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Old 02-10-2010, 07:19 PM   #4 (permalink)
Clev
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Originally Posted by Ryland View Post
From what I have read people tend to get 150-175watt hours per mile at 40-50mph, I think closer to 200-250 watt hours per mile at 60mph would be reasonable, so with a 72v 20ah pack... that is 5-7 miles.
Ah, good point. 60 miles at 3.3kWh is 55Wh/mi--pretty much unheard of at anywhere near 60 mph. Even their conservative 35 mile "economy" range is 95Wh/mi--you'd probably need a streamliner bike at 35 mph to get that number.

A Vectrex VX-1E has a 40 mph top speed and gets 20-30 miles "under normal riding conditions" out of a 3.12kWh pack. Take from that what you will.
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