dbRevO wheel converts regular bikes to electric
dbRevO wheel converts regular bikes to electric
mar 05, 2012

dbRevO wheel converts regular bikes to electric

dbRevO wheel converts regular bikes to electric




produced by taiwanese bike manufacturers DK city, the ‘db revO‘ wheel converts an ordinary bicycle to an electric bike simply by replacing the front wheel. the device integrates motor, battery, and controller into a wheel produced in a variety of colours. a small wireless console mountable on the handlebars controls the power and offers information about the ride.


produced in 20-inch and 26-inch models, ‘db revO’ fits a range of bicycles, featuring a 24V lithium battery and DC motor. current colour options planned for production include white, red, magenta, orange, yellow, green, blue, and gray.


video demo of the bike, including a demonstration of installation (comprising solely wheel replacement)




‘db revO’ was on exhibition at the EICMA bike and motorcycle show 2011, and is now among the shortlisted entries in the TAIPEI CYCLE d&i awards, organized as part of the prestigious iF design awards and part of the TAIPEI CYCLE bicycle show on now in taipei. keep posted to designboom for news about the winners of the award, to be officially announced later this week!

dbRevO wheel converts regular bikes to electric view of ‘db revO’ installed


dbRevO wheel converts regular bikes to electric full view of the wheel, which includes the motor and battery


dbRevO wheel converts regular bikes to electric closer view of the wireless console

  • Nice concept…
    As for the France issue: in Italy it’s exactly the same, and also in some other european countries I guess…

  • Pues envienla a Peru que aqui seria un boom para los miles de ciclistas que deseen trasladarse en Lima capital.

  • the problem with europe is that there are too many stupid laws,
    who cares about europe anymore?

  • In Spain the law also requires that the electric motor works as an assistant to the pedal. It would therefore be necessary to add the Channel Install a motion detector pedal to activate the motor.

  • ROC trash –

    jorge from Brazil
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