Putting its best foot forward, the British motorcycle company, Triumph, brings together the latest in e-drive bicycle technology alongside Triumph’s elegance, comfort, style, and finish. Meet Trekker GT, the first electric bicycle from the house of Triumph.
Triumph is a motorcycle brand close to the heart of every Motorcycle enthusiasts. The company was founded by a British businessman John Bloor in 1984, and today it is one of the finest makers of premium motorcycles in the world.
The best thing about Triumph is it is the most preferred brand by James Bond. Well, this assures you can expect nothing but the best. Thus, it won’t be surprising to say that the Triumph’s customers don’t mind counting extra cash in exchange for getting their hands on the motorcycles. Now, what about Trekker GT?
Assuming the new Trekker GT, being an environmental-friendly vehicle, won’t burn a hole in your pocket. Well, it does! The Triumph’s new electric bike will be up for sale in the UK, the US, and Europe at a price tag of 3,318 dollars (2,950 euros).
Trekker GT – Triumph Electric Bicycle
Minimalist’s design! The first look of the Trekker GT hints it is been designed absolutely from a minimalist’s point of view. All the wirings and the drivetrain along with the fully-integrated lockable lithium-ion battery fits right inside the lightweight hydroformed aluminum frame.
Trekker GT as stated by Triumph is a “perfect all-road choice for commuting, fitness and everyday riding fun” but again it demands few trials before a statement is made.
The Trekker GT is powered with Shimano powering system.
The table below covers important specification details of Trekker GT.
Shimano BT-8035 Integrated 504Wh
Shimano EC-E6002 2A with adaptor
Shimano DU-E6100, 250w, 60Nm
Shimano BL-M6000/BR-M6000 Deore Levers/Calipers
Weight Medium Frame
24 kg. (Including battery)
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Triumph claims that the Shimano E8035 battery with a capacity of 504Wh offers a riding range of approx.150 km (93 miles) on a single charge. The braking system in Trekker GT is equipped with Shimano Deore M6000 180MM / 160MMM disc brakes, and Deore Shadow 10-speed rapid fire-shifters and rear mechanism. The RockShox Paragon forks are coupled with a 65mm of travel and turnkey damper with adjustment and lockout.
Carved by Triumph’s world-leading styling team, the Trekker GTs stylish frame together with its narrow-width handlebars and ultra-comforting Sello Royal Vivo saddle provides the rider with an optimal ergonomics and greater rider control.
Sitting over the handle-bar is the Clear Information Display that allows riders to toggle between four different options.
Apart from this, there are other Easy-to-read functions on display that includes speed, distance, trip-time, range, and battery indication.
Other standout features include LED lighting, matte black mudguards, and pannier rack, a super-strong 270mm U-lock.
It sounds unusual to learn how the makers of the world’s finest motorcycles head over a green trail and released their very-first electric bicycle, but here is the real gist! Triumph set about its journey in 1884 as a bicycle making company, based in the UK. It was in 1902 when the company switched from making bicycles to making its first motorcycle. So, it’s ok to say that the Trekker GT has a history which is 118 years old.
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EV Duniya Editorial: Author of this article is Amol Mishra