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Bulls E-Core Di2 FS 27,5 plus - Sport Offroad Good

A top class powerhouse with the comfort of full suspension. Lightning-fast gearshifts are solid and straightforward. “Good” for the Bulls E-Core Di2 FS 27,5 plus in the Offroad Pedelecs product group. more...

 

 
Fischer MTB E-Bike EM 1724 - Sport Offroad Good

An off-road pedelec for gentle off-road use and with a top price-performance ratio. Rakish and agile, the Fischer MTB E-Bike EM 1724 powered to a “Good” in the Sport Offroad product group. more...

 

 
Fischer Proline MTB EM 1614 - Sport Offroad Good

Sporty looks, a powerful assist system and good specification: this Fischer MTB earned a “Good” in the off-road category. But while it does have limitations for sporting use, it’s a lot of off-road pedelec for the price. more...

 

 
Carver Strict e.03

A bikepacking pedelec with pleasantly light-feeling ride and minimalist design. Won a “Good” in the Offroad Pedelec product group. more...

 

 
Riese & Müller Delite mountain - Sport Offroad Good

Delightful cruising combined with a lasting feel-good effect: the Riese & Müller Delite mountain scored well on easy trails and received a “Good” in the Offroad Pedelec product group. more...

 

 
GIANT FULL-E +0 SX

Scorching looks but a super-soft ride feel. This GIANT FULL-E +0 SX is a harmonious Offroad Pedelec which should offer many years of problem-free use. more...

 

 
Haibike SDURO AllMtn 5.0

Chic and comfortable, and at just 3,000 Euro a very affordable entry-level machine for the full-suspension MTB category. Comparable products in the test cost at least 1,000 Euro more. more...

 

 
eflow CM2

An all-rounder with good handling, intuitive to use and with an unconventional design. The smooth and quiet motor leaves scope to be more sporty. more...

 

 
Prophete Navigator Caravan

A compact bike at under 2000 Euro with strong assist levels on the touring route, and with 126 kg payload rating. High quality components and intuitive operation – well worth taking for a test ride. more...

 

 
Germanxia Mobilmaster Touring CH-10

A surprise performer among the folding pedelecs tested. Ideal for customers prepared to compromise on design, motor power and fine-tuned control – if price is the key factor, this is your bike! more...

 

 
Neox touring

Neox! Until now a pretty much unknown brand, but it packs in a lot of know-how – with this bike you can ride a little of the future today. Theft protection, easy shifting and low maintenance are all exemplary. more...

 

 
EveMotion HM-EB26A

At 479 Euro, it's vastly over-priced. Yes, you can ride it and yes, it does assist you on the hills once you've already got it going. Downhill it's all good until you need the brakes… steer clear! more...

 

 
Torrot Citysurfer - Fold/Compact Very Good, Easy Good

A Spanish high-flyer in fresh Superman blue. It surprised with plenty of power and solid handling on all of the test routes. “Very Good” in the Folding and Compact product group. more...

 

 
Focus JAM² Plus Pro - Sport Offroad Test Winner

A trails bike with superb handling. It’s a test win for the Focus JAM² Plus Pro in the Sport Offroad product group. more...

 

 
Bergamont E-CONTRAIL 8.0 - Sport Offroad Very Good

A two wheeled stunner: the Bergamont E-CONTRAIL 8.0 took home a “Very Good” in the offroad product group and there's no doubt about where it's heading next: up the nearest steep hill! more...

 

 
M1 Spitzing - Sport Offroad Very Good

This carbon off-road pedelec with enduro styling impressed with its sporty but still pleasant riding position. more...

 

 
Bulls E-Stream EVO 3 FS 27,5 plus - Sport Offroad Very Good

A bombproof bull of a bike with a responsive drive system. Good handling in all ride situations. It´s a "Very Good" in the Offroad Pedelec product group for the Bulls E-Stream EVO 3 FS 27.5 plus. more...

