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Roadster v2

(65 customer reviews)

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Speed

Speed

Class 3 electric bike, pedal assist up to 24 mph

Motor

Motor

Efficient 350w geared hub motor with 40nm torque

Range

Range

20-35 miles depending on rider weight, terrain, incline, level of assist, etc.

Frame

Frame

6061 Aluminum Alloy Frame, integrated 36V battery and electric components

Comfort

Comfort

Frame geometry & components built for road performance

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FINANCING
AVAILABLE

0% APR financing available. Make easy monthly payments over 3, 12, or 18 months*

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SERVICE
& SUPPORT

Expert technical support and friendly customer service

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1-YEAR
WARRANTY

Every bike comes with a warranty against manufacturing defects

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30 DAY
TRIAL

If you’re not thrilled, send it back for a full refund

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FREE
SHIPPING

On all bikes to contiguous 48 states. $100 to Canada and Mexico

COMPONENTS

Motor
Weight
33 lbs
Motor
Motor
500w (peak) 350w (nominal) Geared Hub Shengyi
Motor
Battery
36V 7.0ah Samsung 35e Cells
Motor
PAS
Ultra Sensitive, Bottom Bracket Cadence sensor
Motor
Display
0-5 Level LCD Display
Motor
Controller
36V 15A Lishui Sinewave
Motor
Drivetrain
64Tx20T Belt Drive
Motor
Handlebars
25.4 mm x 550 mm Narrow Road Riser Bars
Motor
Brakes
Tektro R315 Dual Pivot V-Brakes
Motor
Brake Levers
Alloy with Rubber-pad Inserts
Motor
Spokes
13G Black Stainless Steel
Motor
Tires
Kenda Kwest 700Cx28C
Motor
Pedals
9/16" Wellgo Alloy
Motor
Seat Post
350 mm x 30.4 mm
Motor
Saddle
Custom Gel Ergonomic Road Saddle
Motor
Grips
Durable Rubber Velo Round Grips
Motor
Charger
36V 2 Amp
Motor
Charge time
2-4 Hours
Motor
Kickstand
Not Included
Motor
Water Bottle Bosses
Water Bottle Bosses

DIMENSIONS AND SIZING

  • Bike Weight 33lbs
  • Weight Capacity 275lbs
  • Wheel base 43”
  • Total length 68.5”
    • SMALL 52CM Frame Dimensions:
    • Rider Height Range 5'3"-5'8"
    • Handlebar Height 36”
    • Handlebar Reach 25”
    • Maximum Seat Height 41”
    • Minimum Seat Height 33”
    • Stand-Over Height 30”
    • Seat Tube 20”
    • LARGE 58CM Frame Dimensions:
    • Rider Height Range 5'7"-6'2"
    • Handlebar Height 38”
    • Handlebar Reach 26”
    • Maximum Seat Height 43”
    • Minimum Seat Height 36”
    • Stand-Over Height 33”
    • Seat Tube 22”

WHAT'S INCLUDED

number

LCD Digital Display

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Charger and Cable

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Road Bike Tires

number

Belt Drive

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 90% assembled (electronics are pre-assembled). Front tire, seat, and pedals 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 52″x30″x8″ and just under 50lbs

FAQ'S

Yes, but not quickly. It is only designed to be removed when experiencing issues or for replacement purposes. Not for frequent removal.

Yes, for only $190! We plan to keep this model for years to come as well as stocking replacement batteries for years to come, so you can continue riding for decades.

We are a direct -to-consumer eBike company both in pricing and strategy. You will generally pay a premium for the ability to test ride. Due to our pricing strategy, we are not have nationwide dealer partnerships. There are some very helpful videos on YouTube reviewing the bike and detailing a closer look.

