The ExtraEnergy Pedelec und E-Bike Riding Test autumn 2012 is completed. A total number of 38 pedelecs plus participated.
The ExtraEnergy Pedelec und E-Bike Test is composed of Riding-, Ergonomic-, and Safety Tests.
The Riding Test takes place on an outdoor test track to get an accurate picture of the vehicle on an every day use. It is conducted with an unique and special developed measuring technology. The parameter distance, support, efficiency of the drive, average speed etc. are determined for tour, hill and urban track.
>> Aerial view of the test track
38 Pedelecs plus
Snow, ice, rain, and sun accompanied the Riding Test Autumn 2012. Despite weather-related disruptions, the test was successfully completed.
A total of 38 pedelecs attended the test, including 24 different brands and 2 prototypes.
Please note that the total number of test results will be extended with reissues. Reissues are already tested bikes which are still available on the market.
Bikes of the Test Autumn 2012 (prototypes excluded):
|AsVIVA ||Wild Eagle |
|ave ||TH 11 |
|Bulls ||Greenmover E45 |
|Bulls ||Greenmover Lavida Plus |
|Bulls ||Greenmover Outlaw |
|Bulls ||Six 50 E FS |
|Diamant ||Beryll Deluxe + |
|Diamant ||Zouma Supreme + |
|Ebike ||R004 29er MTB |
|Giant ||Aspiro |
|Giant ||Talon |
|Flyer ||X-Serie Steer Deluxe |
|Haibike ||xduro rx |
|Kalkhoff ||Endeavour BS19 |
|Kalkhoff ||Impulse Premium i8R |
|Kalkhoff ||Tasman Classic i8R |
|Kettler ||Berlin Royal e-Tour |
|Kettler ||Obra Comfort |
|Kettler ||Obra Plus |
|Kettler ||Traveller e-Tour |
|Kreidler ||Vitality Dice |
|Matra ||i-step Touring XA11 |
|Pegasus ||Tour E-7 |
|Pegasus ||Premio E-8 |
|Pegasus ||Premio Nu-E |
|Raleigh ||Dover i360 Harmony |
|Riese und Müller ||Culture hybrid NuVinci |
|Sparta ||501 RXS |
|Stoeckli ||Stoeckli e.t |
|Stromer ||Stromer ST-1 |
|Utopia ||E-Support Ped.Roadstar |
|Victoria ||St. Vincent |
|Winora ||C3 |
|Winora ||Faltrad |
|Winora ||S2 |
|Zemo ||Scooter |
Giovanni Alli brought "Bike+", a special kind of pedelec, from Italy to Tanna. Giovanni is Ph.D. researcher of the Politecnico di Milano Institute and in charge of the "mOve control team", directed by professor Sergio Savaresi. Further information on this fascinating Pedelec will be published soon.
The Ergonomic Test checks daily and intuitive use of the participating pedelecs and e-bikes.
>> Ergonomic Test autumn 2012
Since 2009, ExtraEnergy co-operates with the laboratories velotech.de and SLG. From November to December, these labs are ready to inspect the vehicles to ensure mechanical and electrical safety.
The test results will be available in the ExtraEnergy Magazine (print and online) from spring 2013.
Translation and picture: Angela Budde
14 November 2012
Updated: 6 December 2012