Liv Cycling, the division of the Giant Group dedicated to designing women-specific bikes, today announces the Thrive E+ series. These bikes are built to have the fast and light feeling of a road bike with the comfort of a flat-bar bike, incorporating the boost of a pedal-assist motor system.
It features an integrated 375Wh battery and a Giant Syncdrive Pro (Yamaha PW-X II) motor that provides up to 360% motor support. The new motor also features a Smart Assist mode that automatically adjusts the support level based on the rider’s pedaling input, customized to each rider. The PedalPlus 6-Sensor Technology translates six measurements (torque, speed, cadence, motor rotation, slope detection, accelerometer sensor) about the rider and adds the perfect amount of power at just the right time for a fast and fluid ride quality. We rode the Smart Assist mode recently on the Giant Reign E+ 0 Pro, and it is intuitive and outstanding!
The battery system is one of their own EnergyPak designs, which can be charged at 6A to reach 80% capacity in 1.4 hours. They claim a range of up to 110 km per charge.
The new Trhive E+ series will be available in Europe and North America this fall.