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WKS: Electric Bike Workshop
Class Number 2207-112030

Take your next project off the grid with this introductory electric bike workshop!

This 6-hour course will get you hands-on with the latest in electric bike performance, fabrication, and modifications taught by experienced ebike fabricator and TechShop member Paul Trainer!

2 hours of instruction in the classroom covering the following:
  • Ebike component choices and trades
  • Motor types and choices
  • Bicycle frame choices and trades
  • Throttles and pedal assist setups
  • Battery choices and trades
  • Brakes, including regenerative braking
  • Electronic speed controllers
  • Electronic ebike computers
  • Battery chargers
  • Ebike part manufacturing using a 3D printer, ShopBot, Tormach, and laser cutter
  • Performance simulations to compare design choices4 hours of hands-on experience where students will participate in the construction of an electric bike with the following components:
    • 1200 watt direct drive motor and speed controller
    • Inexpensive fat tire bike
    • Throttle setup and calibration
    • Brake upgrade
    • Pedal assist setup
    • Battery charger assembly and testing
    At the end of the workshop, students will have an opportunity to ride the electric bike they helped build.

    TechShop Location: TechShop Mid-Peninsula
    Room / Area: Main Workshop
    Class Date: Sunday, Aug 13, 2017
    Start Time: 10:00 AM
    Class Length: 6 Hours
    Price: $109.00
    Lab Fee: None
    Age Range: 16 and Up
    Must Attend with Parent: 13 and Up
    Min. Students: 6
    Max Students: 11
    Current Students: 11
    Seats Left: 0
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