Yuba and Currie Tech announce the brand new Spicy Curry electrical cargo bike!
In a first-ever collaboration, Currie Technologies® and Yuba Bicycles have joined forces to create a long-tail cargo e-bike, dubbed the Spicy Curry. The bike will probably be unveiled throughout a particular occasion on the 2015 Sea Otter Classic, April 16 – 19, 2015 in Monterey, California, the place a fleet of them may even be accessible for check using.
“The Spicy Curry demonstrates the most effective of Currie Tech’s and Yuba’s core competencies,” explains Larry Pizzi, president of Currie Tech. “Yuba is unmatched in its potential to design and engineer a long-tail cargo bike that rides properly, and Currie Tech’s proprietary Electro-Drive® propulsion system supplies higher torque than some other drivetrain. Collectively, the body and drivetrain mix to kind a great transportation answer.”
The collaboration between Currie Tech and Yuba started lower than a yr in the past, when Pizzi met Yuba Bicycles’ founder and proprietor Benjamin Sarrazin on the 2014 Sea Otter Traditional. The 2 males shortly noticed the attraction and mutual advantage of working collectively on the design, sale, and aftermarket service of an electrical, long-tail cargo bike.
Created for individuals who want to journey by bicycle, however need each cargo-carrying potential and the increase of an electrical motor, the Spicy Curry is highly effective and sensible. Marketed as a Yuba-branded bicycle, its identify offers a playful, deliberate nod to Currie Tech, in addition to the “spiciness” of touring by electrical bicycle.
The bike options an extra-long cargo rack, mounted over a 20-inch rear wheel for higher stability. Enhancing its low middle of gravity is Currie Tech’s backside bracket-mounted Electro-Drive® 350-watt electrical motor, which affords 4 ranges of pedal-assist with speeds of as much as 20 miles per hour.
“What’s ultimate about this bike,” describes Sarrazin, “is that it really offers folks the flexibility to surrender their automobiles for journeys to their children’ faculties, the grocery retailer, or any collection of errands. There’s a secure, secure place to place the cargo, and clean, dependable energy to make these journeys environment friendly and assist with pedaling the additional weight round.”
A particular Spicy Curry launch social gathering will probably be held at Sea Otter on Saturday, April 18, 5-6 p.m. within the Currie Tech sales space (#502).
“We couldn’t be extra happy with this enterprise,” concludes Pizzi. “The Spicy Curry delivers an incredible journey and actually opens up a complete new class for [electric bikes].”
The Spicy Curry will probably be accessible for $4,500.00 USD at licensed Yuba Bicycles and Currie Tech sellers.