Light-weight, fashionable ebike makes a play for metropolis avenue dominance
The design minds of motorbike veteran Lars Jensen and Anders Hermansen, who has kind working for high-end audio home Bang & Olufsen, have created a “shapely, helpful and useful” ebike for the town known as the Movea E-motion.
“These days it’s now not only a matter of constructing a top quality bicycle,” stated Jensen. “With the modified residing and dealing scenario within the huge cities, folks have utterly new calls for on transportation for his or her on a regular basis life. My imaginative and prescient is to convey precisely these necessities in a single and to mix them in an environment-friendly, engaging and extremely useful technique of transport for the town.
“After we developed the Movea ebike, we intentionally and actually began with a clean sheet of paper to include all our design concepts, expertise and information of the final 20 years into a totally new line of bikes.”
The results of these labors is the Movea E-motion, which rocks a 250-watt Zehus rear hub motor for 30 Nm (22 lb.ft) of torque and pedal help as much as 25 km/h (15.5 mph). All the electronics stay on this rear hub, together with a battery that guarantees a per cost vary of fifty km (31 mi), and the corporate says that the battery might be changed on the finish of its helpful life too.
There is a Gates carbon belt drive for an oil- and maintenance-free trip, and stopping energy is equipped by System Cura hydraulic disc braking. A wi-fi distant management unit sits on the handlebar, which reveals battery standing and energy modes, and can be utilized to activate regen braking. The built-in LED headlight and tail gentle run day and night time, with the system that includes Twin Beam know-how that fires two directional beams for any angle visibility.
Utilizing the Bitride app operating on a smartphone, riders can lock the ebike over Bluetooth. GPS monitoring additionally options within the app, although the ebike comes with Hexlox anti-theft safety too, the place parts just like the saddle, wheels and handlebars can solely be eliminated utilizing a coded key.
The E-motion suggestions the scales at simply 12.9 kg (28 lb), which is nowhere near the lightest however ought to make for a comparatively simple carry up the steps to the workplace constructing. Full fenders assist cut back splashing within the moist, and a balanced aluminum cargo service might be mounted to the entrance, with triangle and sq. form choices obtainable.
It is available in two variations – one with 20-inch wheels and the opposite with 24-inch wheels – and black or purple are your coloration choices. Pricing begins at €3,498 (about US$4,100).
Product web page: Movea E-motion