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Faraday Porteur
Faraday PorteurFaraday Porteur

Faraday Porteur


The Faraday Porteur, “the ultimate modern utility bike,” is just that. With its battery hidden in the down tube and crisp aesthetics, this elegantly designed electric cargo bike looks just like a non-electric bike.


The Faraday Porteur, “the ultimate modern utility bike,” is just that. With its battery hidden in the down tube and crisp aesthetics, this elegantly designed electric cargo bike looks just like a non-electric bike. With a classy leather Selle Royal saddle, swept back handlebars with an upright seating position, and precision crafted in every aspect, the Porteur epitomizes sophistication and comfort. For the rider looking to ride in style while transporting groceries or briefcases, the Faraday Porteur may be just the bike for you.

Brakes: The Faraday Porteur comes equipped with high-quality Shimano disc brakes. In addition to providing very dependable stopping power, these brakes are low-maintenance, and easy to control. No matter how hard you ride stopping should be no concern.

Frame: The Faraday Porteur features a stylish and sturdy chromoly steel frame. It has a high strength to weight ratio and is highly resistant to corrosion. The frame also features mildly swept back handlebars with the option of adding front and rear racks. The Porteur’s frame creates an extremely comfortable and smooth ride.

Drivetrain: The rear wheel is laced with an 8 speed Shimano Alfine internally geared hub with a gates carbon drive system integrated directly into the motor. Compared to other bikes that use traditional metal chains, the Gates Carbon Drivetrain is lighter, quiet, maintenance-free and does not rust. The Porteur provides quick and smooth gear-shifting; noticeably similar to a “normal” non-assisted bike.

Top Speed: Like most electric bikes sold in the United States, the Faraday Porteur has a top speed of 20 mph in keeping with the guidelines of federal law.

Sizing Options: The Porteur comes in three frame sizes to accommodate riders of all sizes; Small 51cm, Medium 55cm, or Large 59cm. If you’re unsure of which size would be best for you, please contact us so that we can assist you in finding the correct fit.

Tires: The power from the Porteur meets the ground with its fast and lightweight 26” 35mm Panaracer Pasela T-Serv tire. These tires are optimal for paved surfaces and mild trails.

Color: The Faraday Porteur is available in two colors; Classic White or British Racing Green.

Warranty: Faraday offers a two year warranty.

Accessories: The Faraday Porteur comes with front and rear bamboo fenders, front and rear LED lights, a Swiss-made Pletscher Scissoring kickstand, and the option of front and rear carrying racks. Our team has a lot of experience outfitting bikes with additional accessories, so be sure to reach out to us if there’s anything you may need.

The award-winning original. Steam-bent bamboo fenders, a Gates belt drive, and smooth-shifting Shimano Alfine 8 drivetrain make this Faraday’s finest electric bike.

The Porteur comes in either Classic White or British Racing Green, and in your choice of three sizes.

With up to 20 miles of assisted riding on a
single charge, Faraday frees you to
ride like a kid again.

Faraday’s built-in LED headlight and taillight make
you visible, day and night.

Faraday’s 250W motor powers you through hills
and headwinds with ease.

Faradays weigh in at 39lbs for greater agility
and maneuverability.

Our battery can go from empty to fully
charged in under 3 hours.

Our pedal assist gives you the super powers
you need to get where you’re going without
breaking a sweat.

Additional information

Weight 39 lbs
Front Rack


Drive Train

8 Speed Shimano Alfine Internally Geared Hub with Gates Carbon CDX Belt Drive


Pedal Assist

Best Use

Cargo & Hauling, Comfort Cruiser


25 miles


Panaracer Pasela T-Serv, 26" x 1.5"


Avid BB7 Mechanical Disc with 160 mm Rotors


43V 5.8Ah (240Wh)


Two year warranty

Top Speed



250w motor with 350w peak output



Battery: The Faraday Porteur comes standard with a 43V 5.8Ah (240Wh) lithium ion battery integrated directly into the downtube of the frame. This improves the bike’s balance and offers greater protection to the battery. It also makes it harder to tell that it’s an electric bike, making the bike more attractive to the eye and less attractive to bike thieves.

Motor: The Faraday Porteur utilizes a 250W 8Fun geared hub motor with 350W peak output. The 250w Porteur motors are fitted with torque sensing technology with provides extremely responsive assistance. These motors are frictionless and silent providing a smooth ride experience.

Riding Modes: The Porteur features three levels of torque-sensing pedal assist, which can easily be changed while you’re riding. The Porteur can also be ridden like a regular, non-assisted bicycle by normal pedaling.

Range: The Porteur utilizes a 240Wh battery providing a range of up to 25 miles under optimal riding conditions. Range will always vary depending on use of drive mode, how much you pedal, the type of terrain, and the rider’s weight.

Faraday Porteur Electric Bike