Bafang has been one of the largest manufacturers of electric bike components in the world for over 10 years. In Europe, its electric motors have become the de-facto standard. However, in the last five years it has focused heavily on the production of central motors . In 2014, Bafang introduced an integrated central drive with the codename MAX, which later evolved into the name MaxDrive. MaxDrive has found its use in many types of 250W/36V e-bikes. Bafang also manufactures the hub (front and rear) motors, this makes it a long-term leader in the world market.
|Rated power||250 W|
|Max. torque||95 Nm|
|Max. speed assistance||25 km/h|
|Operating temperature||-20 - 45 ℃|
|Noise level||< 55 dB|
The Bafang motor is mainly used in the mountain e-bikes and speed e-bikes, which also corresponds to its parameters. The M500 is equipped with a torque sensor, which allows the control unit to determine how much juice it should feed to the motor based on how hard is the rider pedaling. The electric motor offers a power of 250 W and a torque of 95 Nm. Same as with the M420 motor, the maximum speed is 25 km/h, or 45 km/h, depending on the use and legislation. The motor is characterized by smooth and quiet operation, even when changing gears during the uphill ride. The Motor also supports gear sensor.