Budnitz Bicycles

“The creme de la creme of electric bicycles.” — Inside Hook

Meet the world’s ultimate electric bicycle for cyclists. Weighing in at 38 lbs, the Budnitz Model E sets a new benchmark for responsive, fast & light electric cycling.

Featuring a Gates carbon belt drive, full carbon fork, and the German-made Fazua Evation drive system. The model E functions without cockpit cluttering controls & throttles — delivering immediate power exactly when you need it, 250W nominal power with a peak output of 400W.

Comes standard with the latest Alfine 8-speed internally geared hub, Schwalbe Big Apple tires, our trademark twin-tube cantilever alloy frame, and proprietary components.

Fast & ultralight. This electric bicycle is a dream to a ride.


Model E Frame

Budnitz bicycles model e frame

Model E features our featherlight, high performance FlyLite™ cantilever frame fabricated with custom extruded and hydroformed aluminum. Paired with a carbon fork for quick, precision handling. Internal cable routing and cold forged rear dropouts. Remarkably lightweight yet supremely sturdy for all conditions a serious rider will encounter logging miles (or kilometres).


Budnitz bicycles model e drivetrain

Includes clean and ultra light Fazua Evation drive unit, Gates Carbon Belt Drive and is customizable to suit your riding needs. The unique design of the Fazua Evation drive system allows for quick removal of the motor and battery from the down tube. A place-holder may be installed in its place allowing the use of the Model E as a standard pedal bicycle.

No oil or grease. Virtually maintenance free.

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Model E Geometry



  S M L/XL
Rider Height (feet) 5'1" - 5'6" 5'6" - 5'10" 5'11" - 6'5"
Rider Height (cm) 154 - 164cm 165 - 175cm 176 - 190cm
A) Head Tube Angle 71.5° 71.5° 71.5°
B) Seat Tube Angle 73° 73° 73°
C) Top-Tube Length 545mm 563mm 588mm
D) Seat-Tube Length 465mm 490mm 520mm
E) Chain-Stay Length 465mm 465mm 465mm
F) Bottom Bracket Drop 65mm 65mm 65mm
G) Fork Rake 45mm 45mm 45mm
H) Fork Length 400mm 400mm 400mm
I) Head-Tube Length 140mm 165mm 185mm
J) Stand Over Height 703mm 723mm 810mm
K) Wheel Base 1060mm 1078mm 1104mm