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Conversion System

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Product Code: CATGR20-8-489

Availability: In stock

  • Special Parts for Catrikes 
  • 26 Mph / 10-44 Mile Range*
  • Pedal-Assist & Throttle-on-Demand

Subject to $35 DOT HazMat Shipping fee

Convert your Catrike to Electric!

Extras Included:

  • PAS Extension Cable
  • (2) 6m x 32mm screws, washers, and nuts for mounting rack upper struts to seat brace eyes
  • Topeak BarXtender and 28.6mm shims mounting LCD to BarXtender
  • MTB Bar Ends for mounting throttle offset from handlebars, to clear bar ends shifter derailleur cable
  • Axiom Journey rear rack (for 9 and 20Ah batteries) or 2-tier rear rack for 10Ah batteries
*Newer Catrike models use external bearing bottom-brackets that require special considerations and parts for fitting PAS sensors and magnets. Contact us with questions.

Newer models with external bearing cranksets, use: PAS 12 magnet Split 64/74 BCD and right side PAS sensor (Cut the mounting legs off the sensor as shown here to make more clearance:
Catrike e-bike conversion kit right hand PAS sensor
(Installs with no special tools)


Older model with Square Taper cranks, use: Regular kit PAS (12-magnet split disc & left hand PAS sensor), installs with no special tools.

The mountain bike bar ends allow mounting the throttle near the bar-end shifter but keep the derailleur cables from interfering with the throttle:

Mountain bike bar-end

The Topeak BarXtender allows you to mount the LCD for convenient viewing:

topeak bar x-tender on catrike

Locking Parking Brake Levers:

Locking e-brake handle from E-BikeKit


See details of the kit on video here:


E-BikeKit Rear 500w Geared Hub Motor Conversion Kit with 48v Li-ion Battery Pack and Charger.

The E-BikeKit 500-1000w geared conversion kit is powered by an internal 5:1 planetary gear hub motor with a clutch. The clutch in the geared motor offers zero drag when pedaling and not engaging battery power. This motor is more efficient, resulting in increased range (especially with "start/stop" riding), has more starting torque, and has greater hill-climbing ability than a direct-drive motor of equal power rating. The motor is also smaller in diameter for increased stealth and 3.4 lbs lighter than the 500w direct-drive.

Who's it for? This premium electric bike conversion kit system is for those that want the best of the best in performance, efficiency, weight, stealth, and speed. The top speed is 28 mph! There is a 300 lb total load limit so if you plan on more than that, look to a heavy-duty system.

System Specs:

Watts: (Nominal/Peak) 500-1000w (EBK 22Amp Controller)
Top Speed: Approx. 26 mph @48v in 26" Wheel
Range: 10-44 Miles* (see battery chart)
Charge Time: 3-5 hrs (0-100%) (depending on battery choice)
Weight: 21lbs (9.5kgs)
Performance: High
Efficiency: High
Stealth Factor: High

Lithium batteries provide a high level of performance for the duration of each discharge (unlike seal lead-acid where performance is diminished 1:1 as the pack is emptied). Lithium batteries have a much higher power to weight ratio than lead-acid and 5-8 times the number of charge cycles (how many times a rechargeable battery can be charged from 0-100%). The lithium option costs more initially, but over time, the "cost-per-cycle" is about half the cost of lead-acid. Lithium packs also require less care as they can be left partially charged, and do not require immediate charging after each use. All batteries MUST be properly cared for during storage.

Battery Choice: We offer 3 battery packs for this kit. The 9Ah li-Ion shrink-wrapped battery is the lightest and smallest, at just 5.8 lbs. The 20Ah li-Ion shrink-wrapped battery is the longest-lasting, with a 20-44 mile range. The 10Ah li-Ion aluminum case battery is a rugged enclosure, carrying handle, and locks in place with a key.

