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Electric Bike Company Model R Review – $2.2k

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Electric Bike Company Model R Review – .2k

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Electric Bike Company Model R Review - $2.2k The Electric Bike Company Model R is a sturdy, powerful, step-thru cruiser electric bike with 26" or 24" wheels and stable plus sized tires. Assembled and customized in America, great customer service and an industry leading five year comprehensive warranty! Ships fully assembled, 100% ready to ride on day one. Extra emphasis on charger and battery quality, expandable capacity from 556 to 1440 watt hours. Comes standard with bright integrated lights (two 6-LED lights on the rear!) and reflective puncture-resistant tires that improve visibility and safety. Optional rear rack and front basket add utility, plastic mudguard fenders can be paint matched. Powerful 180mm hydraulic disc brakes with thick 2.3mm rotors, quad piston calipers, and large adjustable-reach levers with motor inhibitors help to manage the higher possible speeds and heavier build. Highly adjustable drive modes offer Class 1, 2, or 3 operation (pedal assist, throttle, and 28mph options). The variable speed trigger throttle is easy to use and the sealed 12-magnet cadence sensor performs consistently. Extra large saddle, long steel handlebar, adjustable spring suspension fork, and high-volume tires provide maximize comfort, but EBC also sells an optional seat post suspension for further comfort. The Model R is $500 more expensive than the X and Y, but has a hidden downtube-integrated main battery. It offers higher peak motor output at 1,250 watts and has a higher weight capacity at 380lbs vs. 360lbs. Frame only comes in one size and I’d call it Small-Medium because I couldn’t get full leg extension with 31" inseam. Shipping, 7-speed drivetrain, custom paint, racks, alarm system, and other extras all cost extra and shipping is $189.

0:00 Introduction
4:02 Brake details
4:29 Motor details
5:57 Geometry & sizing
8:24 Lights discussion
9:27 Color customization
10:14 Rear rack and panniers
12:53 Battery removal & details
14:50 Drivetrain details
15:45 Battery charger
16:29 Rear rack options
17:27 Display settings menu
18:25 Display walkthrough
19:23 Lights demonstration
21:06 Ride test begins
22:25 Fender options
23:10 Optional alarm system
24:53 Drivetrain ride shots
27:23 Conclusion

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