Ruff Cycles – Lil’ Buddy Pedelec Cruiser eBike
The Lil’Buddy is a homage to the crazy bicycles and minibikes of the seventies, which were widely popular due to their extreme level of fun. Get close to this bike, it’s your best friend, homie and bro – all in one! It does not judge you, no matter if you take it offroad, to the urban city or on a date.
For the development of this bike, Ruff Cycles have partnered up with no other than Aaron Bethlenfalvy. Aaron has been designing bicycles since 1994 and was the former Global Vice President of Design for brands like GT, Cannondale, Schwinn, Nirve, Felt and Mongoose.
It is equipped with the latest Bosch Active Line or Performance Line CX drive and a 300Wh Bosch battery (optional 500Wh battery), it offers a reach of about 60 km (100 km with 500Wh) and only needs 2,5 hours to be fully charged. To calculate the range you can use the Bosch online range calculator here:
The Lil’Buddy will, just as The Ruffians are assembled in Regensburg, Germany. The frames are hand-welded in Ruff Cycles own frame factory in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
- eBike Frame: RN Frameworks Steel w/ Powdercoating
- Handle Bar: Ruff Cycles BMX Bar – Black
- Fork: Lil Buddy Fork
- Drive Unit: Bosch Active Line (40Nm) or Performance Line CX (up to 75Nm)
- Battery: Bosch PowerPack 300Wh (500Wh optional)
- Max. Speed: 25 km/h
- Saddle: Lil Buddy Saddle
- Rear Light: Supernova N-TK2-BLK-OE (Optional)
- Headlight: Supernova V521S-MBLK-BC1400 (Optional)
- Brakes: Shimano BR-MT201 Hydraulic
- Shifting-System: Shimano Altus 7-Gear
- Wheels: Double-Walled Aluminum 20“ 100mm
- Tires: Kenda Krusade Sport 20″ x 4.0
- Dimensions: 165 x 74 x 112 cm
Explore Life With A Ruff Cycles eBike
At Personal Electric Transport we’ve been looking for electric bikes that have an edge. Now our eBikes range triumphantly includes bikes that aren’t your run of the mill carbon copies. We were attracted to the Ruff Cycles e bike range because these rides really pack personality.
Ruff Cycles was founded in 2012 with the aim of bringing Rock’n’Roll style to cool dudes and dudettes who deserve awesome wheels. Based in Germany, they have their own frame manufacturing facilities in Bosnia-Herzegovina. With a true eye for design and innovation we know that any ebikes coming from the Ruff Cycles brand are certainly going to have fun encoded in their DNA.
The Ruff Cycles Lil Buddy
The Lil Buddy eBike is the latest model from launched in 2019, it gets its head turning aesthetic inspiration from the 70s. The Ruff Cycles Lil Buddy pays homage to the wild bicycles and minibikes of the era that brought us the rise of punk and disco and of course the Apollo 13 space mission. The slick but wild heart capturing design isn’t all there is to bang on about when it comes to the Lil Buddy.
“Amazing fun to ride, reminds me of being a kid on a BMX but better smoother ride and electric. Very comfortable and solid as a rock.” - PET Lil Buddy Customer
The Lil Buddy e bike is a well thought of package that is well put together with a BOSCH drive unit, SHIMANO hydraulic disc brakes. The 400Wh battery can reach up to 45 miles, and only needs 2.5 hours to be fully charged. Hop on, enjoy your journey and look good while you do it.
What does this mean?
Well the Lil’ Buddy is set for all the adventures you can dream of. We also offer Ruff Cycles accessories such as Supernova lights, fender sets and frame bags. Suitable for your commute, or wistful countryside get away or out on a date, this ebike is truly your best buddy. It’s like your favourite toy and travel companion in one.
Apart from Ruffy Cycles Bikes for sale, we also stock Mate e bikes and Newgen bikes. We’ve also got eBike conversion kits that can be installed at home or at our workshop if mechanical work isn’t your forte.
Would you like to take our rides for a spin?
Book a test ride at our London shop and be shown the Ruff Cycles Lil Buddy as well as our other electric bikes by our micro mobility experts who’ll take you through all the bells and whistles. You can also check out our selection of awesome rides and give them all a whirl.
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