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Orange C8 Step-Through

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Quick overview

Extra powerful (70Nm) & low-noise electric bike 8 speed Shimano Nexus with Magura HS11 hydraulic brakes (416W/h battery). Price : $4199

Description

Gazelle Orange C8. The exclusive and powerful Electric Bike.


Extra powerful (70Nm) & low-noise electric bike

8 speed Shimano Nexus with Magura HS11 hydraulic brakes (416W/h battery).

The Orange C8 is all new from Gazelle and features the Impulse 2.0 Mid Drive System with Shift Sensor Technology. Perfect as a commuter and city bike, the Orange C8 gives you 70NM of torque (22Nm more than Bosch Active Line) to tackle steep hills and smooth power delivery for that famous Gazelle cycling experience.

The 8-Speed Nexus system and comfort orientated geometry will suit the cyclist looking for a high quality bike in urban areas. The Orange C8 continues Gazelle's tradition as Australia's most awarded E-Bike Brand.

Gazelle features the Impulse 2.0 system

The Impulse 2.0 engine is the latest pedal assist system from Germany and delivers a maximum speed assist of 25km/h as per Australia's e-bike regulations.

The Impulse 2.0 motor is particularly suitable for the recreational and commuter cyclist. The system provides both the optimal pedaling assistance for everyday journeys as well as helping on longer weekend rides. The combination of the performance of the Impulse 2.0 motor with Gazelle's legendary quality ensures an optimal and smooth cycling sensation.

Impulse 2.0 Motor, Battery and Display information

The Impulse 2.0 system has four sensors, which measure accurately how hard you ride, how many revolutions are made with the pedals, how much force is thereby applied and measures when you are changing gears. When you cycle up a hill, the sensors will detect this and the engine responds immediately. The powerful engine will deliver extra torque to compensate for the loss of speed. The engine is therefore used according to your cycling requirements so that no energy is wasted.

Motor

Having the motor positioned in the crank area has 3 advantages;

  • The engine sits in the middle of the frame and the bottom bracket so the bike has a low center of gravity and is more stable.
  • An engine that is connected directly to the crankshaft gives a very powerful support, because the force is concentrated at one place.
  • The engine, sensors and electronics are all together. It is a robust system with minimal cables and cords so the risk of failure is reduced.

Battery

The battery of the Impulse 2.0 system is located under the rear rack. The battery can be easily removed from under the carrier and plugged into the small charger plugged into a wall socket. If you have the charger on hand, you can charge the battery anywhere. As standard, the C8 comes with the Gold Impulse battery. In 2015 the Platinum battery will be available as a $300 upgrade on the $4,199 RRP price.

Display

The display of Impulse 2.0 provides you with useful information and is very easy to read. The display provides information about the distance cycled, battery capacity, speed and is back-lit.

The display is operated by using a practical remote unit on the handlebar. It lets you keep your hands on the grips and still operate your bike, which increases your safety.

 

Advantages

This bike is highly suitable for riding in the hills thanks to its extra-powerful motor. Royal Dutch Gazelle bikes made in The Netherlands.
Shift Sensor technology means you can always shift gears while pedalling. Easy to operate E-Bike by the handlebar console unit.
Magura hydraulic brakes give you security and control. You will enjoy quiet cycling thanks to the low-noise mid-mounted motor.
Walk-assist wheeling function up to 6 km/h. Gazelle rated No.1 eBike in CHOICE 2015 test

Specifications

Light System Gazelle powered integrated Tyres Schwalbe City Lite
Front light Gazelle FenderVision Rims Rodi VR19 622(700C)
Rear light A-Vision Impulse Braking System Magura HS11 Hydraulic Rim
Motor Impulse mid-mounted motor Chain Case Agudo
Sensor Pedal Force Sensor, Rotation Sensor,
Speed Sensor & Shift Sensor Technology
Frame Aluminium
'Walk Assist' Feature Yes Rear Carrier Aluminium Impulse
Front fork Adjustable Sprung Gear System Shimano Nexus 8
Handlebar Gazelle Aerowing II Vario Comfort Colour Black/Silver
Saddle Selle Royal Herz Weight 23.3kg (excl. battery)
Seat Post Suspended Post Modern Frame Sizes 46, 49, 53, 57, 61 
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