Volt Axis Shimano Steps Folding Electric Bike 2019
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|Style||It will be the first to integrate all these technologies into one foldable electric bicycle, placing it among the most advanced commuter e-bikes on the market. The result is one of the smoothest ebike rides available and weighing 16kg one that can be easily stored away or lifted into a bus, train or car. (For convenience, when folded the bike will lock neatly together thanks to a system of strategically placed magnetic contacts)
The Gates CDX carbon belt drive system is constructed of stretch-free carbon-fibre tensile cords covered by a weather-proofing polyurethane shell. In translation, it is remarkably smooth, silent and much lighter than a traditional bike chain! Also, because it requires no lubricant, it is infinitely easier to keep clean and practically maintenance-free.
The 8-speed DI2 gear hub comes pre-loaded with fully-automatic gear shifting, providing fully automated gear changes at the touch of a button, removing the need to do anything but pedal. Allowing you to better enjoy a seriously slick and silent journey.
Shimano STEPS being the most lightweight motor system on the market coupled with a high capacity 36V Lithium Sony battery means you will be able to achieve 60 miles from one charge. With a lifetime of 1000 charge-discharge cycles the Sony battery will power the ebike for many updates to come. When software updates are available, we are able to quite simply plug the AXIS into a computer and upgrade itâ€™s motor software.
On top of all the e-bike tech, the Axis comes with a set of chunky 20x2.1'' Schwalbe Big Apple tyres to withstand the knocks of daily use on the streets. Both the front and rear wheels are fitted with Shimano Alfine hydraulic disc-brakes to provide braking power you can rely on.
Category Shimano STEPS E-bike
LCD Display Shimano LCD display showing speed, distance, battery power and gears
Frame High Grade Reinforced Aluminium 6061 T6 Frame
Weight 16.00 kg without batteries / 18.65 kg with battery
Max Person Weight Max 100 kg (Depending on the settings of dampers)
Max Weight (rider) 100 Kg
Frame Size 20 Inches
Rims Aluminium Double Wall Reinforced Alex Rim DP19
Tyres Schwalbe big apple 20 x 2.10
Seat Post Zoom
Gears Shimano 8 Speed Alfine DI2
Brakes Shimano S700 Alfine Hydraulic Front Disc / Rear Disc
Lights Dutch Spanninga
*The distances shown on our website are based on real tests under the following conditions:
Rider Weight: 11 Stone (Please note 11 Stone is the weight of the test rider and our e-bikes are capable of carrying riders well over this specified weight)
Controller Speed Setting: Low
Riding conditions: Warm summer day
Road conditions: Tarmacked good condition roads, quite flat terrain
Wind level: Low
Rider fitness level: Medium
Rider effort: Moderate
Battery Type Sony Lithium
Battery Weight 2.65 kg
Power 36V Standard 418Wh
Distance 60+ miles under Eco PAS mode
Lifetime 1000 charge-discharge cycles
Charge Time 3 to 4 hours
As with any product, specification is subject to change without prior notification. You are advised to confirm current specification before buying.