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The world’s ultimate electric bicycle for cyclists. Weighing less than many standard mountain bikes, the Budnitz Model E sets a new benchmark for responsive, fast & light electric cycling.

Orders ship worldwide Spring 2020.

  • Frame Material

    Frame Material

    The cyclists E-Bike geared towards daily riding.

    Model E features our featherlight, high-performance FlyLite™ cantilever frame fabricated with custom extruded and hydroformed alloy tubes. Forged sliding dropouts provide ample adjustment and set-it and forget-it reliability.

  • Frame Color

    Frame Color
    Black Matte

    Deepest gunmetal flat black.

  • Components

    Components

    Our standard Black Component Set isn’t standard at all. Features lightweight race-quality components lightyears beyond most other bicycles on the market:

    • Black Alloy Sealed Bearing Internal Headset
    • Black Alloy Budnitz Forged Superlite Stem
    • Black Alloy Budnitz CNC Seatpost Clamp
    • Black Alloy FSA Crankset

  • Fork

    Fork
    Budnitz CF1 Carbon Fork

    The ultimate carbon fiber, disk brake fork. With ample clearance, mounting points for fenders, internal routing for a dynamo hub, and a 12mm thru-axle.

  • Drivetrain

    Drivetrain
    Fazua Evation with Gates Carbon Belt Drive

    The lightest and most compact drive system, the Fazua Evation delivers progressive power and a peak output of 400W. The battery is easily removable. Paired with the Gates Carbon Drive belt which is stronger and more efficient as a traditional bike chain – and completely grease-free. This pairing equates to an incredibly low maintenance bicylce, and most importantly, an unbelievably awesome ride.

  • Gearing

    Gearing
    8-Speed Shimano Alfine

    306% gear range, 8 speed, silent hub blends perfectly with the low maintenance, durable and clean Gates Carbon Belt Drive.

    11-Speed Shimano Alfine

    This is our most popular gearing option, the one we ship on most of the bicycles we sell.

    The beautifully engineered Shimano Alfine 11-speed internal hub has a very wide gear range [409%], suitable for steepest hills and the fastest flats. Combined with a mechanical trigger shifter and our Carbon Belt Drive system, this hub is clean, quiet, and requires almost no maintenance.

    14-Speed Rohloff Speedhub

    With 14 speeds, the German-made Rohloff Speedhub has the widest gear range [528%] of any internal gearing system made. Rohloff has a cult following in Europe and is famous for its pristine service record.

    Combined with our Carbon Belt Drive the Speedhub is clean, quiet, and requires very little maintenance. Includes the classic Rohloff 14-speed grip shifter with gear markings.

    All Rohloff hubs come in polished silver, with other colors available via special order.

  • Handlebar

    Handlebar

    The result of dozens of iterations and extensive field testing, our Budnitz alloy riser handlebar provides an ideal blend of power and comfort.

    Our handmade alloy zero-rise handlebar is for those with a need for speed.

    Titanium Riser Bar and Seat Post

    A perfect compliment to the Silver Component Set upgrade. This package consists of both the Titanium Riser Bar and Titanium Seat Post.

    Titanium Flat Bar and Seat Post

    A perfect compliment to the Silver Component Set upgrade. This package consists of both the Titanium Flat Bar and Titanium Seat Post.

  • Brakes

    Brakes
    Hydraulic Disk Brakes (Tektro HD-M285)
    Hydraulic Disk Brakes (Formula Cura)

    The Cura is a clean, simple, and great riding brake designed to fit all riders. The lever is Formula’s most ergonomic and intuitive to date. Utilizing mineral oil, these high performance hydraulic brakes focus on simplicity and efficiency in the design.

  • Saddle

    Saddle
    Budnitz Ultralight Saddle

    Our all-time favorite high-tech saddle, because it fits almost everyone and requires no break-in. Perfectly padded shape and anatomical platform with restrained logos. Custom built to our specs by the geniuses at Velo in Taiwan.

    Brooks B17 Black Leather

    Classic medium-width black leather saddle, handmade in the UK by Brooks of England.

    The B17 fits most riders comfortably. Vegetable-tanned leather. Note that Brooks saddles require several months to fully break in.

    Brooks B17 Honey Leather

    Classic medium-width honey leather saddle, handmade in the UK by Brooks of England.

    The B17 fits most riders comfortably. Vegetable-tanned leather. Note that Brooks saddles require several months to fully break in.

