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Harley-Davidson Has an Off-Roading Bicycle with No Suspension


I don’t know what stands out extra: The truth that Harley’s approaching their future with a pincer transfer and getting their fingers soiled on each high-cc AND low-cc machines for as we speak’s electrical neighborhood, or the truth that their latest Serial 1 bicycle brainchild – a machine referred to as the Bash/MTN – is an off-roading unit that doesn’t even have suspension

Not likely, anyhow.

Piqued? 

Peeved? 

Downright perplexed? 

Be a part of the group. 

Harley-Davidson's electric bicycle brand, Serial 1, whose new Bash/MTN has no front or rear suspension
The Serial 1 Bash/MTN – an off-roading electrical bicycle. Picture courtesy of NewAtlas.

In case you didn’t know/have been dwelling below a rock, Harley-Davidson’s now totally built-in into the electrical market. Their barely extra well-known electrical model, LiveWire, launched a latest revv-ripping Avenue Tracker referred to as the Del Mar (to accompany the unique ‘One’), with the primary batch of 100 items promoting out in below 19 minutes flat

Harley-Davidson's electric bicycle brand, Serial 1, whose new Bash/MTN has no front or rear suspension
The Serial 1 Bash/MTN – an off-roading electrical bicycle. Picture courtesy of Transfer Electrical.

You might say the American bike producer is doing comparatively properly for itself – although that’s with out too many peepers targeted on the volatility of the model’s shares. 

Now, Harley’s leap into the land of the push-bike is pushing again, with their latest velocipede sporting some questionable specs…or lack thereof.

Harley-Davidson's electric bicycle brand, Serial 1, whose new Bash/MTN has no front or rear suspension
The Serial 1 Bash/MTN – an off-roading electrical bicycle. Picture courtesy of Serial 1.

Jalopnik tells us that, for dressage, the Serial 1 Bash/MTN electrical off-roading bicycle has Michelin E-Wild tires, with the one suspension being “an SR Suntour NCX suspension seat the corporate says is ‘shock-absorbing and backbone saving.’”

That’s it, people.

Harley-Davidson's electric bicycle brand, Serial 1, whose new Bash/MTN has no front or rear suspension
The Serial 1 Bash/MTN – an off-roading electrical bicycle. Picture courtesy of Transfer Electrical.

For those who hit the bumps and jiggles, you’re getting vibration-station, 24/7 – and surprisingly, that’s sort of what Serial 1 meant to do with this construct.

“Much less is extra,” states Serial 1’s model director on Electrek.

“That’s the promise of BASH/MTN. No fussy suspension to tune, no finicky drivetrain to regulate—simply two wheels, one gear, and one objective, to supply essentially the most direct connection between you and the path.”

Harley-Davidson's electric bicycle brand, Serial 1, whose new Bash/MTN has no front or rear suspension
The Serial 1 Bash/MTN – an off-roading electrical bicycle. Picture courtesy of Electrical.

To place the ability play into perspective, the Bash/MTN comprises a prepared 529-Wh detachable battery and boasts a prime pace of 20 mph, which (relying on the way you journey it) can get you roughly 30 – 90 miles of vary.

And the cherry on prime: What is that this all going to value? 

Harley-Davidson's electric bicycle brand, Serial 1, whose new Bash/MTN has no front or rear suspension
The Serial 1 Bash/MTN – an off-roading electrical bicycle. Picture courtesy of PRNewswire.

Glad you requested; the report goes on to state that “the Bash/MTN will set you again $3,995 and just one,050 examples will probably be made, break up into 525 examples for the U.S. and 525 for Europe.”

Clearly given the above, we’ll be excited to scrutinize the primary particular person to plonk their posterior in place and try an ‘off-roading’ journey with the Bash/MTN. 

Harley-Davidson's electric bicycle brand, Serial 1, whose new Bash/MTN has no front or rear suspension
The Serial 1 Bash/MTN – an off-roading electrical bicycle. Picture courtesy of Serial 1.

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*Media sourced from Electrical, Transfer Electrical, PRNewswire, NewAtlas, and Serial 1*

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