Gocycle G3

January 24, 2017 | bikes | By The Foldebike Team | 0 Comments

Simple, clever, fun

Just 3 words that sum up the Gocycle G3 eBike. This clever electric bike is designed by ex Formula One, McLaren Car designer Richard Thorpe in London, UK. Now we see the revised G3 version with some all new features!

Gocycle has spent years listening to customers feedback and revising the Gocycle G2 to develop the new G3.

Aside from the new distinctive electric Blue colour, the Gocycle G3 has lots of improvements which offers a new platform of usability to its riders.

We’ll delve further into some of the new features below but to sum it up, the new Gocycle G3 is now more comfortable, user friendly, safer & will travel even further than ever before!

Gocycle G2 Handlebar LED Display

Main Features

You can see that every aspect of the Gocycle G3 has been developed to the highest standards, with the main focus on usability & rideability. The fact that it is so easy to use means it opens up a whole new era of cycling.

Just pull the bike out, hop on and start pedalling. It really is as simple as that. This clever machine measures exactly what the rider is doing and applies power and gear changes accordingly. All you have to do is point it in the right direction.. Simple!

Daytime Running Light

The Gocycle G3 now has a daytime running light (DRL).

New European law states that all automobiles are required to have DRL’s which offer improved safety to road users to increase the visibility for all transport.

Although not essential, we have to remember that the Gocycle G3 is developed by an ex formula 1 engineer with insights into the future of automobiles and safety.

Gocycle G3 Daylight Running Lights

Therefore the Gocycle G3 now comes with a fully integrated DRL built into the G3 dash, of course Gocycle take it to a whole new level using patented light pipe technology offering a huge increase in Gocycle riders being seen out and about.

Two Wheel Drive on the Gocycle G2 Electric Bike

Two Wheel Drive

You power the rear wheel using the pedals, whilst the Gocycle G3 works out exactly what effort you are putting into the bike via a torque sensor in the crank.

It then simultaneously powers the front wheel via a powerful micro motor hidden away offering a fast, no-effort, no-emission journey.

This Gocycle approach also gives the perfect power-to-weight ratio ensuring a smooth ride.

It not only gives better weight distribution, but it means the power is always there instantly when you need it most.

You can either ride the Gocycle G3 as normal and the motor will opt in as required, or you can have on-demand power at the touch of a button in the cockpit.

The Gocycle G3 dashboard also gives a full display of the rider essentials including gear selection, speed, light controls & battery charge state, built into a clean, easy to use cockpit. New for the G3 also offers an extended dash for a seamless look. This clutter free approach consists of just brake levers and a button each side to operate the levels.

Pitstop Wheels

The Gocycle G3 Pitstop Wheels, pretty much do exactly as the name suggests! Without the use of any tools at all. Just use your hands to flip back 3 clips & pop the wheel off.

The new G3 design offers the patented Hexlock™ design system with a single click design. Simplicity is key!

The wheels are made of a lightweight alloy and take regular city 20″ tyres. You’ll be surprised just how light they are when in your hands. Both wheels on the Gocycle G3 are identical.

You will never get confused. It also makes refitting the wheels back on after removal simple. Not to mention hassle free puncture repairs! Or should we say Pitstop Wheel repairs!!..

Gocycle Pitstop wheels quick release eBike

This simple solution to a super easy eBike design means there’s no chain to get dirty or oil, no cables to stretch / adjust on the Gocycle electric bike. Just get on and enjoy the ride! This not only minimises hassle but means it’s a complete wipe clean product. To keep the Gocycle G3 clean, simply wipe over your eBike, there are no nooks or crannies to get involved with.

The new G3 offers a anti chain slap piece within the CleanDrive, the chain is silent when the Gocycle is transported on it’s side.

GocycleConnect SmartPhone G3 App

GocycleConnect = Ultimate Control

Take the Gocycle G3 to a whole new level of user control with the new GocycleConnect App. Although not required to ride the bike, it’s nice to have full flexibility over what your G3 can do.

Once paired to your Gocycle G3 through the smartphone app, you can tailor the eBike to your specific needs. Quickly change assistance modes from City, Eco and full On Demand modes.

Want more flexibility? No problem, you can even preset custom maps! Simply use the slider graphs to control when you would like motor assistance vs pedal effort.  Click upload and the map is instantly flashed over onto your Gocycle ready to ride!

The Gocycle Connect G3 smartphone app opens up a whole new level of features. You can log certain cycle parameters like distance / time travelled, calorie burn, mpg, litres saved, battery capacity, adjust the top assisted speed & even check the weather!

This new application for the G3 models also doubles up as a easy troubleshooting tool & security device. If your bike is stolen and someone tries to pair with it, we can remotely lock the bike down, Genius!.. Also if any future updates come out, you can easily update your Gocycle when connected to your smartphone. It’s future proof.

