The Dutch ID Shadow Automatic e-bike is a relative unknown to the greater audience, but it’s an interesting bike to have a look at.
Optima cycle is the company behind Dutch ID, the designer and manufacturer of the Shadow Automatic e-bike. The company is based in Beverwijk (The Netherlands) and not only designing the Dutch ID bike but also make the Lovens family cargo bike. Another fun fact, Optima is also manufacturing the competitor cargo bike from Urban Arrow.
Shadow Automatic e-bike
The Shadow Automatic e-bike is a nicely designed bike with a powerful Bosch Performance motor. The Shadow 65 Automatic model has a torque of 65Nm and the Shadow 85 Automatic a torque of 85Nm. Beside the two models there are three frame options. A unisex frame with low entry, a male model frame and a female model frame. All in the colour Satin Black and Matte Copper.
Both models have a Gates CDX Belt drive, hydraulic disc brakes and Enviolo automatic stepless gear system. Together with the Bosch motor both Shadow Automatic bicycles com with a Bosch Kiox computer and navigation system. The following batteries are available for the Shadow. 400 Wh, 500 Wh for and 625 Wh.
Specifications Dutch ID Shadow
|Shadow 65 Automatic||Shadow 85 Automatic|
|Accu||400Wh / 500Wh / 625Wh||400Wh / 500Wh / 625Wh|
|Motor||Bosch Performance 25km/h | 65Nm||Bosch Performance CX 25km/h | 85Nm|
|Display||Bosch Kiox||Bosch Kiox|
|Gear||Enviolo Trekking Automatiq||Enviolo Trekking Automatiq|
|Transmission||Gates CDX Belt drive||Gates CDX Belt drive|
|Brakes||Hydraulic disc brakes||Hydraulic disc brakes|
|Seatpost||Satori (spring)||Satori (spring)|
|Tires||Schwalbe Super Moto-X 62-584||Schwalbe Super Moto-X 62-584|
|Lights||Busch & Müller IQ XE||Busch & Müller IQ XE|
|Colours||Satin Black | Matte Coppe||Satin Black | Matte Coppe|
|Anti theft team|
GPS and anti theft team
The Shadow 85 Automatic come with a more powerful motor but also with a GPS system and an anti theft team solution in case you bike got stolen. How the team works isn’t very clear at this moment of writing. The GPS system has a 1 year subscription included in the price.
Price Shadow Automatic e-bike
The price of the Shadow Automatic e-bike depends on the motor and battery you choose but the Shadow 65 Automatic starts at €4.299,- EUR the Shadow 85 Automatic starts at €4.699,- EUR. The battery upgrade from 400Wh to 500Wh is €200,- EUR and from 400Wh to 625Wh is €400,- EUR. Want to know more about this bike, go to dutch-id.nl.