Bosch Active Plus
The new, versatile Active Line Plus is the ideal companion when you want to discover new places and expand your eBike tours beyond the city boundaries. The quiet, small yet powerful drive unit weighs in at just 3.2 kg and offers gentle acceleration up to 15.5 mph. The lightweight and reduced size ensure improved handling in all riding situations The intelligent 3-sensor concept of the drive unit takes more than 1,000 measurements per second to ensure a harmonious power characteristic.The drive complies with all road regulations and its compact design has the additional advantage in that it is attached to the bottom bracket, giving the bike an optimal centre of gravity.
Bosch sets new standards with flowing shapes and harmonious lines. The new Active Line Plus has already won a Red Dot Design Award.
Display: The Intuvia Display gives you full control and a perfect overview at all times, it consists of a thumb controller and a larger console mountedat the middle of your handlebar. The console provides information about battery status, range, daily mileage, total mileage, ride time, current motor power, time, speed and average speed – clearly legible in any level of sunlight. A USB interface allows MP3 players and mobile phones to be charged while riding too. It is operated via a remote control conveniently mounted on the handlebar grip.
Battery: The battery is impressively easy to use. With a capacity of 13,4 Ah, this premium lithium-ion battery has an energy reserve of 500 Wh and is designed to be mounted on the carrier. Bosch has made it easier to predict your useful range with their online range calculator. Thanks to an integrated locking system, the battery can be removed and re-attached just like any “plug & play” device and can be completely charged with the Bosch Standard charger provided, the 500 Wh battery is fully charged and ready to be used again in just 4.5 hours.
Gears: Shimano’s Di2 (Digital Integrated Intelligence) is a shifting option to Shimano’s proven mechanical shifting. Instead of mechanical cables, Di2 is an electronic gear-shifting system that enables riders to execute shifts with electronic switches vs. mechanical shift levers. Di2's most obvious benefit is its remarkably smooth and precise shifting action.Tap the upshift button and you're rewarded with that telltale 'ka-chunk' of a perfectly executed change. Go a step in the other direction and the transition is so seamless as to be virtually imperceptible. In fact, it's almost too smooth.