Sunday, December 19, 2010

E bikes in India

Soaring price of petroleum products particularly petrol has made bike riding very costly.Even bike with better mileage can not decrease the cost below Rs1/Km.(including maintenance costs) .E-bike is going to our future in two wheeler segment. Indian two-wheeler industry has embraced the new concept of Electric Bikes and Scooters that are very popular mode of personal transport in the developed countries like America, Japan and China. With the rising cost of fuel at International and national level, increasing levels of pollution and congestion in transport system specially in Urban areas, higher running and maintenance cost of vehicle, the electrically charged bikes or scooters have very bright future in area of personal transportation. Latest announcement for subsidy on electric bike will further decrease price of these bikes.companies like hero,BSA,yobike,Ebikes have offered many models.Person with limited traveling requirements (less than 30Km/day) most use these bikes to cut down fuel bill and carbon free environment .here is some models of E bike with suitable price range

MODEL –SEA HORSE -1
36V
Rs 15000

MODEL –SEA HORSE -2
24V
Rs 13800


Model                     :  SEA HORSE
Frame                     : Steel
Max Load               : 150 KG
Top speed               :  25 KM per hour
Max distance           :  40 KM per charge
Power consumption: 1KWH /100KM
Battery Type           : Lead Acid sealed maintenance free
Capacity                  : 12-14AH
Voltage                    : 36 volt
Charging time           : 4-6 hours
Input voltage            : 220 volt
Efficiency                : 80%
Motor type              : Brushless
Rated power            : 240w


 
 
Model                     :  SEA HORSE-2
Frame                     : Steel
Max Load               : 150 KG
Top speed               :  25 KM per hour
Max distance           :  20 KM per charge
Power consumption: 1KWH /100KM
Battery Type           : Lead Acid sealed maintenance free
Capacity                  : 12-14AH
Voltage                   : 24 volt
Charging time          : 4-6 hours
Input voltage            : 220 volt
Efficiency                 : 80%
Motor type               : Brushless
Rated power             : 240w
 
one better option for school going students is fitting of kit in their cycle
MODEL –Ebike KIT
24V
Rs 6500



The ebike kit can be installed on any bicycle
will consist of
250w motor
Controller
Accelerator
Main wire
Battery 24 v and 7 AH
Battery Box
one powreful electric bike is from Yo bikes
Yo Speed, a battery operated two wheeler, light in weight, very economical to pocket, environment friendly and unmatchable in mileage with superb convenience and comfort.

India's 1st electric vehicle approved by ARAI in 750 W category. Yo Speed is highly effective and cost-effective and its 750w motor delivers much higher speed. Indus, the manufacturer of Yo Bykes claims that this vehicle is capable to run for 500km in just Rs.50/-.

Striking Features
  • High Power of motor (750Watts)
  • Top Speed max. 45 kms
  • Powerful batteries (33AH)
  • Payload - 2 persons (130kgs)
  • Double tube shock absorbers for better riding comfort
  • Large space under seat
  • Ample foot rest
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Color Options
  • Flame Red
  • Misty Grey
  • Neo Black
  • Royal Silver
  • Teen Purple
Technical Specifications
Overall Dimension 1785 * 1050 * 650
Wheel Size 3.00 * 10.00 inches
Weight Carrying Capacity 130 kg
Motor Power 750 Watt
Motor BLDC Hub
Battery Type Sealed maintenance free VRLA Battery
Lamp Voltage 12v D.C.
Speed 45 Km/hr max
Charging Duration 6 to 8 hr
Range / Charge Mileage 75 to 80 km @ 70kg & 55 to 60 km @ 135 kg
the only problem with these bikes is presently less distribution system and service centers  ,but with time it will be fulfilled.

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