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Bosch unveils e-bike drive unit designed for racing

Published September 28, 2022

STUTTGART, Germany (BRAIN) — Bosch announced a new e-bike drive unit for racing Wednesday with up to 400% direct support of the rider's power and weighing 6.1 pounds.

The Performance Line CX Race Limited Edition was developed in cooperation with e-MTB pros. With the new Race mode, riders reach maximum support faster and can use it to the cut off at 20 mph.

The Extended Boost of the e-MTB mode also was upgraded. The extra thrust is further extended in Race mode, so that obstacle clearing is enhanced, according to Bosch. In addition, the Race mode can be adjusted in the e-bike Flow app for strength of support, dynamics, maximum speed, and maximum torque.

The drive unit is also Bosch's lightest manufactured, optimizing a bike's handling. It has 85 Newton meters of torque and the housing is made of magnesium and can be integrated into a slim frame design.

The System Controller control unit is integrated into the top tube, and a mini remote also is offered. A Bluetooth connection to the System Controller also is offered. The PowerTube 625 battery is the perfect fit for demanding races and rides, according to Bosch.

More: Our colleagues at Pinkbike gave the new motor a first-ride test. 

Topics associated with this article: Electric bike

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