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Podcast #088 – Moots explains the Express carbon e-gravel bike

moots express podcast interview with president nate bradley
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You may have noticed something weird that launched, something unexpected. Moots, long known for their high-end titanium bicycles surprised everyone with a carbon fiber gravel e-bike, using a frame material they’ve never used before, and adding a motor for the first time in their history.

I talked to Nate Bradley, Moots’ president and one of the key people behind the new model, about how it came to be, why they did it, and what’s next for the brand. And, of course, we talk about those wild oversized 750D gravel wheels and tires they showed off at SBT and the MADE show.

We also talk about what’s next for Moots, some of the projects they’re working on, and why it seems like they’re on a current roll with rapid product introductions.

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Mike
Mike
6 months ago

When you list 50 things you “did in Colorado” before mentioning it was made in China and Taiwan it just makes it more painful.

Mic
Mic
6 months ago

My 2005/6 Moots Sl is still the greatest frame I’ve ever ridden I’d give anything for a moots gravel or to feel what a current race frame must be like 😉

Larry - BRS
Larry - BRS
6 months ago

So much negativness on this rig from Moots. Why? Oh this is a public forum. If yawl havent listen to the postcast do so –
https://bikerumor.com/podcast-088-moots-explains-the-express-carbon-e-gravel-bike/
They all are doing an e-Gravel rig.

Doug
Doug
6 months ago

I ran into this bike in the Moots’ owner’s hands @ Vecchio’s, in Boulder, yesterday. I told him I thought it was diluting to the brand, before he introduced himself and his role. He was a super nice about my take and was very quick to handle this objection. The script was so polished I got the feeling he’s getting this feedback constantly.
I’m not the Moots demo nor an owner, but perhaps many that are will second bike this thing. Moots has probably got to do something in the powered space.

He was cool and a super nice guy. Nice to see Moots’ owner taking this thing around and talking to shop owners and pounding the pavement. Looks nice enough in person, but is so chunky and massive it doesn’t get the juices flowing like the other Moots in the shop.

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