Xiaomi Mi Smart QiCYCLE Electric Folding Bike Review

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Xiaomi has a new product launch event live now in Beijing, China on 23th June (14:00 GMT+8). As you know, Xiaomi has not only produced smartphones, but also many cool gadgets such as Xiaomi fan, Xiaomi kettle, Xiaomi miband 2, etc. Right now they also released its first Mi Smart QiCYCLE Electric folding bike which is built in 2900mAh lithium-ion battery. So how is the mi bike? Is any difference from other common bikes?

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Highlights:

IDbike Torque Measurement Method (TMM) intelligently measures the torque you apply and adjusts power based on your pedaling
– Companion smartphone app displays in-depth info: bike status, GPS navigation, ride stats
– 250W, 36V high speed motor
– Panasonic 18650 20 x 2900mAh lithium-ion battery cells (same battery used by Tesla) with self-developed Battery Management System (BMS) that lets you go 45km on a single charge
– Shimano Nexus 3-speed hub
– Foldable and compactly lean at 14.5 kg
– Provides real-time stats: speed, distance, power, dynamic power, calories consumed
– RMB2,999

Torque Measurement Method:
The QiCYCLE motor’s power is guided by a torque measurement method (TMM),which measures the torque applied to the pedal and adjusts the power requested to the motor accordingly.

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Companion Smartphone App:
QiCYCLE bike like calculating secondary data, monitoring state, reporting data etc. The bike can measure fitness-related statistics like number of calories burned, travelling speed, and distance traveled.

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250W, 36V High-Speed Motor:
QiCYCLE motor is integrated into the front hub and it with a maximum power of 250W (36V).

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Panasonic 18650 20 x 2900mAh lithium-ion battery cells:
The battery mounted in the top tube of the Xiaomi QiCycle is a Panasonic 20 x 2900mAh Li-ion battery.

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and it is provided with a Battery Management System (BMS) which maximises the use of the battery and doesn’t allow for the loss of energy while riding. It can be recharged in three hours and the company claims it will last for 45 km.

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Shimano Nexus 3-speed gear hub:
QiCYCLE comes with Shimano Nexus 3-Gear Shifters to let users switch gears based on the terrain.

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Foldable and compactly lean at 14.5 kg:
QiCYCLE bike is build out of carbon fibre. It is easily foldable so carrying it around and packing it in cars is easy.

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Real Time Information:
QiCYCLE has a bike computer display to show all the fitness-related parameters such as Provides real-time stats: speed, distance, power, dynamic power, calories consumed etc

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Price:
Xiaomi MI QiCycle Smart Bike is priced at RMB 2999(roughly $450), and is currently only available for sale in Chinese cities. It will be one of your best partner for outdoors. It is much cheaper than the other competitors. So will you try this first MI Smart Electric bike? Don’t forget to use coupon code: GB9% to enjoy it at the lower price.

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  1. I just sent a qicycle in my shipment from China. The charger only Works with 240 v electricity. Can you suggest which step up converter I need? I’m not sure of which wattage I will need. 500, 1,000 ?

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