Orbea announces the immediate availability of its versatile RIB, the Laufey – Gear

Orbea has confirmed the immediate UK availability of its dynamic trail bike, the Laufey.

Now available in three new colors, the Laufey is a hardtail 29er designed for a competitive price.

The entrance fee is £1499 up to £2299 for the top model, with a 140mm travel fork and a design borrowed from the full-suspension Occam trail model.

Carrying on the designs of its full-suspension counterpart, the Laufey is a versatile trail machine

More importantly, Orbea currently has availability of the Laufey in the UK, at a time when consumers may struggle to find stock.

Laufey is available for consumers to reserve at their nearest retailer through the Orbea Rider Connect platform.

Rider Connect is a new feature that allows customers to check current and future availability of Orbea machines at authorized dealers.

The website also allows riders to reserve and purchase the model of their choice from their nearest dealership.

Launching the platform, Orbea said: “The bicycle industry is going through difficult times: massive demand from cyclists is being met by uncertain delivery dates from bicycle brands. This situation has led Orbea to create Rider Connect, a solution that allows customers to view the current and future availability of Orbea bikes in the store of their choice, helping stores to manage their sales efficiently and helping cyclists find the perfect bike. .

Rider Connect users can see the models currently available at a store of their choice, along with incoming bikes and delivery dates.

The site also allows consumers to filter results by delivery date and distance from home.

Read more: Giant launches new Momentum e-bike brand in the UK

Orbea’s Laufey features a 148mm rear boost to shorten the chain, an updated reach 25mm longer than the previous iteration (435mm on average), a head angle steeper (65.5 degrees) and a steeper 75 degree seat angle.

All Laufey models also include a dropper post.

Comments are closed.