Hackin’ the junkyard: Electric scrap bike projects

[Brad Graham] wrote in to let us know about his electric bike data dump over at atomiczombie.com, written just for us! Last we heard from [Brad] he was building some serious robots and freakishly tall tallbikes but since the weather has turned for the chilly its time to focus on indoor projects. Using a combination of robot parts, electrical conduit, and OEM bikes for the frames [Brad] takes us through several of his builds and all the various complications trying to drive the (often very powerful) electric motors. The builds range from scrapping motors and controllers to full blown drop in hub motor systems that can combine human and electric power. There is even an electric pusher cargo cart designed for a cooler, because beers are not going to haul themselves around.

Don’t forget to check out the AtomicZombie website for a ton of useful tips to chopping up bikes for your own mutant transpiration projects, we know we will. Thanks [Brad]!

Comments

  1. the old rang says:

    At this time, the links get a ‘Service Not Available’ message. (possibly too many hits?)

  2. Dan says:

    Im guessing so. Im getting the same error on my end.

  3. arfink says:

    The classic HAD DDOS.

    • NewCommentor1283 says:

      (unrelated): my new free webhosting account…

      is posting to H.A.D. violating the “abuse” clause of a T.O.S. ??? lol we’ll see.

      abuse: use that knowingly may cause the failure of the hosting for all hosting accounts.

      lol i checked their twitter feed, maybe they already got HADDDOS’d several times? XDXDXD

  4. fitzmorrispr says:

    I’m wondering why he was taking a truckload of 486 mainboards to the dump in the first place.

    Surely there was something they’d have been good for!

  5. Oneironaut says:

    Thanks for posting my link!
    Yeah… my webhost is giving me headaches lately – time to move my site methinks.

    Cheers!
    RadBrad of AtomicZombie
    AKA Oneironaut of LucidScience

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