Polaris eBikes Launches Diesel TiO DL818 LE (w/video)
Polaris eBikes has put together a snappy new ebike for limited consumption – the Diesel TiO DL818. Besides the slick paint job, the bike has a 750W Evantage DuoDrive™, can go 25 mph, has a 3-4 hour charge time and weighs around 60lbs.
Here are some of the component specs:
|FRAME||6061 T-6 Alloy|
|COLOR||Titanium Oxide Limited Edition|
|FORK||Magura MT6 with lockout and rebound dampening|
|STEM||Spank OOZY 40mm x 31.8|
|HANDLEBAR||Spank OOZY 763 mm x 31.8, 20mm rise|
|HEADSET||Neco 1 1/8|
|BRAKES||Magura MT2E Hydraulic Disk Brakes|
|SHIFTER||Sram x4 trigger 8 speed|
|REAR DERAILLEUR||SRAM X7|
|WHEELSET||ALEX RIMS FR30 650 B|
|TIRES||KENDA 650 B Trail Tire|
|SEATPOST||ZOOM 30.9 X 350MM|
|SADDLE||Spank Subrosa Saddle|
|GRIPS||Spank Lock On Grips|
The bike is produced under license by Evantage USA, the manufacturers of the drivetrain. From Evantage’s site:
Evantage USA, a licensing partner with Polaris® Industries, combines cutting edge proprietary technology with innovative designs for the light electric vehicle market. The Polaris® electric bicycle provides our customers with a streamlined vehicle that can be used for recreation, commuting and exercise. At Polaris® eBikes, we believe in creating products that look towards the future.
For over 60 years, Polaris® Industries has been at the constant forefront of recreational vehicle production – From ATVs and Snowmobiles, to Motorcycles and Military vehicles. Now, combining their industry standard of excellence with the proprietary Evantage™ Motor System, we bring you the new leader in electric bicycles.
The Evantage drive system is really the heart of the bike. It’s a system that gives you active gearing, motor regulation that is controlled by the cadence and trail conditions, a few very interesting modes of regen that are particularly bicycle-specific, and an interesting feature called “Biosync” which monitors the rider’s power output. Read more about the Evantage drive here: Evantage DuoDrive Tech.