The world’s first water bike that replicates the cycling experience on water.
Using the same foiling technology as America’s Cup sailboats, Manta5 has created a surreal sensation of flight.
The XE-1 is suitable for a wide range of fitness levels. Cycle along ocean coastlines, train along waterways, or cruise lakeside with friends and family.
Join the thousands of enthusiasts around the globe pioneering cycling’s new frontier.
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Hydrofoiler XE-1 Top Specs
- Ride time
Up to 4 hours
- Battery capacity
- Top Speed
21 kph | 13 mph | 11 kn
- Recharge time
- Minimum foiling speed
9 kph | 6 mph | 5 kn
- Total weight
31 kg | 68 lbs
How much is shipping?
All Hydrofoiler XE-1’s are packed and delivered to your preferred shipping address. Shipping is calculated at time of order. Approximate shipping rates are:
- United States: Starting from $600 USD to contiguous United States; $900 USD per bike to Hawaii
- Europe/UK: Starting from €600 EURO
- New Zealand: $550 NZD
Taxes (incl. VAT) are not included in the shipping cost. Subject to state and local taxes. Customs and handling fees are included in the shipping price.
What are the terms of the warranty?
How fast can I expect to learn to ride?
If you can ride a bike and swim you will be able to ride the Hydrofoiler XE-1. Certain techniques like the submerged launch take more time to master. Most people can launch from a beach or jetty within a few attempts. Manta5 has a wealth of resources to get you up and foiling quickly. See training.manta5.com.
Does the bike come in different sizes?
The ergonomics of the handlebars, seat and pedals means that one bike fits a family of different sized riders. Rider’s up to 220lbs (100kgs) are able to launch and foil.
The most surreal cycling experience to date
Join together a love of cycling and water. A community of riders is forming, and cycling on water’s future is set to be an exciting one. This is your chance to make history and play a pioneering role in shaping cycling’s new frontier in your backyard.
7 levels of electric assist
Top speed: 21 km/h
Cruising speed: 9 km/h
Up to 4 hours ride time
Easy transport and assembly
Handles chop and waves
Crossing New Zealand’s Cook Strait – 29 km across one of the most notorious bodies of water.