Cafe Cruiser

(9 customer reviews)

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Class 3 electric bike, with 28mph pedal assist and 20mph throttle

Motor

Motor

Powerful 750w sustained geared hub motor with 60nm torque

Range

Range

30-50 miles depending on rider weight, terrain, incline, level of assist, etc.

Frame

Frame

Lightweight Alloy Frame with internal protected & locked electronics

Comfort

Comfort

Frame geometry & components built for "the most comfortable ride ever"

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Seasoned Bike Mechanics Offer Expert Technical Support and Friendly Customer Service.

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1-Year Warranty*

Every Ride1UP eBike Comes With a Warranty Against Manufacturing Defects. *Terms Apply

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30 Day Trial*

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Free Shipping

On All Bikes to Contiguous 48 States. $100 Direct Shipping to Canada. Exclusions Apply.

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COMPONENTS

Motor
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48V Geared Hub Bafang Motor 750w Sustained, 28mph
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Controller
48V22A DMHC Sine-wave
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Battery
48V15ah Reention Rhino, 39 x 21700 Samsung Cells
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Display
KD21C Adjustable Speed Display
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PAS Sensor
Integrated Sensitive Cadence Sensor PAS
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Brakes
Zoom 180mm Hydraulic Brakes w/ Electric Cut-Off Sensor
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Fork
Mozo Hydraulic Lockout, 80mm Suspension Travel
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Tires
SandStorm 26"x3" Chaoyang
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Throttle
Left side Thumb Throttle
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Handlebar
Zoom 25.4mm 50mm rise, 40° sweep
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Stem
Promax 75mm ext, 15°
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Grips
VELO Faux-Leather Grips
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Shifters
SHIMANO ACERA 8 speed trigger shifter
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Gearing
46T Front Alloy Chainring
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Cassette
11-32T Shimano Cassette
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Derailleur
Shimano Acera M360 8-Speed
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Chain
KMC Professional 8-Speed Chain
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Rims
3D Double Wall Rim
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Spokes
Stainless steel, 12G rear, 13G front
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Fenders
Hardened Alloy Fenders
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Rear Rack
130lbs Rated Loading Weight With Pannier Side Mount
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Front light
Buchel 80 Lux Front Light
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Rear light
Velo Edge 48V
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Seat
Plush Comfort Cruiser Saddle
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Seat Post
Uno 31.6mm x 350mm Adjustable Angle
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Pedals
Wellgo Alloy Pedals

DIMENSIONS AND SIZING

  • Weight 65lbs
  • Weight Capacity 300lbs
  • Total Length 76”
  • Wheel Base 48”
    • XR Frame Dimensions:
    • Rider Height Range 5'5"-6'4"
    • Handlebar Height 41”
    • Handlebar Reach 20”
    • Maximum Seat Height 40”
    • Minimum Seat Height 33”
    • Stand-Over Height 28.5”
    • Seat Tube 18"
    • ST Frame Dimensions:
    • Rider Height Range 5'-6'4"
    • Handlebar Height 41”
    • Handlebar Reach 20”
    • Maximum Seat Height 38”
    • Minimum Seat Height 31”
    • Stand-over Height 22.5"
    • Seat Tube 16.5”

WHAT'S INCLUDED

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Integrated LED Headlight and Taillight. Operated from the display. See and Be Seen!

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48V Two Amp Charger and Cable. LED Indicator Feature Provides Realtime Charging Status.

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Handlebar Mounted 2.2" Two-Tone LCD Display. Customizable Pedal Assist (PAS) Settings and Advanced Metrics for Intelligent Riding Feedback.

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SandStorm 26"x3" eBike Tires for Cruising Comfort and Advanced Cornering and Traction. High Performing and Reliable - Perfect for Variable Terrain.

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Two Keys for the Removable Integrated Battery System. Theft Protection Design - Battery Anxiety Begone!

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Heavy Duty Adjustable Chainstay Kickstand. High Load Capacity for Extra Support and Stability.

Shipping Information

*Increased shipping demand nationwide has caused delays in tracking updates from Fedex and delays in shipping hubs. Shipping estimates are slightly delayed beyond the normal timelines.
Delivery time is dependent on your distance from Nevada (our warehouse location). We typically deliver in 2-3 days within the west coast and, or 4-7 days for the east coast.

Bike will arrive 85% assembled (electronics are pre-assembled). An assembly video is located on our support page. Front tire, seat, pedals, rack and fenders and crank arm need to be installed. Installation can be completed in 1-2 hours. However, it is recommended to use a bike mechanic when possible to check the bike prior to riding. Damages resulting from improper assembly are not covered by the warranty.

Package Size is 58″x35″x10″ and just under 78lbs

FAQ'S

We are a direct-to-consumer company both in pricing and strategy. You will generally pay a premium for the ability to test ride through a dealer. However, our bikes have been thoroughly tested by top reviewers such as Electric Bike Review, Electric Bike Report, Cycling Weekly, Clean Technica, Electrek and many others who have published their reviews on YouTube. Additionally, we are now supporting an independent network of owners offering their bikes for demos. Learn more here Locations

This article will explain all about what to expect when ordering a bike from us. Ordering With Us

Unfortunately the 15ah battery pack is the largest available that will fit this frame.

No. The variations you see on the site are the only options we have.

We only ship within North America. The Continental United States is FREE. Hawaii and Alaska is $400. Shipping to Canada is $100. We are not responsible for any additional tariffs charged by your local government which often times applied after importing. Unfortunately, we are not able to ship our bikes directly to Europe. You can use a shipping forwarder like ShopUsa.com to reach your country.

