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Winora Yakun Urban

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Features

  • Yamaha's latest, lightest and most powerful PW-X mid-engine

  • Yamaha 36V Lithium-Ion 500Wh battery

  • Display Yamaha LCD - X

  • Shimano Deore XT 20-speed groupset

  • Suntour NCX E45 air forks with Lockout and 60mm travel


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Description

The new Winora Yakun electric bikes come with Yamaha's latest, lightest and most powerful PW-X mid-engine and 500 Wh battery. 

The Yakun Urban has Magura Hydraulic Disc brakes and the proven Shimano Deore XT 20-speed groupset. Suntour NCX E45 forks for safety and riding comfort and each model has a unique feature, a conveniently integrated trailer hitch at the dropout for ambitious expeditions as well as daily utility. The Yakun Urban is fitted with intensely powerful 1050 lumens Lupine SL headlights and integrated tail lights. Also, has optically differentiated seat tube and Aluminium mudguards. 

Why it's 50cycles owner's favourite new bike


The Yamaha PW-X Center mount unit (bottom bracket motor) drive unit is more compact, lighter, stronger: the new Yamaha PW-X definitely has the edge on its predecessor across the board. It has a "triple sensor" system is what holds the product concept of "smooth and powerful" in place. The three sensors are the: 1. a torque sensor that detects pedalling power, 2. a speed sensor that detects the bicycle's speed, and 3. a crank sensor that detects the number of rotations through pedalling. By equipping the three sensors to the unit, the rider is supported by continuous assistance under every riding condition. A more sensitive freewheel and double the number of pawls should lead the cranks to engage much more rapidly and create a more direct and responsive ride as well as greater reliability in this sensitive area of electric bike motors.

The interface is much more robust yet even more compact, the new interface is controlled by an angular remote lever on the bars. It’s positioned between the stem and bars, much like the Shimano Steps.The LCD multi-function Drive Controller supports functions such as Drive control: 4 selectable assist modes, Battery capacity indicator, Assist power meter, Cycle computer, Range meter, Cadence meter, Clock, Removable display and USB connector.

 


The battery is a 500Wh Lithium-ion 36V battery with a Charging time: approx. 4.0hrs


Key Features

  • PW-X Yamaha mid-engine and 500 Wh battery.
  • Magura Hydraulic Disc brakes
  • Shimano Deore XT 20-speed groupset. 
  • Suntour NCX E45 forks
  • 1050 lumens Lupine SL headlight and integrated tail light.

 

 

Ratings and Reviews

Wizard Winora

by from Luton on

Bought the Yakun Tour as a retirement present to get me out and about and it's certainly delivered. It's a quality bike. 1500 miles so far up and down the pesky Chiltern Hills, along roads, cycle paths, muddy lanes and flinty tracks and no punctures so far! Fitted an Ortlieb trunk bag and Zefal spy mirror which complement the look.

The Yamaha PW-X drive is very impressive. Pottering along on ECO will give almost 100 mile range but this bike is addictive and just loves going past a bit of lycra uphill. Use STD or HIGH and 50-70 miles is more realistic. It likes a reasonably high cadence and the gears took me a few days to master as my previous e-bike had a Currie motor driving the rear wheel and could just be left in top gear - until the batteries died after little more than 10 miles. Disc brakes are very powerful and just a squeeze with a little finger is all that is required.

The lights too are very good. The front automatically brightens when going through subways or avenues of trees in country lanes. Never had a bike with suspension before. The ride is still quite firm but well controlled helped by the big Almotion tyres that have a surprisingly low rolling resistance. Can't stop smiling!

Technical Specifications

Frame aluminium 6061, Gravity Casting Interface, hydroformed, thru-axle M12 (1.75) x 142mm
Motor Yamaha PW-X System, 250W, 80Nm, 25km/h
Display Yamaha LCD - X
Battery Yamaha Lithium Ion
Charger  Yamaha quick charger 4A
Fork SR Suntour NCX-E45 LOR Lockout, air, Federweg: 60mm, aluminium steerer tube 1 1/8" - 1 1/2" tapered, thru-axle
Derailleur Shimano Deore XT T781
Derailleur Shimano Deore XT T8000, 20-speed
Shifters Shimano Deore M610 rapid fire,
Sprocket (rear) Shimano HG50, 11-36 teeth
Chain KMC X10e
Chainring FSA aluminum, 36-48
Brake Magura MT4, aluminum
Front brake Magura MT4, hydraulic disc brakes, 180mm
Rear brake Magura MT4, hydraulic disc brakes, 180mm
Tyres Schwalbe Marathon Almotion, 55-584
Rims Rodi BlackRock 23 disc, hollow rim, aluminum
Spoke Stainless spokes, black
Links XLC Ergobar, oversize
Handlebar XLC Ergobar, oversize
Grips retro stitched  
Headset A-Head Alloy Tapered
Saddle Winora Yukon, embossed
Seatpost aluminium, Patent, 31.6mm
Pedal VP 469, non-slip
Kick Stand Ursus Mooi, adjustable
Headlights Lupine SL, 140 lux
Rear light P & W LED mini
Dynamo via system battery
Pannier carrier
Mudguards Double wall, aluminium
Weight 22.9kg
Colour Gunmetal/Grey
Max Speed  17mph assisted
Range 35-65 miles average

 

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