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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 which covers:

-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 choices

4 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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