Ford says that the lightweight trapezoidal frame
To the rear, a Shimano Alfine 11-speed internal gear hub, 2012 Shimano Rapidfire shifter, Wellgo LU-C27G pedals and a Carbon Belt Drive System to replace the oily chain
The electric assist motor is housed within the front wheel hub of the Ford E-Bike
Ford's E-Bike concept features Avid Elixir 5, full hydraulic brakes
Sure to turn heads - the V-design Mavic Elipse aluminum 6-spoke wheels with Continental Ultra Sport tires
Ford has revealed an e-bike concept in Frankfurt that uses magnetostriction sensor technology for the first time on a bicycle
Automotive manufacturers often use the media glare surrounding events like the International Motor Show in Frankfurt to showcase concept vehicles never intended for production. Such models are created to highlight cutting edge design or brand new technology. This year Ford unveiled an urban mobility concept that uniquely marries Formula One sensing technology with a two-wheeled pedelec bike. The E-Bike design also sees the electric assist motor positioned at the front and cabling hidden within the graceful lines of the lightweight trapezoidal frame.
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