Electric / E-Bikes

An electric bicycle, also known as an e-bike or booster bike, is a bicycle with an integrated electric motor which can be used for propulsion. There are a great variety of e-bikes available worldwide, from e-bikes that only have a small motor to assist the rider's pedal-power (i.e., pedelecs) to somewhat more powerful e-bikes which tend closer to moped-style functionality: all, however, retain the ability to be pedalled by the rider and are therefore not electric motorcycles. E-bikes use rechargeable batteries and the lighter varieties can travel up to 25 to 32 km/h (16 to 20 mph), depending on the laws of the country in which they are sold, while the more high-powered varieties can often do in excess of 45 km/h (28 mph). In some markets, such as Germany, they are gaining in popularity and taking some market share away from conventional bicycles, while in others, such as China, they are replacing fossil fuel-powered mopeds and small motorcycles.

Depending on local laws, many e-bikes (e.g., pedelecs) are legally classified as bicycles rather than mopeds or motorcycles, so they are not subject to the more stringent laws regarding their certification and operation, unlike the more powerful two-wheelers which are often classed as electric motorcycles. E-bikes can also be defined separately and treated as a specific vehicle type in many areas of legal jurisdiction.

All E-Bikes from PRV motor assisted pedalling meaning that the rider always starts the action - This in turn guarantees that the bicycle is always going to be classed as that and will never be reclassified as a moped when new laws come into play.

2016 Technology

IMPULSE EVO MOTOR

Enhanced performance thanks to a more efficient e-motor. - Stronger gear unit, designed for a maximum torque of 100 Nm. - Background noise reduced by 50%. - Additional pedalling cadence sensor integrated in the motor for even more sensitive control of the power assist function. - Innovative multi-tooth axis for safe crank assembly. - The lighting system is supplied via the motor. - Quicker data transmission thanks to CAN Bus communication system. - Impulse Evo Speed version for assistance up to 45 km/h. - Based on the Impulse Evo, the RS version boasts a more powerful Evo drive. Even hardened e-bikers will be surprised at how the Impulse Evo RS accelerates in Ultra mode. But that's not all, the housing has also been optimised for sporty use including the shortening of the wheelbase. Only the Impulse Evo RS Speed motor, which assists speeds of up to 45 km/h, has greater power reserves. - MOTOR: 36 volts 350 watts (Speed) // 36 volts 250 watts. - ASSISTANCE: up to 45 km/h (Speed) // up to 25 km/h. - ASSIST LEVEL Eco // Sport // Power // Ultra (Speed)

IMPULSE EVO BATTERY

Whether fully integrated in the down tube or elegantly placed behind the down tube, both Impulse Evo battery versions use the same technology. With 50 high-performance cells and a capacity of 17 Ah, under ideal conditions* power reserves for a range of up to 200 km are provided. This new battery generation also boasts durability, simple handling and rapid recharging. What's more, thanks to the dual functionality of the charging socket, which also serves as a service interface, system software updates are simplified. *at the lowest assistance level, under optimal conditions, with a fully charged battery in perfect condition and with the highest possible capacity

IMPULSE EVO LCD SMART

The intelligent networking solution. - The new Impulse Evo Smart Display makes use of intelligent smart phone technology and not only functions as an e-bike on-board computer, but also as a navigation system thanks to the Bluetooth module. The smart phone can be charged with the standard USB socket.- E-bike handling made easy. - The ergonomically designed control panel offers you full control of the Impulse Evo electric drive. The optimised design and elegant back lighting guarantee safe operation of the functions and displays without having to take your hands off the handlebars.

IMPULSE EVO CONTROL UNIT

Control unit with pushing assistance