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Orange 2018 Alpine 6 Factory E-Bike 27.5

Orange 2018 Alpine 6 Factory E-Bike 27.5

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Total: £7,495.00

Description: Orange Alpine 6 Factory E-Bike 2018 Full Suspension 27.5 e-MTB

PRE-ORDER NOW FOR DELIVERY IN AUGUST 2017

This is your chance to pre-order now and be first in the queue. These bikes will be in really limited supply with just a handful available on the first delivery, which is anticipated in August 2017.

Please Note: The pricing and spec is subject to change slightly as these bikes will come with the newer 2018 spec.

PRICE PROMISE: If you place an order now, you will not pay any more than the price at the time you order even if the price goes up. If for any reason the price goes down (it would be a first!) you will only pay the new lower price.

We will only take a 10% deposit at the time of order to reserve your bike.

If for any reason you are not 100% happy with the final spec when it's announced, you can cancel your order prior to delivery and we will refund your deposit.

What are you waiting for? Get one pre-ordered now!

THE ORANGE E-BIKES ARE COMING

E-bike development is nothing short of revolutionary. It's been coming for a while, everyone's talked about it, but now that revolution is here, and here to stay; e-power is now an option. Orange have been closely watching e-bike components maturing since the very first prototypes. Their first thought was, if they are going to build one then it would it would what they would call a proper bike not a 'concept' piece for the show halls but a working, usuable mountain bike for the terrain we ride.

They looked at the options available, and soon realised the Shimano E-8000 pedal assist drive unit has a lot going for it. So working with Shimano, They have based the designs around that. Orange want a bike with a decent amount of suspension travel, that's versatile and proven, Orange started with the proven Alpine 6 for our geomentry. We know the bike rides really well, so we have some data points we trust.

The resulting bikes have been a revelations, culminating in the full working model that we have here. Every test rider has come back raving about their experience on the bike and how it will bring a major new way of thinking to the sport.

Some said it would never happen, others cried 'heresy', but Orange are open minded souls. E-Bikes? Fuss or Fluster? Let's see.

In a few short weeks they were riding the first prototypes, and do you know what? They like this powerful new experience... a lot.

Full Specification: Orange Alpine 6 Factory E-Bike 2018 Full Suspension 27.5 e-MTB

TECHNICAL SPECS (full spec to be announced)

Here are the initial tehcnical specifications of the Shimano E8000 drive unit.

PEDAL ASSIST MODES

All three support modes will assist until 16mph.

  • ECO - Riding support while enabling maximum range
  • TRAIL - Gradual support for encouraging sportive riding
  • BOOST - Full support for maximum boost and uncompromised climbing
  • WALK ASSIST - As additional mode, walk assist can be easily enabled with the assist switch

COMPACT CONCEPT

  • Short chainstays (shorter chainstay length ensuring better manoeuvrability)
  • Narrow Q-factor of 177mm (compact and lightweight design for better handling with same Q-factor as current Shimano XT)

PERFORMANCE

  • Maximum power: 500 W
  • Nominal power: 250 W
  • Maximum torque: 70 Nm

WEIGHT OF DRIVE UNIT

  • Under 3 kg

li-ION BATTERY

  • Integrated version (504Wh)
  • Charging: 80% after 2,5 hrs / 5 hrs from 0 to 100%
  • Battery life: 1,000 cycles