This is the first commercial version of the Copenhagen Wheel.
Now available for sale. Pre-order at http://www.superpedestrian.com
and own a limited edition, hand-crafted Copenhagen Wheel, invented and built in Cambridge, MA.
The Copenhagen wheel Technical specifications
MOTOR US: 350W / EU: 250W
WEELE SIZE 26″ or 700c rim
BATTERY Removable 48Volt Lithium
CONNECTIVITY Bluetooth 4.0
BATTERY LIFE 1000 cycles
SMARTPHONE OS iOS, Android
CHARGE TIME 4 hours
COMPATIBILITY Single Speed or 9/10 Speed Free Hub
TOP SPEED US: 20 mph
EU: 25 km/h
BRAKE TYPE Rim brake and regenerative braking (downhill and back-pedal)
RANGE Up to 50 km / 31 mi
WEIGHT 5.9 kg / 13 lbs
DROPOUT 135 mm
Directed by : Alon Seifert
Concept & script by Assaf Biderman
Supervised by Nili Ohayon
Lead Photographer : Frank Sum
Animation director: Omer ben David
Photographers: Danny Dwyer, John David, Habib Yazdi
Additional 3d animation: Yishay Shemesh
Video editor: Alison Mao
Additional Editing: Habib Yazdi
Narration by Andrew Finn Magill
Additional animation: Dan G Windsor
Additional graphic design: Eitan Cohen
Music by The secret project
sound mix by Nili Ohayon
Stills photos and additional production: Dan Mason
Bike Mechanic: Edward Thomas
Riders: Chris Green, Frank, Nili Ohayon, Eli Pe’er
Special thanks to the Superpedestrian Team:
John Ibsen, Basak Ozer, Ruben Cagnie, James Simard, Julian Fong, Eric Barber, Jon Stevens, Jeanne Dasaro and of course: Assaf Biderman. Extra thanks to Chris Green for script assistance.
Special Thanks to Arris bicycle Shop in Newton MA.
Many of you ask about the Copenhagen wheel’s relation to the TV show Weeds. the answer is yes, Weeds used it in their show during a whole season, they were granted the permission to use it by its inventors at the MIT SENSEable City Lab.