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by Jeremy
Fri Aug 01, 2008 9:02 pm
Forum: Electric Motor Bikes
Topic: Yamaha RD50MX project
Replies: 24
Views: 19225

Very neat. A bike like that has the big advantage of lots of space for batteries without worrying about making up neat looking boxes for them. A chap in Brighton (Steve, or Jozzer on some of the other EV related forums) has done a neat job on an Aprilia 125, which has similar advantages to your Gile...
by Jeremy
Fri Aug 01, 2008 7:47 pm
Forum: Electric Motor Bikes
Topic: Yamaha RD50MX project
Replies: 24
Views: 19225

I'd be happy to scribble something once it's a bit more complete. Tonight's exercise was completely rearranging the batteries, as the original plan just looked too ugly! One snag with doing a small bike is the lack of space to put cells. It's the reason I opted for the cylindrical Headway cells rath...
by Jeremy
Thu Jul 31, 2008 8:49 pm
Forum: Electric Motor Bikes
Topic: Yamaha RD50MX project
Replies: 24
Views: 19225

Yamaha RD50MX project

I've been working on converting a 1986 Yamaha RD50MX for the past few months. I bought the bike as a couple of large boxes of bits, with lots of key parts missing, as it turned out. The best bit about this box of bits was that the frame was straight and it had a valid V5. I spent the first six weeks...

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