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LeMond’s carbon fiber ebikes are lightweight works of art

todayJuly 12, 2021 1

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Aesthetics are supposedly subjective, but I’ll be darned if LeMond’s new ebikes aren’t the most beautiful electric bikes I’ve ever ridden.

If you’re into cycling, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of the name Greg LeMond. With his racing days behind him, the three-time Tour de France winner has a couple of forays into making ‘acoustic’ bikes, but the most recent iteration of LeMond Bikes go the electrified route — in style.

The company currently has two models, the ‘Dutch’ and ‘Prolog,’ the former being an upright city bike and the latter sporting a more aggressive hybrid frame. Both models are constructed from carbon fiber — a material LeMond helped popularize for use in bicycle frames.

As one would hope for their $4,500 price tag, these are completely original frames, not just off-the-shelf parts. The frame, fork, and the combined handlebar/stem are all feature monocoque carbon fiber construction. The seatpost, fenders, and even the proprietary (and optional) racks and baskets are all made for carbon fiber too.

Credit: LeMond