Is that this hubless e-bike the long run? Reevo has storage inside its wheels and ‘impenetrable’ theft safety | electrical bike evaluations, shopping for recommendation and information
“Spokes are so final 12 months”, say Beno Applied sciences of their new, very unique-looking creation known as Reevo, which was the results of 4 years of R+D, prototyping and testing earlier than arriving on the completed product. Aimed on the city bike owner, Reevo has hubless, spokeless wheels, a beam-style body and one-sided fork, and might even be locked and unlocked along with your fingertip.
Whereas it is at all times a bit dangerous to explain something as impenetrable to thieves, Beno say the fingerprint know-how to lock/unlock the bike paired with the built-in, automated lock housed contained in the body to guard it from bolt cropper assaults ought to made Reevo “nearly theft proof”. Nonetheless, if any scallywag needs to have a go then you may reap the benefits of the bike’s built-in GPS with movement detection, permitting you to set a customized geofencing radius and know the place your bike is by checking the Reevo app…yep, in fact it has an app!
Hubless wheels aren’t totally new, having appeared on the futuristic Cyclotron e-bike a number of years in the past; however Reevo takes issues up a notch, with automated brake lighting built-in into the edges. The headlight and rear mild additionally flip on and off routinely, with all of the lighting kicking out 800 lumens mixed.
Describing them as “pure engineering excellence”, Beno say Reevo’s wheels are patent-pending and are constructed round a robust, light-weight core with “triple sealed know-how.”
As an added bonus, no spokes implies that Reevo can retailer your stuff contained in the wheels! It appears to be like like Beno have already designed customized luggage that lock on to them on each side – how that can have an effect on dealing with we’re unsure, nevertheless it’s actually not one thing we have seen on an e-bike earlier than.
Different notable options embody the one-sided fork, a maintenance-free drivetrain with adaptive pedal help and a really attention-grabbing ‘invisible’ kickstand, that retracts totally contained in the body’s chassis when not in use.
There will likely be EU (250 watt motor) and US (750 watt) variations of the Reevo, with each taking three hours to completely cost – to this point there are not any additional particulars on battery vary, pricing or the interior workings of the drivetrain, however we have contacted Beno for extra particulars. In addition they say on their Instagram page: “Whereas the value continues to be below media embargo, you may anticipate it to be extraordinarily aggressive towards what’s presently available on the market. We’ve got spared no expense guaranteeing this restricted launch will likely be a powerhouse.”
Within the meantime you may join extra particulars on the Reevo Bikes website.