Sikk Fat Cruiser: Retro Motor-Bike

Retro motor-bike was the inspiration for this build, but with a modern twist.  4″ fat tires make this bike a go anywhere, do-it-all machine. 3-speed internal gearing and a powerful mid-drive motor means even the steepest hills are no problem.

Bike

  • 2015 Sikk Fat Tire Cruiser.
  • Oversize steel tubing.  Fat tire rigid fork.
  • Upgrades include: Vee 8 tires, Avid DB1 hydraulic brakes

Battery/Range

  • 44 V, 16 AH Lithium-Ion battery is good for about 20-25 miles at 20mph average speed.
  • Cells are Multistar 10C discharge from Hobby King, attached to a 60A BMS.
  • Custom aluminum-plastic trapezodial battery box is mounted to the frame with custom mounts.

Motor/Speed

  • Cyclone 3000W mid-drive motor.
  • 12 fet controller set to 40A.
  • Top speed about 28 mph.
  • In real world use, average speed is 20 mph.
  • Excellent hill climbing ability.