8 speed shimano drivetrain for smooth and reliable shifting. Shimano 8 speed rapid fire shifter offers comfortable and easy shifting, whilst the 11-34T freewheel gives you an ideal range of gears for breezing up the steepest hills and putting power down on the flat.
8 speed shimano drivetrain for smooth and reliable shifting. Shimano 8 speed rapid fire shif...
Enjoy reliable and powerful braking from the Wisper Hydraulic disc brakes. The Wisper three finger brake lever offers a comfortable and powerful brake lever action for all hand sizes.180mm front and 160mm rear discs offer powerful braking and smooth modulation for optimum control.
Enjoy reliable and powerful braking from the Wisper Hydraulic disc brakes. The Wisper three ...
Backlit LCD Display for a clear overview of all your information so you can focus on enjoying the ride! View your current speed, battery level, assistance level, average speed, trip distance and lifetime odomoter all at the touch of a button.
Backlit LCD Display for a clear overview of all your information so you can focus on enjoyin...
The Wayfarer range offers a choice of two slimline high capacity lithium batteries 450Wh or 700Wh meaning you will have plenty of power whatever your adventure. As with all Wisper batteries these are easy to remove with just the twist of a key meaning they can be easily charged and stored indoors.
The Wayfarer range offers a choice of two slimline high capacity lithium batteries 450Wh or ...
*Some features or components may differ from those displayed due to availability.
Crossbar Hub-Drive (H9): City, Adventure, Mountain
The WisperWayfarer H9 hub drive, crossbar is the perfect all-rounder. In City spec it is a comfortable commuter or day to day workhorse but underneath the city exterior beats the heart of a true thoroughbred, the Wayfarer super hi torque motor developing 50Nm at the rear wheel, almost the same as 100Nm at the pedals. Strip off the comfort products and change the tyres and you have the perfect off-roader for a day in the hills and forests. If you require further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Wisper Hi Torque Rear Hub Drive 43.2V 250W Nominal
In frame, secure removable. Chargeable in or out of frame
On/off button with LED charge status light.
Long range 700Wh
450Wh Max Range = 60 miles (95km)
700Wh Max Range = 90 miles (140km)
Wisper Back lit LCD display with remote controls
Thumb throttle to 4mph (6km/h) walk along
Thumb throttle to 15.5mph (25km/h) assist booster
Hand welded, 6061 Alloy T4 and T6 tempered
Pillar Box Red or Sky Blue 6 coats
Suntour XCM 30 100mm travel
eMTB 760mm anodised black
Throttle only range
Using your Wisper bike on throttle only will reduce your range by up to 65% and the TTP will not help increase range whilst you are using the throttle only. If your bike has been upgraded so it works on the throttle only, we still suggest pedalling when you are able to do so. Use the throttle only function when you need to rest or to help you pull away when setting off.
Alloy black anodised double wall 27.5” x 1.24″ (31.4mm)
Kenda 27.5” 2.2 high puncture resistance with reflector
MTB/Adventure Bike Tyre Upgrade (optional extra)
Schwalbe Smart Sam Perf, DD, RaceGuard, Folding 27.5” x 2.25” First class all-rounder with extra safe Double Defence puncture protection 3mm GreenGuard layer, SnakeSkin sidewall. ECE-R75 approved for great riding fun on your E-Mountain or E-Adventure Bike. Wayfarer rims can take tyres of up to 2.25″ wide without fouling forks or frame. Tyres larger than 2.25″ wide can only be used without mudguards.
Black Anodised Aluminium 2.6″
Front: Spaningo XE 6V powered from bike battery
Rear: Spaningo XE 6V powered from bike battery
Magix black anodised 70mm
31.6mm 350mm with 100mm safety line
Wisper integrated custom, 17kg limit
Front Rack (optional extra)
Wisper integrated custom, 10kg limit
Max Weight Load Inc. Luggage
Sizing and Dimensions
Full Throttle Option
Full Throttle eBikes from Wisper
Why We Offer Wisper Full Throttle eBikes
Full Throttle eBikes offer a quick, eco friendly and cost efficient option for city commuters at a time when everyone is looking to save on rising fuel and transport costs.
Full Throttle eBikes offer commuters better control and enhanced safety when moving slowly in traffic.
Full throttle eBikes offer immediate power when accelerating especially useful at traffic lights or on hills.
Full Throttle eBikes allow a rider to “take a breather” and cool down from time to time during a journey, particularly useful when commuting in hot weather.
