LeMond Day by day and Dutch ebikes | Carbon electrical bikes for metropolis driving
Legendary bike owner Greg LeMond has launched a brand new vary of carbon fibre electric bikes for metropolis driving, designed to prioritise low weight and integration.
The 2 fashions are the Day by day, with a high tube and straight bars, and the Dutch, with a step-through design and swept-back bars.
Each are powered by a MAHLE ebikemotion rear hub motor, with an built-in battery within the down tube. It’s a preferred drive system for light-weight ebikes and is used, for instance, within the Ribble SLe, Wilier Cento1 Hy and Orbea’s Gain ebikes.
In addition to the carbon fibre frames, there’s a carbon one-piece bar-stem with an built-in LED mild. Even the mudguards are manufactured from carbon fibre and the rear mild is constructed into the seatstays.
Each bikes are fitted with a single chainring Shimano GRX 11-speed groupset with hydraulic disc brakes, and each have tubeless-ready alloy wheels and a Spurcycle bell.
You possibly can improve to carbon wheels, an digital Shimano GRX Di2 groupset and a Brooks saddle for an extra price.
From the Tour de France to ebikes
Greg LeMond received the Tour de France 3 times (1986, 1989, 1990) utilizing novel tech that’s half and parcel of right this moment’s professional scene.
That included successful the Tour by the closest-ever margin of eight seconds in 1989, when he beat Laurent Fignon largely due to his use of aero bars within the closing stage time-trial in Paris, when Fignon was nonetheless driving a normal street bike.
LeMond nonetheless heads up the bike firm that bears his identify and is worked up by the event of bikes.
“A novelty only a few years again, right this moment ebikes are a quickly rising market phase, altering how we reside, commute, recreate, and luxuriate in our environment,” says LeMond.
“The Day by day and The Dutch are cutting-edge in each means, from the built-in expertise and trendy design to being extremely light-weight. Biking has at all times been my ardour and I’m excited to see extra individuals out driving, and ebikes are making that occur.”
In keeping with his son, Geoffrey LeMond, who’s the corporate’s chief technique officer, “the bikes are simply the beginning line. For the previous 5 years we have now been driving towards creating a vertically built-in carbon fibre platform. From this place, a complete ecosystem of merchandise below the LeMond bike model might be developed.”
So look out for extra LeMond bikes, ebikes and different biking gear.
Costs, full specs and availability for the LeMond Day by day and Dutch ebikes are but to be introduced.