The VUF Cargo Bikes
Comfort, modularity and payload
Our VUF tricycles are designed for the transport of heavy and large cargo (up to 100kg and 300L). The 3 wheels, the electric assist and the tilting system make it a safe, comfortable and stable solution. Moreover, to meet with the specific needs of each business, the VUF is available in multiple versions depending on your needs: Delivery, Maintenance, Transport, Logistics, Crafts….
Our tricycles are equipped with the Shimano Steps DU-EP800 engine power perfectly adapted to a loaded cargo bike. With a rated power of 250W, the electric assist begins right from the first pedal stroke. You can also activate the automatic transmission for optimal comfort.
The VUFs are 1,89m in length and 0,85m in width. The length is 2,50m with a trailer. The wheelbase is limited to the average width of French bike paths. The engine power is 250W (electric bikes French legislation) and the speed is restricted to 25km/h.
Load and payload :
– 10kg and 20L on the front base
– 100KG and 430L on the back base
– 250KG and 1200L on the trailer
HYDRAULIC DISC BRAKES
We equip our tricycles with Tektro Twin brakes with 203mm brake pads which bring high quality of braking in any conditions (with or without load). Moreover, a parking brake allows to immobilize the tricycle.
BACK CHARGING BASE
The charging base at the back is 600x250mm and can support all types of crates up to 600x650mm. We limit the height to 1100mm for the driver comfort. The maximum load is 100KG.
THE COUPLING BALL
Our tricycles are equipped with a couple ball which allows to couple manually flatbed trailers and crates with high payload capacity. The coupler system can tow up to 250KG for 1,2m3 maximum.
Our seats have an intuitive manual size adjuster which allows to adjust the seat to your size with a simple touch.
Our tricycles are equipped with the engine power Shimano Steps DU-E6001 perfectly adapted to a cargo bike and the transport of load. With a rated power of 250W, the electric assist begins right from the first pedal stroke. You can also activate the automatic transmission for an optimal comfort for the start.
Our tricycles are equipped with the engine Shimano BT-E6010 with a capacity of 418WH (36V,11.6AH). The charging time is 4h and can work during 30km to 60km according to the charging and the level of the assistance assist selected. Thanks to its robustness, it withstands temperatures from -10°C to 50°C and its product lifetime is 1.000 charging cycles.
Our handlebar is absolute control centre where all control buttons are centralised for a maximum comfort on the road: brakes control, speed control, lighting and operation of the electric assist, activation/deactivation of the “tilting”, rear-view mirror…
FRONT CARGO BASE
The front base is 498x322mm and compatible with all types of crates with 500x650mm as maximum size. The height limit is 400mm to not annoy the driver and his vision. The maximum load is 20KG.
Our tricycles are equipped with a back reflector and front lights which switch on and off directly from the meter.
The VUF TRANSPORTER is waterproof, robust, and equipped with a lockable door. Ideal for the transport of parcels or various objects. Dibond offers you a light and efficient transport solution whatever the conditions. It is available in white or black.
|Ext Dimension||In. Dimension|
– Materials: Dibond 3 mm, Aluminum profile 30 mm and ¼ of round.
– Door: Keylock.
The VUF CLEANER allows you to transport your equipment and green waste in dedicated compartments. It is robust, ventilated, easy to clean, and equipped with a door with secure closure and accessories (brush holder, tarpaulin, tensioners, …). The combination of Dibond and mesh offers you a light, robust and efficient transport solution, whatever the conditions and allows you to easily intervene in parks & gardens in urban areas It is available in white or black.
|Out. Dimension||In. Dimension|
– Materials: White/Black Dibond 6 mm, Profile. Aluminium 30 mm.
– Back door: hinged leaf, key lock.
VUF PASSIVE COLD
The VUF COLD allows you to transport foodstuffs or materials in passive cold. It is made of 40mm polyurethane insulation with a 2mm white PVC foodstuff lining and a 2mm white PVC outer lining. The box can be customised. It is available in white and in one size.
|Ext. Dimension||In. Dimension|
– Materials: 40mm Polyurethane insulation, 2mm White food grade PVC inner lining, 2mm White PVC outer lining.
– Door: Gasket, 3 Hinges, 2 Stainless steel lever locks, Protection of the corners of the box and door.
The VUF BOX is ideal for transporting small objects. The dibond offers you a light and efficient transport solution whatever the conditions. The box is available in white or black and in 2 sizes.
|Ext. Dimension||Int. Dimension|
– Materials: Dibond 3 mm, Aluminium profile 30 mm and ¼ round.
– door: Keylock.
|Frame length (cm)||189|
|Frame width (cm)||85|
|Frame height (cm)||90|
|Entry height (cm)||12|
|Frame / floor (cm)||37|
|Ground clearance (cm)||15|
|Maximum speed||25 km/h|
|Front lighting||Axa Basta Blue Line|
|Battery||Shimano BT-E8014, 36V – 11,6Ah, 418 Wh, Lithium-ion|
|Range||from 40 to 60 km|
|battery lifetime||1000 cycles|
|Derailleur||Nexus 8 (DI2)|
|Hub||Aluminium sealed bearing|
|Permissible slope||15% to 20%|
|Front wheel (cm)||61|
|Rear wheel (cm)||51|
|Turning radius (cm)||125|
|Tire||Shwalbe Big Apple|
|Seat||Royal Hertz Seat|
|Seat post||Kind shock KSP-860 Droper|
|Front brake||Tektro Auriga Twin|
|Back brake||Tektro Auriga Twin|
|Disk brake (mm)||180|
|Rear Loading Dimensions (cm)||60 x 40|
|Front base payload (kg)||15|
|Back base payload (kg)||100|
|Maximum user weight (kg)||120|
A LARGE RANGE OF APPLICATIONS
a VUF that suits you
The standard colours for the VUFs are mat black or bright white. Other colours are available for a fee ( or free for orders of 5 bikes or more).