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PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT - HOW A BATTERY POWERED BICYCLE

CAN BE MODERNISE

V. Ryan 2012

 

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Study the two electric bicycles below. Then attempt the worksheet (above), developing your own design for the modern electric bicycle.
 
TRADITIONAL BATTERY POWERED BICYCLE
 
 
DESCRIPTION

An environmentally friendly six-speed battery-powered bike.
Manual, electric assist or electric power mode.
The Lithium/Manganese Dioxide battery allows 15 miles in electric mode or 22 miles in electric assist mode. Battery weight - 43 lbs.
Top speed in electric mode 15 mph.
60.96cm (20inch) wheels, 26.67cm seat,
Folds to 78cm Length x 45cm Width x 66cm Height.

Aluminium Alloy frame
Double Wall Aluminum wheel rims.

Price 550
 
 
 
MODERN BATTERY POWERED BICYCLE
 
 
DESCRIPTION

An environmentally friendly and futuristic six-speed battery-powered bike.
Touch screen computer and WiFi
Five travel modes.
The composite frame stores electricity generated by pedalling or charging, allowing 25 miles in power alone mode or 20 miles in power assist mode. Frame weight - 50 lbs.
Top speed in electric mode 20 mph.
60.96cm (20inch) wheels, 26.67cm seat,
Fixed size, no folding.

Carbon Fibre and glass fibre frame.
Carbon fibre wheel rims with kevlar tyres.

Price 1999
 
 
 
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