Tucked away on a rather unassuming business park on the outskirts of Glasgow is a new eBike Motor Manufacturer, FreeFlow Technologies. The start up company is producing an award winning and rather innovative 60 Nm Motor called the FF60. It is compact thanks to the nested motor construction made possible by a Strain Wave Transmission. It is said to be tuneable for any kind of bike. And, it is fully serviceable to boot, sold with an industry-leading three-year warranty.
It’s early days for Free Flow Technologies, but already their patented technologies have attracted millions of pounds worth of investment from none other than Williams Formula One. We had the pleasure of meeting Managing Director, David Hemming, at the Scottish Mountain Bike Conference where we saw two prototype eBikes sporting the system. Interest piqued, we headed out to East Kilbride to check out the FreeFlow Technologies HQ, and to get a closer look at that Strain Wave Transmission. Who is FreeFlow Technologies?
David Hemming (left), the Managing Director of FreeFlow Technologies, gives us the low-down on the FF60 eBike Motor. Credit: Pete Scullion. Entrepreneur and Inventor Neil MacMartin is the original founder of FreeFlow, having designed its proprietary transmission, electronic hardware and controls. He is still the largest shareholder in the company, but has taken a step back allowing a new leadership team to run the show. Heading up that team is David Hemming, a man some may remember as a Team GB Athlete who, during the 90s, was simultaneously racing […]
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