tire detail near the fork on the Serial 1 S1 Mosh/Tribute e-bike

Gold & Leather E-Bike: Serial 1 Unveils Highly Exclusive MOSH/TRIBUTE

Vintage design, premium components, plus leather and gold: Meet Serial 1’s MOSH/TRIBUTE e-bike. Ooh la la!

This weekend, Serial 1 pulled back the curtain on its first limited-edition ride — an e-bike. But not just any e-bike. With this limited-edition MOSH, Serial 1 launches its new S1 Series of electric-powered bicycles.

Not familiar with Serial 1? It’s motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson’s own bicycle brand, founded in 2020. The limited-edition S1 bike made its debut at the Electrify Expo on Sep. 18. (Electrify is the biggest “e-mobility expo” in the U.S.)

Harley-Davidson bicycle
The S1 MOSH/TRIBUTE e-bike “pays homage” to this vintage prototype

“The S1 MOSH/TRIBUTE pays homage to the stunning vintage prototype that inspired the creation of the Serial 1 e-bike brand,” the brand said in a press release.

That’s a big ask to live up to in just a single bike design. But Serial 1 did it.

The S1 MOSH/TRIBUTE is possibly the most exclusive e-bike ever made. How so? Production of the S1 TRIBUTE will be limited to just 650 units total — 325 available in the U.S. and 325 in Europe.

Serial 1 S1 Mosh/Tribute e-bike with white tires and glossy black frame
Serial 1 MOSH/TRIBUTE e-bike

Serial 1 Limited-Edition S1 MOSH/TRIBUTE Specs

  • Frame: Hydroformed aluminum, S1 Series is built on the MOSH/CITY model
  • Color: Gloss black, gold graphics
  • Speed: Single speed freewheel hub
  • Range: 35-105 miles depending on mode
  • Top speed: Up to 20 mph
  • Tires: White-toned 27.5″, 2.8″ Schwalbe Super Moto-X tires
  • Saddle: Honey leather Brooks England B67 saddle
  • Grips: Brooks England custom leather grips
  • Components: TRP hydraulic disc brakes, Gates carbon drive belt, Brose motor
  • Battery: 529Wh integrated, removable battery
  • Charging: About 2 hours to full charge
  • Features: Internal cable routing, integrated lighting, Harley-Davidson and Serial 1 detailing
  • Limited units: 650 (U.S. and Europe only)
  • Price: $5,999

“We are thrilled to offer a limited edition that so faithfully captures the iconic look and feel of that first prototype,” said Aaron Frank, Serial 1 brand director. “And to use this moment as a springboard to launch our S1 Series that will see even more exclusive and highly desirable models in the future.”

Note: Some frame sizes are already sold out, as the model dropped yesterday. Lucky buyers can expect to get their hands on the S1 TRIBUTE later in 2021.

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