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Fallbrook Technologies announced that the company’s new NuVinci N360 drivetrain has been approved for use with all e-Bikes with 250 W (rated) electric motors, including those with mid-mounted motors. The N360 drivetrain is the

NuVinci Drivetrain e-Bike Approved

SAN DIEGO, USA – Fallbrook Technologies announced that the company’s new NuVinci N360 drivetrain has been approved for use with all e-Bikes with 250 W (rated) electric motors, including those with mid-mounted motors.

The N360 drivetrain is the next generation of Fallbrook’s continuously variable planetary (CVP) transmission for bicycles. The CVP drivetrain matches very well with the 250 W motors and even for systems with a peak power well exceeding rated power,” said Chris Vasiliotis, NuVinci’s Product Manager.

“Studies indicate that riders with conventional geared drive trains tend not to shift as much as they should”, Chris continues. “With the NuVinci N360, shifting is easy even under high torque pedal-assist conditions, and there are no ratio gaps, missed shifts, or shift noise, so riders feel comfortable shifting at any time. This might result in an extended battery life, reduced motor wear and, ultimately, increased range.”

The minimum sprocket ratio (front chain ring tooth count/rear sprocket tooth count) is 2.1:1 for pedal-assist bicycles with combined power from the 250 W (rated) motor and rider. For bicycles with only rider power transferred through the NuVinci N360 CVP (non e-Bikes and front hub motor e-Bikes), the minimum sprocket ratio is 1.8:1.

 

 

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