We only ship within North America. The Continental United States is FREE. Hawaii and Alaska is $190. Shipping to Mexico and 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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65 reviews for Roadster v2

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Ryan

The Roadster V2 is one stealthy ebike! I like the gearing as it never feels like you are spinning the pedals even in pedal-assist 5. The LCD display is small but simple and the maintenance-free belt drive is a dream. There is certainly a target market Ride1Up is catering to with this bike and in my opinion it hits the mark. Check out my full review here: https://ebikeescape.com/ride1up-roadster-v2-revoew/

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The Roadster V2 is one stealthy ebike! I like the gearing as it never feels like you are spinning the pedals even in pedal-assist 5. The LCD display is small but simple and the maintenance-free belt drive is a dream. There is certainly a target market Ride1Up is catering to with this bike and in my opinion it hits the mark. Check out my full review here: https://ebikeescape.com/ride1up-roadster-v2-revoew/

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Ryan

The Roadster V2 is one stealthy ebike! I like the gearing as it never feels like you are spinning the pedals even in pedal-assist 5. The LCD display is small but simple and the maintenance-free belt drive is a dream. There is certainly a target market Ride1Up is catering to with this bike and in my opinion it hits the mark. Check out my full review here: https://ebikeescape.com/ride1up-roadster-v2-revoew/

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Brian Brock

I received this bike today and, let's just say, I pushed it to the limit. First of all I'm 6'4" and weigh 255 pounds, with a 36 inch inseam. With gear that's probably 265 pounds, so that right there is within 10 pounds of the weight limit of the bike! Keep this in mind. I've also been road and mountain bike riding for over 10 years. Assembly was easy. Another reviewer mentioned the fork is on backwards - its not, its just turned around for smaller shipping. Put the handlebars on after turning the fork around. I had a Park Tools pedal tool to attach the pedals, but I did notice the included wrench wasn't the right size for the pedals. Odd. I adjusted the brakes so that they were only touching the rims and not the tires. The brakes came tight and ready to go. My neighborhood is pretty hilly, and this bike is not designed to haul you up hills! It's a single speed with no throttle, but that's why I wanted it; I want my share of exercise. Saddle felt great, even without padded bike pants. The belt drive is very smooth, I could tell a difference from the usual chain drivetrains I'm used to. I ordered a large frame and I find it is quite adequate, given my measurements above. I may buy a part to extend the handlebars out just a bit, but I can say it is comfortable out of the box. Then I went for a ride. On a couple extremely steep hills I did notice the belt slipping at the maximum exertion (mine and bike's, once your climbing speed drops down to about 5 mph), but these are hills that are very steep and I should not be expecting this kind of bike to haul a 265 pound rider up them. I picked these particular hills just to "torture test" the bike and I would say the bike performed exactly as expected. I should mention that the motor is very quiet; all I could hear was the wind in my ears. If it wasn't for the gentle boost with the pedal assist I wouldn't know it was working! That's a good thing. I went a total of 18.3 miles, with elevation change of 1235 ft, over 1 hour and 7 minutes. I had the bike on assist level 5 for a lot of the ride, but not all of it. The gearing is great with no power assist for flat areas and slight downhills, so just turn it off if you're on a downward incline. My top speed (do not do this!) was 41 miles an hour going downhill, and I was able to gradually brake in time to make a turn onto my street. This is a maneuver I have done hundreds of times before in this exact spot, so do not try this unless you are experienced! But I can vouch for the brakes - they will stop effectively. I finished up with 1 bar of power left, but by the end I was trying to see if I could run the power out and I had been testing hills (and the weight limit, of course). Perhaps I lucked up with the attachment position of the handlebars, but I find the up/down power assist to be easy to operate and feel without looking. The display has exactly all of the information I want to think about while riding, and has a few more stats (this bike does not measure elevation - I was using a 3rd party app for that). I plan on using this bike to commute to work on favorable days, and to get in quick rides in the mornings I'm not commuting. Even though I live in a hilly area, I can still recommend this bike! I'm glad I purchased this model and would purchase it again.

