triumph motorcycles releases first electric bicycle in 118-year history
 

triumph motorcycles releases first electric bicycle in 118-year history

for the first time in their 118-year history, triumph motorcycles have created their first electric bicycle, the trekker GT. it continues their passion for two-wheeled performance, offering an all-road choice for commuting, fitness and everyday riding fun. at the same time, the design builds upon the british brand’s famed elegant style, comfort, quality and finish.

triumph motorcycles releases first electric bicycle in 118-year history
the design includes full-length mudguards
all images courtesy of triumph motorcycles

 

 

immediately, the triumph motorcycles trekker GT displays a clean and contemporary aesthetic. this is added to thanks to its two-tone colorway of matt silver and matt jet black. it is sculpted from an elegant frame that extends up to narrow-width handlebars and an ultra-comfortable selle royal vivo saddle. the body is available in three frame sizes: 450mm (rider height between 155-165cm), 400mm (165-180cm) or 550mm (180cm+).

triumph motorcycles releases first electric bicycle in 118-year history
it includes super-silent shimano deore shadow 10-speed rapid fire shifters and rear mechanism

 

 

the lightweight frame, hydro-formed from 6061 aluminum, houses the integrated lockable lithium-ion battery. together with the shimano steps E6100 250w motor, which weights only 2.88kg, this provides a boost of up to 60Nm of torque and 150km riding range.

triumph motorcycles releases first electric bicycle in 118-year history
the lightweight frame is coated in a matt silver and matt jet black colorway

 

 

building upon its design and performance, the bicycle is also equipped with other premium components to aid its performance, comfort and safety. this includes a super-silent shimano deore shadow 10-speed rapid fire shifters and rear mechanism, rockshox paragon forks, and an ABUS proshield integrated lock. on its handlebars, the bike is complete with an information display which can be personalized to communicate speed, distance, trip time, clock, estimated range and battery indication.

triumph motorcycles releases first electric bicycle in 118-year history
close-up of the charging port

 

triumph motorcycles releases first electric bicycle in 118-year history
the ABUS proshield 5850 protects the bike by locking the rear wheel

 

triumph motorcycles releases first electric bicycle in 118-year history
the rider rests on an ultra-comfortable selle royal vivo saddle

 

triumph motorcycles releases first electric bicycle in 118-year history
the clear display screen sits in the middle of the narrow-width handlebars

 

triumph motorcycles releases first electric bicycle in 118-year history
close-up of the handlebars’ grip

 

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product info:

 

brand: triumph motorcycles

model: trekker GT

power: electric

price: £2,950 GBP

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