Porsche Bike S and Bike RS


Porsche announced new additions to its range of urban bicycles, the Porsche Bike S and Bike RS.

They are available now, in three frame sizes, S, M and L, from Porsche Centres, and promise a high performance, go-anywhere kind of ride. Porsche says they’ve used the same principles of Intelligent Performance proven in its sports cars and the latest technology and highest quality materials to create these bicycles.

The Porsche bike concept has been inspired by the company’s GT road-car department, responsible for creating the ultimate lightweight Porsche sports cars including the 500hp 911 GT3 RS 4.0. The high performance ethos is evident in both Porsche-designed bicycles and is particularly most apparent in the appropriately named Bike RS.

Porsche Bike S and Bike RS Porsche Bike S and Bike RS

More details on both models in the press release below:

Porsche Bike S

The Porsche Bike S features a 7005 Hydroformed Aluminium frame, carbon fibre front forks and an internally-geared Shimano 11-speed Alfine hub gear system with appropriately, a double-clutch system for smooth gear-shifting under heavy pedal loads.

DT Swiss wheels with smooth rolling resistance tyres, optimised for resistance to punctures and also to assist performance on wet or rough terrain, and Magura disc-brakes complete this impressive specification.

With a total weight of 11kgs it’s the perfect companion for either a long-distance cycle tour or city-based commute to work.

Porsche Bike RS

Weighing 9kg with a newly-developed, carbon fibre monococque frame which provides high levels of bike stability and high quality damping properties, the Porsche Bike RS offers the optimum dynamic performance across a variety of terrain, from an urban street to a country bridleway. Lightweight, high quality components such as a carbon fibre seat post, handlebars and stem are key features.

Equipment usually reserved for high-level cycle racing is also part of the specification of the Bike RS, for example, the 20-speed Shimano XTR derailleur gearset is tried and tested by competitors worldwide. Other features include Magura hydraulic disc-brakes and Crank Brothers wheels, optimised with the same low-rolling resistance tyres as the Porsche Bike S.

Both the Porsche Bike S and Porsche Bike RS are available now, priced at £2,999 and £4,999 respectively from Porsche Centres throughout the UK.

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Porsche Bike Technical Specification
Porsche Bike S Porsche Bike RS
Price £2,999 £4,999
Specification
Frame material Aluminium 7005 Carbon Modular Monocoque Technology
Fork Porsche rigid fork, carbon Porsche rigid fork, carbon
Saddle Fizik Tundra2 MG Rail Fizik Tundra2 Kium Rail
Seat post, bar, stem ADP P220/ADP S120/ ADP B140 Crankborthers Cobalt 11 Carbon series
Bar ends Ergon GX1 Crankbrothers Cobalt
Chain/belt Belt Shimano Super Narrow X-Chain, 10 gears
Gear shift Shimano Alfine gear hub, 11-gears Shimano XTR 20-gears
Brakes Magura MT 2 disc brakes with MT 4 Calipers Magura MT8 hydraulic disk brakes
Pedals Topeak Jango Crankbrothers Candy 3
Wheels DT Swiss 485d Crankbrothers Cobald 329
Tyres Schwalbe Marathon Supreme Schwalbe Marathon Supreme
Theft prevention Code-no.com Code-no.com
Weight (w/o pedals) 11kg 9kg
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