New electrical bike model Panther eBike has launched with a spread of built-in battery fashions priced underneath £1,000.
“An enormous quantity of labor, time and improvement have gone into the model so far, so I’m actually happy to lastly be capable of current the brand new Panther eBike vary and to open up e-bikes to all by bringing the purpose of entry right down to one thing far more inexpensive than the present market can supply,” mentioned founder Paul Kennard.
“Our Trekker bikes set a brand new bar for useful electrical bikes that function an excellent mode of transport in addition to a leisure bike to discover the outside, whereas the Compact bikes are nice for these searching for one thing extra nimble and simple to tackle the prepare to commute to and from the workplace.”
Main the vary are the Trekker and Trekker Hybrid, providing step-through and customary prime tube designs in a flexible bike appropriate for each on and off-road using.
Each Trekker bikes function a detachable built-in battery housed within the downtube, with a 36V 250W Bafang rear hub motor providing 9 ranges of pedal help. The Trekker can be paired with a Shimano Tourney 7-speed groupset and 26in tyres.
Every Trekker comes with three completely different battery choices, 7.8AH with a median vary of 30 miles between costs, 10.4AH offering a spread of 40 miles on variable ranges energy pedal help use, and 14AH offering as much as 90 miles on a full battery.
The Compact Metropolis affords a “highly effective but light-weight” 7-speed e-bike and the Compact Sport affords a “completely different look with shorter mudguards and stealthier have a look at the identical worth level”. Each Compact bikes are designed with 50/50 weight distribution to facilitate straightforward lifting, and each carry a 250W Shengyi rear hub motor providing 5 ranges of energy help, coupled with a hid 7.8AH battery within the downtube.
Every bike incorporates a technical Kingmeter head unit displaying all journey particulars in addition to battery life, whereas Tektro mechanical disc brakes give the rider “robust stopping energy at their fingertips”. Sensible Buchel entrance and back lights function on every bike, linked to the principle battery.
“The Trekker and Compact bikes are simply the beginning of the Panther eBike vary,” added Kennard, “with various new bikes within the pipeline earlier than the tip of the 12 months and in 2021, together with folding e-bikes and e-cargo bikes, amongst different fashions. All of the whereas every mannequin will keep the requirements we’ve set throughout high quality and value-for-money.”
All Trekker and Compact bikes can be found now for pre-order on-line at introductory costs, with anticipated supply for early spring 2021. The Panther Trekker fashions begin from £799, whereas Panther Compact fashions begin from £599, with each fashions free to ship to UK prospects.
Panther eBike is open to at the moment in discussions with non-public buyers. Any events ought to get in contact with director Paul Kennard on firstname.lastname@example.org.
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