This bike is in excellent condition and has the capability for expansion to 24 speeds if desired. Bike has minor wear and tear, slight scratches, etc... This has a Shimano derailleur with grip shifters. The bike handles the hills and trails around Stuttgart very well, and is a great option for those looking for a more comfortable and stylish ride. Please see the link for details about the technology behind this bicycle, please note this is an older model than on the website: http://www.electrabike.com/bikes/townie.