    The B67 is the modern, single-railed version of the B66, a classically sprung leather saddle that provides supreme comfort and classic city style.

    Brooks B67 - Honey Leather

    The modern, single-railed version of the B66, a classically sprung leather saddle that provides supreme comfort and classic city style.

  • Grips

    Grips
    EG1 Lock-on

    Our EG1 Lock-on Grips are just the right size with a subtitle ergonomic design. With an emphasis on pressure relieve, and versatility these grips are suitable for a broad range of uses from touring, to fitness, mountain biking to commuting. Lockrings hold them securely to your bars so they won’t twist or twirl. And they look nice too.

    Brooks Black Leather Grips

    Traditional slender locking black leather grips that match the Brooks leather saddles we sell exactly. Made in UK.

    Brooks Honey Leather Grips

    Traditional slender locking honey leather grips that match the Brooks leather saddles we sell exactly. Made in UK.

    Ergon GP1 Ergonomic Black

    Ergon grips resolve issues like numb fingers, painful hands and forearm discomfort. The GP1 is the worldwide standard in ergonomic function, materials and quality.

    Ergon GP1 Ergonomic BioKork

    Ergon grips resolve issues like numb fingers, painful hands and forearm discomfort. The GP1 is the worldwide standard in ergonomic function, materials and quality.

    The GP1 BioKork is made from 40% cork sourced sustainably.

  • Tires

    Tires
    Big Apple Black 50c (2-inch)

    Schwalbe’s 29-inch Big Apple tires in black, a perfect 2 inches (50c) wide. These new folding-bead tires are lighter than previous versions and use advanced rubber composites to improve speed and grip. Fast and very comfortable on city streets and dirt roads.

    Big Ben Creme 50c (2-inch)

    Schwalbe’s 29-inch Big Ben tires in creme are 2-inches (50C) wide. These wire-bead tires use advanced rubber composites to improve speed and grip. Fast and very comfortable on city streets and dirt roads.

    Marathon Supreme 35c (1.5-inch)

    The Marathon Supreme is Schwalbe’s top-end city-bicycle tire. Incorporates a 3-layer evolution rubber compound that rolls differently on different parts of the tire to optimize speed & grip.

    These 1.5-inch (35mm) tires are a bit more durable and roll a little faster than the more minimal Schwalbe Kojak. Many people think these are the best touring tires in the world.

  • Pedals

    Pedals
    Composite Street Pedals

    A true modern mult-purpose flat pedal. One-piece nylon body, CNC machined Cr-Mo spindle, and double sealed ball bearings. Lightweight and ready for anything.

    Budnitz CroMo Spindle Platform Pedals

    CNC machined out of a single block of 6061 T6 aluminum, our platform pedals are super lightweight and easy to get on and off. Engineered with a gentle curve and adjustable pins that ensure a tight grip in all riding conditions — without the hassle of going clipless. 

    Budnitz Titanium Spindle Platform Pedals

    One of the world’s lightest platform pedals thanks to its titanium spindle. CNC machined out of a single block of 6061 T6 aluminum. A gentle curve and adjustable pins ensure a tight grip in all riding conditions — without the hassle of going clipless.

  • Fenders

    Fenders
    SKS Commuter II - Silver

    Specially designed with commuters in mind, these fenders are the perfect option for the everyday rider. Constructed from shatterproof plastic and featuring sturdy stainless steel double stays, the Commuter II fenders are perfectly simple and effective.

    SKS Edge AL - Black

    The EDGE AL guarantees ideal splash protection on the road. This aluminum fender offers great coverage and stability. The driving forces behind this fender are its simplicity, durability, and light-weight.

  • Security

    Security
    Abus Mini U-Lock

    The world’s best mini U-lock. 40% lighter with much higher security ratings than comparable locks. Includes a special clamp that we import ourselves which pairs the lock neatly to your bicycle.

    Use in conjunction with the Model E’s electronic locking rear hub feature. Standard on the Zehus All In One.

  • Lights

    Lights
    Knog Blinder Rechargeable LED Lights

    Super-bright yet tiny front & rear clip-on lights. Each light features a USB port for charging plus silicone rubber and titanium colored bands. Our favorite lights which weigh next to nothing & keep you safe at night.

  • Carry

    Carry
    Budnitz Alloy Rack - Black

    The Budnitz Alloy Rack is ideal for carrying full-sized panniers and has a large platform for additional cargo space. Weighs just 552 grams and carries up to 20 kilos.