 

 
Radkutsche Rapid*

A distinctly special cargo pedelec 45 – the “Rapid” unleashes tremendous power. Front wheel drive and high quality components deliver important advantages.

*Commercial cargo 50kg+ Very Good, Business Good, Easy Good more...

 

 
Pedalpower eHarry

Matt black with fire-red splashes – the “eHarry” impressed with good design and high quality components more...

 

 
Pedalpower Long Harry E-Cargo Marquardt

The powerhouse of the PedalPower stable. All wheel drive makes this LongHarry an absolute power colossus - and a test winner of the product group commercial cargo 50kg+. more...

 

 
Hercules Cargo

With its ZEG brand, Hercules has become the first of the major players in the German cycle market to promote a cargo pedelec. So the roomy Hercules “Cargo” marks a significant moment. more...

 

 
trioBike cargo E - Commercial cargo 120kg+ Good

A cool, styled frame with massive tubing and huge capacity – the trioBike can carry more than just one child! more...

 

 
CDS E-Trike VS 3E - Commercial cargo 120kg+ Good

The test’s heavy haulage specialist scored highly with its powerful motor, integrated gearing and solid components. However, the “VSC” isn’t intended for fast riding or long distances. more...

 

 
Urban Arrow Family CX-500

The Urban Arrow is a well-developed cargo pedelec with many clever details, a high quality specification and, thanks to its separable frame, it is very versatile and modular. more...

 

 
Utopia Kranich Pedelec mit Weber Kargo

Team “Weber-Utopia”: the Utopia Kranich hitched up to the WEBER KARGO "Utopia edition" trailer. A top transport alternative! more...

 

 
Riese & Müller Load touring HS

The full suspension “Load” now for the first time comes with double Bosch batteries. The long range and high performance make the Load the most successful all-rounder on test. A test win for the family-friendly Riese & Müller Load touring HS in the Transport Family product group. more...

 

 
YouMo One X500 - Tour Very Good, Easy & Family Good

The YouMo One X500 – an astonishing all-rounder. “Very Good” in the tour product group and “Good” as both family and easy pedelec. A pedelec 45 for cruising at above 25 km/h. more...

 

 
Riese & Müller Delite touring HS

The master of range, and it doesn’t just swallow up the miles, it also irons out any bumps along the way. A top class pedelec 45 for a grand tour, and also for your daily commute to work.

*Tour Test Winner, City-Comfort Test Winner, Easy Very Good more...

 

 
M1 Spitzing PLUS - Sport Road Very Good

A cross-disciplinary pleasure: the M1 Spitzing PLUS is just as good as a sport road pedelec as a business pedelec. more...

 

 
M1 Sterzing GT- Sport Road Test Winner, Business Good

The best Sport Road Pedelec in the test also showed its strength in the Business product group. A fine machine for commuting to work, huge fun and on which you always feel completely safe. more...

 

 
M1 Spitzing Worldcup

Good, safe, fast: a bike of superlatives and not just in technology and looks: also in price. At 16,499 Euros it is by some way the most expensive pedelec that ExtraEnergy has ever tested. Test winner in Sport Road Pedelecs. more...

 

 
ToroRider TR-C110

A bike with potential and its own philosophy: lightweight design and the focus on constant, but not domineering, motor assistance. more...

 

 
Hercules Rob Fold - Easy Good

Get on and go. Everything’s logical and intuitive. Components have quick-release and are easy to adjust. more...

 

 
Riese & Müller Tinker touring HS - Easy Good

A compact city run-about which assists up to 45 km/h. Lifestyle Pedelec test winner. more...

 

 
YouMo One C - Easy Good

Take a seat, cruise and relax. The YouMo One C is silent but an eye-catcher, and promises, and delivers, relaxed cruising. Utter tranquillity on all ExtraEnergy test routes. more...

 

 
Tern Vektron - Easy Good

For most test riders this was the best folding pedelec in the test. They described its performance as agile, sporty, safe, fast. Super folding technology, suits riders up to 175 cm tall. more...

