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Thursday, October 15, 2015

This speedy electric touring motorcycle has 24 batteries

It's no secret that the electric bike is not quite popular today. One problem is the unavailability of adequate infrastructure and the limited mileage due to battery capacity.

But now comes the electric motorcycle that has mileage reached 380 kilometers on a single charge. Though usually electric motorcycle only has a distance of about 100 to 200 kilometers.
The Storm Pulse is an electric touring motorcycle project of the students of Eindhoven University of Technology claimed can roam 236 miles (380 km) on a single charge. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1hzDdaF
The Storm Pulse mileage is very impressive. The answer lies in the arms batteries. As reported by Visordown, this bike turns carrying 24 batteries that can store the power up to 28.5 kWh.
The Storm Pulse electric touring bike concept has 24 batteries. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1MrpCzo)
The question is, by carrying 24 batteries the motorcycle will have a troublesome weight. Reportedly, the weight of this battery vest was 340 kilograms. It has not been added to the weight of the motorcycle minus battery.
The Storm Pulse touring bike's electric motor. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1MrpCzo)
But apparently this motorcycle outsmart the weight problem by making a lightweight motorcycle. Reportedly, this bike can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just five seconds. The bike's top speed achieved up to 100 mph.
This bike itself is a project done by the students at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. And the plan this motorcycle will traveling around the world in 80 days next year. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | VISORDOWN]
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