lithium cycles develops highly-capable super 73 e-bike lithium cycles develops highly-capable super 73 e-bike
jun 02, 2016

lithium cycles develops highly-capable super 73 e-bike

lithium cycles develops highly-capable super 73 e-bike
all images courtesy of lithium cycles




‘super 73’, the recent undertaking of californian electric vehicle startup lithium cycles, has just entered the realm of success in an ongoing kickstarter campaign. developed with intent of re-creating the e-bike category, the moped’s design incorporates elements of 70’s so-cal lifestyle and motorcycle culture alongside contemporary aesthetics. 

lithium cycles super 73 e-bike
lithium custom-designed the frame as trapezoidal rather than industry standard triangular




the result, made possible through use of a highly-capable lithium-ion battery, is a modern machine with 20 mile range and comfortable cruising of nearly 30mph (48km/h). for longer adventures, five pedal assist modes can be activated to increase or decrease motor power. other features of note include a thumb throttle, disc brake system for quick stops, and an integrated cup holder and bottle opener. from the beach to the streets, ‘super 73’ can get you there. to help further lithium cycle’s kickstarter campaign, visit their page here


video courtesy of lithium cycles

‘super 73’ is equipped with a 1000 watt motor capable of reaching 30+ mph

lithium cycles super 73 e-bike
key details such as the seat are drawn from 1970’s motorcycle design 

an integrated LCD display allows riders to limit maximum speed, thus adhering to local bicycle regulations

designed to push the limits of convention, ‘super 73’ comes equipped with an easily accessible cup holder

lithium cycles super 73 e-bike
built-in bottle opener on frame

the bike’s 10ah lithium-ion battery is lockable and removable for charging 

lithium cycles super 73 e-bike
20 miles of range can be extended substantially by pedaling in conjunction with motor power

on road or off, ‘super 73’ features a plush seat and 20” wheels for smooth rides over any terrain



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edited by: nick brink | designboom

  • I would like to know more about your super 73 product.

    Eric Britt says:
  • Very cool how much look into marketing at Pomona auto swap (about every 8weeks) big show. I want one. ? Price deliver date dealer possible ?

    Jack gonsalves says:
  • Hi guys,

    I am looking at purchasing one, I am in Sydney Australia and am interested in understanding the rough costs and whether I can purchase one within Australia.

    Kind regards,

    Callum Fursman

    Callum Fursman says:
  • I am looking at purchasing one, I am located in Dusseldorf (Germany) and am interested what are the costs and whether I can purchase one in Germany. If not how can I get it and what are the shipping costs?

    Gia Edzgveradze says:
  • Hi,
    Please put me on your waiting list to purchase the 73-E bike. I’ll be looking forward to your reply.

    John etzel says:

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