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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.

Fischer sent the Proline ETH into the test twice: with both diamond and low step-through frames. For both models, Fischer received an always respectable "Good" in the easy pedelec and city-comfort pedelec categories. The reason for this is that while the Proline may be low priced, it is not a bad bike. The design looks simple, but by no means cheap. Nonetheless, it is clear that for this price, savings must have made somewhere: perhaps in the relatively weak rim brakes or the low priced but functional gearing system. The greatest potential savings, though, are in the drive system, and the Proline relies on a simple rear motor. This reacts with a considerable delay, but it does what it is there for: it drives the bike along really briskly and pleasantly, and also manages a respectable range. Some test riders perceived the ETH as unstable at high speeds, but with the motor switched off it impressed with its easy rolling.


+ high range: Tour
+ high weight rating
+ start and push assist function
+ remaining range display

Measured Values & Prices
Range Tour: 89,1
Ø Speed Tour: 24,7
U-Factor Tour: 1,36

Range Hills: 37,2
Ø Speed Hills: 22
U-Factor Hills: 1,39

Range City: 36,2
Ø Speed City: 16,1
U-Factor City: 1,33

Vehicle Weight: 24,8 kg
Battery Weight: 2,6 kg

Vehicle Price: 1249 €
Battery Price: 409 €
Sensor Type
Rotation sensor
Centre stand, suspension seatpost, angle-adjustable stem, remaining range display, start and push assist, ergonomic grips
Inter-Union Technohandel GmbH
Klaus-von-Klitzing-Strasse 2
76829 Landau/Pfalz


Text and Image:

Online Publication: Bruno Brandão

2 May 2017



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