BionX D 500 DV
Top of the line 500 watt electric bike kit with a focus on acceleration and low end torque for climbing. Unique center-spoked design for improved comfort and wheel durability, narrow casing accommodates a larger cassette for wide range of pedaling gears. Offers regenerative braking and four levels of pedal assist and regen mode (for exercise or descending). Larger visual footprint with wide diameter, experiences some cogging due to direct-drive setup, increased unsprung weight.
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BionX D 500 DV Intro
Make / Model BionX / D-500 Suggested Use Trail, Urban Electric Bike Class Throttle on Demand Warranty 2 Year Covering Manufacturer Defects (1,000 Charge Cycles) Model Year 2014, 2015
Total Weight 17 lbs (7.71 kg) (Motor, Battery, Display, Button Pad and Controller) Battery Weight 9 lbs (4.08 kg) 8 lbs (3.63 kg) Gearing Details Compatible with 8, 9 and 10 Speed Cassettes Brakes Details Magnetic Sensor to Cut Power and Activate Regenerative Braking (Attaches to Stock Brake Levers) Wheel Sizes 26, 27.5, 28 Other Details Comes Spoked Into Multiple Wheel Sizes (700c, 650b 27.5", with 26" Planned), Motor Mounts to Internal Metal Spokes Not the Black Composite Plastic Casing, 6 Volt DC Output, Removable Battery Charges on or off Frame, Motor Locks for Security when Display is Removed, Deep Sleep Protects Battery from Discharge Damage After Two Months (Or Two Weeks at < 10%) of Inactivity
BionX D 500 DV Electronic Details
Motor Type Rear-Mounted Gearless Direct Drive Hub Nominal Output 500 watt Motor Brand BionX Motor Torque 50 Newton meters (25 Nm Nominal) Controller/Display RC3 Controller included and Ds3 Display included Battery V/AHs/Whs 48volt / 11.6ah / 555wh Battery Brand / Chemistry Panasonic / Lithium Manganese Cobalt Estimated Charge Time 5 hrs Estimated Min and Max Range 65 to 80 miles (104.61 to 128.75 kilometers) Display Type Backlit LCD (Removable, Symmetrical Integrated Buttons for Right or Left Handed Users) Readouts 4 Proportional Assist and Generate Modes, Lighting Controls, Battery Voltage, Trip Distance, Odometer, Chronometer, Average Speed, Clock Accessories Independent Button Pad (With Variable Speed Trigger Throttle) Drive Modes Torque Sensing Pedal Assist, Trigger Throttle Top Speed 20 mph (32.19 km/ hour) (Unless Otherwise Specified in Specific Jurisdictions)