Hercules ROBERTA F8 – Stepthrough
Hercules’ ROBERTA F8 electric bike is an excellent city e-bike: fast and reliable for a stress-free commute or days out on the weekend. It comes with 8 speed Shimano hub gears, light and strong alloy frame, suspension forks , integrated lights, and mechanical lock for maximum security . The BOSCH Active Line Plus motor will help with the hills and Magura HS11 rim brakes will keep you safe in any situation. If you’d like a test-ride please call in at our London, Leicester or Suffolk branches, or email to arrange a date.
▶ Bosch Active Line Plus E-Bike System
▶ A drive system that reads your mind:
The new, versatile Active Line Plus is the ideal companion when you want to discover new places and expand your eBike tours beyond the city boundaries. The quiet, small yet powerful drive unit weighs in at just 3.2 kg and offers gentle acceleration up to 25 km/h. The light weight and reduced size ensure improved handling in all riding situations.
▶ Peak power: 500W (250 max continuous)
▶ Peak torque: 50 Nm
▶ Assistance level: ECO: 40%
The level of assistance ranges between 40% and 250% depending on which power level you choose; 100% assistance equates to the motor doubling your pedaling force
▶ Electric Bike Battery
Bosch’s lithium-ion based e-bike batteries are lightweight, compact and available in 300Wh, 400Wh and 500Wh capacities. With unrivaled energy density Bosch batteries offer market leading range to weight ratios whatever size you choose.
They are easy to fit and remove, and can be charged either on the bike or unlocked using its key for charging at home or work. The battery management system provides optimal protection against overload, overheating and short circuit.
Modern Bosch lithium-ion batteries do not suffer from ‘memory effect’ or self-discharge issues. Your battery will charge to 50% in about 2 hours, depending on the charger and battery capacity.
▶ The 400Wh battery supplied with the HERCULES MONTFOORT F8 has the following performance characteristics:
RANGE: up to 100 miles
CHARGE TIME: 3.5hrs
▶ Electric Bike Display & Assistance Control
The Bosch Intuvia display gives you all the information needed to monitor and adjust your e-bike. The illuminated screen is clearly visible under all lighting conditions and the separate thumb switch enables you to switch between assistance levels while keeping your hands safely on the handlebar. As well as speed, range, battery level and trip functions the display also shows you when its time to change gear for optimal range performance.
▶ Shimano Nexus 8 Speed Hub Gears
The NEXUS 8 system delivers a high level of design, quality, and function. Needle roller bearings increases durability and driving efficiency while a new multi-lip seal design ensures optimal sealing against the elements.
It’s matching selector ensures perfect synchronisation and has a built-in micro adjuster to compensate for cable wear.
▶ Magura HS11 Hydraulic Rim Brakes
Magura invented the hydraulic disc brake in 1987 and has been a leader in the industry ever since. The HS11 Hydraulic rim brake combines the power, control and fit-and-forget attributes of a high quality hydraulic disc brake with the light-weight of a rim brake setup.
It is a solid durable system capable of delivering great stopping power on any e- bike. With an exceptionally smooth operating feel and good feed back it’s easy to apply exactly the right amount of stopping power whatever the road conditions. As with all Magura hydraulic disc brakes, maintenance is simple and spare parts are readily available worldwide.
HERCULES make 48 different models of electric bike, each designed to meet a specific need – if you would like us to help you find the perfect Hercules for you please email or call Clare or James on 0208 960 9848 (London), Keith on 01728 830 817 (Suffolk), or Martin at our Midlands branch on 0116 3666 980 (Leicester).