The Freedom of Design – Revonte ONE for E-Bike Manufacturers
Highly positive is an understatement when describing the reception of the Revonte ONE Drive System by the current market. The automatic & stepless transmission, and highly capable drive unit create a ride experience that needs to be felt first-hand. Another, but till now barely discussed, strongpoint of the Revonte ONE is the freedom of frame design for bike manufacturers and OEM’s.
And that’s the topic of this article.
One Hardware for Every E-Bike
Versatility was one of the design goals when setting out designing the Revonte ONE. In practical and very brief terms this means that one hardware – meaning the Revonte ONE Drive Unit – can be used in all types of e-bikes ranging from lightweight commuters to heavy-duty cargo e-bikes. This is achieved with ingenious mechanical design found inside the drive unit, as well as the high level of configurability our software provides.
For product designers, this is very welcomed news since one type of motor interface can be used throughout the lineup. Product managers are another happy group of people since only one drive unit type needs to be ordered and kept in stock to cater for the needs of the whole e-bike portfolio. The same goes for the other components in the drive system such as the battery, and the handlebar controller.
Mounting the Motor
The Revonte ONE Drive Unit employs a dedicated motor mount. When it comes to performance metrics, the drive unit is highly capable, to the extent that it can meet the demands of professional heavy-duty cargo e-bike use. The motor mount was designed accordingly to withstand the loads and stresses caused by the respectable output that the drive unit can give out.
The motor mount is an open mold design, and the dimensions and all the relevant information is shared freely with our partners. If you are an e-bike manufacturer interested in using the most advanced e-bike drive system around, get in touch at [email protected]
The theme of versatility, and configurability continues in motor placement. Unlike some other models in the market, the Revonte ONE Drive Unit can be placed in any orientation desired! Want to have the motor tilted to 30° or even 75°? Not an issue. This particular design freedom might be of a high value in cargo e-bikes in which the frame designs are all but set, and the development is ongoing. In addition to this e-bike category, the freedom of design enables innovative, and even futuristic designs such as the P2 by our partner Lavelle bikes.
Plenty of Battery Life
An e-bike drive system would not be complete without a proper battery – that’s where the Revonte AKKU comes into play! We collaborated with Akkuvision GmbH, to create a top of the line battery using the latest Li-Ion technology to offer a complete, and ready-to-implement, e-bike drive system solution.
Revonte AKKU is not just some e-bike battery. Offered in 540Wh, and 720Wh capacities with identical form factors, it meets the demands and price points in nearly all cases imaginable. In addition, not only two, or three, but four(!) batteries can be connected in parallel, thus giving an unheard of battery capacity of 2.8kWh!
Easy to Design, Easy to Use
The Revonte ONE Drive System provides an unparalleled ride experience. Easy-to-use, fun, and engaging – just pedal and the carefully honed assistance software will take care of the rest. The ease of use and the amount of “boost” available from the drive unit caters for riders of all ages and abilities. The Revonte ONE Drive System will change how e-bikes are used and thought of.
The same design ethos reaches all the way to the design table of our partners. At every step, we’ve made sure that integrating our drive system into any type of e-bike is not only possible but as simple as it can be. Configuring the ride profiles will provide the finishing touches.