    Budnitz Alloy Rack - Silver

    The Budnitz Alloy Rack is ideal for carrying full-sized panniers and has a large platform for additional cargo space. Weighs just 552 grams and carries up to 20 kilos.

    Ortlieb QL3 Bag (Single)

    The minimalist, 12 liter, Single Bag QL3 is yet another confirmation of the famous paradox that less is more. Featuring a largemouth, waterproof zipper and an ingeniously simple QL3 rack mounting system that does away with cumbersome hooks. We love the pairing of this pannier with our Budnitz A1 rear rack. (This option features one bag.)

    Ortlieb QL2 Bag (Pair)

    The minimalist, 12 liter, Single Bag QL3 is yet another confirmation of the famous paradox that less is more. Featuring a largemouth, waterproof zipper and an ingeniously simple QL3 rack mounting system that does away with cumbersome hooks. We love the pairing of this pannier with our Budnitz A1 rear rack. (This option features two bags.)

    Lezyne CO2 Saddle bag

    A complete, convenient kit for the rider with speed in mind. With a CO2 inflator, two 16g CO2 canisters, multi-tool and tire levers in a compact organizer that tucks neatly under your bicycle seat.

  • Water Bottle Cages

    Water Bottle Cages
    One Titanium Water Bottle Cage + Bottle

    An elegant brushed titanium water bottle cage that matches your bicycle frame. Just 28 grams.

  • Accessories

    Accessories
    "Extra" Fazua Battery Pack

    Go the extra distance by having an extra battery, or have one charging while your off riding with the other. 250Wh, 36V.

    Fazua Downtube Cover

    The 2-bikes-in-1 concept was an essential component in the development of the drive system. This enables every rider to choose to ride electrified or in the conventional sense.

    Topeak RideCase iPhone Mount

    Clip in your iPhone and keep it close at hand for use with navigation, music, and integrated Bike+ app. The RideCase has a separate protective carbon fiber sheet which integrates with the engineering grade plastic exoskeleton to securely hold your iPhone while on the go. Its unique, and fully angle adjustable Stem Cap Mount allows viewing in landscape or portrait orientation. The integrated QuickClick™ mounting system lets you mount or remove the RideCase in seconds.

    Spurcycle Stainless Steel and Brass Bell

    This is the world’s greatest bicycle bell. Small, streamlined, and real brass — with a beautiful ding!

    Lezyne Chrome Air Pump

    The smallest and lightest high-pressure air pump for fixing flats on the road is also beautiful. CNC-cut with chrome finish. Attaches with a special mount to water bottle cage bolts (you can still fit a water bottle on, too). Just 8 inches long and 96 grams.

    Silca HX-One Tool Kit

    Eight hex keys carefully constructed in steel, coated in chrome, then coated again in a grip-enhancing, high-visibility polymer finish to keep the hex keys from getting lost or slipping. The kit also includes a stainless steel magnetic adapter, six of the most common Torx sizes, as well as two Phillips and two flat head screwdrivers. You’ll receive the tools in a CNC-machined beechwood box, each held in place in its own individual slot, with a magnetic closure to keep the whole set secure whether you’re in your own garage or racing far from home

  • Storage

    Storage
    Budnitz Protective Bicycle Cover - Matte Black

    Custom tailored Budnitz bicycle cover made with highly durable and abrasion resistant solution-dyed 9-ounce acrylic canvas with fluorocarbon finish.
    Water, UV and mildew resistance makes this high quality canopy excellent for long term indoor and outdoor use. Oil, acid, alkaline and solvent resistant for exposure in a shop environment. YKK Vislon #10 zipper opening makes covering and uncovering simple.
    Includes oversized pocket for manuals, tools and spare accessories.

    Designed and sized specifically to fit your custom Budnitz.

    Budnitz Protective Bicycle Cover - Titanium Gray

    Custom tailored Budnitz bicycle cover made with highly durable and abrasion resistant solution-dyed 9-ounce acrylic canvas with fluorocarbon finish.
    Water, UV and mildew resistance makes this high quality canopy excellent for long term indoor and outdoor use. Oil, acid, alkaline and solvent resistant for exposure in a shop environment. YKK Vislon #10 zipper opening makes covering and uncovering simple.
    Includes oversized pocket for manuals, tools and spare accessories.

    Designed and sized specifically to fit your custom Budnitz.