 

 
Carver Cityzen 1050 - Easy Good

The Cityzen 1050 is a practical and versatile low step-through bike, visually striking and with great ride quality from a stepless transmission and, for its class, a very powerful motor. more...

 

 
Kreidler Vitaly Eco 6 - Easy Good

The Vitality Eco 6 is a robust easy pedelec with good components and an emphasis on ride comfort and leisure cycling. more...

 

 
Riese & Müller Homage dualdrive HS - Easy Good

Ergonomic, fast, strikingly different. A top-class pedelec 45. more...

 

 
Fischer City E-Bike ECU 1720 - Easy Good

A bike for relaxed cruising. On the hills some extra assistance would be welcome. The specification is comfort-oriented and functional, but kept simple. Frame has scope for improvement. more...

 

 
Raleigh Ashford S11 - Easy Good

A timeless aluminium steed with frame-integrated battery pack and a frame lock, for safe and confortable riding to work, but it makes you apply yourself to the pedals if you want to go especially fast. more...

 

 
Binova Antrieb an Winora Talparo - Easy Good

Silent, smooth assistance and a minimalist design: the test verdict was Good for the Winora Talparo, a bike which speaks EnergyBus with its binova flow® drive. more...

 

 
Adore Versailles

At 899 Euro it may be cheap, but unfortunately it can only be classed as dangerous goods fit only for landfill, even fresh from the factory. If you've bought one of these, best return it immediately. more...

 

 
Cortina E-U4 Transport

A bike to fall in love with: functionally focused on the fundamentals, and eye-catchingly colourful. You can't help but sit very upright, looking forwards. A fashion item with long-term usefulness! more...

 

 
LLobe City-E-Bike Blue Glider

A colourful pedelec in the lower price category, and with significant weaknesses. For what it is, at 1199 Euro it seems rather expensive. more...

 

 
LLobe Blanche

Little love for the LLobe. Despite the generally positive ride ratings on the power assist for the price, we recommend that the manufacturer withdraw it from the market immediately because of its safety-critical deficiencies: we found defective brakes and remarkably severe shimmy. more...

 

 
Bakfiets Cruiser long

This family best-seller from the Netherlands impresses with its classic looks and user-friendly Shimano Steps system – however the “Cruiser long” is no fan of hills. more...

 

 
Hartje i:SY cargo

A nippy compact cargo pedelec from Hartje, the “i:SY eCar:go” has an agile and silent ride, and the price and components are something special! more...

 

 
A2B Speed

This A2B has a rather distinctive look. The motor pushes it very smoothly, but forcefully, up to 30 km/h, and there’s the option of riding up to 20 km/h without pedalling at all. more...

 

 
Winora Radius tour - Fold/Compact Very Good, Easy Very Good

A matt black dream. The price-performance ratio here is great: high payload rating, lighweight design and robust technology. Rides well as a bicycle, and the motor fades smoothly in and out when engaged. more...

 

 
Kalkhoff Sahel Compact Impulse

The Sahel Compact Impulse, with a minor facelift, took a superb test win in the folding/compact category, repeating its victory from 2013 and 2016.

*Fold/Compact Test Winner, Easy Very Good more...

 

 
Knaus BESV

A real looker, with the major brand name of mobile home maker Knaus. At first glance it’s a very distinctive pedelec – but unfortunately it’s not worth its price. The concept is good, but sadly the details are not. more...

 

 
Utopia Kranich Pedelec

An all-out all-rounder, the Utopia KRANICH pedelec rode its way to the test win in the product group family, a "Very Good" in the tour and to a “Good” as an easy pedelec.

*Family Test Winner, Tour Very Good, Easy Very Good

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Stella Copenhague- Classic Test Winner, Easy Good, City-Comfort Good

The Copenhague from Stella pushes smoothly, and then accelerates consistently. Overtake racers on the hills – no problem! Now in aluminium, it’s a Flying Dutchman with a Knight Rider moving lights display. more...

