Whoppa Cycles

iThuba Cold Drinks Trike


The iThuba Cold Drinks Trike is Whoppa’s reliable iThuba tricycle frame, fitted with a cooler box cargo for vending or delivery purposes.

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iThuba Cold Drinks Trike

The iThuba Cold Drinks Trike, a business on wheels and a solution for street-vendors and deliveries alike. Available in two sizes (M & L) it can accommodate either [90 or 120 L] of space, more than ample to fully stock with drinks and dry ice.

With a durable, brandable, suction moulded or roto moulded cooler box and optional umbrella; the iThuba Cold Drink Trike is simultaneously a vendor’s friend and a mobile bar; for brand activations and corporate events. It is available with either a 500-watt Bafang electric motor or 3-speed Sturmey Archer pedal power, 20 x 2.25” standard alloy wheels.

Specifications of the iThuba 

  • 3 speed Sturmey Archer internal hub gears with gear changer and internal rear hub brake.
  • Sturmey Archer front brake lever with park brake and 160mm disk brake.
  • 20×2.25”Aluminium motorbike rims and puncture resistant tires.
  • Aluminium hubs with stainless steel spokes 12G.
  • Rust resistant chain KMC. Aluminium alloy sprockets geared lower to haul heavy loads.
  • Powder coated steel frame, mud and chain guard.
  • Adjustable quick release seat post.
  • Composite plumber blocks with sealed stainless steel bearings and drive shaft.
  • Stainless steel fasteners.
  • Reflectors all round.
  • Rear box for almost any vending applications imaginable or designed for specific application. (Can be branded to customer requirements).
  • Umbrella attachment. Umbrella optional extra. (Can be branded to customer requirements).\
Dimensions of the entire Ithuba 
  • Small – W835xL1940xH1090
  • Medium – W900xL2190x1090
Ithuba Back Chassis Size Options 
  • Small / Medium
Ithuba Back Chassis Size Dimensions
  • Small – W835xL645mm
  • Medium – W900xL900m
Weight of iThuba (Without back fitting or motor)  
  • Small – 30.2kg
  • Medium – 31.2kg

Electric Motor Specifications 

  • 500-watt brushless front wheel internal hub motor.
  • Removable 14 a/h lithium-ion battery 48V with security lock and key.
  • Battery charger. Approx.3- 4 hrs full charging time.
  • LCD display with the following indicators. Speedometer, distance, time travelled, battery life remaining.
  • LED headlamp. Back tail and brake light.
  • Top speed restricted to approx. 25km/h
  • Range with peddle assist approx. 50 to 60 km with full charge.
  • Satellite tracking unit optional extra.
Weight of Electric Motor Kit 
  • Electric internal hub motor, battery, controller, LCD screen, wiring. – 8.1kg

Cargo / Back Fitting

Ithuba Back Fitting Options and Specifications
  • Small – 90-litre Coolerbox – Roto formed 
  • Medium – 120-litre Coolerbox – Roto formed 
Dimensions of the Cargo Fitting 
  • Small 90L- W530xL630xH700
  • Medium 120L – W570xL820xH680 
Weight of the Cargo Fitting
  • Small 90L- 18.4kg
  • Medium 120L – 21.3kg
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3 Speed Pedal, 500 Watt Electric Motor

Cargo Size

Small – 60L, Medium – 90L


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