 mph."
Haha, you think he's coming back!

Look at his post history.
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2018, 11:37 AM   #8 (permalink)
EcoModding Lurker
 
Join Date: Oct 2017
Location: Virgina
Posts: 19
Thanks: 3
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Sorry it was a blunder from my side

Quote:
Originally Posted by elhigh View Post
Hey, OP
You can do 150 mph on a motorcycle, but you probably won't be able to fit the kind of motor it requires onto a bicycle frame.

So please update this thread with what you actually meant when you said "150 mph."
Very sorry I made a mistake it is a motorcycle. I made a typo. Have updated the thread.
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2018, 11:50 AM   #9 (permalink)
UFO
Master EcoModder
 
UFO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Denver, CO
Posts: 1,283

Beetle - '01 Volkswagen Beetle GLS
90 day: 51.36 mpg (US)

4x4 - '89 Toyota Pickup DLX
90 day: 33.09 mpg (US)
Thanks: 302
Thanked 163 Times in 127 Posts
Aha, better. 150kph is more reasonable
__________________
I'm not coasting, I'm shifting slowly.


  Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to UFO For This Useful Post:
Hilton (03-07-2018)
Old 03-07-2018, 12:03 PM   #10 (permalink)
EcoModding Lurker
 
Join Date: Oct 2017
Location: Virgina
Posts: 19
Thanks: 3
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Moto

Quote:
Originally Posted by UFO View Post
Aha, better. 150kph is more reasonable
So what motor you recommend?

  Reply With Quote
Reply  Post New Thread


Thread Tools




Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.5.2
All content copyright EcoModder.com