The bikes are not water-proof, they are water-resistant, rated IP-65. While we do not recommend leaving the bikes out in the rain or riding in the rain or other hazardous conditions due to personal safety, the bikes can handle water exposure.

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  1. Leon W Blomeley

    I received the Cafe Cruiser yesterday by Fed Express and was impressed on how good it was packaged, it took about 45 minutes to assemble. My first ride was 4 miles and I was super impressed Leon W Blomeley

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  2. Mark Andrews (verified owner)

    Received my Cafe Cruiser on Thursday, after ordering the previous weekend. Good feedback during the process. This is my first e-bike so this review may be partly an overall e-bike review and partly a cafe cruiser specific review. Assembly was pretty easy, took me around an hour or so in total. I took my first ride to work on Friday (about 10 miles each way) and the trip was flawless. This being my first e-bike I was a bit apprehensive but I would say the whole experience was really easy. The engaging and disengaging of the motor was smooth and after a very short time the whole riding experience was very intuitive. Returned home with around 50% or so battery remaining.

    On Saturday I took a ride that ended up being about 38 miles roundtrip. I didn’t make it as far as I originally intended due to a bit of range anxiety. Not sure if I could have made the full trip but I didn’t want to risk it as the bike is heavy and pedaling for a distance unassisted would be tough. I returned home with around 2 bars of battery remaining.

    My impressions so far:

    – Ordering and shipping process was smooth (would be good to make it clear if a signature is required or not). The only flaw thus far is one of the hand grips came with a split in the faux leather, for which I have already filed a claim with Ride1Up.
    – Assembly process was pretty easy (a bit more challenging with a one person crew). I will take it to a bike shop just to ensure the derailleur and brakes are properly adjusted (especially the front brake which has a bit of rubbing) as I don’t have enough confidence in my own ability to DIY.
    – If you are used to riding a rather lightweight standard bicycle, note that an e-bike is quite heavy by comparison.
    – I have been able to get approximately 40 miles out of the battery in my short experience thus far, I will continue to push it to see how far I can extend the range. My riding style looks like it will be to keep the gear at the highest level and use a ride assist setting of 2 or 3 in most cases (unless I encounter a significant slope). From a standing start at a traffic light a quick one second jab on the throttle is enough to get things moving at the high gear before the sensor kicks the motor in. I am not much of a gear changer on a normal bike either, preferring to power through the inclines if possible.
    – The battery does take quite a while to charge. From the two bar level it took several hours of charging to get from red to green on the charger.
    – Seat is pretty comfortable, need some more time in the saddle to give it a proper assessment.

    Overall I am super happy with the purchase so far, and I would highly recommend Ride1Up to anyone looking to buy an e-bike.

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  3. Michael (verified owner)

    Great bike, quality bike. Technical support was great help me out with a little problem

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    • Ride1UP (store manager)

      So glad you are loving the quality of your new Ride1UP and the team was able to help you resolve that! Welcome to the community!

  4. Greg White (verified owner)

    Recently received my cafe cruiser. Was easy to put together since already mostly assembled. I did take it to local bike shop, REI to check brakes and derailleur. There are a lot of hills in my neighborhood and pedal assist really helps. Waiting on passenger seat package to arrive. Btw does anyone know of frame lock that fits.

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  5. Justin Borysenko (verified owner)

    Think Lexus sport utility. This bike is amazing. It’s refined. Refined shifting and smooth rolling tires are great. The seating position and seat are fabulous and adjust easily. The bike feels lighter than my old ebike of the same weight.

    The bike is fast. It easily holds 25 plus and has high enough gears that you can keep up pedaling even at 30 mph. I ride much faster on this than my last bike despite them both having same speed. The battery 40% larger than my other bike lasts double because the tires roll so well. The thumb throttle I was scared I would not like as a motorcycle guy is fine and the quality shift mechanism is great a fair trade. Also note the cadence sensor is so good it takes less than 1/2 turn for the bike to come on so you use throttle less.

    I like to pedal with my bike and this bike is great. The shift mechanism and pedal position are perfect. The high Dutch style bars are great too. The big rack looks like it could handle anything you can put on it. Like maybe even a vice:)

    This is my second ebike. The first was lectric xp that I put 2700 miles on in the year since I bought it. I could have had any bike I had no budget but couldn’t justify 5-8k some of the premium bikes demand.

    I don’t love the display and the need to adjust the shift mechanism. We got no instructions and there was a “tangle” in the wires we had to remove the fork to remedy. Took 40 minutes to assemble for me and my 14 year old daughter.

    Looking forward to a good riding day to really push her limits and see how far and fast she can ride.

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    • Ride1UP (store manager)

      So glad to hear you are loving the new Cafe Cruiser. There is a QR code on the box that takes you to our assembly support guides. Typically any tangle in the handlebars can be avoided by adjusting the position before attaching them to the stem of the bike. We are glad you were able to resolve that and wish you many happy miles!

  6. Greg and Sandy (verified owner)

    We just received our Cafe Cruisers and we love them! They arrived on time and packaged wonderfully. The 45 minute assembly was straight forward. Our first few rides have been fantastic and these bikes garner a lot of interest because of their very cool design.
    We did our research and for the price we know we made a great choice compared to like models.
    Love the comfy seat and the auto assist feature which keeps your thumb off of the throttle.
    Great rides!

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