Lignum VOLT Electric Cruiser Bike


1 in stock (can be backordered)

Beautiful hand crafted e-bike. A way to cruise or commute in comfort & style. The frame is cut from birch ply, hollowed out for internal cable routing, 3 speed gearbox, 48v Li-ion battery and powerful motor making riding fun and effortless.

SKU: ECRUZ1 Category:


Designed by Chris Elsworthy, this one-of-a-kind plywood framed electric cruiser is perfect for your everyday commuting needs!

Based on design cues from vintage motorcycles and choppers, the VOLT combines classic looks with modern materials and a 48V electric motor for effortless cruising in all weathers.

It rides as well as it looks with little or no effort – the 48V Li-ion battery and mid-drive motor system smoothly accelerate you up to speed.

Available in a variety of  finishes, from fully assembled ready to ride, to just cut wood parts ready for your loving touch to assemble.

  • Ready to Ride – Level 2 – The full beans! Bafang BBSHD (up to 1500watts), 48V 20.7Ah Li-ion Battery and all other parts as described below.
  • Ready to Ride – Level 1 – Ready to ride! Bafang BBS02B (up to 750watts), 48V 12.5Ah Li-ion Battery and all other parts as described below.
  • Assembled Frame only – Beautiful hand finished birch plywood frame with steel inserts for head bearing and bottom bracket, Aluminium Rear dropouts ready for disc brake caliper. Includes customisable side panel with your design carved in.
  • DIY Kit Frame – All pre-cut birch plywood frame parts and rear aluminium dropouts ready to be laminated together to build your dream machine.

If you love beautifully engineered bespoke products that are both practical and fun to use then the Lignum VOLT is for you…

  • 48V 20.7Ah Li-ion Battery with Bluetooth monitoring
    LG 3450mAh High Capacity Cells (13s6p) with ~50 mile range under normal use
  • 4A High Powered Fast Charger
    ~5 Hours for a full charge
  • Bafang BBSHD 48V Mid Drive Motor
    1000W (~1500W Max) Rated Power Output
  • Bafang TFT850C HMI with 3.2“ IPS TFT Colour Display
    Includes handle grip controller with programmable computer for speed, distance and level of assist
  • Sturmey-Archer SX-RK3 3-speed Rear Hub
    With CLS30 Suicide Shifter in anodised aluminium
  • SRAM Avid® BB7 Mountain Brakes
    Mechanical Discs Front and Rear with Tri-Align™ Caliper Positioning System™
  • Custom Wide-rim Wheels with Whitewall Tyres
    26 x 4” Rim (26 x 3.5” Tyre) Rear and 26 x 3“ Rim (26 x 2.125” Tyre) Front
  • Hand-Crafted Birch Plywood Frame
    Hollowed out to 6mm wall thickness to hide the battery, motor and all cables
  • Triple Crown Front Fork
    Springer fork option available
  • Customisable Side Logo Panel
    Bespoke design for every customer – contact us to discuss options
  • Comfortable Spring Seat in Black Finish
  • Extra-wide ‘Moon Bar’ Handle Bar in Chrome Finish with Leather Grips
  • 6” 12W LED Chrome Main Head Light

Following purchase we will contact you via email or telephone to confirm custom designs and delivery options. As they are made to order please allow approximately 4 weeks from order date to delivery subject to further correspondence.

Price shown is for collection from our Portishead base. At-cost shipping can be quoted after sale, expect over £50 for UK courier delivery.

Additional information

Shop Category

Custom, Promotional

Finish Level

Ready to Ride – Level 2, Ready to Ride – Level 1, Assembled Frame only, Diy Kit Frame


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