As far as ultra-lightweight electric bikes go, the Focus Project Y is 27.5 pounds due to its slim carbon frame, as well as a small battery and electric drive. The model derives features from traditional bikes like Shimano disk brakes, durable axle designs and 35 millimeter tires. In addition, unlike other lightweight electric bikes, the Focus Project Y features a single integrated power unit—consisting of electric drive and battery. The combo can be mounted on the down tube and directly plugged into the on-board gearbox, providing a steady pedal assist speed of 15.5 miles per hour. When the unit is removed, the bike weighs a surprising 22 pounds.
The lightweight components of the bike, as well as the strategic placement of battery/electric drive, makes the Focus Project Y a performance urban bike that can easily conquer any uphill battle.
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