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 ===== Public Discussions ===== ===== Public Discussions =====
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-===== Major News ===== 
-April 11th, 2011: Yes, I need to really update this page. Stay tuned... 
  
 ===== Power Assist Highlights ===== ===== Power Assist Highlights =====
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   * ~15 lbs - all equipment, minus battery (including the gas motor)   * ~15 lbs - all equipment, minus battery (including the gas motor)
   * 11 lbs - weight of 24v/20ah LiFePO4 (ping brand) battery   * 11 lbs - weight of 24v/20ah LiFePO4 (ping brand) battery
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 ===== Ride Highlights ===== ===== Ride Highlights =====
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-==== April, 2009 ==== 
 I've thrown a [[http://​gregg.berkholtz.net/​blog/​archives/​41-Gas...its-so-dirty,​-but-oh-so-much-fun!.html#​extended|blog posting]] up about the gas setup. I've thrown a [[http://​gregg.berkholtz.net/​blog/​archives/​41-Gas...its-so-dirty,​-but-oh-so-much-fun!.html#​extended|blog posting]] up about the gas setup.
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 |Dry weight - Total - Including Mount Kit | 12 lbs| |Dry weight - Total - Including Mount Kit | 12 lbs|
 ==== Performance Curve ==== ==== Performance Curve ====
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 ==== Emissions ==== ==== Emissions ====
 Compliant with EPA Phase 2 (Class IV) and CARB tier II emission regulations. Compliant with EPA Phase 2 (Class IV) and CARB tier II emission regulations.
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 Put into perspective,​ comparing the average EPA emissions requirements of the bike VS common road vehicles: Put into perspective,​ comparing the average EPA emissions requirements of the bike VS common road vehicles:
-^ Type/Model ^ Mileage((fuel economy)) ^ HC ^ NOx ^ CO ^ CO2 (GAS) ^ CO2 (COAL) ^ Notes ^  +^ Type/Model ^ Mileage((fuel economy)) ^ HC ^ NOx ^ CO ^ CO2 (Petrol) ^ CO2 (LNG) ^ CO2 (COAL) ^ Notes ^  
-| Recchetta Bike | 246MPG((measured at 0.5KW/hr)) | 0.623g/km | 0.623g/km | 0.623g/km | 6.3g/km |  12.6g/km | Measured: ran at less than 0.5KW per hour for 10 hours, consuming ​a total 2 gallons of fuel. | +| Recchetta Bike | 246MPG((measured at 0.5KW/hr)) | 0.623g/km | 0.623g/km | 0.623g/​km ​|  ​| 6.3g/km((based upon the 24V/20A battery pack's measured capacity of 38 miles per charge, through city driving)) ​|  12.6g/km((based upon the 24V/20A battery pack's measured capacity of 38 miles per charge, through city driving)) ​| Measured: ran at between a average of 0.25-0.5KW per hour for a total of 10 hours, consuming ​an exact 2 gallons of fuel. Based upon fuel consumption alone, actual emissions are most certainly lower than these estimates (by a factor of 2-4), but until I can measure actual emissions the best I can do is use the EPA's maximum manufacturer'​s ratings for this engine. | 
-| Motorcycle: 2006-2009 | 50MPG((Manufacturer Rating)) | 1g/km | 1.4g/km | 12g/km |  |  | EPA maximum allowed emissions | +| Motorcycle: 2006-2009 | 50MPG((Manufacturer Rating)) | 1g/km | 1.4g/km | 12g/​km ​|  ​|  |  | EPA maximum allowed emissions | 
-| Motorcycle: 2010+ | 50MPG((Manufacturer Rating)) | 1g/km | 0.8g/​km ​ | 12g/​km ​ |  |  | EPA maximum allowed emissions | +| Motorcycle: 2010+ | 50MPG((Manufacturer Rating)) | 1g/km | 0.8g/​km ​ | 12g/​km ​ ​| ​ ​| ​ |  | EPA maximum allowed emissions | 
-| Mercedes Smart Car (2006) | 45MPG((measured)) | 0.024g/km | 0.08g/km | 5.44g/km  |  |  | Measured fuel economy from personally-owned vehicle with over 50K miles. EPA measured was 49MPG. Assuming [[http://​www.epa.gov/​otaq/​standards/​light-duty/​tier2stds.htm|maximum emissions]] from EPA's [[http://​www.greenercars.org/​highlights10.pdf|Tier 2, Bin 5]] classification. | +| Mercedes Smart Car (2006) | 45MPG((measured)) | 1.08g/km | 3.6g/km | 244g/km  ​| ​ ​| ​ |  | Measured fuel economy from personally-owned vehicle with over 50K miles. EPA measured was 49MPG. Assuming [[http://​www.epa.gov/​otaq/​standards/​light-duty/​tier2stds.htm|maximum emissions]] from EPA's [[http://​www.greenercars.org/​highlights10.pdf|Tier 2, Bin 5]] classification. | 
-| Ford F150 Pickup (2010+ | 25MPG((Manufacturer Rating)) |  |  |  |  |  | EPA measured 25MPG | +| Ford F150 Pickup (2010+ | 25MPG((Manufacturer Rating)) ​|  ​|  |  |  |  |  | EPA measured 25MPG | 
-| [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Motor_vehicle_emissions#​Passenger_car_emissions_summary|EPA Estimated Emissions]] per vehicle in July 2000 |  | 4.48g/​km((1.6km*2.8g/​mi)) | 2.224g/​km((1.6km*1.39g/​mi)) | 413g/km ((1.6km*258g/​mi)) | 258 g/km | 516 g/km | Actual average vehicle emissions, as estimated by the EPA in July of 2000 | +| [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Motor_vehicle_emissions#​Passenger_car_emissions_summary|EPA Estimated Emissions]] per vehicle in July 2000 |  | 4.48g/​km((1.6km*2.8g/​mi)) | 2.224g/​km((1.6km*1.39g/​mi)) | 413g/km ((1.6km*258g/​mi)) | 258 g/km |  ​|  ​| Actual average vehicle emissions, as estimated by the EPA in July of 2000 | 
-| Tesla Roadster | 128Wh/​km((based upon [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Tesla_Roadster#​Energy_efficiency|Tesla Roaster]])) |  |  |  | 63g/km | 126g/km | Estimating emissions of electric vehicles, through their [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​United_States_emission_standards#​Electricity_generation|demands upon power plants]]. Maximum permitted regional gas-turbine plant emissions limit is 1,​100lbs/​MWhr. Divide 1MW/​.0128=7,​812.5km/​MWhr,​ now divide 1,​100lbs/​7812.5MWhr=0.1408lbs of CO2 exhaust emissions per 1km traveled. Maximum permitted regional coal plant emissions limit is 2,​200lbs/​MWhr,​ so double the gas-fired plant amount. | +| Tesla Roadster | 128Wh/​km((based upon [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Tesla_Roadster#​Energy_efficiency|Tesla Roaster]])) ​|  ​|  |  |  | 63g/km | 126g/km | Estimating emissions of electric vehicles, through their [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​United_States_emission_standards#​Electricity_generation|demands upon power plants]]. Maximum permitted regional gas-turbine plant emissions limit is 1,​100lbs/​MWhr. Divide 1MW/​.0128=7,​812.5km/​MWhr,​ now divide 1,​100lbs/​7812.5MWhr=0.1408lbs of CO2 exhaust emissions per 1km traveled. Maximum permitted regional coal plant emissions limit is 2,​200lbs/​MWhr,​ so double the gas-fired plant amount. | 
  
 === EPA Phase 2 === === EPA Phase 2 ===
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