FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Sure, with a pedelec you don’t need insurance or registration. The motor has 200 Watts and is thus below the 250 Watts permitted in Europe. Our sensors ensure that the motor interrupts the support during braking, over 25 km/h and when the pedals are at a standstill.

All installed parts are CE-certified and have been tested by TÜV. Although it is not mandatory, we also certify the entire bike by an independent testing body. We comply with DIN EN 14764 and DIN EN 15194, the Machinery Directive, the requirements for electromagnetic compatibility and all other necessary regulations.

At the beginning we offer the first model only in black matt with black tires and black handles. With this we want to appeal to the widest possible audience. However, if more than 100,000 Euros are collected during the crowdfunding campaign, there will be a second colour to choose from. You can retrofit the individual parts at the beginning until we can offer a configurator later.

The total weight is just under 15 kilograms. This makes it only slightly heavier than an ordinary bicycle. The battery weighs only 0.8 kilogram and is therefore just as easy to carry as a small water bottle.

Due to European regulations, the pedelec may only be electrically supported at speeds of up to 25 km/h. However, we have designed the engine so that you can drive even faster on your own. There is no noticeable difference to a normal single speed bike.

There are two possibilities here: We provide you with a small set of tools to attach the handlebars, pedals, saddle and front wheel. This is super easy and we created a nice video tutorial. If you really don’t want to do it yourself, you can have it delivered to one of our local partners. They will assemble it for you for a small expense allowance.

Definitely! The battery is actually very light and can be removed quickly to prevent it from being stolen. But if you only take a short break and lock the bike, the key lock is a good solution.

We use 14 of the Samsung 18650 lithium-ion cells. This is one of the best providers of this technology because we did not want to make any compromises here.

We offer you the choice between a 50 cm and 60 cm frame. If you are taller than 180 cm, the 60 cm frame is a great choice. Otherwise the 50 cm version suits you well. The rims are 28 inches on both models, so there’s no speed penalty with the smaller option.

If the engine no longer supports, you have a perfectly normal single-spee bike. You are still very agile and can ride comfortably to your destination.

That’s what it’s for. All this starting and braking in an urban environment can be very strenuous. The engine supports you and you simply reach your goal more efficiently. You can either drive completely sweat-free or just be faster than usual. Do you remember the climbs to work? You won’t even notice them in the future.

First of all, it is considerably cheaper than approx. 99% of the electric bicycles currently on offer. Moreover, at 15 kg it is much lighter than most alternatives. The handling of the battery is unsurpassed due to its weight and size.

Quite simply: I, Andy Weinzierl, wanted a pedelec myself. Unfortunately, after a long search I have never found a product that meets the three factors of affordability, practicability and design. Beautiful and practical bikes were too expensive, cheap models had the battery firmly integrated and discount bikes were visually no alternative for me. That’s why my father and I started to identify cost drivers and develop an overall concept.

The discounter bicycles mentioned above have huge batteries. It is not really pleasant to take a 2.5 kilo battery to work, especially since it is also very large. Unfortunately, the design is also primarily designed for those customers who need a deep entry and a lot of comfort. At the beginning we focus more on a sporty target group who simply want to be faster or more efficient on the road with the pedelec.

We know the concerns of consumers and therefore give a 12-month warranty on the entire bike, including battery and motor. In Germany, we are currently establishing a warehouse for additional and replacement batteries, so that a solution can be found immediately in the event of a warranty claim. However, we do not see any great demand here, as we, like the market leaders in the industry, also rely on Samsung cells. There is currently no better quality. The bike itself is standardized and can be repaired by any independent workshop.

Our product initially complies with all directives, such as the Machinery Directive or the electromagnetic compatibility test. As a manufacturer, we declare compliance with DIN EN 15194 and DIN EN 14764 standards and voluntarily have the entire product certified by an independent testing body such as TÜV. The individual parts are already in place, but it is our claim that everything is secured in its entirety. However, we would like to give our customers the freedom to install the desired lighting. Here there are very different needs, such as charging via USB, disposable batteries, StVO-compliant lamps or even very small LEDs. Later, through our online shop, we will sell the products of other young companies with whom we coordinate and tailor the products to drs, so that an official manufacturer release can be issued.

We have tested the range not only in the laboratory, but on the road under real conditions. With a lot of support, usually at levels 2 and 3, the engine supports for approx. 35 kilometres. For those who only want to feel the assistance at traffic lights and uphill and therefore only drive at level 1, 50 km can be easily assisted.

We have the option of switching from 200 watts to 250 watts. In tests of both variants, however, we have found that a higher performance does not have a positive effect. One would have more energy consumption and also a little too much power. In the near future we will actually offer to order an identical but slightly longer battery model. With this you can increase from the current 5.2 Ah to approx. 7.8 Ah and thus have even more range. For comparison: Conventional eBikes also have a capacity between 8 and 9 Ah. We are also keeping a close eye on cell development. The technology currently used in almost every electric vehicle, 18650, could soon be replaced by a new industry standard. Each cell would then have almost twice as much capacity as today. We are still waiting a bit until the security is guaranteed and the prices are not so horrendously high anymore.

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