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Orbea updates its Acquire e-bike with extra integration and extra tyre clearance

Orbea has redesigned its carbon and alloy Acquire electrical street bikes, with new geometry, inner cable routing in greater spec choices, further tyre clearance and built-in lighting. It says that the Acquire is designed to boost, fairly than dominate, your experience with extra velocity and extra vary. 

The Acquire’s geometry has been up to date too, with a lowered backside bracket for added stability and shorter chainstays. Tyre clearance within the 2021 Acquire has been upped to 40mm, so you possibly can match just about any tyre you need for further consolation or extra off-road functionality. Two ring specs include 30mm tubeless tyres and there are single ring bikes with 38mm rubber.

Orbea has additionally built-in lights into the brand new Acquire. On the rear, the purple gentle is constructed into the low profile seatpost clamp, whereas on the entrance it varieties a part of the built-in motor show mount. Orbea provides the Acquire with an ANT+ show unit. There’s the choice so as to add a brighter entrance gentle too.

Rear gentle is neatly built-in into the seatpost clamp

On the highest spec fashions, Orbea’s cabling is hidden from the bars by the underside of the stem and into the pinnacle tube. The system is used on different Orbea bikes too and works for each mechanical and digital shifting.

Up to date rear hub motor

The 2021 Orbea Acquire makes use of a brand new Mahle ebikemotion X35 Plus rear hub motor. With 40Nm torque and 250 watts, it’s paired with a 250Wh slimline inner battery within the down tube, for a silhouette that’s arduous to inform from a pedal-only street bike. 

The controller doesn’t give a lot away both: it’s a slimline button recessed into the entrance of the highest tube surrounded by an LED ring that signifies help stage and battery cost. There’s a brand new show unit that matches to an out-front mount on the bars for added info.

Acquire comes with a head unit for extra experience and motor information

The motor weighs 2.1kg and makes use of a sensor constructed into the underside bracket lockring and a brand new torque simulation algorithm to manage the motor’s energy output to match yours. As soon as it cuts out on the most permitted velocity of 25km/h within the UK, EU and Australia (20mph within the USA), Orbea says that it’s nearly drag free.

There’s a single cable connecting the motor and battery, hidden below a canopy and Orbea says that it’s straightforward to take away the rear wheel. 

The ebikemotion system is utilized by the not too long ago launched Scott Addict eRide and various different e-road bikes together with the Ribble SL e, and the Wilier Cento1 Hy. You possibly can add a bottle cage vary extender battery to up the battery capability by 208Wh, including 70% to the Acquire’s vary.

Hub motor has been tuned for progressive energy supply

As with Orbea’s different bikes, along with the usual color choices you should use the MyO app to pick out your individual color scheme for the Acquire, and you may choose parts to swimsuit when ordering too. 

There’s a variety of specs for the carbon and alloy Acquire, from Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 right down to Claris and some single ring choices with Shimano GRX groupsets and 38mm tyres.

Orbea Acquire chosen mannequin specs and costs

Acquire M10i £7,999

  • Carbon body and fork
  • Shimano Dura-Ace Di2, 50/34 x 11-30t
  • OC2 Carbon 42 wheels, Schwalbe One 30mm tyres
  • Fizik Antares R5 Versus Evo saddle on OC2 carbon seatpost

Acquire M20i £5,299

  • Carbon body and fork
  • Shimano Ultegra Di2, 50/34 x 11-32t
  • OC2 Carbon 42 wheels, Schwalbe One 30mm tyres
  • Selle Royal Asphalt GR saddle on OC2 carbon seatpost

Acquire M20 £4,299

  • Carbon body and fork
  • Shimano Ultegra, 50/34 x 11-32t
  • Fulcrum E-Racing 900 wheels, Schwalbe One 30mm tyres
  • Selle Royal Asphalt GR saddle on OC2 carbon seatpost

Acquire M20 1X £4,299

  • Carbon body and fork
  • Shimano GRX RX810, 40 x 11-40t
  • Fulcrum E-Racing 900 wheels, Schwalbe G-One Chunk 38mm tyres
  • Selle Royal Asphalt GR saddle on OC2 carbon seatpost

Acquire M30 £3,599

  • Carbon body and fork
  • Shimano 105, 50/34 x 11-32t
  • Fulcrum E-Racing 900 wheels, Schwalbe One 30mm tyres
  • Selle Royal Asphalt GR saddle on OC2 carbon seatpost

Acquire M30 1X £3,599

  • Carbon body and fork
  • Shimano GRX RX600, 40 x 11-40t
  • Fulcrum E-Racing 900 wheels, Schwalbe G-One Chunk 38mm tyres
  • Selle Royal Asphalt GR saddle on OC2 carbon seatpost

Acquire D20 £3,399

  • Alloy body, carbon fork
  • Shimano Ultegra, 50/34 x 11-32t
  • Prepared GR wheels, Hutchinson Fusion 5 Efficiency 30mm tyres
  • Selle Royal Asphalt GR saddle on OC seatpost

Acquire D50 £2,299

  • Alloy body, carbon fork
  • Shimano Claris 8-speed, 50/34 x 11-32t
  • Prepared GR wheels, Hutchinson Fusion 5 Efficiency 30mm tyres
  • Selle Royal Asphalt GR saddle on OC seatpost

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