Alien power systems

Turns out the guys in the UK making longboard kits have got a website up for ordering parts: Their new website: http://www.aliendrivesystems.com/alien-power-systems-motorsesc.html The original Endless sphere blog thread: http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=47176&start=175

Riding stats

So it was sunny this weekend and I got out on my board. Good and bad. The stats are below. Turns out I broke it. After 3.8 km and plenty of battery juice left it just stopped. Something electrical is broken and I don’t know exactly what, just yet. The motor is beeping at me …

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Test rides

So took my board for a test ride yesterday afternoon. A couple of things of note: Top speed: got it to 12mph (20kph) at about 1/4 throttle I wasn’t game enough to take it past that. (I need a better GPS speed app than the one I downloaded). Basically the motor is a beast. This …

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Jacob’s eboard

Thought i would put this one on its own page. Jacob’s just posted a video of his eboard. http://youtu.be/7Fwag5UReYI He bought one of the kits that beetbock is selling on the endless-sphere.com forums. Previous post about it: http://howtomakeanelectricskateboard.com//2013/03/26/endless-sphere-project/ Endless sphere thread: http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=47176&start=75   They’ve very neat and I would recommend for those not wanting any hassle making metal bracket, …

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Re-working begins

Okay so the so I had some issues with the prototype (small cog slipping on the motor, stripping the belt and lowish top speed). Most of the problems stem from poor cog and belt selection, so its time to rethink these. As always I’ve been looking over other peoples sucessful projects. Youtube clip of longboard Endless …

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