Kudos Secret

We have always tried to present a balanced view of the products on our website and are selective in the products that we sell.  We don’t get excited if there is no reason to be, and we don’t necessarily endorse the sentiments and descriptions of advertisers. The reason is plain, since we know that all detergents wash ‘whiter than white’,  but there’s still a grubby patch on my shirt.  

Cheaper Electric Folding Bikes from the ‘Far East’ virtually all suffer from the same basic problems, having short seatposts, being way undergeared, and often ride like scooter on a cattlegrid. For this reason we normally avoid them altogether and recommend our Bickerton, or Dahon Electric Conversions as these are still to be preferred over anything sub £1000.00 we have yet seen from a manufacturer as far as folding e-bikes are concerned.

The Kudos Secret however has various features that deserve a close look, as Kudos have now addressed the matter of a short seatpost and the gearing has been improved so that together with many other good points it certainly is a good buy for certain more casual riders.  The hidden battery is a good point in it’s favour, and the bike having a reasonably long wheelbase means it also rides very well.  At £795.00  it surely is a winner.

We think the Kudos Secret is so good for the price that even an  experienced biker advancing in years may well consider it as we can’t really fault the handling of the bike given the price.

It may not be so obvious until you consider the details that the overall balance of the bike is so ideal. It has very even weight distribution for an e-bike, with the motor in the rear wheel, and the battery in the front section of the main frame tube.   The total weight of the bike is also very acceptable.

The Kudos Secret has also managed to hide away a very respectable sized battery being  36v 10.4Ah LiMnO4

The Pedelec mode has three levels (with the option if required of an overiding ‘twist throttle control’  provided separately which can be easily connected by the user.)

A lightweight folding e-bike which is practical to carry on a bus or train, and having 20" wheels is suitable for city, track and green lanes

It's a nice looking bike, very well engineered for the price - the lightweight lithium battery is hidden within the frame to keep your 'secret' about the electrics.

The Kudos Secret we now supply in Lime & Black .

The Kudos Secret has a comparitively neat folded size.  It is supplied complete with mudguards, stand, rear carrier and lights. The lights are powered by the main 36v battery.

If you would like to ask further questions concerning the Kudos Secret, please ring us at our shop in Malmesbury. 01666 822330

Price £795.00 including free delivery  


Kudos Secret   BLACK  


Weight overall (inc batteries): 19.0 kg

Battery weight: 1.88 kg

Bike only weight: 17.12 kg

Charger weight: 0.53 kg (inc. mains cable).

Battery type: Li-Ion.

Battery capacity: 374 Watt hours (10.4 Ah 36V).

Gearing: 6-speed Shimano derailleur gears. 44T ring, 14-28 T sprockets. Ratios 29"-59". With improved 52T Chainwheel Ratios   35” - 70”

Brakes: V-brakes.

Lighting: front LED, rear LED, both powered from main battery.

Other accessories fitted:  mudguards, carrier rack, stand,  bell.


Aluminium 7005-T6


Solid forks  ie: not suspension

Gear System:

Shimano 6-Speed derailleur - Revoshift


20"x 1.95 Dual wall rims/tyres

Braking System: 

V-Brake caliper front & rear


36v 10.4 Ah LiMnO4 'in frame'

Electric Drive System:

3-position PAS & Throttle, LED display, 220W Suzhou Bafang Motor

C H White & Son

Serving Cycling since 1928




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Important Customer Information

For those of you who prefer a more personal service, we are always very happy to discuss the advantages of the various models to help quide you towards a bike that is suitable for your requirements and within your budget.  We have a passion for folding bikes and their place in todays society for both the commuter and leisure cyclist alike. Please ring us if you need help or advice on 01666 822330

All Folding Bikes are thoroughly prepared and checked in the workshop (unless we state otherwise on Sale models) in order to validate the warranties, this involves a thorough setup and adjustment of spokes, bearings, brakes, gears (stops and cable adjustment). The chainset and crank, handlebars and all nuts and bolts are checked for tightness and the pedals fitted. Finally the tyre pressures are set and the folding joints and all quick releases are lubricated and adjusted. After a brief test ride (mainly indoor) they are then carefully packed back into the original boxes using appropriate packaging, this means that the bikes when received and unfolded are ‘ready to ride’ .  All 26” wheel Dahon bikes arrive in the UK in boxes with the frame unfolded but the bike partially dismantled. We have taken the decision that in order to properly achieve our highest aim and that of the responsible manufacturers with whom we liase, that we therefore, properly prepare then fold the completed bike with only the handlebar removed, it is therefore necessary for us to repackage the bike accordingly on account of it’s larger size when assembled.

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CH White & Son, 51 High Street, Malmesbury, Wiltshire SN16 9AG, United Kingdom

 Tel/Fax. (01666) 822330   e-mail   chwhite@btinternet.com

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