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Thursday, August 4, 2016

Did you know the truely first HD electric motorcyle?

The emergence of the figure of big electric motorcycles from Harley-Davidson (HD) recently which we know is Livewire, apparently this then raises the fact that perhaps not widely known by the public.
The truely first electric motorcycle prototype of Harley Davidson named 'Transitron,' designed by Brooks Steven. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1cRi3x)
The fact is HD've had a prototype electric motorcycle called 'Transitron'. This electric motorcycle is the fruit of thought of the 1949 HD Hydra-Glide designer named Brooks Steven. In 1978, he built a big electric motorbike taken base of the HD Sportster of his own.
Right side view of 1978 Harley Davidson Transitron electric powered motorcycle prototype. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1cRi3x)
These potorcycle prototype is equipped with power source of 24 Volt, 95 Amp Baldor electric motor was linked via a primary drive belt to a four-speed automatic chain final drive transmission.
Rear side view of 1978 Harley Davidson Transitron electric powered motorcycle prototype. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1cRi3x)
This bike is capable of driving up to a maximum speed of about 50 mph (80.47 kph) and was able to drive about six hours on a single recharge of its four deep-cycle lead-acid batteries. For its own weight carrying about 285 kg or more weighing about 75 kg compared to HD Livewire, and could only manage a 0-30 mph (48.28 mph) time of 6 seconds.

Kept spur your adrenaline on the power of two-wheeled monster and stay alive with the true safety riding. God will forgive Your sins.... *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | MOTORCYCLES NEWS]
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