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Paul

I LOVE my roadster! Build quality is great. It's very quiet and I really enjoy the single gear. I was worried about this, but it turns out that a single gear is totally compensated by the electric drive. I only have 2 minor beefs: The bike looked WHITE on the ride1up pics... but it's GREY. The cover for the charge port broke within an hour of use. Perfect complement to my collection ;)

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Ryan B.

This bike looks great! I have had a ride1up 500 for about 6 months and I bought this one because it looks great and I wanted to ride with my wife. To be honest it doesn’t compare to the 500. My town has some moderate hills, that’s why we wanted bikes. We use these more for stress relief and transportation than exercise. After two rides I’m not that impressed. On a full charge it completely died at 8 miles, the 500 will easily do twice that. This bike has no suspension where as the 500 is a super smooth ride. It only has one gear so when the battery died at 8 miles making it home was brutal. Again this bike looks great but lacking when it come to performance.

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Des Boylan

Very happy with my new Roadster V2. It is exactly as I expected.. Light weight, minimalist and looks just like a regular commuting bike. It performs very well.. very smooth, silent and powerful. I use my bike to commute to work every day. My commute is a 25 kilometre round trip and I can easily get 2 days commuting on a single charge. I’ve made some slight modifications.., just adding front and rear mudguards, a rear pannier rack and toe-clips. Photos attached..

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Des Boylan

Very happy with my new Roadster V2. It is exactly as I expected.. Light weight, minimalist and looks just like a regular commuting bike. It performs very well.. very smooth, silent and powerful. I use my bike to commute to work every day. My commute is a 25 kilometre round trip and I can easily get 2 days commuting on a single charge. I’ve made some slight modifications.., just adding front and rear mudguards, a rear pannier rack and toe-clips. Photos attached..

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Mark

It is a great bike made by a good company.

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Alfonso Paredes

Excellent bike, perfect for urban commute, which is why I purchased it. Looks great, very stealth. Love the color. Wish list: would be great to be able to add a second battery which would fit on a water bottle cage and extend the range of the ride. Doesn’t seem that hard to do in my opinion. That’s it, I like it, keep it up Ride1Up!

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Alfonso Paredes

Excellent bike, perfect for urban commute, which is why I purchased it. Looks great, very stealth. Love the color. Wish list: would be great to be able to add a second battery which would fit on a water bottle cage and extend the range of the ride. Doesn’t seem that hard to do in my opinion. That’s it, I like it, keep it up Ride1Up!

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Alfonso Paredes

Excellent bike, perfect for urban commute, which is why I purchased it. Looks great, very stealth. Love the color. Wish list: would be great to be able to add a second battery which would fit on a water bottle cage and extend the range of the ride. Doesn’t seem that hard to do in my opinion. That’s it, I like it, keep it up Ride1Up!

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Alfonso Paredes

Excellent bike, perfect for urban commute, which is why I purchased it. Looks great, very stealth. Love the color. Wish list: would be great to be able to add a second battery which would fit on a water bottle cage and extend the range of the ride. Doesn’t seem that hard to do in my opinion. That’s it, I like it, keep it up Ride1Up!

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Alfonso Paredes

Excellent bike, perfect for urban commute, which is why I purchased it. Looks great, very stealth. Love the color. Wish list: would be great to be able to add a second battery which would fit on a water bottle cage and extend the range of the ride. Doesn’t seem that hard to do in my opinion. That’s it, I like it, keep it up Ride1Up!

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  1. Ryan (verified owner)

    The Roadster V2 is one stealthy ebike! I like the gearing as it never feels like you are spinning the pedals even in pedal-assist 5. The LCD display is small but simple and the maintenance-free belt drive is a dream. There is certainly a target market Ride1Up is catering to with this bike and in my opinion it hits the mark. Check out my full review here: https://ebikeescape.com/ride1up-roadster-v2-revoew/

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  2. Mike Griffiths (verified owner)

    I have my Roadster V2 for a couple of weeks now and have ridden it just over 100 miles so wanted to share my initial thoughts. As a bike enthusiast, I have a collection of road, gravel and mountain bikes already but have always fancied a belt-drive bike and liked the clean, bike courier look. I have been impressed by the bike, so far. The gearing does not seem not that high and it is fine to ride without assist if you need to.

