Vintage Electric Bikes on Review

VINTAGE ELECTRIC BIKES ON REVIEW

Electric bicycles are really a thing nowadays. There are various e-bikes found in the market ranging from unicycles to even mountain bikes. However, if you are more inclined into the vintage, retro and blast from the past cars, there is not much that combines old charm with the technology of the modern days. You can definitely find a vintage electric bike that will satisfy your interest riding an electric vintage bike during your leisure hours.

Vintage style electric bikes are so popular among biking enthusiasts. There is a significant growth in the number of people who are so interested with retro -style electric bikes. The charms of the good old days are really impressive and it encompasses the styles of the bikes back then. With classic and vintage designs for bikes, it is really interesting to have them run by electricity.

One of the most favorable things about electric retro style bikes is the convenience which comes with it. When it comes to parking, it is very easy to find a spot. It is a cost-effective alternative into using a gas engine while commuting around town. It is arguably a cleaner alternative mode of transportation.

If you are trying to find the best vintage style electric bikes AustralIa for your new
e-ride investment, you can definitely make use of our review on vintage electric bikes.

There are plenty of brands that have taken the challenge of integrating old charm into the modern electric bicycle. There are brands like EZRIDERZ and RAYVOLT in Australia which stirs a lot of excitement and fun amongst its growing patronizers.

EZRIDERZ IN REVIEW

EZRIDERZ is an Australia-based provider of vintage electric bikes. This company has claimed many years of experience with electric retro cruisers with all Shimano components. This is a Japanese company that is global and premier provider /manufacturer of bicycle parts and components. Thus, EZRIDERZ does take pride in their electric vintage bicycles which are known to be durable and tough. You can definitely take an EZRIDERZ electric bike to the beach or even downtown.

This vintage electric bike brand stands firm in its corporate rule – it is all about style and zero compromises on quality with all their units. If you want electric cruisers and bikes which can go fast, will last longer, and exudes a different sense of retro style all at once, EZRIDERZ is the key brand you can definitely look into.

Ezriderz Z Vintage Electric Bike

This electric bike from Ezriderz boasts a classic and tasteful design. It was patented and owned by CIVIBIKES. This e-bike has a reputation of speed with its high –speed gear motor which is legal to use around Australia. It has 52V  500w BAFANG™ High-speed gear motor only meant for use on private property.

This bike comes with the utmost functionality with a full-color LCD display with all the necessary information. You will see the odometer, speed, trip, and battery indicator upfront. Through the LCD will allow the rider to see the drive mode selected. Furthermore, there is a night and daylight mode on the menu selection which makes the ride totally interesting.

With front and rear Tektro™ Hydraulic Brake stops the Ezriderz at any time which renders this model a safe one to invest with. With its twist throttle, this electric vintage bike can definitely take you anywhere.

Interested in this E-Bike? Shop here

Product Specifications

 

BATTERY

48V 13Ah (624Wh) or 17.5Ah (840Wh) Samsung Cell Li-ion Battery

Range: around 60 Km with 17.5Ah  battery

CHARGER

48V 3 Amp Smart Charger works under 110V ~ 240V

Charging Time: 3-4 hours

CONTROLLER

48V 22 Amp Intelligent Controller

DISPLAY

Full-colour LCD display, showing PAS Level, Current Speed, Max Speed, Odometer, Trip, Daylight and Night Model Selection, Eco, Normal, Power drive model selection

MOTOR

48V 250W BAFANG™ High-speed gear motor Australian street-legal 25 km/hr.
Or 52V  500w BAFANG™ High-speed gear motor only for use on private property 40 km/hr.

LIGHT

Front and rear light

PEDAL ASSIST

7 gears

THROTTLE

Left side thumb lever control

USB PORT

With out

Wheel Size

26"

Brake

 F/R Tektro Hydraulic Disc Brake

Weight

31 kg with battery

 

 RAYVOLT IN REVIEW

The Rayvolt brand was made out of passion and dedication to the craft. It was a brainchild by a naval engineer by the name of Mathieu Rauzier. It was his love for design and the outdoors which inspired him to come up with an electric bicycle that is elegant and ecological. Plus, he wanted his e-bikes to be meticulously designed and technologically adept.

This company has an office which operates in Barcelona.  They have a strong global network of distribution of their products. This includes Australia too.

It is the company’s main philosophy to support a clean type of energy and comfortable transportation for commuting around the city. Their electric bike designs are the way of paying homage to the roots and history of bicycles.

We came up with some of the models we could recommend for vintage-style electric bikes, review guide below:

Rayvolt Cruzer Vintage Electric Bike

The quirky and retro design of the Cruzer will surely make heads turn as you take it out for a ride. It has a sophisticated design and utilized advance technology with its customisable setup and pedal assistance function.

