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On this page you will find all of the available ebikes with special discount pricing under our UC program.

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Which eBike is right for you?

Which eBike is right for you? The 500 Series vs 700 Series

Both the 500 and 700 series bikes are actually built with a very similar level of components. While on paper, the 700 series may seem like the better buy, the 500 series is not to be overlooked.

500 Series Pros

Comfort – The 500 series has fantastic frame geometry for those that fit the bill. It allows for upright stress-free touring unlike any other.

Agility – Light weight, compact bars, and grippy all-surface tires allow for quick sharp turns and easy maneuvering.

Value – Unbeatable; the 500 Series is the best performance to dollar value you can get.

Durability – While some of the components are simpler, they are also easy to maintain. Take care of it, and it will last decades.

500 Series Cons

Battery (Ah) Range – The stock battery is 1 ah less than the 700 series, but there is the option to reverse that with the 17.5ah battery (Only available as a separate purchase).

Look – While this is still a beautiful bike, when compared to the 700, we had to consider this a con.

700 Series Pros

Aesthetics – Yeah, pretty easy to see what were talking about here. You’ll get some head-turning stares.

Speed –  27mph top cruising speed vs the 500 Series 25mph cruising speed. On long straight roads, that may be very important.

Features – Hydraulic brakes, metal fenders, color screen, taillight. The 700 series offers some extras which aren’t always needed, but nice.

700 Series Cons

Weight – At 63lbs, the 700 series feels a little more bulky than the 500. Turns are going to feel a little bit more deliberate.

Battery Options – The 700 series does not have a battery size upgrade option. The fully integrated electronics do not allow for it.

 

 

Comparison

Model 500 Series 700 Series
Motor Shengyi 48V Geared Hub Shengyi 48V Geared Hub
750W Motor 750W Motor
Battery (Voltage) 48V Reention Dorado 48V Reention Rhino
Ah 13Ah 14Ah
Range 25-45 30-50
Controller 48V22A Lishui Sine-wave 48V22A Lishui Sine-wave
Display Gray Scale LCD Full Color LCD
Brakes Mechanical Tektro Hydraulic Tektro
Front Suspension Suntour XCT Hydraulic Lockout Suspension Fork
Wheels Kenda Kwick Seven.5 27.5×2.2 Schwalbe SUPER MOTO X 27.5×2.4
Cadence Sensor 12 Magnet 12 Magnet
Gearing 8 speed Acera Trigger Shift 8 speed Acera Trigger Shift
Chain Ring 44T 45T
Cassette 11-30T Cassette 11-30T Cassette
Pedal Assist Adjustable 0-9 Levels Adjustable 0-9 Levels
Front light Blaze-lite LED Blaze-lite LED
Rear light x Blaze-lite LED
Fenders Select as add-on Included
Rear Rack Select as add-on Included
Speed 28mph 28mph
Weight 53lbs (w/out rack + fenders) 63lbs

 

Owners Choice:

500 Series, Gold with Straight Bars.

 

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