Build a powerful electric bicycle at home. This article for whom, who wants to make his/ her own electric bicycle in a simple way & also at low cost.
In 2016 I have made an electric bicycle using 250-watt brushed geared motor but this time all parts to proper fitting were not available in India. but now many kits available for converting your old bicycle to an electric bicycle
To make this bicycle I have used really low-cost parts you can see in the video.
After that, I got a complete electric bicycle kit at Amazon its price is reasonable . electric bike motor 24v & other parts.
Using this nice kit I have made two electric bike
In the first one, I have to use a low price bicycle Hercules aspair
The total project cost was about
Here is full step by step assembling guide to convert your old bicycle to an electric bike, in my case bicycle was brand new but you can use also your old bicycle
Which parts included in the kit
250 watt 24 v Dc geared motor
Big axel sized rod (8″)
Headlight with horn
Electronic breaks 2 pcs
Motor fitting plate
24-volt motor controller
24 volt SMPS battery charger
Other needs to make
A plastic or metal box, I have used a toolbox which
Made with hard plastic from Amazon India you can buy or see from here
It is a very important thing to choosing the proper battery as per your needs & budget
Minimum need to make 24 V 250 w bike you need 2 pcs 12 v Dry batteries with 14 amp
What to do
First, you have to replace your bicycle’s original axel rod with 8″ axel rod which comes with a bicycle conversion kit
you have to install an extra freewheel beside the original freewheel of your bicycle.
To attach extra freewheel you have to use a treated connector which is included in the bicycle conversion kit.
To install the battery box I have used a metal clamp which is holding the battery.
Inside the battery, I placed the motor controller,
4 pcs 12 volt 7 amp batteries ( which is similar to 2 pcs 12v 14amp battery )
Battery charging socket
Connection of the motor & battery, if you are using 2, pcs 12 v 14 amp batteries then connect it in series
& if you are using 4 pcs 12v 7 amp batteries