Model Weight Range Mount Style Cost
48v 9Ah Shrink Wrapped 5.8 lbs 10-22 miles
Battery bag w/ velcro straps (included bag and Axiom Journey rear rack) Base Cost
48v 10Ah Alu 9.7 lbs 12-26 miles
Rear Rack (included) +$230
48v 20Ah Shrink Wrapped 14 lbs 20-44 miles
Battery bag w/ velcro straps (included bag and Axiom Journey rear rack) +$380

Choosing Your Wheel Size:
You can find your wheel size written on your tire. Available size options for this conversion kit are: 16", 20", 24", 26", 700c and 29er. Acceptable tire widths for the E-BikeKit rims: 1.15" (29mm) - 2.25" (57mm).

Learn More: Top 25 FAQ | Front vs Rear Wheel | Compatibility | Pedal Assist Compatibility

Helpful Resources: Installation Videos | Owner's Manuals

Note: Our kits include parts to fit a wide variety of bikes, but do not fit every bike without modification or extra parts. Our representatives are available to help you with compatibility questions and make recommendations on additional parts that you may need.

Questions? Call us toll-free at 1-866-882-3245 and an experienced professional can assist you. Monday – Friday 9 am-5 pm EST. Outside of business hours get help fast via email.

Shipping Note: Li-ion batteries are shipped separately from electric bike kits. Li-ion battery packs are shipped via FedEx Hazmat and are require a signature for delivery. You may receive your kit, battery, and possibly the battery rack (if applicable), on separate days.

Brand: Electric Bike Technologies, Inc.
Type: Internally Geared (brushless, disc brake compatible)
Power: 500w Nominal / >750w @36v / >1000 @48v
Max Torque: 75N-m @36v / 84N-m @48v
Max RPM: 259 @36v / 320 @48v
Cable: 8" Axle Exit, 3-Phase / 5 Hall Effect
Connector: Round 8-Pin 13/32" (10.4mm)
Weight: 9.4lbs (4.26kg)
Warranty: 1 Year (up to 48v - 300 lb max load)

Nominal Voltage: 48v
Nominal Capacity: 9Ah / 10Ah / 20Ah (0.2C)
Battery Energy: 421Wh / 468Wh /  936Wh approx.
Dimensions: See table
Total Weight: 5.8lbs / 9.7lbs / 14lbs
Cell Assembly: 18650-3.6v-13S  4P / 5P / 10P
Life Cycles: 800-1000 Cycles
Max. Continuous Discharge: 20A / 22.5A / 50A 
BMS Protection Current: 30A / 30A / 60A
Discharge Cut-Off Voltage: 39v
Max. Charge Voltage: 54.6v
Inner Resistance: 180mΩ / 180mΩ / 220mΩ 
Charge Time: 4 hours / 3 hours / 5 hours
Operation Temperature Range: Charge: 0°C – 45°C / Discharge: -20°C – 60°C
Storage Temperature: 0°C – 40°C (Extended Storage: 15°C – 25°C)
Battery Case Material: Blue PVC Heatshrink / Aluminum / Blue PVC Heatshrink
Assembled Pack Certificates: UL; UN38.3; MSDS; RoHS; SGS
Limited Warranty: 1 Year
Manufacturer: Electric Bike Technologies, Inc.

**System includes battery carrying rear rack only when purchased with a 48v 10Ah aluminum case battery. Otherwise includes a battery bag.

UN 38.3 Certified e-bike battery

Assembled Pack Certificates: UL; UN38.3; MSDS; RoHS; SGS

Every E-BikeKit conversion kit comes with all of the parts you'll need for your conversion.

1 x USA Hand-Built Wheel w/ Disc-Brake Compatible Hub Motor
1 x 36/48V Compatible 22Amp 12FET Controller
1 x Programmable LCD Dashboard
1 x PAS 12-Magnet Split Disc
1 x PAS Sensor Right Side Mount (under BB mount for derailleur cable guide boss)
1 x Thumb Throttle
2 x Left & Right E-Brake Levers w/ Parking Lock
1 x Motor Cable
1 x Accessory Cable
1 x Battery Wire Harness (kits w/o batteries only)
1 x Freewheel (rears only)
1 x Battery
1 x Battery Charger
1 x Owner's Manual w/ Installation Guide
**Zip Ties, C-Washers & Torque Arms in Every Kit!

Extras for Catrike Kit:

  • (see the top of page)



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