EMUS: A Yamaha R6 converted to electric propulsion

Here is how the students from the University of Sherbrooke, Canada treat a the Yamaha R6, a complete tear down to put an electric motor in order to participate in the 2011 TTXGP.

The University of Sherbrooke who started to have some press a few months ago, as they are developping the hybrid Can-Am Spyder, are now doing it again.

The Emus Team (Electric Motorcycle University of Sherbrooke) is composed of 17students, currently under construction the first tests should take place in June before the Emus bike starts racing in August.

Here's a video of phase 1, the dismantling of the R6 piece by piece to get a bare chassis and place the electric components.

Par Technologic Vehicles
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