 

 
Stella Arturo - Classic Very Good, Easy Good, City Comfort Good

Chic and functional, with high range for touring and city routes. Easy to use, a discreetly finished aluminium frame in silver grey and a fun ride make this plenty of pedelec for the price. more...

 

 
Riese & Müller Tinker city -Classic & Easy Very Good,Fold/Compact Good

A dream of a bike, which appears compact and unassuming but thanks to its versatility has a remarkably wide range of uses. It can be almost anything: a sports-touring bike, a family vehicle, a comfortable town bike… more...

 

 
Gobax Get2 S Plus - Classic Very Good

Robust, reliable and yet still nippy – the Gobax “Get 2 S Plus” delivers on its promises more...

 

 
Klever X-Speed - Lifestyle Test Winner, Easy Good

An exceptional performance: after accelerating up smoothly it gives a powerful “seven-league boots” feeling. A stable frame and wide tyres provide a solid ride and safety. Test victory in the Lifestyle Pedelec product group for the Klever X-Speed. more...

 

 
M1 Schwabing Belt Drive - Lifestyle Very Good, Business Good

A trend-setting cracker with unusual frame geometry. A clear “Very Good” in the lifestyle pedelec group. more...

 

 
Stromer ST1 X - Lifestyle Very Good, Sport Road Very Good

The Stromer ST1X impressed with the clear, classic lines of the super-stiff and stable diamond frame and its pleasantly direct form of power assistance, free from any acoustic grandstanding. more...

 

 
eflow ER2

A tightly tuned speed machine, the eflow ER2 really rewards its rider only when they contribute enough power themselves – but then it’s quite something! The tidy looks, with that mighty battery pack in the seatpost, are striking. more...

 

 
Carver Route e.05 - Easy Very Good, Tour Good, Family Good

In stealth black, the Carver Route e.05 earned its “Very Good” as an Easy Pedelec and also its “Good” ratings as Tour Pedelec and Family Pedelec, with its harmonious yet powerful performance. more...

 

 
Hartje i:SY DriveE S8 ZR - Easy & Fold/Compact Very Good, Tour Good

The original compact bike, and like many successes often copied. But the I:SY still impressed test riders with its versatility in use: as a family bike, a holiday bike, or a young person’s bike which grows with them… more...

 

 
Winora Y280.X - Easy Very Good

Easy to handle and lively, the Winora Y280.X gives good assistance in every situation, and rode to a “Very Good” in the easy pedelec product group. more...

 

 
Dancelli Fashion e02 - Easy Very Good

With their Fashion, Dancelli have created a freshly-styled low step-through bike with a top class specification. Easy mounting and a stable frame underline our verdict: this is a ‘Very Good’ easy pedelec. more...

 

 
Hartje CONTOURA - Easy Very Good, City-Comfort Very Good

Finished in distinguished black, this is an easy to operate vehicle, promising dependable riding in urban traffic. more...

 

 
Hercules Alassio - Easy Very Good, City-Comfort Very Good

A lovely city-comfort pedelec in which the SR Suntour drive once again showed what it can do: combined with this very easy-rolling bike it gives a huge fun factor. more...

 

 
Carver Cityzen 1030 - Easy Very Good, City-Comfort Good

Practical mobility for everyday use. Poised and powerful on both tour and hills routes. Fully earned its “Good” in the Easy Pedelecs product group. more...

 

 
Kettler Twin RT - Easy Very Good, City-Comfort Good

With its gentle swan-neck looks and relaxed handling, the Twin RT is especially convincing as an easy pedelec, but it also puts in a good showing in the city-comfort group. more...

 

 
Klever Q Power - Easy Very Good,Fold/Compact & City-Comfort &Tour Good

A compact all-rounder with many smart features – in the Q-POWER, Klever has delivered a technically refined pedelec with a striking design. more...

 

 
Kreidler Vitality Eco 3 - Easy Very Good

The Kreidler Vitality Eco 3 looks innocuous enough, but when it comes to its safety-critical specification, it’s phenomenally good. more...

