Honda CB200 Modified Into An Electric Motorcycle

by Arun Prakash from The electric powertrain of the modified Honda CB200 has fitted onto a stylish aluminum enclosure Manufacturing EVs from scratch is an uphill task in itself but it is a whole new level of challenge when one has to convert a vehicle already fitted with an IC engine. We have earlier witnessed such projects being undertaken in four-wheelers such as Land Rovers and VW Beetles but this time an electric powertrain has been fitted into a motorcycle. An aftermarket workshop named Omega Motors, based out of San Francisco in USA, has converted a 1975 Honda CB200 into an electric motorcycle. The donor model back in 1970s and 80s was a hot-selling retro-style motorcycle with a cafe racer design. The makers of this modified prototype haven’t tried to alter the design of the motorcycle in any way. Updated Styling Rechristened as Omega EV200, it still retains a part-scrambler and part-cafe racer design with round headlamps, single-piece ripped seat and wire-spoke wheels lending it a retro appeal. The electric CB200 gets refurbished front forks, wheels and brakes while retaining the cable-actuated front brake and rear drum brake. Subtle modifications have been made to the chassis in order to incorporate a battery and electric motor setup. The frame has been shortened and the welded-in rear fender has been chopped off. The pillion footpegs have also been removed while a small part of its spine has also been cut in order to weld a mounting plate for the controller. Interestingly, the motor mounts from the original bike have been left intact while the new battery pack and electric motor are attached via a set of custom mounting plates. Specs & Features Speaking of specifications, the motorcycle has been fitted with an electric motor sourced from Golden Motor and raed to […]

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BMW R1250RS conversion / handlebar risers F900R/XR

BMW R1250RS conversion by Hornig – Sports tourer on a new level What do you expect from a sports tourer like the BMW R1250RS? Overall, a coherent and perfect combination of tour comfort and sporty influences. Due to our conversion, the motorcycle reaches a new level when travelling as well as during race track training. BMW R1250RS conversion by Hornig (press release and printable pictures) Handlebar Risers with Offset for BMW F900R & F900XR Raising the handlebar by 30mm results in a more upright, much more relaxed seating position. Moreover, the handlebar is brought 25mm closer to the rider which additionally improves driving comfort. The handlebar riser also makes riding while standing less tiring, which is of tremendous benefit to taller riders in particular. The overall result is a noticeable increase in stamina and concentration. Long stretches on the motorway are less nerve-racking, and even fast, difficult off-road sections are easier to handle. Easy to fit in minutes. No need for long cables or brake cables! Fits on original handlebar. Handlebar Risers with Offset for BMW F900R & F900XR 99,90 Euro up (incl. VAT) plus shipping (press release and printable pictures) — Facebook: YouTube: Instagram: — Your readers could also be interested in: BMW R1250R conversion by Hornig – amazingly different GPS Mount for BMW F900XR Side stand foot enlargement for BMW F900R & F900XR Lithium battery and battery charger for BMW motorcycles Kind regards, Motorcycle Accessory Hornig GmbH Gewerbepark Chammünster Nord C 5 D93413 Cham Germany CEO: Hornig Helmut Regensburg HRB 10330 Ust.Id.Nr. DE251397246 Fon: 0049 9971 99 66 10 Fax: 0049 9971 99 66 110 Facebook: YouTube:

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