The Bimotal Elevate

What’s in a Name?

Bimotal Inc. was incorporated July 22nd, 2019. Company founder Toby Ricco recalls the six months it took to come up with a name that stuck. ...

Bimotal, a Technology Company

Technology means much more than software-based products and services. To us, it's a metrics-based approach to everything we do ...

Hardware Traction: What We Built in 2021

Bimotal's ambitious product development strategy is pushing the boundaries of efficiency in micro-electric powertrains ...
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Pinkbike, 10 October 2021

"... One of the more intriguing eMTB items on display at Sea Otter. Turns any standard mountain bike into an electric one ..."
Ebike Escape test ride video of the Bimotal Elevate removable ebike system.

Ebike Escape, 13 October 2021

"...Tuned in a linear fashion ... It takes off and goes really nicely, no matter where you're at you can feel it kick in and go ..."
Beta MTB review of Bimotal Elevate

Beta MTB, 8 October 2021

"... They are really onto something, and not just because they were founded by a former Tesla employee ..."
The Elevate is a tidy, 2.75lb 750W motor that mounts up to your bike's rear disc brake mount. Combine the motor with a rotor with gears on it and it transforms your bike into an e-bike. Neat!

Bicycling, 9 October 2021

"... The new Elevate system from the San Francisco start-up Bimotal is looking to change perceptions ..."

Electric Bike Report, 12 October 2021

"... Sea Otter was the first time we got to ride the Elevate. In short, it’s relatively discrete, easy to use and surprisingly fun ..."
There was a buzz around the Bimotal booth last Thursday at the Sea Otter Classic, and it wasn't just coming from the revving of converted e-bikes on stands.

Bicycle Retailer, 14 October 2021

"... There was a buzz around the Bimotal booth last Thursday at the Sea Otter Classic...not just from the revving of converted ebikes on stands ..."
Electric Bike Report clip - Sea Otter Classic - Bimotal Elevate

Electric Bike Report, 8 October 2021

"... One that stood out from the rest was the Bimotal Elevate, a removable electric drive system that mounts directly to a bike's disc brakes ..."
Toby Ricco with Brodie Gay and the first customer installation of the Bimotal Elevate system

Bimotal delivers the first Elevate

Bimotal, the San Francisco based powertrain startup, began fitting its Elevate removable ebike system to customer bicycles on October 1, 2021.
Bimotal engineers in assembly mode

Hardware’s in the House!

Custom designed parts for the latest revision of Elevate are here, and early assembly results are very exciting! ...