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ExtraEnergy Test April/May 2017

Register your pedelecs and e-bikes now. Delivery from 18th April to 17th May 2017.


The registration form is available for download here:
-> 18th April to 17th May 2017 - delivery of the pedelecs and e-bikes
→ 12th to 13th May 2017 and 7th to 8th June 2017 - Ergonomics Test in Wassenaar, near The Hague in the Netherlands, organised in collaboration with the ANWB (a Netherlands consumer club with around 4 million members).
-> JJune 2017 - Offroad Test with Marco Hösel (6-times Trials World Champion)
If you have any questions about the Test, please contact:
Test Director: Hannes Neupert
Tel.: +49 173 35 88 221 or +49 36646/32980
Technical Director: Uwe Keilhauer
Tel. +49 171 5651 oder +49 36646/32980
About the ExtraEnergy Pedelec and E-Bike Test
ExtraEnergy has been testing pedelecs and e-bikes as an independent organisation since 1992
At that time there were only three such bikes available on the market worldwide. Now, over 40 bikes take part in each test session, and places are much in demand.
Manufacturers have no influence on the test results, but they do have sight of a test report before publication, complete with key advice and a comprehensive analysis of the measured performance data.
Offroad Test – Ride Test – Ergonomics Test
The ExtraEnergy Pedelec and E-Bike Test encompasses either Ride & Ergonomics testing, or Offroad & Ergonomics testing.
To capture as realistic a picture as possible of the bike’s performance in everyday use, the tests are largely carried out under real world conditions. The riding tests in Tanna are conducted using custom-developed, and to this date unique, measurement technology. Key values for range, power assist level, drive system efficiency, average speeds and more are determined for Tour, Hills and City test routes.
In the ergonomics tests, everyday usability and ease of operation are evaluated by the largest possible number of testers. 
In the Offroad Test, the ride performance of participating offroad pedelecs will be evaluated by carefully selected mountain bike riders on a predetermined singletrack circuit.

Focus themes for the Spring 2017 Test
  • Lifestyle pedelecs, which focus on urban minimalist, cruiser or retro aesthetics
  • Fatbikes for off-road use
  • Touring and travel bikes
  • Mountain bikes
  • Folding and compact cycles
  • Cargo bikes
  • Conversion kits
In addition, a market overview of drive systems will be produced, based on the test results. Also, an analysis will be produced of the customer benefits delivered by connectivity solutions such as apps and IoT functionality.
For further details of the focus themes for the 2017 ExtraEnergy Test, click here:
Copy and picture: Hannes Neupert
Translation: Peter Eland, Angela Budde
Online publication: Angela Budde
25 April 2017
Last update: 14 May 2017



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