Welcome to MotoHouston.com! You are currently viewing our forums as a guest which gives you limited access to the community. By joining our free community you will have access to great discounts from our sponsors, the ability to post topics, communicate privately with other members, respond to polls, upload content, free email, classifieds, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, join our community!
If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
|Like us on Facebook! Regular shirt GIVEAWAYS and more|
Share This Thread:
|Subscribe to this Thread||Thread Tools|
|12-16-2014, 10:30 AM||#1|
Join Date: Nov 2008
Feedback Rating: (0)
Bultaco reveals new Brinco
Offroader weighs 33kg and makes more torque than a Honda CBR500 The catch it has pedals
SPANISH motorcycle firm Bultaco has revealed a new version of the Brinco.
Whilst the original Brinco 108 was a 74cc two-stroke bike produced in the early 70s, the latest edition comes in the form of a pedal-assisted electric mountain bike.
Powered by a 1kWh lithium-ion battery that can be fully recharged in two hours, Bultaco says the electric motor in the latest Brinco produces 44.2ft.lb of torque - 10ft.lb more than a Honda CBR500R.
It has three modes: ECO, Urban and Sport.
ECO mode can be used in conjunction with pedaling and will last roughly 60 miles before the battery dies. Sport mode utilises all available torque giving the Brinco a top speed of 37mph. Urban mode provides a level of performance and range between the other two settings.
The electric bike weighs 33kg and uses an aluminium chassis with adjustable USD forks, a piggyback reservoir rear shock and disc brakes.
For €4,800 you can buy one of the 175 being made - a special number according to Bultaco, who says 175 celebrates the birth of its founder Don Paco Bulto who was born on 17 May.
The bikes are scheduled for production in April next year and will go on sale alongside the recently launched Bultaco Rapitan and Rapitan Sport, also powered by electric motors.
The £100,000 GP bike for the road
Dougie Lampkin rides through ice hotel on his trials bike
Classic Test: Suzuki RG500 v Yamaha RD500LC
Watch 'The Unrideables 2' - Full film
Barn Storming - Wheeldon Farm Suzuki
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Bultaco ready to produce 1000 bikes a year||NewsBot||Racing News||0||06-22-2015 11:00 AM|
|Bill Gates reveals his only regret||NewsBot||Entertainment||0||01-28-2015 04:10 PM|
|Blake Lively reveals she's expecting||NewsBot||Entertainment||0||10-06-2014 10:50 AM|
|Suzuki reveals GSR250F||NewsBot||Racing News||0||09-02-2014 05:20 AM|
|Honda reveals revamped models||NewsBot||Racing News||0||10-23-2013 03:10 AM|