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Beat Bike TOBA i7 with Suspension

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  • "Now with Suntour suspension front forks"

  • Powered by the Impulse 2.2 Midmount 250W Drive

  • 36V 17Ah high capacity Lithium ion battery
  • Magura HS11 hydraulic brakes, 7-speed hub gears

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'The Beat Bike Toba model now with front suspension is designed to be light and fast for both the commuter and leisure market.  With the gearing changes and the specification of the motor Impulse 2.2 has been re-engineered to be able to peak at 80nm but gives a constant max torque of 70nm of Torque and will go further, faster on the flats with the larger chainwheel and smaller rear sprocket. This bike is designed from the experience of what works best with the bike. No need to change gear often with the gear ratios.  Can fit panniers to carry home or office comforts.'

The Toba is a perfect all-round electric bike with whopping power, improved controls, longer range and better performance on Hills, tracks, trails and national parks handle just as well as cycle paths, busy roads and parks in the city. It's powered by the Impulse 2.2 centre motor and a 36 volt 17Ah battery that gives up to 125 miles range. It's superbly well-equipped with Magura hydraulic brakes, front and rear lights, new illuminated handlebar controls, puncture-resistant tyres, integrated mudguards.

Impulse 2.2

The Toba is powered by the Impulse 2.2 centre motor providing an enormous 70Nm torque and working with the gear shifter to provide seamless transmission it's the most capable crank drive unit around. Kalkhoff have engineered a more powerful, efficient, quieter motor that supplies massive assistance from a standing start and cuts all hills down to size. 

New Kalkhoff Impulse 2.2 Motor

The latest Impulse motor version benefits from a number of technical and material improvements introduced in 2016. 

  • The entire freewheel assembly has been redesigned and now sits inside a new polished housing, allowing it to operate at maximum efficiency.
  • An improved lubricant compound is now applied by robot, with much greater precision and consistency than was possibly with the earlier manual technique. 
  • Vital gear wheels have been re-engineered to be larger and more robust. 
  • Finally, a new waterproof membrane protects lines the inside of the motor, permanently protecting it from the elements.

These improvements make Kalkhoff's Impulse 2.2 motor system the most reliable in the E-bike market, with materials and precision engineering at a level you'd expect in the automotive industry.

17 Ah battery

A 36 volt 17Ah battery elegantly placed behind the tube, this incredible high-performance battery technology with 50 cells has the capacity of 612 Wh, under ideal conditions power reserves give a range of up to 125 miles (200 km).


Shift Assist

A genuine innovation - every time you change up or down a gear, power drops away for a matter of milliseconds for optimal gear shifting. This does a number of great things - it extends your gears mechanical lifetime, feels satisfyingly natural and makes for a smoother application of all that power. They had to invent a litte electromechanical gadget to detect gear changes that worked with the motor. They succeeded and the result brings a new feeling of confident power to riding a Beat electric bike.

Magura hydraulic brakes

Magura's hydraulic piston design makes braking easy, well-modulated and reliable over time. There are no cables to stretch, the whole surface of the brake pad is applied to the rim (protecting both), pads last for ages and braking is strong and sure-footed. Looks cool too, with strong arch and neat braking assembly tucked against the forks.


Impulse LCD - on-board computer

The elegant back lit ergonomic control panel gives you full control over the Impulse electric motor allowing safe operation without having to take your hands off the handlebars.

The following functions are available:

Assist level
Battery charge state
Trip distance
Total distance 

Front and rear lights

Powered by a free-running Shimano hub dynamo, the lights on this and all Beat bikes are excellent. Few bikes on sale in the UK benefit from front and rear illumination of this quality and utility.  The rear lamp's integrated steady light function offers another 4 minutes of light while at a standstill, for added visibility when waiting at lights or junctions seen from behind and also from the side to crossing traffic .

The front lamp casts 30 lux of cool, bright LED light forward, enough to make night rides across the park something to enjoy rather than endure.

