Radkutsche: Rapid – Electric Cargo Bike
Once moving, one is surprised how simply and dynamically the Rapid is manoeuvred. Hand-built in Germany by an expert team of bike enthusiasts the Rapid boasts fascinating highlights, giving you freedom to live sustainably as well as experiencing unforgettable impressions through its streamlined design. With an extra-stable, yet agile two-wheeled load, the Rapid scores highly with a total weight load of up to 200kg.
The large front loading area at 83x50cm can easily be interchanged with various platforms, crates and tubs (not included). Make your own or upgrade to one in our range.
Further add ons like our family package serves the safe and comfortable transportation of children, with options for for carrying 2 or 4 children with an addon rain cover to protect everyone in front so your family can ride all day everyday.
The Electric Rapid is equipped with a variant of the highly acclaimed eZee electric motor. It is not only convincing with its legendary torque (70Nm), but also through its low wear and tear consumption. The battery compartment is integrated into the cargo area giving the Rapid a low centre of gravity and simple accessibility. The beauty of this battery is that it can be charged almost everywhere, is protected against cold in the winter and can also be operated with an exchange battery.
Please note: Pictures may differ from our current stock. Please review the specifications below and get in touch for stock availability.
|Frame||Robust steel frame, hand welded, made in Germany|
|Tyres||German Schwalbe Big Ben Balloon Tyres Front: 20 x 2.15, Rear: 26 x 2.15|
|Spokes||Sandvik heavy-duty 13G stainless steel|
|Brakes||Tektro Auriga Sub Hydraulic Disc Brakes 180 Rotor (Front & Rear)|
|Bearings||Quality sealed bearings on wheels, bottom bracket and motor|
|Shifter||Shimano SLX Rapid-fire PLUS thumb-shifter|
|Gears||Shimano DEORE XT 9 Speed|
|Forks||Heavy duty fork (tapered) with torque support, made in Germany|
|Handlebars||Ergotec MTB formed handlebars and Ergotec 5 headstem, Al. Alloy|
|Mudguards||SKS Full front / rear polycarbonate plastics and stainless steel support stays|
|Chainwheel||Lasco brand, Al Alloy, 170mm, 42T|
|Chain||Shimano HG X|
|Stand||Alloy articulating centrestand|
|Rear Carrier||TUBUS Al Alloy 40kg rated super-rack (suitable for weighted panniers)|
|Pedals||VP K218 MTB Pedals All-weather non-slip TPE surface, Boron steel axle with ball bearings|
|Seat||Selle Royale Ariel|
|Lighting||Front Light AXA Pico 30 E, Rear Light Toplight mini with standing light ultracapacitors|
|Interface||Patent pending Gen 2 reads true battery charge level and has pedal assist and throttle override on simultaneously. Weather sealed, has advanced functions for owner preference|
|Motor||250W eZee manufactured Hi-torque Brushless with Planetary Reduction Gears|
|Controller||High amperage capable controller with self diagnostic LED function. Has clever operation to give intuitive rider experience|
|Battery||36 volt (charges to 40 volts) 10Ah Lithium Polymer battery standard with 15 amp hour upgrade available. Cells are Sony hi-capacity with advanced battery management system circuitry|
|Charger||Cased 3 Amp output Fast Charger with auto shutoff. Monitors condition of charge for perfect topping up|
|Maximum Speed||Easily adjustable power up to 25 kph, without pedaling, Higher speeds with pedaling|
|Range||Up to 30 kms with 10 amp hour battery. well over 50 kms achievable with upgrade 15 amp hour battery.|
|Power modes||5 levels of Pedal assist mode with throttle override at all times (eZee patent pending).|
|Bike weight||Approximately 32kg|
|Frame size||Seat tube height 19.5″ low stepthru with adjustable stem handlebars and seat.|
Together we can change mobility. Radkutsche bikes are made in Germany by a young team of bike enthusiasts who design and build cargo bikes with passion. Whether two or three wheels, their cargo bikes are sophisticated, ergonomic and fast everyday companions.