Manufactured in Cambridge, the Abington is a sleek town bike designed in collaboration with award winning frame builder Toby Gallagher. It combines the elegance and poise of a bygone era with state-of-the-art engineering at ARCC's Cambridgeshire headquarters.
Their flowing lines are crafted from custom-drawn Reynolds Technology steel tubing and hand brazed in the UK. Machined stainless steel dropouts allow for a variety of drivetrain options and combine with large 650b x 38 tyres to provide a wonderfully comfortable, yet responsive ride.
The e²-pod Intelligent Drive System has been designed by ARCC to provide unique intelligent bike power. It combines variable power levels with automatic hill/gradient compensation which allows commuting cyclists to choose the amount of effort both they and the motor provides; automatically compensates for hills and gradients; and provides ‘launch control’, for safety when moving away from lights and crossings in heavy traffic.
The e²-pod uses an industry standard 4.0 Ah, 6.0 Ah or 9.0 Ah Bosch battery, which are readily available from stores and online, and have a range of up to 75km dependant on the battery used. When the battery is removed, the e-bike reverts to its standard configuration and can be used as a regular bike.
Available in a range of colours, there's a configuration to suit all riders.
We offer a 5-year frame warranty on all Abington bikes as well as a 5-year warranty on the ARCC Intelligent Drive System.
Available from £3099
Please find the full specifications listed in the user guide available here.
Aluminium riser handlebars as standard.
Aluminium North Style handlebars optional.
Alternative options available upon request.
8 Speed Shimano Alfine Hub gears as standard (2.975-8.40 metres of development) Gear ratio 1.33-4.05 55t/22t
Single Speed Shimano optional (5.18 metres of development) Gear ratio 2.50 55t/22t
11 Speed Shimano Alfine Hub gears optional (2.75-11.14 metres of development) Gear ratio 1.33-5.38
Rohloff Speedhub 500/14 optional (1.45-7.62 metres of development) Gear ratio 0.70-3.68 55t/22t
Gates Carbon Belt Drive as standard.
Brooks Cambium - C19 saddle as standard.
Alternative options available upon request.
VP Components pedals as standard.
Alternative pedals available upon request.
Schwalbe Marathon Plus 650b x 38 tyres.
Flat Mount Disc Brakes: 160mm front and 140mm rear.
Rohloff Flat Mount Disc Brakes: 160mm front and 160mm rear.
S/M - suited to 5ft 3 - 5ft 10
M/L - suited to 5ft 8 - 6ft 2
XL - suited to 6ft - 6ft 5 (made to order)
Weight (Single Speed)
Standard bike from 10.5kg
Electric bike from 14.4kg
Select from the Abington colour palette.
Also available in any RAL colour to order at an additional cost of £250. Please contact us for more information on the range of RAL colours available.
Abington and Rosemont: Brushless 250W 36V DC 170 RPM front wheel drive.
Moulton TSR: Brushless 220/250W 36V DC 280 RPM front wheel drive.
Brompton: Brushless 220/250W 36V DC 306.65 RPM front wheel drive.
Bosch Lithium Ion 36V 4.0Ah (144 Wh).
Bosch Lithium Ion 36V 6.0Ah (216 Wh) optional.
Bosch Lithium Ion 36V 9.0Ah optional.
Bosch AL 3640 CV professional charger.
Battery Charge Time
4.0Ah – 35-50 Minutes full charge dependant on charger used.
6.0Ah – 50-75 Minutes full charge dependant on charger used.
9.0Ah – 75-100 Minutes full charge dependant on charger used.
CNC machined Peraluman 470 aluminium grade 5083/AlMg 4.5Mn. Black hard anodised finish.
Control Pod USB Interfaces
1 x USBC 2.0 charging/data port 5V, 1500mA
1 x USBC 2.0 charging/data port 5V, 500mA
1 x USBC 2.0 charging port 5V, 500mA
Thun torque sensor BB cartridge X-Cell RT square taper 68mm shell/119mm spindle.
Safety cut-off switches, front and rear.
4.0Ah up to 35km depending on riding style.
6.0Ah up to 50km depending on riding style.
9.0Ah up to 75km depending on riding style.
Maximum Assisted Speed
Power assist limited to 15.5mph/25km/h
3.9kg (including battery)
System Status Indicators
2 x tri-colour LED’s
Abington: Black BX Ahead Threadless 1-1/8”
Rosemont: Silver BLB Ahead Threadless 1-1/8”
Moulton TSR: Miche Team 1"
Spare Battery Holder
CNC Machined Peraluman 470 aluminium grade 5083/AlMg 4.5Mn anodised.
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Please note that we only ship to addresses in the United Kingdom and are unable to ship to PO Boxes, British Forces Post Office (BFPO), Channel Islands or Isle of Man.