Full Throttle eBikes make cycling even more inclusive, enabling those of us with for example impaired movement to enjoy the benefits and freedom eBikes bring.
Fully Legal in the UK
Continuing our journey of pro-active leadership, innovation and progression within the e-bike industry we are proud to be able to offer fully UK legal, full throttle eBikes that will power our bikes up to 15.5mph without pedalling.
As well as making our bikes safer and more easily controlled at low speeds, offering faster acceleration from stand still, Wisper full throttle electric bicycles make cycling even more inclusive than ordinary eBikes, enabling those that need a little extra help when discovering, or returning to the joys and freedom cycling offers.
How It Works
Once we receive your order for a Wisper full throttle bike we arrange to have your bike tested by the DVSA and Type Approved as an L1e in the category 250W LPM (250Watt Low Powered) Moped. This can take between 2 and 8 weeks as the bike has to be taken to a specially approved MVSA centre for the Type Approval tests to be carried out. The tests are to make sure our standard eBike is safe and complies to current EAPC (Electrically Assisted Pedal Cycle) regulations. Once these tests have been completed we are presented with a British National Type Approval, Minister’s Approval Certificate bearing your bike’s frame number, this ensures the certificate can only be used in conjunction with your specific Wisper bike. The certificate must be kept in a safe place just like an MOT certificate although we and the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency will keep a record of your Bike’s Type Approval.
Unlike an MOT Certificate, the Type Approval Certificate lasts for the lifetime of the bike and does not need to be renewed.
Full throttle eBikes will continue to work in exactly the same way a standard eBike works when the throttle is not used. The rider only uses the throttle when needed, it will not effect any other standard EAPC function.
To obtain Type Approval bikes must be fitted with front and rear lights operated together on one switch. Because the Tailwind Trail, Tailwind City and Wayfarer Mountain do not have lights these bikes cannot yet be Type Approved. We are working on a solution and hope to offer these bikes with a full throttle by mid 2023.
L1e electric bikes are a sub-group of Low Powered Moped that meets the criteria laid down in the Electrically Assisted Pedal Cycle Regulations 1983 (SI 1983 No. 1168) as amended by SI 2015 No. 24. The requirements are that the vehicle:
Be fitted with pedals by means of which it is capable of being propelled
Be fitted with no motor other than an electric motor, which has a maximum continuous rated power, which does not exceed 250 watts and cannot propel the vehicle when it is travelling at more than 15.5 mph
In essence, our bikes, when Type Approved, can be ridden legally on roads and private land within the UK at speeds of up to 15.5mph using just the throttle.
Costs and Warranty
Anyone can take their Wisper bike to an approved MVSA centre and apply for Type Approval. The cost of the test and certification is £55.00 which is payable to the DVSA and needs to be paid at the time of booking the test appointment. If you chose to have your bike Type Approved yourself, please contact us with the TA details and we will for a fee of £45.00 upgrade your bike’s software, this has to be done physically at our Kent HQ. If you would like your warranty to be extended to cover your bike with a full throttle we will make a further charge of £45.00. This does not extend the time line of your warranty which will remain at 24 months from the time you originally purchased your Wisper bike.
We offer the full TA certification service for a fee of £200.00 on top of the price of a new Wisper bike or £250.00 on a used Wisper bike. We only offer this service on Wisper bikes as we know they are fully legal EAPCs.
Our charges include the test fee, upgrading the software on the bike, one of our technicians driving the bike to the test centre, waiting whilst the test is done and bringing the bike back to our HQ in Kent. Importantly it also includes, a £45.00 charge to extend our two year warranty to include full throttle riding. We charge the extra £50 on used Wisper bikes to service the bike before we take it to the test centre.
If you are intending to take your Wisper bike out of the UK, it is your responsibility to check it may be used legally at your destination. We can for a £55.00 fee re-restrict your bike for you whilst you are out of the UK and de-restrict it for you when you get home, this work has to be done physically at our HQ in Kent.
Privacy & Cookies Policy
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.
Kieron Jaynes. –
I am 70 years old had a previous e bike for 14 years. I live in Dover Kent which is very hilly.I have a Wayfarer step thru with hub motor and the 700 battery.I have now tried the bike on the long castle hill out of Dover and although effort was required I am 16 stone I was totally surprised how easy it was. For the price paid I think your product is neat well designed and functions well.I have tried bikes costing 3 times the price and can see no advantage.