Rotwild extends their light-weight ebike line-up with the all-new e-gravel R.R275 X. It’s simple to overlook the graceful TQ-powered pedal-assist tucked in behind the crankset, as we had been distracted by the sharp angular aesthetic and smooth cockpit & lighting integration…
Rotwild R.R275 X light-weight TQ-powered gravel ebike
We truly acquired a sneak peek at Rotwild’s first gravel ebike – the brand new R.R275 X – again at Eurobike this summer time. However they hadn’t been fairly prepared to offer us the total particulars, but. However now the brand new ebike has gone into full manufacturing in Germany. You should buy one now. And we’ve the totally built-in particulars.
For his or her first efficiency dropbar ebike, the R.R275 X leans a bit extra within the all-road path as Rotwild sees e-gravel as a great platform for on & off-road versatility. So the Rotwild R.R275 X will get a road-inspired match, high-powered built-in lighting for all of the asphalt driving. Nevertheless it doesn’t skimp on functionality to hit the forest paths, gravel roads, and a few trails, too.
What’s new & distinctive?
Whereas loads of ebikes let the expertise and power-assist sit entrance & middle, Rotwild wished a extra delicate strategy for his or her gravel ebike. That’s why they picked the identical clean TQ HPR50 powertrain & small inner battery that they put of their ultralight path ebike – the 15.3kg R.X275. However on the gravel R.R275 X, Rotwild take smooth integration to the next-level.
This new gravel ebike places TQ’s easy show into the highest of the toptube, simply behind the flush stem. After which for controls, Rotwild customized mounts them into the bottom of your SRAM or Shimano hoods.
On the left aspect you get a TQ Increase button, that it doesn’t matter what driving mode you had chosen provides you with as much as 30 seconds of max 300W boosted help to tackle a steep part or quick acceleration. Trip all day in eco mode for max vary, however smash (and maintain) that Increase button to fly up a steep off-road ramp!
On aspect of the proper shifter is one other customized button. This one is your 1000 lumen excessive beam, controlling the 5-LED Supernova Starstream headlight built-in into the Rotwild’s crimson alloy stem (550lm on low).
Out again, Rotwild construct a Supernova Mini TL3 taillight into the prolonged seat cluster for all-day visibility.
The hi-mod carbon body and fork function a 1.5″ tapered headset and totally built-in inner cable routing. A max 700 x 50mm tire clearance makes it fairly all-terrain succesful. However Rotwild envision it as extra of a quick gravel ebike and specs with fast-rolling 45s.
After all, 12mm thru-axles and flat mount disc brakes maintain every part in management. Rotwild additionally supplies hidden mounts for full-coverage fender compatibility.
The TQ powertrain makes use of the 50Nm HPR50 motor for pedal-assist as much as 25 km/h with a clean pure experience really feel you could customise in-app. A 252Wh battery powers it. And vary can augmented with an elective 160Wh exterior Vary Extender battery pack. The body options 2 units of Fidlock mounts on the downtube solely (no seattube cage mounts). So you possibly can mount a water bottle within the higher mount, and the Vary Extender within the decrease place.
Total, geometry-wise, Rotwild describes the R.R275 X as “race-oriented” with low body Stack, all-road oriented Attain, a cheerful medium 69.5° head angle, and a steep 74° seat angle. Being that, the total carbon light-weight ebike is available in 4 inventory sizes (S-XL).
Rotwild R.R275 X – Pricing, choices & availability
Now, Rotwild presents the brand new Rotwild R.R275 X gravel ebike in simply two inventory, however premium builds, obtainable now. Total, every share the identical hi-mod carbon frameset, TQ HPR50 motor with Increase button controls, 252Wh inner battery, and built-in lighting. The R.R275 X Professional is the ‘extra inexpensive’ of the 2 at 9000€. It’s spec’d with a brand new Shimano GRX 1x 12-speed mechanical groupset and extra typical carbon Xentis Gravel 2.5 wheels.
Or conversely, choose this tremendous fancy Extremely construct for probably the most placing seems. This Rotwild R.R275 X Extremely then, will set you again 12,000€ with a SRAM Power AXS construct equipment and 5-spoke Xentis Excessive-X Monocoque carbon wheels.