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Now You Can Take a Bird E-Bike Home Without Stealing It

Person on the Bird Bike, but stopped and leaning on one leg

Bird, known for its rentable electric bike and scooters, is now launching Bird Bike—an e-bike you can purchase. The bike was created to help meet the ever-increasing demand for micro transportation, especially outside of the large cities where Bird’s rentals are typically limited to.

“The future of transportation is all-electric. By expanding Bird’s consumer and shared products to include e-bikes as well as e-scooters, we are uniquely positioned to lead the revolution to eco-friendly transportation for the billions of annual trips that are five miles or less,” stated Travis VanderZanden, CEO and Founder of Bird. “With our new e-bike, we are creating increased opportunities for people to embrace micro electric vehicles beyond the 300 cities we partner with to provide our shared services today.”

The consumer-level e-bike blends its stylish aesthetic with Bird’s advanced technology and safe design, all while expanding access to eco-friendly mobility options anyone can take advantage of. And honestly, it looks much cooler than the company’s bright blue rental e-bikes (thankfully).

Person riding the Bird Bike on a modern urban street

Bird Bike features a thumb throttle just like the ones seen on most rental e-scooters; so, if you’re already familiar with those, the Bike will be easy to use. It’s powered by a 500W Bafang rear hub motor, a Gates carbon belt drive, and has a 36V/12.8Ah battery with LG cells that should give you up to 50 miles on a single charge. Plus, Radius CX7 mechanical disc braking assures you’ll be able to come to a stop right when you need to.

The Bike boasts an integrated LCD panel that’ll show your current speed, the distance you’ve traveled, and its battery capacity. Integrated high-vis LED lights ensure you’re visible to cars, pedestrians, and other cyclists in dim areas or at night, and Kenda puncture-resistant tires will help reduce the chance you’ll end up with a flat in the middle of nowhere.

With a fully adjustable seat height, users of all heights can set the bike up to their unique and specific needs. The commercial-grade aluminum alloy frame will hold up to daily wear and tear, and the Pedal Assist feature goes up to 20mph to help you have a more efficient ride. The bike also has an IP65+ rating for water and dust resistance, and even sports Bluetooth so you can check on your Bike’s battery level, for example, via the Bird app (iOS/Android) without having to check in person.

You can purchase a Bird Bike today, in either Stealth Black or Gravity Gray, through the company’s site for $2,299, though there are limited quantities. The Bird Bike will be more widely available in the U.S. and Europe sometime later this Fall in both V-Frame and A-Frame configurations, so you’ll have plenty of time to save up before you purchase it.

New E-Bike Alert

Bird Bike

Snag the new Bird E-Bike now before its limited quantities run out (otherwise you’ll have to wait until later this Fall to get it).

Source: Bird

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