For this development the company JD Europe Components GmbH received the gold medal of the Eurobike Award 2011
Automatic transmission is called Automatic Gear Transmission (AGT). New bike system is essentially a computer that continuously receives information from multiple sensors, learning speed, torque, number of revolutions per minute.
Based on these data, the system constantly calculates the optimal gear ratio and smoothly poltical suitable gear. There is a semi-automatic mode, when the rider shifts gears by pushing the “plus” and “minus”.
Their model JD Europe Components GmbH, promises to provide a seven-step “automatic” in 2012.
The price of new items is still unknown.