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Jul 17, 2014 10:00 PM

Choosing a Motor for Motorcycle Shift

Hello Everyone, I'm involved in a project with a colleague of mine to introduce an electric motor as a shift to a Motorcycle. The bike has a sequential transmission and a rotating shaft that shifts up on 30degree CCW and shifts down on 30deree CCW from the neutral. After rotating, the shaft has to go back to neutral, you can only go one gear at a time. The lever is about 1in and is removable and requires about 50lb-in to rotate.


The battery we have can supply 6.9A/hour, 350CCA and 12VDC. The control computer output limit is 15A on the high power pins and we would prefer for the motor to be small, roughly about a fist or a bit bigger.


What could be the fastest time we could make from neutral to engaged? and what would the type of motor be? It has to be bi directional. And finally what would be the method to control this?


Any ideas you can toss my way would be greatly appreciated.



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