Patrol finds their first carbon path eMTB with the brand new E-5 for 2022

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Patrol is powering up for extra path adventures in 2022. Constructing off their E-Zero and E-Six e-bike vary, the corporate is including their first ‘path’ eMTB—and it occurs to be carbon fiber.

Patrol E-Five eMTB electric mountain bike

Following their naming construction, the E-5 has roughly 5 inches of rear journey. Or 130mm to be actual. To get there it makes use of the identical Horst hyperlink suspension association because the E-Six however in a sleeker carbon package deal. Up entrance, you’ll discover a barely smaller Fox 36 suspension fork set at 150mm of journey (in comparison with the 160mm journey Fox 38 on the E-Six).

Powering the E-5 is a full Shimano EP8 drive system. The E-Six had already been upgraded to incorporate the most recent Shimano e-bike motor, however you’ll discover there was a change in battery for the E-5. As a substitute of the SMP (Simplo) battery discovered on the E-Six, the E-5 will get a Shimano BT-E8036 630 Wh battery nestled as little as attainable within the down tube to maintain the load low. Why the change? Patrol tells us that one of many fundamental causes was for this was to supply U.S. shoppers easy accessibility to any service wants by way of Shimano service facilities because it now has an entire Shimano e-bike system.

That features the highly effective Shimano STEPS DU-EP800 motor with 85Nm of torque, SC-EM800 show, SW-EM800 L Change, and the SD300 energy button positioned on the highest tube.  There’s additionally a full Shimano construct equipment with two fashions, one with an SLX drivetrain and MT420 brakes, the opposite with an SLX/XT drivetrain and XT brakes.

Patrol E-Five eMTB electric mountain bike build options

Each fashions roll on 29″ wheels which embody Solar Ringle Duroc SD37 rims with Shimano SLX Increase spaced hubs, and Vee Tire Co. Assault HPS 29 x 2.5″ tires. Builds are completed off with 125mm journey dropper posts and Patrol cockpit elements.

Patrol E-Five eMTB electric mountain bike 2022 geometry

Supplied in 4 sizes, the E-5 is longer than the E-Six, with an extended wheelbase, larger prime tube numbers, and a barely longer attain. It’s additionally a bit steeper with a 65.5° head tube angle and 76.9° seat tube angle and has a  barely decrease backside bracket and related standover top. Notably, the chainstays have gotten 20mm longer, going from 445mm to 465mm.

Patrol E-Five eMTB electric mountain bike in blue

Patrol E-Five eMTB electric mountain bike in black

At the moment, pricing and availability are unknown, however we’ll replace this when Patrol makes that data obtainable.




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