'Green Vehicles' Category

Bicycle Trailer Power Pull!

Using the E-Bike kit to make pulling a trailer easy I’ve had the E-bike kit for a couple weeks now and it’s certainly changed biking for me. One of the most exciting things I’ve been able to do is have it work together with our bike trailer. Here’s a quick video of it in action:

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Converting to Lithium Batteries

This post is intended for those wanting to convert a Super Turbo 800 Elite to lithium batteries, but can apply to many other applications (Scooters, go carts,  rc cars). Recognize the danger of lithium batteries. While it’s nice to have the extra current and higher capacity per pound offered by lithium batteries, it’s important to […]

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Super Turbo 800 on Lithium batteries

After having my lead acid batteries sit over the winter and a failed attempt to use NIMH batteries, I wised up and tried running my Super Turbo 800 Electric Scooter running on LIPO Batteries. 8 AH 30 C Zippy lipos. This setup is not recommended and I would guess is not endorsed by the manufacturer […]

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E-Force Electric ATV

Believe it or not electric ATV’s like the E-Force electric ATV have have been out in production for a few years now. They started emerging around 2008. The E-Force isn’t alone in the class of Electric ATV’s, but it has emerged as the only electric ATV to survive the gas powered competition as fuel prices […]

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Super Turbo Scooter Light Review

I like a lot of things on the Super Turbo 800 Elite: The disk breaks, 20 MPH top speed, long battery life. One thing I’m not that impressed with is the LED headlight. This video is a comparison between the super turbo elite 800 scooters’ LED light vs other LED lights like the Fenix PD30 […]

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Super Turbo Elite 800 Turbo Vs. Economy

I’ve been able to play around with the Super Turbo 800 and the Watt’s Up Meter and discover some interesting findings. When I first got the scooter I wasn’t really sure what mode was turbo and what mode was economy. After hooking up the meter I got a much better idea of the differences between […]

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Super Turbo Elite Tires

It appears as though these tires are the same as the ones found on the Super Turbo 800 Elite

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Super Turbo 800 Elite Electric Scooter Review

We received our Super Turbo 800 Elite last week. In short we’ve really enjoyed it. The scooter has gotten me to work successfully multiple times already so it’s already a couple of bucks into paying for itself! After our initial review and use of our electric scooter, here are a few things I wanted to […]

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Super Turbo 1000-Lithium

I love the Super turbo 1000-Lithium! As an electric RC enthusiast I always laugh when people ask if my cars are gas powered. I always think, “No, they’re better than gas powered.” The same level of quality has come to electric scooters and a great example is the Super turbo 1000-Lithium.

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Batteries in The Prius

If you are a battery nerd like me, you’d be interested to know that the batteries in the Prius are nimh- a safe technology that’s been proven for years and years. The capacity isn’t much compared to electric vehicles, but just enough to serve its purpose and keep the low Prius price tag. One of […]

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