News & Stories
Posted: September 28, 2023
Classified Powershift hub proven to be over 99% efficient
Using the most accurate test conditions ever seen in the bicycle industry, Classified proves that the Powershift hub is over 99% efficient in both the 1:1 and 0.7 gear ratios.
By removing the front derailleur and developing the Powershift hub, Classified set out to create
Posted: September 25, 2023
Classified's Origin Story with Dr Roëll van Druten
Ever wondered when, where and how Classified's Powershift Technology came into being? We sat down with the inventor of Powershift Technology, Dr Roëll van Druten, to discuss the origins of Classified, the journey from inception in 2013 to today, and what motivated him to reimagine the drivetrain as we know it.
Posted: September 24, 2023Categories: MTB & Gravel
Classified XC MTB x Dream Build - Win a Wheelset
Classified's XC MTB hub and wheelset has been given the Dream Build treatment, and to celebrate we're giving away a Powershift XC MTB hub and wheelset. Watch the video below and then enter the competition via the Classified Instagram account.
Working with the awesome Dream Build team, you
Posted: September 12, 2023
Test Powershift Technology at a Classified Event
Join us at one of the upcoming cycling events to meet the Classified team, test the instant shift of Powershift Technology for yourself, and learn about our partner and product updates.
Rob Britton Solos To Victory At Badlands 2023
Classified athlete smashes the course record, wining the 750km gravel race solo in a time of 35 hours and 20 minutes.
With an emphatic solo attack on day one of the race, Classified athlete Rob Britton soloed to victory at the Spanish gravel race, completing the gruelling 750km course in 38 hours
Posted: September 04, 2023
Completeing the Silk Road Mountain Race on a Classified Cargo Bike
Two weeks ago, ultra cyclist Allan Shaw completed one of the hardest off-road ultra endurance races on the planet - on a cargo bike! 1,800km and 30,000 metres of climbing, mostly on tough gravel and rock-strewn roads, we caught up with Allan after the dust had settled to discuss the race and how he got on with his Classified equipped Omnium cargo bike in such a difficult environment.
Classified athlete Kyle Smith wins Ironman Ireland 70.3
Racing Powershift Technology at Ireland's premier Triathlon event, Classified's Kyle Smith won the 70.3 distance race by over 8 minutes. Proving the efficicney of the Classified system, Smith's win is the first for Classified in Triathlon since launching just 2 months ago.
Posted: August 21, 2023
Classified and Evari Launch E-bike Partnership
With Powershift Technology now available as an upgrade on all Evari 856 models, E-bike users can harness the beauty and simplicity of 2 speed perfection. With one 'launch gear' and one 'cruise gear', you can experience the maintenance free simplicity of a belt drive system combined with enhanced gearing, for whatever the road throws at you.
Granfondo World Champion Ils Van der Moeren - Winning with Classified!
Ils Van der Moeren is a Classified athlete racing for the Grinta Gran Fondo cycling team. She has been riding with Powershift Technology for almost 3 years, winning almost every race she enters. On the 4th of August she won the Gran Fondo World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. We caught up with Ils after the race to hear all about it.
Powershift in Para-cycling! Meet 2x World Champion Chantal Haenen
Dutch hand cyclist and Paralympian Chantal Haenen is the first para-cyclist to utilise Powershift Technology in her hand cycle. Chantal recently became a World Champion for the second time, in the H5 Individual Time Trial at the 2023 World Championships in Scotland. We caught up with Chantal to discuss he World Championships and how Classified was able to help her to achieve her goals.
Riding the Silk Road Mountain Race on a Cargo Bike with Classified
Allan Shaw is an ultra distance racer and bike messanger, originally hailing from Scotland, he now calls Coppenhagen home. Working with Omnium cargo bikes, Allan has chosen Classified's Powershift Technology for the bespoke cargo bike that he will ride in the 1800km race, the first applicaiton of the technology on a cargo bike. We caught up with Allan before the start of the race to find out more.
Conquering Uganda's Southwest with Classified Powershift: A Gravel Bikepacking Adventure
Join Nol van Loon of Fatpigeon.cc on an unforgettable journey through Uganda.
6 days of bikepacking - 600km & 10.000M+
Greetings, fellow adventurers! Nol van Loon here, eager to share the exhilarating