FALCO eMOTORS PATENTS INDOOR e-BIKE TECHNOLOGY
Falco eMotors, Inc., a player in direct drive technology for e-bikes for over 10 years, today announced it has been awarded US Patent #10,617,913 B2. The patent captures Falco’s unique approach to Indoor eBike Cycling Technology through Virtual Reality Integration.
The World’s First Indoor/Outdoor eDrive delivers leading connected fitness experiences within the walls and on the road. The new technology features an open platform, so users can connect with third-party cycling apps such as Zwift®. The eDrive technology provides an e-cycling experience engineered by 10 years of Falco eMotors innovation that offers to deliver immersive workouts indoors and out to help riders get stronger and happier every day.
“Our new Falco eDrive system is a game-changer in the eBike space. At almost zero cost, we’re giving eBike riders access to an unmatched connected indoor fitness experience. While we love the outdoor performance of our eBike system, indoor fitness capability and amazing integration elevate the ride and the rider both,” says Falco eMotors, Inc. CEO Rakesh Dhawan. “Our customers want the limitless technology and options, which is why we offer this amazing Falco eDrive platform, so they can ride outdoors and use their preferred digital training choices indoors for free. We also know from research that variety and freedom of choice play a role in keeping riders engaged, motivated, and ultimately fulfilled.”
The introductory offer includes $2195 for the wheel, battery, trainer bundle, and $2,995 for its eCiti eBike. The limited-time offers include a 5-year warranty at no charge. The eDrive delivers a 40+ mile range and can achieve speeds of up to 28 mph outdoors. With its lightweight lithium batteries mounted to the frame, a rider experiences unprecedented power in the ride.
Falco’s eDrive claims to provide a seamless experience across all devices. Users can create a custom fitness program with Zwift, Trainer Road, or any favorite apps, or use Falco’s intuitive smartphone app and set performance limits based on individual metrics.