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Read what others have been saying about Fallbrook and the NuVinci® technology.   Note: some articles may be in a language other than English.
Continental Announced a Revolutionary 48v eBike System at Eurobike 2017 -- Features an integrated motor and transmission with autoshifting incorporating Fallbrook’s NuVinci® Technology –

Continental issued a press release on August 29, 2017 at the major bicycle trade show, Eurobike 2017, announcing a “New 48V electric bike technology including a revolutionary new drive unit with both motor and stepless automatic gear system.”  Named the 48er Revolution, Continental described it as “the world’s first 48V-powered e-bike motor with a fully integrated stepless automatic transmission contained in an all-in-one drive unit.”   The successful integration of a motor and transmission stemmed from Continental’s agreements and work with Fallbrook.  The text of Continental’s press release is available here.

An article in Bike Europe on August 15, 2017 previewed the Conti product stating “the Revolution presents an all new riding experience thanks to the almost completely automatic ride as the mid-motor features an integrated stepless NuVinci transmission.”  The article goes on to describe the technical advantages of an integrated motor and transmission.

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CV Magazine Names NuVinci® N360 Most Innovative CVT Product and Best Traction-Based CVT Company -- USA for 2016

Corporate Vision Magazine, a UK publication, makes annual Technology Innovator Awards in a variety of categories using a combination of votes gathered from its network of respected industry partners and its own in-house research, performed by a dedicated network of industry insiders and corporate specialists.  For 2016, Fallbrook Technologies won the following award:

Most Innovative CVT Product: NuVinci® N360 & Best Traction-Based CVT Company - USA


Riese & Müller Nevo NuVinci HS 2016 wins "overall score" award for "Speed" Pedelecs (45 km/h) from Dutch online eBike publication

The Dutch online eBike publication Elektrischefietsen awarded the Riese & Müller Nevo NuVinci HS 2016 the "overall score" award in its eBike tests of Speed Pedelecs (45 km/h).  The article about the Nevo NuVinci HS is in Dutch.  Click here to go to it. In addittion, E Bike Base, a German online overview of the eBike market, recently tweeted (@ebikebase) about the Dutch award with a link to an article in German.

FoldingBike365 Reviews NuVinci® Optimized™ Dahon Folding Bike

FoldingBike365, a blog, posted a review of the Dahon Mu N360, which incorporates the Nfinity N360.  The review contains detailed information on the use of NuVinci® technology for bicycles including two videos.

Extensive NuVinci® Media Coverage

NuVinci Optimized 10-page review

The Dutch magazine E-Bike & Trekking has recently published a 10-page NuVinci Optimized bike review, which is featured on the cover page. 

The article includes various highly favorable comments and covers tests of seven NuVinci Optimized eBikes: Dutch ID Tour N360H, Flyer T8N, Gazelle Orange CX HM, Koga E-Nova NuVinci, Qwic P-MN360, Sparta MNb, Trek TM700+. There is also a comparison between NuVinci Cycling's technology and the automatic Shimano Steps Di2 system, which states that there is no alternative for cyclist, who wants a continuous variable system because the Shimano system does not shift under load and the shift feeling is less smooth/seamless than the NuVinci Optimized experience. The test coordinator of the article stated: "The real test winner is the automatic NuVinci Harmony. The ultimate option for every luxury e-bike."

Click here to read the article (PDF in Dutch).


eBike Portal Coverage in three languages

The NuVinci Optimized N380 together with Harmony and H|Sync have received some exensive coverage recently in an article available in  English, Italian and French, on an "eBikePortal."




UK eBike (the Entz) features NuVinci® N360™

A2B, a UK bike and e-bike manufacturer, announced back on May 18 that its latest e-bike innovation, the Entz, had been nominated for ‘Excellent Product Design’ by the prestigious German Design Council.  Recently, they tweeted the following: 

         [TECH TUESDAY] The superb NuVinci hub is available on the Entz. This video explains what all the fuss is about.

Bosch Gepida Reptila 1000 named "best electronic bike in its category" by Australian

Recently the Bosch Gepida Reptila 1000 was tested by the Australian online magazine as the first Harmony equipped bike, which is available Down Under. The bike received an EBR Gold Award as „best electronic bike in its category“ not least because it offers automatic NuVinci optimized performance.  Click here to see the video review.

Fallbrook Technologies Inc.’s NuVinci® Technology Chosen by Piaggio Group for Its Electric Bike Project

New Piaggio Product Incorporates Fallbrook’s Harmony H|Sync™ Intelligent Auto-Shifting System (Fallbrook Press Release)