Questions? Want to test ride? 718.643.4542 or [email protected]

Questions? Want to test ride? 718.643.4542 or [email protected]

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Riese & Muller Birdy City
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Riese & Muller Birdy City


For the city: Shimano Nexus 8-speed hub gear with free running, highly effective, hydraulic Shimano Deore disc brakes, equipped with lighting system,stand and mudguards, versatile accessories.

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Frame Color Cyan Graphite Black Matte Lime White
Grips & Pedal Options Grips & Pedals Salt Black Grips & Pedals Salt Lilac Grips & Pedals Salt Lime Grips & Pedals Salt Orange Grips & Pedals Salt Red Grips & Pedals Salt White Grips Ergon & Pedals VP-191
Stem Option Comfort 10°, Height Adjustable Sport 21°, Height Adjustable
Optional Accessories ABUS Bordo Plus Lock None
Optional Air Pump None SKS Spaero Sport Deep Black
Accessories cargo area Carrier Birdy (w/o wheels) Carrier Birdy with Lowrider (with wheels for carrier) Lowrider No Carrier or Lowrider
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The Riese & Muller Birdy City is the definition of electric bike for city use. Enjoy excellent riding properties with the virtually maintenance-free Shimano Nexus 8-speed hub gear with free running and high efficiency. Hydraulic Shimano Deore disc brakes, lighting system, stand and mudguards complement the features. The Control Technology with full suspension ensures even greater comfort and safety. Great flexibility thanks to versatile accessories.

Brakes: The Riese & Muller Birdy City is equipped with Shimano Deore disc brake. It provides very reliable stopping power, these brakes are low-maintenance, and easy to control.

Warranty: Riese & Muller supplies you a five-year warranty for breakage of the frame and rear swing arm (on Regular bikes: 10 years).

Accessories: This bike comes with the standard Supernova front and tail light for safety, it also comes with  Minoura kickstand and Billy bell. 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.

Riese & Muller Birdy City Options:

Grips & Pedals options: 

Accents are charming. In fact, they’re often irresistible. Whatever, they make things interesting. Choose from six color variants for the pedals and handles from SALT or the combination of ergonomic handles from Ergon and non-slip Trekking pedals from VP-191 in black.

Stem options:

A sporty ride through the city or perhaps a more comfortable trip with a more upright seating position? The choice is yours. The height-adjustable stems are available in a Sport version at a 21° angle for a dynamic seat position, or in the Comfort version at a 10° angle.

Carrier Option:

A folding luggage carrier for a folding bike. The optional luggage carrier is designed so that it collapses downwards when the bike is folded. Extended, fitting a pannier is child’s play. In combination with a lowrider, the panniers can also be secured to the front wheel fork. And collapsed, the lowrider becomes the pull handle for the Birdy.


Frame height Universal
Top tube length [cm] 60
Head tube angle [°] 72.5
Seat tube angle [°] 73
Trail [mm] 61
Wheelbase [cm] 101
Bottom bracket height [cm] 28
Top tube height [cm] 54
Chainstay length [cm] 43
Wheel size [”] 18
Front suspension travel [mm] 30
Effective rear suspension travel [mm] 60
Gear ratio [m] 2.37-7.27
Weight [lbs] 28.4
Gross vehicle weight rating [lbs] 264.6
Weight rating: Luggage rack [lbs] 33
Weight rating: Handlebar bag/basket [lbs] 6.6
Childseat compatibility Yes
Trailer compatibility: Single wheel/single attachment point No
Trailer compatibility: Two wheel/single attachment point Yes
Compatibility: Bike-Trailer (through hub/quick release attachment) No

Additional information


TH No. 10, semi-integrated


TranzX, 40,0 mm, QR


Alex Crostini 1.1, 18"


Sapim Leader 2,0 mm, inox

Front hub

Hub dynamo Shutter Precision

Rear hub

Shimano Nexus 8-speed, free-wheel


Driveline, 52T




Selle Royal Shadow


Saltplus Forum, VP-191, VP-538


Shimano Alfine grip shift, 8-speed , Shimano Nexus grip shift, 8-speed


Satori Horizon, 31,8 mm, 10°, B=540 mm


Comfort 10°, Sport 21°


Ergon ergonomic, Hermans Grips, Saltplus


Shimano Deore, disc brake

Front light

Supernova E3 Pure 3S

Tail light

Supernova E3 E-Bike Tail Light 2




Minoura for Birdy

Riese & Muller uses a modern Just in Time inventory strategy. Every bike is built to order in their Germany factory.

We have worked with R&M and several logistics partners to offer our customers several ordering options.

Once a month their will be a container shipped via Sea Freight. There will also be an option to have bikes shipped individually to our shop for $200 for standard bikes and $300 with cargo bikes.

If you’d like a bike shipped to your home it will have to go to our shop first for us to fully build and test the bike. Please select freight when checking out.

If you have any questions about this process please feel free to contact us.


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