Whoppa Cycles

iThuba Pie Warmer Trike


The iThuba Pie Warmer Trike is Whoppa’s reliable iThuba tricycle frame, fitted with pie storage, warming and display cargo, for vending or delivery purposes.

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The iThuba Pie Warmer Trike, a business on wheels and a solution for street-vendors and deliveries alike. Available in one size (M) it can accommodate either 50 or 100 pies in storage and on display, individually packed to avoid any chance of breakage.

With a durable, highly brandable, stainless steel storage box, that holds polycarb and stainless steel, heated vending display shelf; ensuring your pies are ready to eat, wherever you are. The iThuba Pie Warmer Trike is available with either a 500-watt Bafang electric motor or 3-speed Sturmey Archer pedal power, on 20x 2.25” standard wheels.

Specifications of the iThuba 

  • Designed for Africa’s harsh conditions
  • 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).
Ithuba Back Chassis Size Options 
  • Medium – W900xL2200x1470
Ithuba Back Chassis Size Dimensions
  • Medium – W900xL900mm
Weight of iThuba (Without back fitting or motor)  
  • Medium – 31.2kg
Powder Coating Colour Options


Drive Chain

3 Speed Pedal only or 3 speed with 500-watt internal hub brushless e-motor

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 pedal-assist approx. 50 to 60 km with a full charge.
Weight of Electric Motor Kit 
  • Electric internal hub motor, battery, controller, LCD screen, wiring. – 8.1kg

Cargo / Back Fitting

Ithuba Back Fitting Options
  • Pie warmer 50 to 100 pies 
  • With 60Litre cooler box 
Ithuba Cargo Box Description and Specifications
  • -900X900mm with stainless steel custom pie warmer unit and display. Cooler box for 80 cool drinks.
  • – plus cooler box for 80 cool drinks with ice.
Weight of the Cargo Fitting
  • Pie Warmer 71.8 
  • Cooler Box 5kg 
  • Total back Fitting weight – 76.8kg
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Black, White, Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple, Pink


3 Speed Pedal, 500 Watt Electric Motor


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