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CATAVOLT - Electric Motorcycle - Daelim build

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This is the bike Catavolt built for the 2011 season. With two different swing arms, it supports two drive trains for different applications. For land speed racing, it used an extended swing arm with four motors connected shaft-shaft in pairs and driving a common chain to the rear wheel. For track racing, they used a regular swing arm and the Enertrac hub motor.

CATAVOLT - Electric Motorcycle - Daelim build

After successfully setting the Australian land speed record for an electric vehicle at Speedweek 2010 Jon Eggenhuizen returns with a brand new build for 2011. This time CATAVOLT aims to break the 200mph barrier. CATAVOLT will also compete in the upcoming TTXGP Australian races using a prototype hub motor from Enertrac.

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