New for 2022 Bosch unveils their ‘Smart System’ for eBikes

Question: When you’re already making the markets leading e-MTB motors and power units and a new production season rolls around, do you:

a) try to re-invent the wheel and make an entirely new system, or

b) release an assortment of clever new upgrades and refinements for the existing system which is already proven and loved by riders the world over?

Well, in the case of Bosch they opted for the latter (smart choice we reckon – well done) and ironically guess what they decided to call their new season releases? The ‘Smart System’, which seems rather fitting.

Bosch recently unveiled their new ‘Smart System’ which consists of the new eBike Flow app, control unit, display, battery, and drive unit. In addition to the new product announcement the brand also provided a glimpse into their vision for the future of e-Bikes in years to come. In essence, Bosch’s ultimate goal is to continue improving on the ride experience for every e-Bike rider, each and every time they hop on their bike and head out to the trails. 

Smart, forward-looking and customisable: The eBike Flow app

The eBike Flow app is the central connection to the eBike and the key to the connected biking experience. Over-the-air updates always keep the eBike up to date and continuously enhance the eBike experience with new, innovative features. The app lets you customise riding modes, record activities completely automatically, and integrate fitness apps such as Apple Health.

Intuitive, innovative, ergonomic: The LED Remote control unit

A fully connected control centre that’s fun to use. The LED Remote can be operated easily, comfortably and intuitively with the thumb. Using different colours, the LEDs indicate the respective riding mode, which is easy to recognise while riding. Also practical for those who want to be on the road without a display when eBiking: The LED Remote is sufficient to control the eBike system and displays the most important information about the eBike, such as the current charge status and support level. The LED Remote is connected with the eBike Flow app via Bluetooth and thus the Internet.

Stylish, robust, clear: The Kiox 300 display

The robust companion on sporty rides. The Kiox 300 display provides a clean eBike look on the handlebar and is easy to read in any riding situation. With the display, all relevant fitness data can be displayed to optimise your training. Through regular ‘over the air’ updates, Kiox 300 always stays current and thus promises a lot of fun on sporty rides or on the trail, including in the future. The buttonless colour display is controlled via the LED Remote and is connected to the eBike Flow app. Using the display holder, Kiox 300 can be ideally positioned on the handlebar according to the rider’s preference.

Enduring, elegant, reliable: The PowerTube 750 battery

The new flagship rechargeable battery for long and challenging rides. The PowerTube 750 offers the maximum range in the current Bosch eBike battery portfolio and is optimally designed for many metres of climbing and even longer distances. The lithium-ion battery can be integrated into the eBike frame and is characterised by a particularly high energy density at a weight of approx. 4.4 kilograms. The PowerTube 750 can be charged to 50% in just over two hours and fully in about six hours using the 4A Charger.

Powerful, dynamic, individual: The Performance Line CX drive unit

The powerhouse among the drives. The powerful Performance Line CX drive unit provides maximum 85 Nm of torque for a natural, dynamic and unique riding experience. In the eBike Flow app, the strength of the support, dynamics, maximum speed and maximum torque can be individually set for the respective riding modes and thus perfectly adapted to your own riding style. 

A glimpse into the future: Future optimisation with the ConnectModule

In the future, eBikers will also be able to benefit from further developments in the area of theft protection. eBike models that are ConnectModule ready can be retrofitted with the ConnectModule in the future. This means, for example, that the eBike can trigger an acoustic alarm to deter thieves and, in the event of theft, be tracked in the eBike Flow app. In addition, further functions will follow that can be used with the ConnectModule. [R]