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5 e-bikes the use Bosch electric systems for your daily alternative transportation needs.
Our lives demand a lot of us – eat, sleep, explore, socialize, hobby, work, work, work. For its versatility and ease, the e-bike is becoming a favorite for urban commuters with increasingly more places to zip to in their hectic schedules.
Many e-bike manufacturers have chosen to team up with Bosch for their batteries and motors. Bosch E-bike systems were only established in 2009, but their functionality builds upon Bosch’s years of experience and innovation in the automobile sector (since 2009!). Bosch is now taking that expertise and putting it to good use for a more sustainable vision of the future.
Below are 5 great e-bike models that use Bosch motors and batteries as their chosen e-bike system.
Price: Starting at $5,999.00 USD
Sizes: S/M (16.5″, Best for riders: 5’0”- 5’9”), L (18″, Best for riders: 5’7”- 6’2”)
Colors: Wild White
Included Accessories:Xtracycle CarryAlls Bags, Blue Xtracycle Porter Front Rack, Shimano Deore Hydraulic M-615 front and back disc brakes, Maxxis Holy Roller tires
Xtracycle offers quality cargo bikes allowing you to carry anything from kids to hiking gear across the city or up a steep hill. The EdgeRunner Electric includes their Maxxis Holy Roller knobby tires to provide traction for potholes and dirt roads and has now incorporated the Bosch electric system into their cargo bike in order to extend your range to wherever you want to go with whatever you want to carry.
Price: Starting at $3,999 USD
Sizes: XS, S, M, L
Colors: Satin Sliver (Dark Grey, Steel Blue)
Included Accessories: Magura MT 2 hydraulic: 160mm front & rear 6-bolt rotors, B&M Lumotec IQ Eyc DC 45Lux Headlight, B&M custom rack fit rear light w/ Linetec, Abus Ampero Frame Lock
The Verza-e is all about elegant design and modern components that result in an urban bike suitable for commuting, recreation, errands, toting a trailer full of kids, or whatever else you could really think of. Felt designed the e-bike to be a true alternative to driving that remains comfortable and stable.
Price: Starting at $4,450.00 USD
Sizes: 19.7 in (50.04 cm), 20.9 in (53.09 cm), 22 in (55.88 cm), 23.2 in (58.93 cm)
Colors: Graphite with Matte Black Highlights
Included Accessories: Front and rear Shimano M 615 hydraulic disc brakes, Haikbike eHeadlight LED 60 Lux Front light, Rear Haibike StringLight LED-light strip.
This is your bike about town. A well designed, well-proportioned performance bike. And although it looks sleek and stylish, it also looks tough – with the XDURO Urban, you get what you see. The bike allows the option to go all out or simply enjoy cruising along – it’s completely up to you.
Price: £2,000.00 (UK, Scotland, and Ireland only)
Included Accessories: Front and rear Magura HS 11 hydraulic rim brakes, Bosch 400Wh battery, Eco Front and Rear Trelock light set, Selle Bassano comfort saddle, Pannier rack, Kickstand, Full length Mudguard set, Trelock wheel lock.
The Motus is a new model for 2016. It is available in crossbar or low-step options. The Motus is also versatile – for bumpier roads the bike uses Suntours front suspension fork with 63mm of travel and a lock out function. It’s an electric bike that is perfect for everyday riding, and wherever else your day takes you.
Price: EUR 5,395
Sizes: XS (for 5′-5’4″, smaller wheel size), SM (for 5’4″-5’9″), MD (for 5’9″-6’4″)
Colors: Matte Black or White
Included Accessories: Intuvia display and shifter, Easy access transparent front door (PC) with child-safe lock, Lockable glove box with integrated cup holder, Tektro Hydraulic disc brakes on 3 wheels, Padded leather look water proof cushions and two fixed 3-point seat belts adjustable to fit children age 1-6 (approximately).
The MK1-E is the electric cargo bike for the un-compromising rider, who needs the ultimate tool in getting around efficiently and comfortably. With its various, versatile components, its design will surprise you with uses you didn’t know you needed and style that will make you want to show off your ride. Butchers and Bicycles made a thoughtful bicycle made for your daily urban transportation.