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Allied Cycle Works shifting with Classified

Allied Cycle Works shifting with Classified

Classified has confirmed a new partnership with American bike brand Allied Cycle Works , which will utilise Classified’s Powershift technology. Underlining Classified’s commitment to strengthen…

Wednesday, Jun 08

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Classified has confirmed a new partnership with American bike brand Allied Cycle Works , which will utilise Classified’s Powershift technology.

Underlining Classified’s commitment to strengthen its presence in the North American market, the Belgian start-up has established an OEM partnership with Allied, based in Bentonville, Arkansas. The American brand will now offer its ABLE high-performance gravel bike with the Powershift gearing shifting hub upon request.

“We’ve been really impressed with the performance and simplicity of the Powershift hub,” said Drew Medlock, CEO of Allied Cycle Works. “It eliminates the compromise when selecting a 1x or 2x system, and it’s the most exciting development in bike drivetrain since electronic hit the market.

“Gravel riding demands quick shifting transitions and reliability. The Classified system just performs better than a traditional 2x with front derailleur for our applications.” Classified’s Powershift Hub is an innovative two-speed wireless gearing system that offers the range of a 2x with the reliability and aerodynamics of a 1x drivetrain. According to Classified, it makes it possible to instantaneously change from one gear to another, under full load and on any terrain.

“We’re thrilled to be partnering with Allied, a bike manufacturer that has firmly established itself as one of the standout American bike builders,” said Mathias Plouvier, CEO of Classified.

“Their high-performance carbon fibre bicycles stand up against the very best in terms of progressive frame design, technology and customisation. We’re more than happy to see the Classified Powershift hub offered as an innovative drivetrain option on their ABLE builds.

“Furthermore, we share […]

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