Engineer Erik Buell has created a new electric bike which was launched by Indiegogo this week to raise the required funds needed to make the jump from concept into production. The premium electric bike has been designed for city and outdoor riding in the form of the Pedelec (max 20mph/25kmh) or S-Pedelec (max 28mph/45kmh), check out the video below to learn more.
Dual 504Wh batteries combine for 1,008Wh of power for an exceptional range and Shimano Alfine 8 speed geared hub paired with a Gates carbon belt for a silent and clean ride say its creators. Hydraulic brakes, adjustable front suspension and an exclusive motor with an amazing torque for an enjoyable ride thanks to the 500W electric motor with 100Nm of torque. “Fluid is a step ahead of competition. “
“We designed the Fluid e-bike with you in mind – you, city lovers and outdoor adventurers. You who want something attractive, who value design and quality, who always look for something better, and want to ride the best-in-class e-bike The Fluid will easily tackle your longest commute, in speed and comfort. When you do have to charge, plug the charger or just grab a battery pack, bring it inside, and charge at your convenience. The Fluid’s mid-drive motor provides smooth power with minimal effort. The extra torque allows you to go further and get there faster. The acceleration of the Fluid is exceptional.“
“Fluid has several layers of security against theft: the dashboard is activated by a PIN code like your phone; batteries are removable making Fluid inoperable; a foldable lock is proposed as option to tie down Fluid; and Fluid can be equipped with a tracker embedded in the frame.”