2013 Smart ebike

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2013 Smart ebike

bicycles and electric drive a perfect match


There are two Canadian connections the Smart ebike. The maintenance-free hub motor and the control unit developed and are supplied by BionX of Ontario.

And, the BionX G2 console was designed by award-winning N.S. native, Matthew The control unit, which had in production and used by others being selected by Smart.

graduating from Toronto’s College Bachelor of Industrial program in 2007, and placing in the World Automotive Design that same year, was hired by a newly-formed division of International known as Magna

That division, which was to the design and development of alternative-mobility and transportation products, was later BionX International Corporation.

In Finbow won a Red Dot Design Award mention) for his design of the Styriette – a modern, electric update of the Styriette motorized bicycle, was produced in Austria in the late

by — June 18, 2012

Germany – The third generation of electric car is due to arrive in Canada in spring, 2013. But if you can’t your local Smart will put you on a two-wheel version summer – the Smart ebike.

The car was conceived and has been continually as an urban vehicle (originally by the company that made the watch). Perhaps not surprisingly, that focus, the brand has a pioneer in vehicle electrification becoming part of the Daimler in 1994.

The first generation of Smarts went into as a test fleet of 100 in London, in 2007. The second gen Smart has an audience of young professionals, of whom have an active that includes bicycles.

It as no surprise, therefore, that the would get into the bicycle Its first foray into field has yielded the Smart

I had a chance to drive both two and electric Smarts here and can the Mercedes-Benz subsidiary is making use of the parent company’s immense and engineering resources.


The ebike has a Canadian connection two in fact. The electric system powers it, as well as several e-bikes, was designed and is manufactured by of Aurora, Ontario. And its control was designed by Dartmouth, N.S. Matthew Finbow. (See

This pedelec ( Ped al Ele ctric C is a hybrid of sorts – an electric is supplemented by a secondary power – the rider. Or vice versa.

The maintenance-free. 250-watt BionX motor at the rear hub comes play as soon as the rider to pedal. Muscle power is to the rear wheel via a clean, carbon chain.

There is a three-speed gearbox in the hub and controlled by twisting the right-hand

The BionX control unit the handlebars has four buttons. The two on the determine which of four of power assist you want the electric motor. Depending on how power you use, the battery will last up to 100km.

A 423 Wh battery is cleverly contained the frame of the bike. It can be removed for from a normal socket or it can be in part at least, when the is in motion.

The wheel hub motor a generator when the brakes are sending the recovered energy to the You can see the amount of recharge activity on the display as you slow down.

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While out-of-shape louts me will take maximum of the assist available from the motor, others may be tempted to use the workout mode.

A switch on the bottom left of the allows the rider to use the pedals to the battery. Instead of taking from the battery to run the electric and help propel the bike, leg energy is used to recharge the as well as to propel the bike.

The is akin to riding a normal bike up a hill – successfully hills as you go through the four available. It doesn’t take than a second to see why they is the workout mode.

The first you notice when pedaling is how the ebike feels like a bicycle – until you realize you are not very hard. I got to a top speed of 25 effortlessly.

The electric motor not drive the bike itself – it pedal power. So you have to some effort yourself. If you pedaling it will slow and to a stop.

But it is very easy to maintain a speed with little You only need first when starting off, that point third will suffice on level like the 5-km test laid out for us here alongside the Berlin wall.

Pricing at $3240 for the 26-kilo ebike is a quality unit from to rider.

The disc brakes are units from Magura, the wheels are wrapped with EcoContact Plus puncture-resistant There is an LED light with a DRL Running light) feature and a USB so you can use your Smartphone as an onboard

The Smart ebike was introduced to the press here in Berlin the bike is being built by which is headquartered in this of 3.5-million people.

Germany is a hot spot for electric bikes. sales have risen 70,000 in 2007 to more 200,000 in 2010. It is estimated electric bikes will 15% of the bike market by 2018.

The next step in the two-wheel will be the first Smart . Look for it in 2014 as Smart even closer to its goal of us from our dependence on fossil

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