During the turn of the 21st century, the Razor Company created a brand of scooters that are geared for teens. These high end offerings have lines like the Dirt Rocket and the Pocket Rocket. They are electric powered toys that even come with a junior line.
So driving for him at the moment is a total no-no despite him desperately wanting to be independent and mobile. Public transport is not so great where we live so to get to college or to the gym he walks the 3 miles there and back.
You need to recharge the battery daily or very often and it always takes several hours for the battery to recharge fully. So before going somewhere, you should firstly make sure that the battery is full charged or you will have to pedal it.
You can now install your rear rack & battery pack. The most common place where your battery is behind the seat using a rear rack. Make sure that your battery is securely in place or it will fall off when you are riding.
Rear Basket/Rack: The 3640 system comes with a bike rack to hold the pannier bag, controller and batteries. The larger 4840 system comes with a rear basket to hold the pannier bag, controller and batteries.
I know my limits, and have reasonable expectations for myself. When I bought an electric bicycle, it was really to keep up with my husband. He is a lot more athletic than I am, and I was always afraid that I would not be able to keep up on a longer bicycle trip or going up hills. My bicicleta elétrica 1000w fat mountain pneu largo 4.0 fat changed all that.
The battery is most often mounted above the rear wheel on a rack and the controller too is usually mounted on the underside of the rack which is not flexible. So, make sure that if the mounting is to be done in this way, your old bike does not have a flexible frame.
Most people choose to buy an electric bike already put together but you can pay to have someone else do it for you. There are also kits you can use in order to do it yourself though some states frown upon that. No matter what you do, always take extra special care to avoid injury. You should also be sure to ride with all necessary safety equipment. Wear your helmet because all it takes is one accident to seriously harm you. Be a responsible rider and your electric bike will serve you for a very long time.