The winning features

  • Multifunction LCD console - Speed, Charge, Assistance Level, Total Miles, Trip Miles
  • Handlebar-mounted control - illuminated with Walk Assist button, on/off, power controls and options.
  • Suntour CR 50 front suspension alloy forks
  • High-end Nexus 7-speed gears
  • 612 Wh Lithium tri-metal battery
  • 1100 cycle battery lifetime, more than twice that of the Bosch battery. So 50% extra capacity and 120% extra lifespan.
  • Schwalbe Marathon Puncture-Resistant Tyres

It's superbly well-equipped with also with puncture-resistant tyres, integrated mudguards.


Ratings and Reviews

50cycles Beat bike 2.2

by from Kent on

50cycles Beat bike 2.2
I have bought their beat bike 2.2 step through after taking the advice to find a bike right for me. Being a woman in my late 50's who is unfit, I was looking for a bike for both fitness and enjoyment. This bike gives me the confidence to ride good distances without hesitation due to its long power assist when required at differing levels and leaves me feeling exercised without exhaustion. As for 50cycles as a company, they have been exceptional with their purchase and after-sales service. They are friendly but also professional.

Rebecca, Kent

What an amazing bike

by from Shoreham on

What an amazing bike, I've had this for a month now and thoroughly enjoy cycling it. It really makes light work of cycling in the head-on wind, even in the wind and the rain I've used it to commute to work every day. Charles at  Shoreham has so much knowledge on all the bikes and he quickly identified the right bike for me without the pushy sales pitch. There are also some great routes to take from the shop to test drive the bikes too. I love my bike, everyone needs at least one e-bike in their life.

Over the moon

by from Devon on

Over the moon with the bike, spent a long time deciding which bike to get, asked lots of questions and had very quick professional replies from the staff  at 50 cycles. The bike arrived very quickly, easy to put together and I was able to ride on the same day! Brill! I would not hesitate to recommend the bike and 50 cycles.

I didn't know cycling could be so much fun!

by from Cheltenham on

50 Cycles weren't our first port of call for electric bikes but it was our last! Anthony was helpful, patient and knowledgeable and the quality of the product spoke for itself.

I'm a fit 50 with a keen cycling partner and our long cycle rides have reduced me to tears on relentless hills - no more! We have a steep long local hill that I have never managed to get up as it is steepest at the bottom. So having picked up my bike on Saturday I put it to the test yesterday. Wow! It was just brilliant, I still work but it takes out the pain. It is a lovely secure feeling ride even at over 30mph.

The bike is so easy to get to grips with and lovely to look at. I did buy a battery upgrade though as we do cover 50 plus miles at a time. I don't regret the investment and will enjoy long rides and steep hills with a smile on my face.

Great bike

by from Holmfirth on

This is a great bike - beautifully built. Comes complete - packaging amazing and only had to add the pedals. It's heavy but you don't feel that because of the pedal assist and that is essential for managing the hills in the south Pennines. It manages the steepest of hills without having to get off and walk but also gives you the exercise benefits of cycling. I wish I had bought one  years  ago.

Technical Specifications

Frame:    Aluminum Diamond Wave
Fork:    Suntour CR-8V, alloy, adjustable
Display:    Impulse LCD Compact
Battery pack:    17 AH, 36 Volt
Motor:    Impulse 2.2 250 Watt, 36 Volt
Charger:    Impulse
Chain case     Impulse for 38 teeth
Brake:    Magura HS11
Gear lever:    Shimano  7S Nexus, twist
Chain:    KMC
Front hub:    Shimano DHC 300 N silver
Rear wheel hub:    Shimano 7S Nexus freehub
Rims:    Schürmann black Alu   622-19 32 double wall 
Tire:    Schwalbe Marathon  40-622 reflex
Sprocket:    38 T front / 19 T rear
Rack:    Alu 3 leg black  
Handlebar:    City Bike black 640 mm
Rear light:    steady
Front light:    Blueline 30Lux  
Pedal:    Pedal City Alu non-slip
Saddle    Selle Bassano Feel GT
Seatpost    Alu  27,2 x 300
Saddle clamp    Alu 34,9 black
Bell:    BELL
Kickstand:    26/28 " alu black ursus
Weight:    24.5kgs without battery 20kgs


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