Generational Changes

***note, all changes carry over to the next generation.

Roadster v2

First Edition (October 2020-January 2021)

Second (February 2021 through April 2021 shipments)

  • v-brakes moved down 2 cm closer to wheel, so no brake pad issues.
  • Brake levers have integrated bell on left lever.
  • Motor assists up to 24mph
  • rubber grommet added for downtube display cable.

Third Gen (April 2021- June 2021)

  • Frame geometry changes. +40mm in head tube. Higher handlebar position.
  • New Fork Manufacturer (Van Moof & Cowboy)
  • New Pedal assist functionality: Cadence sensor engages with 5-10 degree of movement. Change from 90 degrees.
  • Addition of Metal headtube emblem

Fourth Gen: (July 2021- Future)

  • Frame geometry changes. Downtube and top tube spaced further for connections at each end of the headtube.

 NEW MODEL:  +$100 Roadster v2 Gravel Bike – (July 2021 – Future)

-Black Color, WTB gravel tires, Disc Brakes, other minor frame changes to fit gravel bike style.


Core-5

1st  Gen (orders prior to September 2020)

  • Center mounted kickstand.
  • APT simple non-customizable display
  • Single bolt seat post
  • Semi-step through frame

2nd Gen (September 2020 -Current)

  • Chainstay mounted kickstand
  • KD21C customizable PAS display
  • Dual bolt seat post
  • Full step through frame

Future Generation (June 2021 – Future)

  • Addition of metal headtube emblem
  • Black cloth textured chainstay tape

500 Series

Previous generations

  • Many iterations; slower speed, lower gearing, different tires, simple display, smaller racks, different fenders, smaller battery, 7-speeds, no chainstay tape, and non-platform pedals, 10.4AH, 500wh battery.

New generation (July 2020-June 2021)

  • Chainstay kickstand
  • 44Tx11-30T (8 speed cassette)
  • Varying derailleur, Shimano Acera
  • Water bottle bosses on all frames
  • Platform alloy pedals
  • 13AH battery
  • 880w peak motor, 28mph+ PAS, and 20mph throttle
  • Current based PAS, (percentage based) adjustable and customizable
  • Throttle over PAS functionality

Future Generation (July 2021 – Future)

  • Black cloth textured chainstay tape
  • Metal Ride1UP headtube emblem
  • Buchel Shiny 70, 70 LUX headlight


700 Series

Previous Generations

  • Many iterations: slower speed, lower gearing, APT 500C display, different fenders, 7-speeds, no chainstay tape, and non-platform pedals, center mounted kickstand.

Current Generation (June 2020-June 2021)

  • Center mounted kickstand
  • 44Tx11-30T (8 speed cassette)
  • Varying derailleur, Shimano Acera or better
  • Water bottle bosses on all frames
  • Platform alloy pedals
  • 880w peak motor, 28mph+ PAS, and 20mph throttle
  • Current based PAS, (percentage based) adjustable and customizable
  • Throttle over PAS functionality
  • Clear Chainstay Tape

Future Generations (July – Future)

  • Chainstay mounted kickstand
  • Black cloth textured chainstay tape.
  • Metal Ride1UP headtube emblem.
  • Buchel Shiny 70, 70 LUX headlight

LMT’D

First Generation (July-September 2020)

  • Jumpy torque sensor software.
  • Mid mounted Kickstand

Second Generation (October 2020-April 2021

  • Revamped torque sensor software, for smoother torque application.
  • Matte finish RST Asteria fork instead of gloss.
  • Chainstay mounted kickstand
  • KD218 Adjustable functionality display (larger screen)
  • Clear Chainstay Tape

Third Generation (June 2021 -Future)

  • Change from BB torque sensor to cadence sensor. Easier to ride and use and receive more power output. Customizable percentages of output.
  • 4-piston Hydraulic eBike, electric cut-off sensor brakes, Tektro Orion.
  • Headtube/paint improvement.
  • Black cloth textured chainstay tape.
  • Metal Ride1UP headtube emblem.