Ed Motorcycles Concept Z.
A lightweight electric street tracker designed for extreme acceleration up to a top speed of 140km/h. Vision for the bike is to be one of the fastest accelerating 0-100km/h street bikes in the world. Styling was heavily inspired by the framer style flat track race bikes. The bike takes on a Spartan appeal with an emphasis on its components providing both function and aesthetics (no fairings).
The Concept Z is a ground up design and build.
Fully Tig welded 4130 chromoly frame including CNC swing arm pivot/motor mounts and frame pickup points. Drive train incorporates a co-axial design (motor drive sprocket and suspension pivot share a common axis) eliminating changes in chain length during suspension travel.
Triangulated design. Tig welded 4130 Chromoly construction with CNC pivot points.
Laser cut and Tig welded alloy construction. Body box is a stressed member forming an active structural element of the frame.
52kw, 157nm air-cooled, radial flux, interior permanent magnet brushless motor
Sevcon Gen 4 size 6 775amp motor controller
2 programmed modes
99v nominal, 3.8kw/h
Custom design and built including high current PCB and copper terminals, full poly carbonate enclosure, aluminum housing and CNC machined side cooling plates.
Battery position and mounting style will accommodate changes in battery size with no modification to body box or frame. With future advancements in battery technology a upgraded pack can be implemented with minimal changes.
Other Custom Designed CNC machined parts:
6061 motor adapter.
Press fit head tube bearing cups.
Internal adjustable rear Axle blocks.
6061 motor controller heat sink.
6061 top triple clamp with 28mm bar mounts.
6061 front disc spacer/adapter.
5.416:1 drive ratio
12t front 65t rear sprocket.
DID 520 VX2 Chain
Wheels and tires:
Mitas 130/80-19 (front)
Mitas 140/80-19 (rear)
Custom laced Sm Pro Hubs into 19” Excel rims front and rear
2004 Yamaha YZF-R6 front forks
2007 Honda Cr 85 rear coil over shock with shortened clevis and 38n/mm spring rate.
R6 four piston front brake caliper
Enforcer custom 298mm disc
Inverted floating Brembo KTM sx450f rear brake caliper.
KTM 220mm disc.
Other Custom made parts:
Alloy face plate incorporating twin led headlights.
Alloy under tail bracket incorporating tail lights and indicators.
Adjustable foot peg mounts
Reshaped Yamaha xv250 front fender
Two piece storage tank (fuel tank) with hand shaped composite top and tig welded alloy bottom.
Alloy underside air duct for enhanced motor cooling.
Shaped and wrapped high density foam seat
Other incorporated parts:
110mm rise 7075 MX bars.
Led rear tail light and indicators
Bar end mounted front led indicators
Knight style fiberglass seat pan wrapped in Avery grey.
The Bike is currently undergoing performance testing and tuning.