Chilled Squirrels Iconic Cape Town Built Electric fat bike .
Choose our awesome Matte Black frame colour or personalize by choosing your very own favourite colour. Customize further by adding cool gear to suit your own specific riding preferences.
Performs superbly on beaches, sand dunes , soft sand terrain and mountain trails. ( Let your tyre pressure down to cruise easily along the beach). Super wide 4.0″ Fat tires crunch stones and debris on light trails and dirt roads , absorbing shock and facilitating a comfortable ride.
CHOOSE THE DISTANCE, FRAME SIZE AND COLOUR THAT SUITS YOU BEST FROM THE DROP DOWN LIST HERE. ALL PRICES INCLUDE 15% VAT . AND DOOR-TO-DOOR DELIVERY.
Fat bikes are perhaps more commonly known as snow bikes. Their Origin : North America. Originally designed and built for helping people to ride a bicycle in the snow . In South Africa we have huge resources of both popular and unexplored coastline . The wide tyres handle magnificently on soft beach sand and dunes as they do on snow for the North Americans .
Sandeater 1000w Front Hub drive electric fat bike is proudly built in South Africa and takes the world of fat bike riding to new levels . The front geared hub motor is torquey and powerful. Gears pushing from behind and motor pulling from front.
electric bikes fat wheels hub drive 1000w
The rear 8 speed shimano cassette works in combo with a front 3 cog chainwheel . An electric fat bike that also delivers 24 gears that seamlessly synchronize with the geared hub motor providing the right level of torque and speed for different gradients of terrain.
Similar to that of driving a manual car – getting into the right gear for the right gradient is the key to optimizing performance while riding the sandeater 1000w e-fat bike.
E-BIKE DRIVE SYSTEM & PERFORMANCE
electric fat bikes
Motor : Bafang 1000W/48V Geared front hub motor. The motor integrates with sandeaters rear 8 speed shimano gear cassette Rim and spokes : Chilled squirrel installs Double walled rims for higher durability. We lace the motor into the rear wheel with 12 Gauge stainless steel spokes. These spokes are thicker than normal bicycle spokes for safe riding on many types of terrain and in handling weights of up to 16okg.
Technology : Pedelec system AND Throttle-on-demand.
electric bicycle smart charger
Smart Charger – small and compact to carry with you and easily charge your e-bike battery.
E-bike Throttle-on-demand– when you want to over-ride the power assist and just throttle up to power . Helpful on steep hills when you first take off until reaching momentum.
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
COOL & CONVENIENT COMFORT GEAR INCLUDED:
Handlebar Stem: “Wake” brand – 60 degree adjustable Adjustable stem raises your handlebars and places it in the right position to avoid discomfort in your hands, neck and back.
Wide platform Chromoly pedals.
beach cruiser electric bicycles water bottle holder
Water bottle holder – attached to handlebars for hydrating while you ride.
Cell phone holder – attached to handlebars for charging while you ride.Universal cell phone holder on your handlebars to charge while you ride.
Saddle: Selle Royal Comfort Memory foam saddle with cut out which improves blood flow in the groin area especially for long distance riding on an e-bike.
New wide thumb throttle. Throttles are great if you ever need to override your Pedelec system for emergencies. You get to choose ! No need for throttle since this is a full pedelec e-bike.
Soft comfort rubber hand grips for absorbing shock while riding and avoiding pain or numbness.
PEDELEC SYSTEM & THOTTLE-ON-DEMAND
WHAT IS PEDAL ASSIST ?
pedal assist ebike
Pedal assist also referred to as power assist or abbreviated as PAS allows you to manually choose the level of power and speed you want at any given time while you pedal your bicycle. There are between 1 and 5 levels of power assist to choose from given the model of e-bike system. . 1 = least power and 5 the highest. While you ride you choose the level of power ( Pedal/Power assist) you need or prefer depending on your weight , your level of fitness and the steepness of the hill.
Not required to be used however Installed for your convenience – when you want to over-ride the power assist and just throttle up to power . Helpful on steep hills when you first take off until reaching momentum.
electric bike mechanical specs
MECHANICAL SPECS :
Lightweight Hydro-formed Aluminium Frame – strong and robust.
Rigid front fork – fuss free maintenance .
Shimano drivetrain – reliable for demanding Rough terrain or soft sand – beaches or dune riding.
Shimano hydraulic disc brakes – stopping power and will not let you down on the steepest descents.
E-fat bike front hub geared drive 1kw
Double wall Rim and 12G spokes for extra durability.
Electric bike specific chain made from chromium.
electric bicycle specfic chains
Selle Royal saddle which will keep you comfortable all day long.
4 Inch wide tyres gives you the ability to ride over the most challenging surfaces.
COOL GEAR TO ADD
Besides choosing your own custom frame colour sprayed locally at our paint shop in Cape Town, you may want to add some cool Gear to your e-bike for additional convenience and comfort:
100% E-BIKE SATISFACTION GUARANTEED OR YOUR MONEY-BACK
5 Years ago we established a specialised electric bike service operations centre in Cape Town. The first e-bike service centre in Africa providing technical support before, during and after your investment in an e-bike. To establish trust we go a step further: Whether you invest in a new complete e-bike with chilled squirrel or you decide to convert your existing bicycle to electric you ~ 48 hour testing period is provided – from the time you receives your e-bike you get to test your e-bike for two days to make sure it fully satisfies your requirements. If for whatever reason it does not we will fix it or you may return it for a 100% Refund*.
The choice is yours!
*As long as it returned in the same condition we delivered it to you.
Samsung e-fat bike Lithium battery with Light-weight Rear Alloy carrier. Conveniently place a pannier / carry bag on top of rear carrier. *Average distance per full charge : 100km riding at medium pace pedal assist.
rear rack samsung electric bike battery *average range 100km.
Samsung ebike lithium battery. Light weight Frame-fitting *average range 80km based on medium pedal assist level.
samsung ebike frame-fitting lithium battery
Light-weight frame fitting Samsung battery with USB port. *Average range per full charge 40km based on medium level pedal assist.
Estimated and based on a person riding their fully charged electric bicycle battery at a medium level of Pedal assist .
Distance achieved is effected by :
1. weight of the person and of what is being carried
2. the level of fitness of the person which may effect overall riding preferences ( the level of PAS / pedal assist one chooses for speed and power )
3. The type of terrain ( off road vs road ) .
If you would like us to carefully calculate and evaluate a more accurate reading of the range you could achieve – you would need to answer these questions based on your situation and requirements.
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