Category Archives: Motorcycle

Catavolt announces rider for Speed Week 2011

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It seems that the new converted Daelim bike is attracting a lot of attention in the race circuits as Aussie racer, Jake Dolan looks set to become the pilot for the speed trials at Lake Gairnder in March 2011. Jake is trading his Superstock GSX-R 600 for a try at breaking the Land Speed record onboard the Catavolt electric motorcycle…. Read more »

Jake sparks up for electric bid (By Mark Hinchiiffe)

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HE once broke the world record for riding a 50cc scooter and now has his eyes set on the world land speed record for electric motorbikes. Gold Coast racer Jake Dolan, 21, will next month attempt to break the 200mph barrier (321.8km/h) on an Australian-made electric bike at Speed Week at Lake Gairdnier, South Australia. “I only really heard about… Read more »

Catavolt reaches 177km/h at Lake Gairdner

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Catavolt sets the record On Friday 12th March 2010 Team Catavolt set the World Record for a Modified Partial Streamlined Electric Motorcycle and the Australian Land Speed Record for an Electric Vehicle on the Australian Salt Lake event, Speed Week 2010. The Catavolt bike saw speeds of 115km/h during testing on a 72V system but reached 177km/h when run at… Read more »

eVFR LCD guage cluster

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Initially my design was going to incorporate a PDA as a dash. That was before the controller went USB. Now that the controller’s communication protocol has changed, it complicated the interface to a PDA without USB (No USB HOST on PDA’s). Thats when I started to look at other solutions. I found a few WinCE based devices that were fairly priced,… Read more »

Electric Cagiva Mito – LiFeBATT – LiFeTECH TTXGP UK

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Electric Mito at Snetteton for TTXGP UK The Cagiva Mito has finally hit the racetrack thanks to Ian Goodman from LiFeBATT UK. The bike sustained an average speed of 62.45mph on the Snetterton racetrack. It was ridden by Harry Hardi for the LiFeBATT LiFeTECH entry. The Cagiva Mito is an excellent handling chassis. Lightweight and nimble the Mito was made… Read more »

Electric Honda Varadero – 13Kw Peak DC – 72V 40Ah – LifePo4

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Low Voltage Cutoff Bracket, Clutch Cable Mechanism and Frame Protectors To mount the LVC / BMS circuits I made up this bracket. It serves three purposes. First it allows the mounting of circuits. There is enough space to expand this vertically so that in the future when the combination OVP / LVC board becomes available I can can just swap out… Read more »