Are these the best-looking metropolis bikes but? Lemond Bikes return with modern Every day and Dutch carbon fibre e-bike fashions | electrical bike opinions, shopping for recommendation and information
After a interval of hiatus, the bike model that bears the identify of legendary three-time Tour de France winner Greg Lemond is again with two new flat bar e-bikes. Each e-bikes, the Dutch and the Every day, weigh across the 12kg mark, and have carbon framesets with fully inner cabling.
It would seem to be a curious transfer for Lemond, who’re finest identified for his or her licensing cope with Trek for a line of street bikes (it didn’t end very well)… however then once more, Greg Lemond was all the time on the slicing fringe of tech as a racer, pioneering using carbon frames, pointy time trial helmets and aerodynamic handlebars to achieve a bonus over his competitors. He mentioned of Lemond’s rebirth as an e-bike model: “The Every day and The Dutch are leading edge in each approach, from the built-in know-how and trendy design to being extremely light-weight. Biking has all the time been my ardour and I’m excited to see extra individuals out driving, and eBikes are making that occur.”
Lemond say each bikes are ‘as gentle or lighter’ than anything of their classes, and a claimed ‘base weight’ of 12.2kg is definitely lighter than any full-sized metropolis or hybrid e-bike we have come throughout earlier than. The carbon body is supplied with some spectacular, high-end integration to maintain the load down and the looks clear, with the built-in carbon ‘barstem’, lighting system and even carbon fibre mudguards preserving all the pieces inner. Just like the revamped Orbea Gain e-road bike launched today, the Dutch and Every day additionally make use of the Mahle ebikemotion X35 motor system, with a 250Wh battery that may provide round 46 miles (74km) of vary off a single cost.
Elsewhere, Lemond have gone for high-end elements on each fashions together with 1x Shimano GRX shifting, hydraulic disc brakes and Token G23 wheels. You even get a top quality Spurcycle bell thrown in, and use can select to improve to a carbon wheelset, Shimano Di2 groupset and a Brooks saddle if it is not already fancy sufficient for you.
Our new bikes are sizzling off the press. We all know you couldn’t wait any longer so we launched the information and some pictures of the bikes. Extra data and footage to return. #lemondbikes
We had been slightly confused once we initially obtained the details about the brand new bikes, as a result of past the pictures and particulars there’s nonetheless nothing on Lemond’s web site about availability and pricing… however fortunately, they’ve now popped up on social media to indicate off just a few extra footage, and make sure that there are “extra data and footage to return”. We additionally now know that each the Dutch and Every day can have a greenback worth of $4,500, however we’re nonetheless unsure on UK pricing.
For more information (nicely a touchdown web page on the time of writing anyway!) head over to Lemond’s website, the place you possibly can join updates on the brand new bikes.