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Triumph acquires American electrical two wheeler producer OSET | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

OSET has primarily been making electrical off-road bikes for youngsters since 2004.

Triumph has introduced that it has acquired OSET Bikes, an American electrical bike producer that makes off-road machines geared toward getting kids began with their journey on two wheels.

  • OSET makes electrical off-road bikes for youngsters
  • Triumph has plans to introduce devoted off-road fashions
  • OSET will proceed working underneath the identical moniker

OSET: slightly background

Ian Smith, founder and CEO of OSET bikes, began the model in 2004 when he constructed an off-road bike with an electrical powertrain for his son.

In the present day, OSET has seven bikes in its line-up, six of that are geared toward youngsters underneath the age of 10 and one geared toward youngsters and adults – albeit weighing underneath 90kg. 

What does this acquisition imply for each manufacturers?

British producer Triumph had introduced in 2020 that it was going to make its foray into the MX racing scene with a variety of all-new competitors MX and Enduro (Dualsport) bikes. A substantial period of time has handed since then with radio silence from the Hinckley-based producer’s finish, till now. 

Extra not too long ago, Triumph accomplished testing its TE-1 prototype, previewing an upcoming absolutely electrical mannequin. This announcement may point out that there shall be new electrical and off-road Triumph fashions.

The benefits for OSET, as summed up by Smith, was, “We’re higher positioned to develop and innovate throughout our vary, whereas having fun with the safety of scale and market place Triumph can provide.” One factor to notice is that OSET will not change its title.

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