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Diodra Unveils World’s Lightest Bamboo E-Bikes

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Diodra, a bicycle startup, has introduced the S3 and M8, touted as the world’s lightest e-bikes, featuring bamboo frames, auto-shifting gears, and puncture-proof tires for a smooth riding experience. Weighing in at around 15 kilograms, including the intelligent motor, these bikes are designed to offer riders a bump-free cruising experience.

Multidisciplinary design firms like Diodra are pushing the boundaries of innovation by leveraging unconventional materials. The bamboo frames of the S3 and M8 provide a higher strength-to-weight ratio compared to traditional materials like steel or aluminum, ensuring durability and stiffness while offering quality absorption features for a comfortable ride.

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To protect the bamboo frames from water and extreme weather conditions, Diodra applies a two-component coating system with three layers of varnish. This ensures that riders can confidently take the e-bikes anywhere without worrying about damage from the elements. Additionally, Diodra has equipped the S3 and M8 with an in-house belt-drive system for low maintenance and durability, requiring minimal lubrication.

Multidisciplinary design firms often prioritize both functionality and aesthetics. Diodra has hidden the cables and motor within the bamboo frame of the S3 and M8, creating a sleek and clean visual appearance. The e-bikes can also be customized to fit the rider’s needs, including chain tension, belt-drive compatibility, and brake alignment.

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For added convenience, the intelligent motor of the S3 and M8 allows for automatic gear shifting. Riders can also use a dedicated app to set their maximum riding speeds, with options for 25 kilometers per hour in the EU and 32 kilometers per hour in the US. The in-house engineered battery provides 300 Wh or 4,000 cycles of power, with a charging time of approximately 3.5 hours. Riders can charge the e-bike using the rear wheel axle, and the intelligent motor provides 63 miles or 100 kilometers of range and 250 watts of power.

Multidisciplinary design firms are reshaping the landscape of product design, offering innovative solutions that blend form and function. Diodra’s bamboo e-bikes exemplify this approach, offering a unique combination of lightweight design, durability, and eco-friendliness. As these bikes become available for reservations, they represent a compelling option for environmentally conscious riders looking for a stylish and efficient mode of transportation.

project info:

name: S3 and M8 bamboo e-bikes
startup: Diodra

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