“Spokes are so final yr”, say Beno Applied sciences of their new, very unique-looking creation referred to as Reevo, which was the results of 4 years of R+D, prototyping and testing earlier than arriving on the completed product. Aimed on the city bicycle owner, Reevo has hubless, spokeless wheels, a beam-style body and one-sided fork, and may even be locked and unlocked together with your fingertip.
Whereas it is all the time slightly dangerous to explain something as impenetrable to thieves, Beno say the fingerprint expertise to lock/unlock the bike paired with the built-in, computerized lock housed contained in the body to guard it from bolt cropper assaults ought to made Reevo “nearly theft proof”. Nonetheless, if any scallywag desires to have a go then you may make the most of the bike’s built-in GPS with movement detection, permitting you to set a customized geofencing radius and know the place your bike is by checking the Reevo app…yep, in fact it has an app!
Hubless wheels aren’t fully new, having appeared on the futuristic Cyclotron e-bike a number of years in the past; however Reevo takes issues up a notch, with computerized brake lighting built-in into the edges. The headlight and rear mild additionally flip on and off robotically, with all of the lighting kicking out 800 lumens mixed.
Describing them as “pure engineering excellence”, Beno say Reevo’s wheels are patent-pending and are constructed round a robust, light-weight core with “triple sealed expertise.”
As an added bonus, no spokes signifies that Reevo can retailer your stuff contained in the wheels! It appears like Beno have already designed customized luggage that lock on to them on each side – how that may have an effect on dealing with we’re unsure, but it surely’s definitely not one thing we have seen on an e-bike earlier than.
Different notable options embrace the one-sided fork, a maintenance-free drivetrain with adaptive pedal help and a really fascinating ‘invisible’ kickstand, that retracts fully contained in the body’s chassis when not in use.
There shall be EU (250 watt motor) and US (750 watt) variations of the Reevo, with each taking three hours to completely cost – to this point there aren’t any additional particulars on battery vary, pricing or the inside workings of the drivetrain, however we have contacted Beno for extra particulars. Additionally they say on their Instagram page: “Whereas the value continues to be below media embargo, you may count on it to be extraordinarily aggressive in opposition to what’s at the moment available on the market. We now have spared no expense guaranteeing this restricted launch shall be a powerhouse.”
Within the meantime you may join extra particulars on the Reevo Bikes website.