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Best electric bike?
« on: March 19, 2020, 02:20:53 PM »
Looking for info from guys in the know about e bikes, from what Iíve learned the mid drive motor is best for our terrain here in the northwest. Looking at the 750 watt, and if Trump sends us money, prob spend around $2,000.  Any recommendations? Donít need to hear the bashing about them, heard it all. 
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Re: Best electric bike?
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2020, 02:55:00 PM »
I'm happy with my Rad Rover.

https://www.radpowerbikes.com/


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Re: Best electric bike?
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2020, 03:05:22 PM »
+1 on the Rad Rover

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Re: Best electric bike?
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2020, 03:09:40 PM »
Look at "Bikes Direct" website. You pay close to wholesale and not for a brand name. Same drives though..
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Re: Best electric bike?
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2020, 04:09:25 PM »
rad rover are great for flats or slight inclines.  Look at a middrive motor for steeper country. :twocents:

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Re: Best electric bike?
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2020, 04:24:43 PM »
+1 on the Rad Rover

++1 on the Rad Rover.  The Rad Mini is pretty cool too. 

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Re: Best electric bike?
« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2020, 07:25:08 PM »
I have loved my Radrover so far. I have put about 200 miles on it in the last couple months riding the logging roads in western Washington. It's not a mid drive but it works great for where im riding. I could probably get 25 miles or so on one charge and that's with a fair amount of climbing.

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Re: Best electric bike?
« Reply #7 on: March 24, 2020, 07:46:57 PM »
If you want one of the best, buy a Specialized, can't go wrong. Mid drive, great warranty, lightweight and will go for ever on a charge.

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Re: Best electric bike?
« Reply #8 on: March 27, 2020, 06:22:12 PM »
Specialized but a little more than $2000 I donít think Rads are mid drive

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Re: Best electric bike?
« Reply #9 on: March 27, 2020, 07:13:03 PM »
I like my Rad Mini a lot.
It never changes, but it is always different.

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Re: Best electric bike?
« Reply #10 on: March 27, 2020, 09:03:49 PM »
Specialized Turbo Levo!!

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Re: Best electric bike?
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Re: Best electric bike?
« Reply #12 on: March 27, 2020, 09:43:42 PM »
Specialized but a little more than $2000 I donít think Rads are mid drive
Yep, rads are hub driven but do well for most terrain around these parts. Its hard to beat their price point. Bolton ebikes makes some pretty good upgrades for the rover to get it closer to the mid drive torque performance.

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Re: Best electric bike?
« Reply #13 on: March 27, 2020, 10:56:07 PM »
I am really looking at the Rambo Roamer 750, itís a mid drive and around 2,400. The reviews are good.
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Re: Best electric bike?
« Reply #14 on: March 27, 2020, 11:23:31 PM »
My buddy has the Rad Roamer and has been pretty happy with it. He has a couple hundred miles on it now on the Peninsula and it is holding up well so far.

 


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