    I had some trouble with the up and down buttons not responding but the support group was able to recommend a fix that appears to have worked now. I mainly use it for buzzing around town to get groceries and have fitted a rear rack and pannier. My son rode it on a ride near Banff while I rode my gravel bike. It was great not having to wait for him., but range wise we only saw 35km (22 miles) on a full charge at level 2 and 3. It was quite hilly and near-freezing so that may have affected the battery and therefore range. He was able to ride it “manually” the last few kilometers back to our vehicle despite some decent hills. It will be interesting to see if the range improves as the temperatures rise.

    Since I have a pile of bike parts laying around anyway, I planned on swapping out the front fork and wheel to fit a disc brake, but the rim brakes are working just fine. I dig the narrow bars but they are a touch too narrow and will probably swap for a slightly wider but much lighter carbon one. These are largely unnecessary projects because I like tinkering.

    Overall I am very impressed by the bike, especially for the price point and appreciate the clean looks. With many ebikes having cables for throttles and brake activated motor cut-offs they end up with a real rat’s nest of cabling and weigh too much. The Roadster is stealthy, clean looking and lots of fun to scoot around on.

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  3. Jacob (verified owner)

    Absolutely great ebike. I love the stealthy look, the power level is a great extra boost, especially when going up hills, and the bike is so much fun to ride. I’m 6 feet tall and my girlfriend is 5’7″, we went with the size Small so we could both ride it – the standover height is a much better fit for her. I raised the bars to make the geometry better for both of us; Ride1Up has a help page about what parts to buy to do it. I also added fenders and lights to the bike to round it out. Overall I’m totally happy with the purchase.

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  4. Dave Wright (verified owner)

    Great ride.live in a slightly hilly area and this bike gets the job done if your into getting some exercise.Great looks.
    Staff is very Friendly and responsive to questions.I would definitely recommend.

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  5. Chris Kelly (verified owner)

    It’s been a week. So far it has been what I expected. It’s a fun ride! It’s got me back active daily. Sleek, minimalist look it’s amazing.

    Be clear, This is an exercise bike. Geared so high, without pedal assist, it feels like the motor is working against you at times. Maybe I’ll get used to the gear and it’ll become easier over time. When you start cranking the assist tho it does feel good to fly by ppl. You just don’t want to be too far from home if the battery dies.

    Range is still up in the air as it has been cold and windy this week, but i was able to ride about 15 miles before the battery dropped to 1 bar. I did toggle up and down depending on necessity during the ride. Hopefully I can get a bit more range out of it during warmer conditions. But it is perfect for a couple laps around Central Park.

    Assembly was really easy, just watched a video on the 500 series assembly, was a great help. Do not make front tire too tight as it will rub against the brake. Please be sure NOT to over-torque when tightening. It said 16NM for the bike seat clamp but it definitely was too tight and cracked on me. Went to a bike shop and got it replaced.

    Only other issue I had was the LCD display mount cracked as i grabbed it to lift the bike out of someone’s way in my lobby, do not grab the back of LCD display mount! Still trying to figure out how to keep it stable now…

    The bike didn’t say it came with a bell so i bought one, and it already had 1. So I’ll return the extra to Amazon.

    I also bought a kickstand, a phone mount, a seat cover for added comfort, front/ rear headlights and reflectors(didn’t see reflectors on site but it did come with 1 in each tire)

    Overall I’m happy with my purchase so far. This is probably the best quality e-bike you can find for the price and weight. I really wanted the babymaker pro, but the Roadster V2 is a pretty comparable alternative. Be safe out there.

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