Budnitz Bicycles

“Elegance and performance worthy of a classic motorcycle or car.” — Vogue

bella E is the world’s most beautiful electric bicycle.

Incredibly comfortable and effortless to ride, with 250W motor and self-charging battery enclosed in an elegant aluminum rear hub.

Smart sensors automatically detect when you need a boost, making hills feel like flat ground and longer rides a breeze.

It couldn’t be more simple. Just hop on and go.


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bella E features a clean Gates Carbon Belt Drive instead of a greasy chain. The Zehus Bike+ system seals 250W electric motor and 30V L-ion 160Wh battery within an elegant aluminum hub. Enjoy electric assist up to 15 MPH along a range of 20-100 miles. Slope sensors, embedded in the bottom bracket, provide an automatic boost on hills. Recharge by simply coasting downhill or pedaling backwards.

U.S. owners receive a special “HUB” version. Read answers to common questions.

Bella E Geometry


  S M L
Rider Height (feet) 5'1" - 5'5" 5'6" - 5'9" 5'10" - 6'2"
Rider Height (cm) 154 - 164cm 165 - 175cm 176 - 185cm
A) Head Tube Angle 71.5° 72.0° 72.5°
B) Seat Tube Angle 69.5° 69.5° 69.5°
C) Top-Tube Length 560mm 580mm 605mm
D) Seat-Tube Length 430mm 455mm 485mm
E) Chain-Stay Length 458mm 458mm 458mm
F) Bottom Bracket Drop 70mm 70mm 75mm
G) Fork Rake 50mm 50mm 50mm
H) Fork Length 430mm 430mm 430mm
I) Head-Tube Length 122mm 127mm 152mm
J) Stand Over Height 765mm 785mm 800mm
K) Wheel Base 1072mm 1087mm 1103mm