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Pinkbike, 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 ..."
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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 ..."
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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..."
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! ...

Electric Bike Action, April 2021

"On steep inclines with plenty of loose dirt, it performed as well as any full-production mid-drive bike we've ridden..."

Electric Bike Report, January 2021

"We are always excited about innovations in the ebike market, and the new Elevate from Bimotal is a premium removable powertrain..."

Auto Evolution, September 2020

"What makes the Elevate motor system so amazingly awesome is that unlike other kits, this one operates on a disc brake..."