7 speed shimano drivetrain for smooth and reliable shifting. Shimano 7 speed thumb shifter offers comfortable and easy shifting, whilst the 14-28T freewheel gives you an ideal range of gears for breezing up the steepest hills and putting power down on the flat.
7 speed shimano drivetrain for smooth and reliable shifting. Shimano 7 speed thumb shifter o...
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...
Kenda 26″ x 1.95″ tyres offer a comfortable but efficient ride, absorbing small bumps. The semi smooth tread offers maximum efficiency but also plenty of grip on tarmac and gravel. A Kevlar layer inside the tyre offers excellent puncture protection. These tyres also feature a reflective sidewall stripe for excellent visibility at night.
Kenda 26″ x 1.95″ tyres offer a comfortable but efficient ride, absorbing small ...
The Wisper Traditional range offers a choice of three batteries 375Wh,575Wh or 700Wh meaning you will have plenty of power for whatever length of ride. 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 Wisper Traditional range offers a choice of three batteries 375Wh,575Wh or 700Wh meaning...
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Wisper High efficiency, 250W hi torque brushless motor
Medium range 375Wh MAX range 50 miles
Long range 575Wh MAX range 75 miles
Mega range 700W MAX range 100 miles
*By upgrading to our high efficiency Torque Power Pack range may be extended by up to 30%
Full Throttle Range
Using your Wisper bike on throttle only will reduce your range by up to 35% 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.
Wisper Back lit LCD display
Hand welded, 6061 Alloy T4 and T6 tempered
26″ Wheel: 18” 46.5cm
24″ Wheel 14.5″ 36.5cm
Black, Electric Blue or Burgundy
Suntour NEC with pre-tension
Black anodised alloy
SHIMANO 7 speed derailleur with 7 speed selector
Hydraulic 180mm disc brake front and 160mm rear
Alloy double walled 26” x 1.5”
Kenda 26” 1.95 high puncture resistance with wall reflector
Schwalbe Marathon Plus Perf, SmartGuard, TwinSkin
26” x 2” Flat-Less – With a purposeful trekking tread. Everyday use or off road bicycle expeditions? This robust tyre handles almost any mistreatment. 5mm thick, protected by SmartGuard, the most effective puncture protection belt available.
Black Full length, shatterproof
Front: 15W LED super bright
Rear: 36V light, power from bike battery
Wisper’s unique rear battery rack, certified to 25kg
Max Weight Loading Including Luggage
21 Stone / 135kg
*Some features or components may differ from those displayed due to availability
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.
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We have bought two Wisper bikes one for me and one for my wife 705 and a wayfaire we are very pleased with them and can’t believe how well balanced they are we can’t wait to get back on them
Well made but not especially “cool-looking” I’m just getting the hang of this 705 step-through bike. It is strong and well-made, with high quality braking system, and suspension. The design indicates rectitude rather than machismo. The sudden burst of power takes a bit of getting used to – but enables me to go up hills without too much effort. It’s a heavy beast to manhandle through the hall way – but it adds a new dimension to routes and distances that I would not have attempted without the electric assistance.
My wife and I are really pleased with our Wisper bikes. I bought the Wayfarer Adventure and my wofe bought the 705 26inch step through. Both have been on over 2,000 kilometeres of riding on National Cycle Network roads and off road gravel paths and have been very powerful with ranges of 90k + per ride.Super bikes, very robust and from recent experience able to cope with extremely wet weather! Great support as well as we bought one bike from head office at Kemsing and the other from a Dartford dealer bates-ebikes.
Was pleased when this bike arrived and very pleased now I have done some riding. I feel the quality is good, nothing feels cheap or weak, it is solid and very comfortable. Saddle and handlebars are easy to adjust. Its reactions are instant, & the gearing is smooth and accurate. Battery is proving very efficient and if you are still prepared to pedal and get some exercise & not call on the power continuously, then the mileage is terrific. I will add that I believe the quotes for average mileage is accurate too. Very pleased with this purchase and also think the price was on the money.