This Rayvolt Cruzer vintage electric bike has top notch functionality and classic retro charm. Its design expresses the rider his or her individuality and style. Although, the Rayvolt Cruzer comes with a hefty price tag, This beast is worth every penny you invest on it.

Interested in this E-Bike? Shop here

 Product Specifications

 

BATTERY

Standard 48V/10.4ah
Double 48V/21ah

Range: 30km to 50 km

CHARGER

Li-ion Smart Charger, 54V/4A 

Charging Time: 3-4 hours

Those battery packs are built using high capacity and high power Panasonic 18650GA cells. Recharging occurs either with a wall charger or via regenerative braking.  | 2.5 Hour Charge Time

CONTROLLER

Built-in controller receives heat and position data from the coils and computes where to put the next load within one millisecond

DISPLAY

Display 360 monitors speed, battery state, KM Run and essential bike specs

MOTOR

 250W or 1000W

LIGHT

headlight

PEDAL ASSIST

Pedal Assist System (PAS): Torque and Speed Sensors Rapid Response System| Thumb Throttle  / Rayvolt Flat Pedals , Tracer Pedal

THROTTLE

Left side thumb lever control

USB PORT

Without

Wheel Size

26”

Brake

Disk brake on head and rear wheel and RBS./ Rayvolt V Brake

Weight

30 kg

 

Rayvolt Clubman Vintage Electric Bike

If you are on the look for power and outstanding style, the Rayvolt Clubman will surely make your dreams come true. With its powerful rear Bafang motor this vintage electric bike will surely make your everyday ride fun and interesting. With a customizable VAE (2 saddles and batteries) comes the utmost comfort for the rider. Just imagine how the charm and appeal of yesterday blend well with advanced technology as the solution for modern-day commuters.
The Rayvolt is a premier electric bike producer from Barcelona, Spain. Their bikes got the inspiration from vintage. retro and steampunk layout or design. This Rayvolt Clubman is a compact and urban electric bike that incorporates refined and sporty style. If you reckon to cruise around town during the night or have a comfortable ride for your daily commute, this Rayvolt Clubman surely makes you day.

Interested in this E-Bike? Shop here

Product Specifications

 BATTERY

48V / 10.5Ah

Range: 30 to 50 km

CHARGER

 Li-ion Smart Charger, 54 V/4 A | 2.5 Hour Charge Time

CONTROLLER

Proprietary control system connects to the rear hub via Bluetooth, allowing the rider to adjust pedal assist, check speed and keep an eye on battery status

DISPLAY

4.5 inch HD touch display. The control system can also activate the Cruzer's anti-theft system

MOTOR

350W

LIGHT

headlight

PEDAL ASSIST

Rayvolt Flat Pedals Tracer Pedal  PAS (Pedal Assist System) 

THROTTLE

Left side thumb lever control

USB PORT

Without

Wheel Size

26″

Brake

Rayvolt V Brake

Weight

20kg

 

 Tips When Buying a Vintage Style Electric Bicycle

Buying an electric bike can be quite interesting. However, vintage electric bike shopping can be a challenge. When something is truly well built, passionately designed, there is always an unparalleled sensation that comes along with it. With vintage electric bikes, you will surely enjoy its classic retro vibe and functionalities meant for the modern day commuter.

Below are some of the tips we came up to help you find a  vintage electric bike that you can make use of:

  • You should look into our local stores when you want to make a purchase. This is beneficial to you because it will allow you to take full advantage of their post-sale services. You can look into product warranties and alike. You will have support while you work with your newly bought vintage electric bike.
  • Always make comparative shopping. This will give you the opportunity to compare prices, features and freebies from one store to the other. It will give you the best value for your money.

Figure out what you really want and prefer for a vintage bike. Weigh in the situations where you will use the unit. Will you use it for leisure rides? Are you 

  • geared towards using it on your daily commute as an alternative means of transportation? You decide on these things and choose a model or brand that will definitely suit you.
  • Learn more about road safety and policies applicable in your community. You have to mindful of this to stay away from trouble with the law. There are certain rules and laws which will allow and prohibit different things according to the laws applicable to their community.
  • Be very well-versed with road etiquette. This will make you become more considerate with other commuters and pedestrians. It will make everyone safe and secured wherever you take your vintage electric bike.

This is just a simple review of several models that are being offered in Australia. If you want to know more about electric bikes and how to go about buying one, then you can look into our blog post related to buying guides that will help you in your quest for that vintage electric bike that you always dreamt of.

Do you have a question about vintage e-bikes? Visit our website at www.eridesolutions.com.au or contact us today!


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