c1945-50 electric bicycle

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c1945-50 electric bicycle

Postby healey100 » Sat Jan 28, 2017 1:24 pm

I thought I'd share this.
Picked this up this weekend from a 95 year old retired engineer who made this electric motor sometime "soon after the war" and fitted it to a Malvern Star 2 star.
Two small car batteries in the panniers power a friction roller onto the rear tyre.
With some wiring, this may just be back on the road again....
Kind of cool

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Re: c1945-50 electric bicycle

Postby Comedian » Sat Jan 28, 2017 2:24 pm

Very cool!

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Re: c1945-50 electric bicycle

Postby ldrcycles » Thu Feb 02, 2017 4:30 pm

That's awesome!
"I must be rather keen on cycling"- Sir Hubert Opperman.

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