Radkutsche: Rapid – Electric Cargo Bike

Radkutsche: Rapid – Electric Cargo Bike


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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.

The Rapid comes with the complete family package for the safe and comfortable transportation of children. An addon rain cover protects everyone in front so your family can ride all day every day.

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.

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Wheel Hub Drive
The state of the art eZee-hub drive transmits the additional power weighed on the road, at ranges of up to 100 km.

Steel Frame
The high fatigue strength gives the lightweight frame reliability and a payload of up to 200kg.

Extra Large System Loading Area
A half euro pallet space for every type of freight. Thanks to low center of gravity allows the Rapid to easily manoeuvre itself with heavy loads.

Deep Entry
Curvy design for quick and easy ascent in any situation.

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
Seat post Ergotec
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.
Payload 200kg
Bike Length 2690mm
Bike Width 500mm
Platform Length 820mm
Platform Width 500-700mm

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.

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