With the sporty Hercules Futura Compact F8 - 2017 - 20 inches , the bike manufacturer HERCULES offers a first-class e-bike. With this model you are always on the right trekking path. Safety and reliability in daily operation are the outstanding features of this e-bike from the production of the German bicycle manufacturer HERCULES. All components work reliably and uncomplicated on this trekking e-bike; The high-quality Bosch drive and the low-maintenance Shimano gearbox guarantee unrestricted driving pleasure at all times on all roads and paths.
Particularly noteworthy are:
This model has a Rigid Aerodesign installed. This fork is characterized by a high quality and care and maintenance is easy to do.
In this model, an 8-speed hub gear with a SHIMANO NEXUS 8-GANG works reliably. The gears switch cleanly and precisely. The switching process is handled by the SHIMANO rotary handle switch.
The proven hydraulic rim brake type Magura HS-22, performs their service easily and give a safe feeling on all roads and roads when riding the e-bike.
The e-bike has a central tube frame made of 7005 aluminum.
The reliable Schwalbe BIG APPLE 20 "50-406 / 24" 50-507, RaceGuard puncture protection guarantees a very comfortable ride. This tire rolls well and has a firm grip due to the direct connection to the tire tread, the air pressure and the rubber compound.
The mid-engine Active from the renowned manufacturer Bosch with its motor power of 250 watts makes the e-bike effortlessly come to a speed of 25 km / h.
The electric drive:
The Bosch Active mid-engine ensures a good center of gravity. It has a more harmonious characteristic than the performance models and thus achieves a longer range. The support can be adjusted via the easy-to-use thumb switch. The easy-to-read display clearly shows the range, speed and battery status.
The Busch & Müller IQ Avy lighting system, 30 Lux LED stands for traffic safety on the road and both impress with their luminosity and reliability.
Advantages of 20 inch wheels:
Smaller wheels are more stable and put less weight on the scale. That's why 20 inches is the most used size for folding bikes. 20-inch wheels combine the perfect blend of low weight and good rolling characteristics. In addition, they allow a small pack size.
The brand Hercules:
Hercules was founded in Nuremberg in 1886 and is today one of the most famous and popular German brands. From the more than 130-year tradition and experience, the company draws its great know-how.