A Hong Kong-based company Urtopia has designed Urtopia e-bike that comes with a sleek and modern design, a light frame, and AI voice control. Designed for city use, the ebike has a strong sense of aesthetics and incorporates state-of-the-art technologies.
The majority of ebike is made of carbon fiber – the frame, fork, seat post, and handlebar are made of light and resilient material. Overall, the bike should weigh only 13 kg.
In order to meet the legal requirements of the main markets of North America and Europe, a brushless rear hub motor with 250 W with a maximum of 32 km/h (20 mph) or 25 km/h (155 mph) pedal assistance is installed at the rear, depending on the region. The power of the motor should be transmitted gently and quietly through an integrated coupling. The respective power output of the motor is supposedly determined by a magnetic sensor on the pedal.
The ebike has a range of up to 65 miles (104 km) in Eco Mode and 31 miles (50 km) in Full Power mode. The battery can be removed to recharge, which takes 2.5 hours to get fully charged.
In addition, the Urtopia e-bike has a dot-matrix display integrated in the center of the handlebar stem, which shows, among other things, speed, battery level, and assistance. The driver can also read information from the GPS navigation on the coarse-resolution display.
With an eSIM card, the bike is always connected to the internet, which should also enable over-the-air updates. The user can view the bike’s current location via a corresponding app and is also informed about attempted theft because the bike recognizes them thanks to gyroscopic sensors. Other smart solutions are a voice control system that allows you to simply give verbal commands to the bike, such as to turn the lights on and off.
Urtopia is currently being sold via Indiegogo, where the pledge level starts at $1,999 for the North American model. If it reaches production, the bikes’ retail price will be $3,999.