Thin Green Line: LAPD tests Bulls e-bike patrols as part of its green initiative

By Stephen Frothingham

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — The Los Angeles Police Department has announced a pilot program, part of the department’s Green initiative, that includes a fleet of 20 Bulls Sentinel e-bikes.

Bulls USA worked with the LAPD over a nine-month RFP process to build the bikes to meet the specific needs of the department’s urban law enforcement and patrol division, giving LAPD the largest e-bike fleet in the nation.

The patrol bikes have a Bosch Performance Speed motor, aluminum frame, Magura hydraulic disc brakes with 180mm/200mm rotors, Schwalbe Super Moto tires, and a Rock Shox Poke fork.

Bulls Bikes USA is the U.S. office of the German brand, which began consumer direct sales here in 2015. The company offers a wide array of e-bike and standard bike models in the U.S.

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Via:: Bicycle Retailer and Industry News