Moustache lifts lid on MY21, extends shelf lifetime of e-Bikes
Moustache offered its 2021 mannequin 12 months on Monday, taking to a digital stroll by way of instead of the same old bodily gathering on the manufacturing facility.
Founders Greg Sand and Emmanuel Antonot spoke from the manufacturing ground, to begin with detailing the how the French label has overcome challenges this 12 months, specifically these posed by a worldwide shutdown throughout the availability chain. Sure strains are slowed marginally as a result of provide points additional down the chain, stated the pair, however for essentially the most half there’s now scarcity in provide from motor makers and different key suppliers.
The pair went on to element funding made to beat the push on the agency’s merchandise, most notably in employees, however likewise in wheelbuilding and logistics. On the latter word, the agency alluded to an extended shelf life between 2021 and 2022’s product, a full 18 months of time to promote by way of earlier than the following vary debuts.
The presentation started with the re-introduction of the agency’s solely non-electric bike, the Mecredi Douze kids’s steadiness bike.
“This results in the invention of the model for a lot of mother and father,” stated Moustache. “Footrests added on now assist the youngsters to be taught to nook on board, whereas the hydrofromed alloy body utilises the identical aluminium as high-end bikes.”
The Mecredi Douze mannequin carries 12” wheels and gentle street tape clad bars. The steadiness line will swimsuit roughly a 20 month outdated to a 4 12 months outdated and is one measurement matches all. 5 new colors characteristic: purple, turquoise, gray, yellow, pink and beige.
Introducing the grownup bikes, Moustache set out by revealing the Lundi would turn out to be a 27.5″ wheel solely, with modifications made to the mainstay of the vary that eradicated the necessity for a 26″ construct because the model has had for the previous 9 years.
On the spec sheet the best change is the combination with Bosch’s Powertube battery now stashed within the downtube, which retains the three cavity design that has promoted rigidity. For 2021, a Shimano Deore ten-speed and Enviolo iteration will kind the premise for every mannequin, with Bosch’s Intuvia show displaying the rider every part from vary to battery and GPS. Prospects could have discover each Bosch’s Lively Plus and Efficiency Line motors on the out there builds, relying on worth. In-built to the body is a Lundi-specific LED headlight, whereas decrease on the fork the rider has the choice to mount a entrance rack.
“We preserve the Lundi DNA on this bike, carrying ahead the distinct headtube design however integrating the brand new gentle. Likewise we preserve the signature handlebar which sweeps again to advertise a straight again within the saddle. The journey really feel is improved by a change within the angle of fork offset. The geometry is customized to a 27.5” wheel, whereas an Built-in battery makes for higher weight distribution down low,” stated Moustache.
The fashions, out there in 5 colors, are as follows:
27.1 – Lively Line Plus motor, Powertube 400, Deore 10 (11-36t). €2,799, due October.
27.3 – Powertube 500wh, Efficiency line system, €3,199.
27.5 – Powertube 500wh, Efficiency Line, Enviolo TR with new throttle, €3,699.
City Sport Household
For these wishing to cowl floor a bit quicker, the City Sport class the place the Friday mannequin options is centred across the road-going Dimanche frameset, the lightest Moustache make. Pair this with a carbon fork particularly bolstered for e-Bike and built-in parts and the package deal has turn out to be very enticing.
Paired to Bosch’s Smartphone Hub app and powered by each Lively Line Plus and Efficiency Line motors, the vary is essentially unchanged, however has refined particulars price noting. One in all these was a brand new 90-degree flip stem system that utilises a hinge system, thus permitting house homeowners to release house within the hallways in seconds.
The Friday vary is as follows:
Friday 28.3 Powerpack 400, Purion, Lively plus Motor €3,399
Friday 28.5 PowerPack 500Wh, Smartphone hub show
Friday 28.7 Drop bar iteration €4,399 Powerpack 500WH, Efficiency Line.
Obtainable to order now and a few inventory due October.
This was adopted by the roll out of the agency’s velocity pedelec, for which it rolled a demo video displaying a licence plate clad bike zipping by way of the streets.
“It’s the final word mobility answer,” says Moustache. “As quickly as you’re greater than 20k out of your work this bike will assist you to to get to work quicker.”
In promoting this €5,799 mannequin, the model will ship with the bike a guidelines that confirms between seller and buyer the duties and native authorized necessities alongside the sale. The construct is centered on a Bosch Efficiency Velocity motor, Powertube 625Wh battery and Kiox show.