my Volta Gates

Low-maintenance premium e-bike including Shimano E6100 mid-engine & 60 nm torque

my Volta Gates - Bambusfahrrad


Bambusfahrrad - Damenrad
Bambusfahrrad - Herrenrad

  • from 4.499 € / 4,090 GBP

    including Shimano
    Nexus 5-speed

  • guarantee

    up to
    five years

  • weight

    about 24,5 kg
    (incl. battery)

  • range

    up to
    120 km

  • Low-maintenance premium e-bike
  • Every my Boo frame is unique - handmade in Ghana
  • Natural suspension because of the bamboo
  • High-quality varnish for a long service life
  • Excellent stiffness due to the sisal-epoxide resin bonds
  • Verified by EN-norms (also for pedelecs)

Weight: about 24,5 kg (incl. battery)
Sizes: 48, 52, 55, 58, 61 cm
Including Shimano Nexus 5-speed: from 4.499 € / 4,090 GBP


Engine unit: Shimano Steps E6100
Shimano Steps 418 Wh (rack)
 up to 120 km
Shimano Nexus 5-speed
Brakes: Shimano Deore hydraulic disc brakes
Tyres: Schwalbe Big Ben 50-622 brown; optional: Schwalbe Big Ben 55-559 brown (26 inches) 
Saddle: Brooks Flyer Aged saddle
Handle: my Boo birch bark handlebar grips BBU1
Fork: aluminium rigid fork, 1 1/8 inches ahead
Crankset: Gates CDX for Steps E6100
Lighting: B&M Avy DC 40 headlight, B&M Toplight 2C DC back light

Our Production in Ghana


Bamboo grows in a large amount in Ghana. After harvesting, the tubes are dried for several months; afterwards, the best-looking tubes are selected to build the frames.

Precise symmetry is accomplished while assembling the frame by using a German-developed clamping device (jig). The bamboo tubes are carefully joined with hemp fibers and bio-epoxy resin, then smoothed down and perfected. Every frame is carefully inspected with an extensive checklist.

Our Quality Requirement 

Unser Qualitätsanspruch


Our bamboo frames are tested by a German testing institute to comply with European standards. Furthermore, a high-grade varnish - as protection against wind and inclement weather - is applied to the frames by a qualified specialist in Germany.

All bamboo bikes are professionally mounted with high quality and reliable components at our factory in Kiel, Germany. The final assembly of each bike is done by trained bicycle mechanics.

Our Social Commitment

We build our frames together with our partner, the “Yonso Project”, a nonprofit organization in Ghana. All proceeds made in Ghana go directly into educational scholarships and microloans.

Currently, more than 30 employees work for the project and receive fair payment; their jobs are permanent and give them a sense of perspective.




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