Does anyone sell a banana seat that's also "the battery"?

Discussion in 'Electric Bicycle Batteries and Accessories' started by Nashville Kat, May 24, 2017.

  1. Nashville Kat

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    And if not, why not?

    I'd love to take a 24" cruiser and turn it into an "E-Sting Ray"- a logical place for a battery would be the SEAT itself.

    Nah- too much FUN- Corporate will never approve.....
     
  2. Dan

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    Lol, Kat
     
  3. tigmaster

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    Not a bad idea....LiPo batts come in all sizes....Hmmmm...
     
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    Is a good thunk. Basically just pad a big ol' battery.
     
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    It could be a built-in seat warmer!!
     
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    LoL, Xman.
     
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    Goodness gracious.............
     
  8. Nashville Kat

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    Probably end up exploding up your butt!
     
  9. Dan

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    Paul is now a leather goods and tools magnate. Thinking you guys should get together and make a few. Sell enough to pay for em. If they sell well keep going as a product. Really is a great idea. Even as aux bat for e-bikes.

    Just a thunk but is a cool idea and would make a needed product.
     
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    Never seen one, but wouldn't be hard to make a way to hang one in that spot. I wouldn't recommend it though for a couple of reasons. It would put the considerable weight up high making for poor balance. Rear rack mounted batteries have the same problem, it's just very common because it's an easy place to locate it. The best place to locate a battery is inside the frame triangle as low as possible, this keeps weight and center of gravity centered and balanced well. With all the "dolphin" type battery pack options now available it's an easy install too. go to lunacycle and check out dolphin packs < for some reason the forum won't let me insert this as a link.
     
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  11. Dan

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    Makes good sense, SR. I talked to Paul and he said some of the same things. Man he does some great work with leather)

    Dunno why you can't post links but will find out and get it fixed. Ya got plenty post counts? dunno but will get back to ya post haste.

    Is this your link? https://lunacycle.com/dolphin/
     
  12. erics

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    I just checked settings again. Give it a try again. All old forum users are set to bypass any spam link restrictions. Should be able to use either the insert link or just paste it.
     
  13. SilentRider

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    Still can't insert the link. It's the same one that Dan entered in his post above. Looks like he has permissions I no longer have, I used to be able to use the insert link function without any problem before the site upgrade. Now I receive an error about a sneaky URL.
     
  14. Dan

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    Its a hicup, SR.

    Will be fixed post haste.
     
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    Dear Kat, just saw a guy for like the 12the time. He has a sort of super up mini bike. It has a classic rectangular seat. Would be kinda perfect for what you're thinking. Its a cool lil ride. Here in CT, seat is supposed to be 26 inches, I think. But something like that, you could have a bank of batts and make it a seat.

    Dunno. Every time I see this guy, makes me think of your thread.
     
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    Thanks for helping me work through this. This is very helpful. Give it a try now and let me know. Have no idea why that's a sneaky link. That should be things that hide a link. I turned that check off too for old forum members.
     
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    Awesome. Thanks for your help in figuring this out.
     
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