This category describes STEVENS E-cross bikes. They have 28-inch wheels with narrow tyres. The tyre width is 28 to max. 42 mm. STEVENS E-8X, E-6X and E-6X Tour.
- The permissible overall weight (pedelec incl. luggage and rider) should not exceed 140 kg (308.6 lbs). Under certain circumstances this permissible overall weight can be further limited by the component manufacturers’ recommendations for use
- STEVENS E-city and E-trekking bikes are designed for a trailer load of 40 kg (88.2 lbs) without and 80 kg (176.4 lbs) with trailer brake.
- STEVENS E-cross bikes are intended for hard-surface terrain, i.e. for tarred roads and bicycle lanes or gravel field tracks, where the wheels do not lose ground contact. In addition, they are well suited for well paved gravel paths and forest roads as well as off-road trails with a slight slope where a temporary loss of tyre contact with the ground due to small steps may occur. They are not suitable for off-road use (mountain bike use), namely for all mountain, enduro, downhill (DH), freeride, dual slalom, downhill/freeride parks, jumps, drops and in bike parks etc.
- Due to their design and fittings, STEVENS E-cross bikes are not always suitable for being used on public roads. If you want to use them on public roads, these bikes must be fitted with the prescribed equipment. Observe the traffic rules when riding on public roads. For more information read chapter “Legal Requirements for Riding on Public Roads” in your comprehensive STEVENS user manual on the enclosed CD-ROM.
Intended Use: Keep in mind that every bicycle or pedelec type is built for a specific intended use. Be sure to use your STEVENS pedelec only according to its intended use, as the STEVENS pedelec may otherwise not withstand the stress, fail and cause an accident with unforeseeable consequences! Using it for another than the intended use will also void the warranty.
STEVENS bikes of the category 4 E are not suitable for off-road use, jumps, slides, stair riding, stoppies, wheelies, tricks etc.!