10 most asked questions about the Balance low entry bike

The Balance is a low entry bike from Van Raam. Read in this article the 10 most frequently asked questions about the Balance.


Frequently asked questions about the Balance low entry bike

Read below the answers to the 10 most frequently asked questions about the Balance low entry bike from Van Raam:

On the Balance you can easily get on and off the bike

1. What is the Balance low entry bike?

The Balance is a low entry bike with a slightly lower center of gravity. With the Balance you can always, because of the uniquely developed frame, with both feet on the ground without getting off the saddle.

2. Who is the Van Raam Balance suitable for?

The Balance low entry bike is suitable for people with slight balance problems or difficulty getting on and off a bike. Thanks to the low entry, you do not have to lift your leg as high. In addition, you can reach the ground with both feet at all times, making it easy to stop. This makes the Balance a comfortable and safe bike.

On the Van Raam Balance you cycle with a optimum stretched leg

3. How does a Balance low entry bike ride?

The special frame of the Balance allows you to cycle with your legs optimally stretched, despite the low step trough. Because of the more forward pedalling motion you make, the power of your legs is better used than with a traditional two-wheeler. On the Balance you also have a very good ergonomic seating position. Wrists, neck and shoulders are hardly burdened while cycling. Read also: 'Unique riding characteristics slow step through bike Balance'. If you want to experience how the Balance rides, make an appointment for a test ride.

4. What is the weight of the Balance?

The weight of the Balance low entry bike depends on the extra options and accessories that you add to the bike. A Balance without extra options weighs about 22 kilos.

The motor of the Balance is in the front wheel

5. Where is the motor on the Balance low entry bike with pedal support?

Pedal support is an option you can choose for the Balance low entry bike. The engine of the Balance bike with pedal support is attached to the front fork in the front wheel. Unlike a mid-motor, a front wheel motor is quiet and it is less difficult to cycle when the motor is switched off.

In the Balance, the battery is at the back of the bike and the motor is at the front, which provides a good spread of weight. The bike is well balanced making it easy to keep your balance on the low entry bike.
Read more about the differences between motors in the article 'Why a front or rear hub motor instead of a mid-drive motor?'.

6. What is the range of the Balance low entry bike?

The range of the battery depends on several factors. Therefore only an estimate of the range can be given. For the Balance, it is possible to cycle between 30 and 60 kilometers with a fully charged battery. Read more about the factors that determine the range in the article 'How many kilometers does a Van Raam E bike battery last'.

Range of Balance low entry bike from Van Raam

7. Will the Balance fit on a normal bike rack?

This depends on the type of bike carrier that you use. The Balance is 95 percent certain to fit on a bike rack where the bike is attached to the frame. With some bike carriers, the bicycle is attached to the bottom bracket, which does not fit the Balance. However, these bike carriers are not used very often anymore.

8. Is a back pedal brake possible on the Balance?

Yes, this is possible. You can buy the Balance low entry bike with the option '8 gears with back pedal brake'.

Balance low entry bike by Van Raam

9. What are the most popular options for the Balance?

There are many options available to customize the Balance low entry bike. These are the most popular options:

  • Pedal support/ Smart E-bike

  • SmartGuard tyres

  • Different frame size

  • Mirror

  • Extra battery

See all possible options on the Options page

10. How much does the Balance low entry bike cost?

The price of the Balance low entry bike depends on the different options and accessories you want on your Balance. View the price list on the product page, or see how much your personalized Balance costs in the configurator.

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