, 2023/04/10
Lesedauer 14:00 minutes

And suddenly, the electric bike reaches a speed of 70 kmh (44 mph)

On German cycle paths, there are apparently hundreds of thousands of souped-up e-bikes that jeopardize traffic safety. Manufacturers react with tuning locks which are, however, bypassed again and again by new technology.


E-bike tuning has rarely been summarised so well and compactly. The report tells among others the story of a cyclist who has tuned her e-bike, cites a dealer selling e-bike tuning kits, representatives of drive unit manufacturers and technology expert Dirk Zedler.

Read the well researched German article for free with a Spiegel-magazine abo or against payment.

Author: Stefan Weißenborn

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