[dropcap]S[/dropcap]o you love fast cars, you workout and you do cardio. Now you can combine all three of them and invest your hard earned cash in a Porsche Bike. Yes, the German car manufacturer is expanding its Driver’s Selection range to include bikes.
The Porsche Bike RX, Porsche Bike RS and Porsche Bike impress through their use of innovative materials and deliver a sporty ride both on the road and off it. The design is typically Porsche: the frames of the new bikes are reminiscent of the silhouette cut by the sport cars produced in Zuffenhausen.
Featuring a 20-speed gear assembly supplied by Shimano and 27.5 inch wheels, the new Bike RX is the ideal partner for off-road routes. The mountain bike’s high-end carbon frame blends stability with a low weight and outstanding damping properties.
It guarantees boundless riding pleasure in the great outdoors. A DT Swiss air-suspension fork and hydraulic disc brakes supplied by German brake specialist Magura ensure optimum control for every manoeuvre and on all terrain.
The Bike RS also features a high-end frame with ergonomic components made from carbon, bringing the sport bike’s overall weight to just 9 kg. A 20-speed gear assembly makes the bike ideal for particularly sporty rides through vibrant urban settings or on extended trips.
What’s more, the XTR equipment provided by Shimano and the ultra-lightweight brakes supplied by Magura ensure complete exclusivity on the road, even without an eight-cylinder engine.
The Porsche Bike, in turn, features a Shimano Alfine 8-speed hub gear assembly, which permits the eight gears to be shifted with ease. A low-wear geared belt drive transfers the power to the wheels without making a sound. The MT26 disc brakes provided by Magura ensure optimum safety. Thus making the Porsche Bike the ideal companion when navigating through the urban jungle.
Another outstanding feature of the Porsche Bikes is the anti-theft label, applied as standard under the paint on the frame. The label contains a unique code and is intended to deter thieves. Should a theft nevertheless occur, this code can then be used online to report the bike as stolen.
Registered bikes can ultimately be checked by anyone (online and/or on the move) simply by using an iPhone app and QR code, making it considerably more difficult to “sell on” stolen bikes.
[quote_box_center]The Porsche Bikes will launch on the global markets in three sizes (S, M and L) from March 2014 – www.porsche-bike.com [/quote_box_center]