Folding and compacting the Gocycle G3 Electric Bike

Compactable Design

Need to stow away the bike? Be it at home, in the office, back of your car or even the smallest space on your boat, the Gocycle G3 is the answer.

Its compact and lightweight design, and the fact that it is so easy to disassemble means storage is no longer an issue.

Watch the video below to see just how easy it is to do.

The Gocycle is stylish enough in itself to make nice addition to any home, but should you want to tuck it away, this is easy to do. Why not make use of the travel pack bag too? Ideal for storage or whilst travelling with its roller wheels and easy to carry handle.

Electronic Shifting

As previously mentioned the cockpit is completely clutter free. The neat built in display will tell you what gear you are in. It will automatically shift up and down as the riders pedal cadence increase and the terrain changes.

It will even sense when you have come to a stop and instantly down change down to a low gear, so you can be sure as soon as the lights go green you set off in a flash.

The Gocycle utilises a completely built in, bulletproof, Shimano Nexus 3 speed hub gear on the rear. The rider can also choose their own gear changes using the electronic button built into the handlebar grip.

Gocycle featuring Shimano Nexus 3 Speed Electronic Gearing

Whilst we are talking about the cockpit the new Gocycle G3 comes with ergonomically designed grips with neat built in two way rotary shifters. One side allows the user to quickly change up and down gear at the flick of the grip whilst the other side offer power on demand and doubles up as the DRL (Daytime Running Lights) adjustment from low – high beam and flashing modes.

New Gocycle G3 Larger Battery

More range than ever

One of the biggest advancements of the new Gocycle G3 is the larger and improved battery situated within the frame.

Still hidden away, the new cells offer a 25% higher capacity, so now you can travel further than ever before on the G3!

The new 13.5Ah battery also features the latest state of the art battery management system, meaning it is more clever, allows easier charging and maintains capacity or longer.

Just think how Gocycle could benefit you, be it darting across the city to leisurely rides at the weekend, the Gocycle G3 is designed to work with you. Simply choose your colour from the lovely colour palette on offer.

Select which pack (if any) is suitable for you and away you go. Gocycle is tailored to every occasion.

What’s included?

The Gocycle G3 electric bike comes fully set-up by our workshop technicians. You can be sure that every aspect of the eBike has been dialed in for optimum performance. Your Gocycle G3 will arrive with a user manual, charger & free follow up service. The Gocycle G3 comes with a complete 2 year warranty on the whole product.

We offer a number of optional packs for the Gocycle G3 depending on your requirements. Just choose what suits you:

Standard Gocycle 

Gocycle G3 Standard

As standard the Gocycle G3 comes with the essentials ready to ride.

Contents:

  • Charger / Plug Lead
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Pedals

The Gocycle is good to go as standard, you don’t need anything else to actually ride the bike.

The accessory packs not essential and thus are classed as optional extras, based on the riders requirements.

Base Pack 

Gocycle Portable Accessory Pack

 

Contents:

  • Kickstand
  • Fold Leg
  • Shocklock

The kickstand is ideal for every cyclist as you now have a handy stand on board.

The Fold Leg supports the Gocycle during folding. The Handy Shocklock is perfect for locking the bike up when not in use.

Commuter Pack

Gocycle Commuter Accessory Pack

A must have for anyone using their Gocycle G3 for commuting.

Contents:

  • Integrated Light Kit
  • Front Mudguard
  • Rear Mudguard

The light kit is pre wired into the bike allowing the user to see exactly where they are going, the lights pull power from the Gocycle’s battery.

The mudguards are useful for keeping both the rider and the bike itself clean during use.

Portable Pack

Gocycle Travel Accessory Pack

Looking to store or transport your Gocycle? Then this pack is a must!

Contents:

  • Folding Pedals
  • Pedal Spanner
  • G3 Docking Station

These pedals fold away in seconds, no tools required.

Whilst the G3 docking station not only keeps the cobwebs off when not in use it also is great for transporting your G3! It’s handy roller wheels mean transport is a breeze!

 

 

 

Gocycle G3 Electric Bike Blue

Are you ready?

The Gocycle G3 is the only eBike built so compact but with true rider’s agility and handling yet it’s light enough to throw over your shoulder, the weight is so balanced that if you pick it up in the middle it will not tilt at all.

It’s the only electric bike of its kind to offer fully automated controls, built with simplicity and usability in mind. It’s a joy to own and ride yet clean and easy to live with. It’s versatile, light and compact enough to stow away when not in use, leaving even more room in your surroundings.

Perfect for storing where space is tight, ideal for an office, city living space, boat or motor home.

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