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 Shimano Alfine 8 speed internally geared hub. 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
Rider Height (feet) 5'1" - 5'5" 5'6" - 5'9" 5'10" - 6'3"
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