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Super73 announces a very nice motorcycle… and electric bikes for children (you read that right)


Benjamin Logerot

March 16, 2022 at 10:50 a.m.

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Super73 C1X

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The American brand Super73 has unveiled its 2022 line-up of electric bikes
and took the opportunity to announce a few surprises: the production next year of a smaller and lighter electric motorcycle, and the release of an electric “bike” for children.

After raising $20 million in 2021, Super73 is getting down to business and strongly consolidating its already well-stocked catalog for the coming year.

Travel more easily in the city

Among all its announcements of new electric products, we will especially remember from Super73 the introduction of the C1X model which comes to kick in the anthill of electric motorcycles. Although it is still only a concept, the production of which is scheduled for the end of 2023, the C1X already challenges with its atypical look and dimensions.

The C1X is intended as an alternative to large motorcycles (electric or not) for simplified city use, by giving it smaller dimensions and limited capacities. The motorcycle carries with it 15-inch wheels, a wheelbase (the space between the axles of the wheels) of 51 inches, or 1.29 meters and a relocated engine, making it more manageable and light to facilitate trips around town.

There is not much concrete information about the machine yet, but the brand promises fast charging reaching 80% charge in an hour and The Verge tells us that it will have a range of around 160 km in town for a maximum speed of 120 km/h. Unfortunately for us, this C1X motorcycle will only be available in the US when it is released, despite its presence on Super73’s European website.

A bike for cool kids

Super73 has therefore announced the rest of the models for its 2022 line-up, introducing new entries for the R and Z Series, the manufacturer’s electric bike-mopeds. But again, what catches the eye is the announcement of electric bikes for children: the Youth Series.

Can we really call these models bikes, though? With platforms instead of pedals and an accelerator positioned on the handlebars, we could rather consider the Youth Series as the mopeds of yesteryear brought up to date. No pedals means less direct control by children, which is why Super73 has designed its models to make them as safe as possible.

The grip on which the accelerator is present is red in color to allow it to be clearly identified and the machine has modes of conduct that can be adjusted directly by the parents, with in particular a demo mode which makes it possible to reduce the capacities of the “bike” the child’s learning time.

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Source: The Verge



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