Born in the U.S.A, this mullet-wearing Foes E-Ticket eMTB is the first 2021 bike from the legendary bike maker and it will be available as a frameset too!
Foes Racing has been creating hand-made alloy bikes in the U.S.A for as long as I can remember and like many brands they’ve turned their talented hands to producing eBikes.
Though there have been prototypes that used different batteries and mounting positions, the production-ready E-Ticket uses a Shimano BT8035 504Wh battery hidden in the hand-welded alloy downtube. The internal power pack can either be charged in the frame or removed from the bike via a beautifully hidden battery door, released with a 4mm Allen key.
70Nm of pedal assistance comes in the form of the current top of the line Shimano STEPS E8000 motor and the bike will ship with all the matching Shimano STEPS accessories and equipment making it reliable and super easy to use.
Foes E-Ticket Production Photos
The hand-crafted alloy frame has been designed around a mullet wheel configuration, an approach popular in the eMTB world and is said to offer faster handling and generate more speed out of turns. Foes has also built in a flip-chip that drops the BB height from 13.655in (346.8mm) to 13.25in (336.5mm) and slackens the head angle from 65.5 degrees to 64.5.
Foes E-Ticket Geometry
Foes say that the E-Ticket is one of the only made in the USA eBikes and our sources tell us that the first run of hydroformed and CNC’d frames will be limited to just 25 units.
Complete E-Ticket bikes will cost from $6,999, but Foes also plans to take the unusual step of offering the E-Ticket as a frame only option too. Pricing for the frame only option hasn’t been confirmed yet, but once we have details we’ll update this post.
If you feel the E-Ticket is just the eMTB ticket for you then head over to the Foes Racing website where bikes are available to buy direct from the company.