An electric bike at a scooter price, it could only come from Xiaomi


Decisively, Xiaomi continues to bet on electric mobility. In fact, their award-winning scooters have already become an essential part of our cities so quickly that we have hardly been able to get used to it, but hey, now Their Xiaomi Qicycle bicycles also expand at a dizzying rate with electric assistance.

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A range of bicycles that started its journey in 2016 breaking a bit the molds of a Xiaomi used to selling quality products at contained prices, but with the Qicycle R1 was going above $ 3,000 at its birth looking for success in a sector still booming.

And yes, if you were wondering, proof passed because the Qicycle R1 bicycle was a success, subsequently giving way to a more complete range with more contained prices that today gives way to the Qicycle Electric Power-Assisted, an electrically assisted bicycle capable of taking over the cities of half the world thanks to a similar price to scooters from Xiaomi itself.

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Similar in design to the Qicycle EF1, its price makes it an object of desire instantly

It is a bicycle with 20-inch wheels **, looking for a better stability of the set and a superior wearing comfort both in the city and by road.

Design is simple again, in the purest Xiaomi style, almost with a normal bicycle style that does not invite you to think about electric assistance except for the engine compartment and the controls on the handlebars. In fact even the battery is integrated into the main frame tube so that it does not stand out from a visually appealing design.

It has three operating modes among which are the pure pedaling, assistance and electrical operation; and has a light sensitive display in the center of the handlebar where you can consult all kinds of information regarding the status of the system and the current trip.

Displays the remaining power in your batteries, the status of the lights, the alarm indications, the speed, the gear engaged and everything you need at a glance so you don't get distracted while using it, thus avoiding possible risks when consulting basic information.

The controls are located on the left side of the handlebar, with the power button, horn and gear change controls, leaving for the right handlebar a rotary control that changes driving modes from pedaling to fully electric mode.

To ensure quality and durability, the frame has been built with 6061 aluminum intended for aviation, and the cables and circuits have been hidden inside the bicycle frame. You can see the brake cables and others on the front, but they are integrated into the same strip fixed by clips that is later inserted directly into the main tube, so manufacturing in general is simple and break-proof.

A larger and more comfortable design, 40 kilometers of autonomy, 25 kilometers per hour of speed ... and at the same price as an electric scooter!

Xiaomi's Chinese bike

The seat for its part is adjustable, something obvious, but with the detail of include a scale printed on the seat post to adapt its position to the different heights of each user. And also, it has LED lights both front and rear to ensure good visibility from other drivers.

As for specifications, which we know you are eagerly awaiting the battery is lithium and has 5.2Ah providing an autonomy of up to 40 kilometers depending on the terrain and the type of use. In electric mode it is limited to 25 km / h speed, and recovers its charge to 100% in just 3 and a half hours connected through an interface located on the back.

The brakes are of type V-Brake caliper on the front wheel, more convenient for quick disassembly, and the complete set brings us a useful vehicle for day to day in the city, more comfortable than a scooter and at a very similar price.

Finally, to give you an idea of ​​the revolution it can bring, take a look at its starting prices: only 2,999 yuan in China, something like about 425 US dollars or about 385 euros to change, prices that place it at the same level as the well-known Xiaomi electric scooters.