Outdoor retail giant REI Co-op has unveiled its latest innovation, the Co-op Cycles DRT e3.1 Electric Mountain Bike, marking its foray into the world of electric mountain biking (e-MTB).
The DRT e3.1 Electric Mountain Bike
This new offering blends the excitement of traditional mountain biking with the added convenience of pedal-assist power, aiming to encourage more outdoor enthusiasts to hit the trails.
Crafted to effortlessly navigate rough, technical terrain, the Co-op Cycles DRT e3.1 complements REI’s extensive range of bicycles, encompassing road, mountain, hybrid, and e-bikes.
Isabelle Portilla, Vice President of REI Co-op Brands, expressed her enthusiasm, stating, “Experiencing the thrill of the ride on an e-bike is exhilarating, and we are pleased to introduce an all-around, high-performance, e-MTB option for our customers.”
This bike’s selection of high-end components and pedal power, combined with REI’s included maintenance support, offers tremendous value to riders so they can focus on having a blast on the trails.
DRT e3.1 Electric Mountain Bike specs:
- A Class 1 Bosch Performance Line CX mid-drive pedal-assist motor and a long-lasting Power Tube 625 battery
- 140-millimeter RockShox Recon Silver RL suspension fork
- A RockShox Recon Silver RL fork and Deluxe Select Plus RT shock
- Tektro 4-piston hydraulic disc brakes
- An efficient SRAM SX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain
- Tubeless-ready tires and rims
REI’s commitment to enhancing outdoor pursuits continues with this exciting addition to their product lineup.
Images courtesy of REI Co-op
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