 

 
Amslod Aston - Easy Good, City-Comfort Good

A chic Dutch-style easy and comfort pedelec with high range on tour and in the city. The quiet, powerful and easy to operate mid motor was impressive. Still needed: a more stable frame and increased payload. more...

 

 
Bulls Lacuba EVO E45 - Easy Good

A whisper-quiet sprinter of a pedelec 45, with exemplary electronics built into the frame. It always impressed the test riders with a safe-feeling ride – even on difficult surfaces. more...

 

 
Fischer Trekking E-Bike ETD 1761 - Easy Good

Incredibly good price-performance ratio! Strong but quiet motor, dependable brakes, stable frame, pleasant ride, and an upper-middle ergonomics test ranking – all for just 1999 Euro. more...

 

 
Flyer RS 7.50 HS EU - Easy Good, Tour Good

You can’t go wrong with this one! The Flyer RS combines many qualities: friendly, safe, stable, always easy to control and easy to master. And it rides easily and smoothly. more...

 

 
Haibike SDURO Trekking S 6.0 - Easy Good

Fast, and awarded with a “Good” in the Easy product group, it’s not quite as exciting as its little brother, the Trekking 4.0, which took the test win in the Easy product group. more...

 

 
FLYER Flogo 3.01 - Easy Good, Fold/Compact Good, City-Comfort Good

Compact but with an incredibly solid ride, this is a prime example when it comes to quiet and smooth running. The worksmanship and quality of the components is uncompromising, too, and leaves nothing to be desired. more...

 

 
Stromer ST2 S - Business Test Winner, Tour Good, Easy Good

Stromer has set a new benchmark with the ST2 S: perfect ride performance, integrated design and top-end specification make this the well-deserved test winner for business pedelecs. more...

 

 
Flyer TX-Serie - City-Comfort & Family & Easy Very Good, Tour Good

With its powerful TX, Flyer carried off a superb hat trick: “Very Good” in the City-Comfort and Family product groups, plus “Good” as an Easy pedelec. The full-suspension frame is a true delight! more...

 

 
Kettler Traveller E Sport - City-Comfort Very Good, Easy Very Good

The Traveller E success story continues: “Very Good” as city-comfort and easy pedelec. more...

 

 
Fischer Proline Trekking ETD 1606

A pedelec reduced to the essentials, with plenty of light and just a little shade. The affordable price combined with good ride results bring it a “Very Good” as a city-comfort and an easy pedelec. more...

 

 
Kalkhoff Include Premium 8 - City-Comfort Very Good, Easy Very Good

A high-endurance all-rounder with a well-balanced drive system and well-matched components. The Include Premium earned itself two “Very Good” verdicts – as an easy pedelec and as a city-comfort pedelec. more...

 

 
Fischer Proline Trekking ETH 1401 - City-Comfort Good, Easy Good

This pedelec with its low price-tag has absolutely nothing to be ashamed of: despite its affordable specification it does the job reliably. more...

 

 
Fischer Proline Trekking ETD 1401 - City-Comfort Good, Easy Good

Whether it’s for a ride to the supermarket or a major tour – this ladies pedelec will stand by its man. more...

 

 
Haibike SDURO Trekking 4.0 - Easy Test Winner

Pure riding fun, good reliability and great service life. The Haibike SDURO Trekking 4.0 rode to test victory in the

hotly-contested Easy Pedelecs product group.
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ExtraEnergy Pedelec Awards presented

On the 22nd March 2017, the ExtraEnergy Pedelec Awards were presented to the winners of the Autumn 2016 test season. First ExtraEnergy test with 85 bikes. Twelve vehicles achieved exceptional ratings across thirteen product groups. more...

 

 
Data gathering in the ExtraEnergy Test

Data gathering is carried out by special measurement instrumentation which is unique worldwide. Measurements take place under real world conditions, directly on the test bikes while they are being ridden. more...

 
 
 

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