The Riese & Muller Packster 60 Vario cargo electric bike comes with the very easy-to-use and low maintenance Enviolo continuous internal gears and carbon belt drive. The Packster 60 ebikes are extraordinarily versatile. With an impressive 60cm x ~55cm cargo area and 200kg capacity, and powered by the strong Bosch CX motor, you have plenty of room for big loads and plenty of power to make peddling them easy.
The ex demo Packster 60 Vario models is fitted with the box, two child seats and tarpaulin for multi-use, a rear carry rack for extra storage, the comfort kit for easy all-day riding, and the additional 130cm chain for extra security.
Nimble. Smart. Versatile. The Riese & Müller Packster 60 cargo electric bike is an incredibly innovative and practical design. It is easily adjustable for most rider heights and the smooth power from the Bosch CX motor and amazing stability and balance means that just about anyone can comfortably ride it. Read this great article in E-Mountainbike Magazine on an experiment to see how the Packster 60 compared to a car.
Its 60cm cargo length and 200kg capacity offers a wide range of uses from family car substitute to a range of business applications and, like all Riese & Muller electric bikes, comfort and usability is a priority. All Packster 60 ebike models comes with hydraulic disc brakes, balloon puncture resistant tires, front suspension and additional features such as a thudbuster suspension seatpost to increase comfort and improve handling.
They are also equipped with thoughtful and high quality extras such as a wheel lock which also comes with the 130cm plug in chain. Bright Supernova front and rear lights are conveniently powered by the battery and it has a wide double kickstand which folds up neatly when on the go and provides a stable platform for cargo when stationary.
Power. Riese & Muller use the powerful Bosch Performance Line CX motor for their cargo ebikes which makes carrying heavy loads on flats and hills much easier and, with the 500Wh battery, you can expect 100km+ range.
Enviolo Gears and Gates Belt Drive. The "Vario" models are equipped with Enviolo 380 internal hub gears which are very easy to use and low maintenance. Riese & Muller have also especially developed their frames to accommodate the gates belt drive which is a tough, silent carbon belt which is extremely durable and next to maintenance.
Comfort Kit. New to the Packster 60 this year is the 'comfort kit' option. This offers a more upright riding position and the extra-wide saddle is especially comfortable.
When combined, this technology offer a near-silent ride that requires little maintenance and is very comfortable and easy to ride.
For 2020, Riese & Muller have redesigned many of their core accessory items to provide extra versatility for child carrying as well as cargo.
Two child seats are fitted intelligently in the cargo box so it can be conveniently used for both. The seats have 5-point seat belts and can be individually added or removed. The child seats are now height-adjustable and can be reclined for a sleeping child. It also comes with a tarpaulin to cover your cargo when not carrying children.
You can see the full range of options available for the Packster 60 ebike here>>
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The Kalkhoff Durban Compact e bike is easy to ride and store and, being German-made, features excellent componentry and accessories to meet the demands of its job as your everyday transportation. It comes with a handy front luggage rack for carrying your gear, integrated front and rear lights, hydraulic disc brakes for safe stopping, and wide, robust Schwalbe Big Ben tyres for puncture resistance and comfort. With this bike you won't need a car, Go Card or gym membership! Truly excellent value and get in quick at this price while stocks last.
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