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Stevens Bikes, Designed and Engineered in Hamburg

  September 21, 2015
Stevens Bikes is a German brand based in Hamburg, a cosmopolitan port town where all of the company’s bikes are designed and engineered. Stevens is best known for its high-performance race bikes and its close connection to competitive cycling. The Belted Blog previously featured an experimental Stevens race bike project in the post “Future Shift.” But Stevens is also a lifestyle brand that offers a large range of innovative and stylish transportation bikes. Pictured above is an experimental eBike created with Pinion that features the Stevens P-Carpo equipped with a rear hub drive. That one is not for sale, but the P-Carpo below is. With its sporty frame, fat slicks and low-maintenance belt paired with the Pinion gearbox, the P-Carpo is one of our favorite new 2016 urban bikes–and one of the many models in Stevens’ “AllRound” line equipped with the Gates Carbon Drive system.
Stevens Cross P-Carpo Lite 16 M arctic white_rear
The 2016 Stevens line also includes the new E-Carpo electric bike, below, a souped-up urban commuter with a Bosch electric drive, plus a rack, fenders and lights for year-round commuting.
Stevens Cross E-Carpo Lite 29_ 16 19__angled
Stevens E.Carpo Detail3
Also new for 2016 is the Courier Luxe Gent, below, and the Courier Luxe Lady, second down. These lightweight city bikes have an anthracite finish, disc brakes, a Nexus eight-speed hub and all the essentials for fast urban commuting.
Stevens ATB Courier Luxe Gent 16 55 velvet anthracite_angled
Stevens ATB Courier Luxe Lady 16 46 velvet anthracite
Stevens Courier luxe Detail 4
Below is the Sovereign SX R14, a premium trekking bike that pairs the Gates belt drive with a Rohloff hub and a suspension fork–ideal for crossing town, or touring across the country.
Stevens ATB Sovereign SX R14 Gent 16 55 anodized black
Stevens ATB P18 Lite 16 55 anodized black_angled
Above is the P18 Lite. Like the P-Carpo, this premium transportation bike also pairs the Pinion gearbox with the Gates belt drive. Thanks to its low-maintenance, grease-free drivetrain, this bike leaves you with plenty of time to stop, enjoy the day and relax on a bench, like the dude below. Life is good.Thanks to Stevens Bikes/Marc Autenrieth for the photographs. stevensbikes.de
Stevens P18 dude with good hair