Organised and run by Phil Calais and Jonathon Thwaites from the Alternative Technology Association Western Australia Branch.


This was the first event of its kind in Perth promoting personal electric  transport technology for every day use. Ten participants completed the rally around Technology Park in Bentley on a Sunday. Some of the  vehicles were home made others were commercial models.


Jonathon Thwaite’s electric bike. Purchased motor wheel installed on an old bicycle, home made battery pack using D size NiCads from old exit lighting units. Nominally 350 Watt, 48 Volt brushed DC motor with planetary gear from Taiwan. Range approx. 20 km at 15 km/h.