Budnitz Bicycles

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

Budnitz Model E is the future of electric bicycles.

Easily conquer the hills of any commute. Effortlessly maintain cruising speed on the flats. Enjoy an incredible range of up to 100 miles, and recharge on the go. Essentially eliminating the need to ever plug in at home.

Available in titanium and 4130 Cro-Moly Steel.

Model E Frame

Budnitz bicycles model e frame

Our twin-tube FlyLite™ cantilever frame is crafted from 3AL 2.5V titanium alloy, offering an exceptional strength-to-weight ratio. As light as aluminum, as strong as steel. Geometry is tuned to minimize energy loss as you pedal, yet absorb the shock of gravel and rough pavement.

Also available in 4130 Cro Moly Steel.


Budnitz bicycles hub silver zehus

Model E includes a clean Gates Carbon Belt Drive and 250W Zehus Bike+ system – electric motor and 30V L-ion 160Wh battery in an elegant aluminum hub. Sensors are embedded within the bottom bracket. No oil and virtually maintenance free. Enjoy e-assist up to 15 MPH along a range of 20-100 miles. Recharge by coasting downhill or pedaling backwards.

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

Model E Geometry


  S M L XL
Rider Height (feet) 5'1" - 5'5" 5'6" - 5'9" 5'10" - 6'1" 6'2" - 6'6"
Rider Height (cm) 154 - 164cm 165 - 175cm 176 - 185cm 187 - 198cm
A) Head Tube Angle 71.5° 72.0° 72.5° 72.5°
B) Seat Tube Angle 69.5° 69.5° 69.5° 69.5°
C) Top-Tube Length 560mm 580mm 605mm 630mm
D) Seat-Tube Length 430mm 455mm 485mm 505mm
E) Chain-Stay Length 458mm 458mm 458mm 458mm
F) Bottom Bracket Drop 70mm 70mm 75mm 75mm
G) Fork Rake 50mm 50mm 50mm 50mm
H) Fork Length 430mm 430mm 430mm 430mm
I) Head-Tube Length 122mm 127mm 152mm 172mm
J) Stand Over Height 765mm 785mm 800mm 810mm
K) Wheel Base 1072mm 1087mm 1103mm 1126mm