urban planners are tasked with handling are providing cities with efficient means of transportation. however in a period where the combustion engine dominates the roads, not only has there been an emphasis on finding alternative methods to unclog traffic jams and metro delays, but approaches that also promote green technology to better the environment. designboom previously teased how the two year oh!bike project was working to equip cities with an agile and fast substitute with an emphasis on innovative technology. here will provide in-depth coverage of the construction of the prototype and the final product that is set to flood the catalan captial.  

2d folding system of handlebars and pedals allowing flat storage and transportation



after securing €45,612 of a €15,000 goal by late august 2018 on kickstarter, the barcelona based company has made the oh!bike 100% electric from concept to creation, designing and developing their own components to achieve optimal mobility result in the city. it is powered by a ‘250 w [removable] engine in the front wheel and a battery in the center to provide weight distribution is ideal creating a two-wheel-drive bicycle (2wd): the rear wheel through muscle energy and the front wheel with electric power.

oh!bike is comfortable for all types of people due to its ergonomics and dimensions



oh!bike has designed the backbone of their e-bike to be intelligent. a movement sensor built within the pedal system allows for the bike to measure and calculate the speed and force that one is pedaling at. this information means the smart bike can adjust the amount of electric power supplied by the battery for increased assistance.

easily extract it for your charging with less than 4 hours and a range of up 50 km



the bike also puts the control into the cyclist. a bionic behavior pedal system that with a boost button option that can increase assistance up to 40% for temporary situations in which one requires maximum force. the eco mode adjusts to the cyclist’s muscular input and maximum range with electrical support.

battery perfectly integrated with two usb ports
charge and go!
hydraulic disc brakes, clean and silent belt transmission and internal hub gear featured for the oh!bike

one of our designers measuring and studying the structure of the frame

their test bench allows the study of routes and conditions to have maximum efficient driving system

tubes for the frames
oh!bike passing a certification test of electromagnetic compatibility
oh!bike passing a certification test 15194, e-bike performance test

an oh!bike testing one functional prototype

the boost button: allows the electric support to increase on demand
the boost for the cyclist to be used in temporary situations in which you require maximum force  
build specifications 
full description of electric on the oh!bike

the oh!bike received the award for the best design of the year

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