BULLS Outlaw E45 Review

Bulls Outlaw E45 Electric Bike Review
Bulls Outlaw E45
Bulls Outlaw E45 Shimano Deore Xt Gears Derailleur
Bulls Outlaw E45 48 Volt Bmz Battery Pack
Bulls Outlaw E45 Ergon Ga1 Evo Locking Grips
Bulls Outlaw E45 Grayscale Removable Lcd Display
Bulls Outlaw E45 Prologo 02 Performance Saddle
Bulls Outlaw E45 Rock Shox Revelation Rl Solo Air Fork
Bulls Outlaw E45 Schwalbe Super Moto X 27 5 Tires
Bulls Outlaw E45 Spring Loaded Kickstand
Bulls Outlaw E45 Electric Bike Review
Bulls Outlaw E45
Bulls Outlaw E45 Shimano Deore Xt Gears Derailleur
Bulls Outlaw E45 48 Volt Bmz Battery Pack
Bulls Outlaw E45 Ergon Ga1 Evo Locking Grips
Bulls Outlaw E45 Grayscale Removable Lcd Display
Bulls Outlaw E45 Prologo 02 Performance Saddle
Bulls Outlaw E45 Rock Shox Revelation Rl Solo Air Fork
Bulls Outlaw E45 Schwalbe Super Moto X 27 5 Tires
Bulls Outlaw E45 Spring Loaded Kickstand

Summary

  • A sporty looking, fairly comfortable speed pedelec capable of ~28 mph top speeds, it's running on an optimized geared hub motor design with heat pipe technology for maximum performance
  • Unique mid-mount battery box fills the main frame triangle keeping weight low and centered while allowing the top tube to slope down aggressively for easier mounting and stand-over, bike comes in three sizes
  • Premium components including a Shimano SLX ten speed drivetrain, 203 mm Tektro hydraulic disc brakes, Schwalbe Super Moto-X tires, Ergon GA1 Evo locking grips, Rock Shox Revalation air fork
  • Heavier due to battery capacity, stand-out design due to battery box and chainring, louder operation due to upgraded hub and geared motor, hardly any mounting points for bottles or racks, no lights

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Introduction

Make:

BULLS

Model:

Outlaw E45

Price:

$3,999

Body Position:

Forward

Suggested Use:

Urban, Road

Electric Bike Class:

Speed Pedalec (Class 3)
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Warranty:

2 Years Motor and Battery, 5 Years Frame

Availability:

Europe, Canada, United States, Australia, New Zealand

Model Year:

2016

Bicycle Details

Total Weight:

57 lbs (25.85 kg)

Battery Weight:

9.9 lbs (4.49 kg)

Motor Weight:

7.04 lbs (3.19 kg)

Frame Material:

7005 Aluminium

Frame Sizes:

18.11 in (45.99 cm)20.08 in (51 cm)22.05 in (56 cm)

Geometry Measurements:

28" Stand Over Height

Frame Types:

High-Step

Frame Colors:

Matte Black with Matte White and Metallic Blue Accents

Frame Fork Details:

Rock Shox Revelation RL Solo Air 27.5”, 120 mm Travel, Rebound and Compression Adjust, 15 mm Thru-Axle

Frame Rear Details:

12 mm Thru Axle

Gearing Details:

10 Speed 1x10 Shimano Deore XT CS-HG81-10, 11-34T

Shifter Details:

Shimano SL-M670-10 Triggers on Right

Cranks:

SR Suntour, Hollow Spindle, 48T

Pedals:

Wellgo Alloy Platform with Rubber Tread

Headset:

Chin Haur CH-6201, Tapered 1 1/8"

Stem:

STYX, 7° Angle, 70 mm Extension, 31.8 mm Diameter

Handlebar:

Low Rise, 70 mm, 25 mm Rise, 31.8 mm Diameter, 9° Bend

Brake Details:

Tektro Dorado HD-E715 Hydraulic Disc with 203 mm Rotors, Longer Levers

Grips:

Ergon GA1 EVO Locking, Flat

Saddle:

Prologo 02 Z 0 II

Seat Post:

STYX, Aluminum Alloy

Seat Post Length:

350 mm

Seat Post Diameter:

31.6 mm

Rims:

RYDE, Big Bull, Double Wall, 36H

Spokes:

Stainless Steel, 14 Gauge, Black

Tire Brand:

Schwalbe Super Moto-X, 27.5" x 2.4"

Wheel Sizes:

27.5 in (69.85cm)

Tire Details:

GreeGuard Snakeskin

Tube Details:

Presta Valve

Accessories:

Plastic Chain Guide, Kickstand on Left, Neoprene Wire Wrap on Left Stay

Other:

Locking Removable Battery Pack, Energy Bush Charging Port, Shimano CN-HG54-10 Chain, Motor Heat Sink Fin

Electronic Details

Motor Brand:

SR Suntour ATS

Motor Type:

Rear-Mounted Geared Hub
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Motor Nominal Output:

500 watts

Motor Torque:

80 Newton meters

Battery Brand:

BMZ

Battery Voltage:

48.1 volts

Battery Amp Hours:

14 ah

Battery Watt Hours:

673.4 wh

Battery Chemistry:

Lithium-ion

Charge Time:

5.5 hours

Estimated Min Range:

35 miles (56 km)

Estimated Max Range:

60 miles (97 km)

Display Type:

Removable, Backlit LCD, Human Electro Synergy Components (HESC)

Readouts:

Speed, Battery Level (4 Bars and Percentage), Assist Level (No, Eco, Tour, Climb, Sport), Total Distance, Trip Distance

Display Accessories:

Independent Button Pad with Tactile Feedback on Left, Mini USB Charging Port, Backlight Button, Walk Assist

Drive Mode:

Advanced Pedal Assist (Cadence and Torque Sensing)

Top Speed:

28 mph (45 kph)

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Written Review

The Outlaw E45 is a standout in the Bulls line of electric bicycles. It doesn’t use the Bosch or Brose mid-drive system like the other 2016 / 2017 models and the battery isn’t as as standard (either built into the downtube or bolted on as a little pack). This thing looks completely custom with a triangular plastic box seated between the top tube and downtube powering a compact hub motor with special heat-sink plate in the rear. These systems combined are marketed by SR Suntour as “Human Electro Synergy Components” or HESC and the stated goal is to combine human strength with electro-mechanical support… like every other e-bike I test. For me, the proof is in the ride and I tried to go in on this bike without any kind judgement. Simply stated, I was impressed and delighted by the power, responsive pedal assist and touch points on the Outlaw E45. It’s a bike that, while heavier than some other speed pedelecs, delivers comfort through a 120 mm suspension fork and larger Schwalbe Moto X tires. It looks more like a mountain bike to me than an urban racer but that’s exactly what it is. I had no difficulty ascending steep hills despite the compact size of the motor and there was never an issue with it giving out or overheating thanks to a unique heat sink plate positioned just next to the rear disc brake… which is 203 mm in diameter! That’s extra large, both are extra large in fact. And while I mentioned the heavier weigth of this ebike earlier at ~57 lbs, it’s not as high as some of the Stromer models and others I’ve seen and you do get a sizable battery for increased range. Electric bikes tend to struggle with range as you top the 20 mph mark and this one is designed to easily hit 28 mph. My rides were all done going up and down hills and I definitely hit and passed the top speed going down but cannot speak as clearly on flatland performance. What I saw mostly was a bike that outpaced the Bosch speed mid-drive when climbing.

So far this review has been largely positive… the bike is well balanced, it’s priced fairly well given the higher end components, the motor is powerful while blending in because it’s so compact. But that’s whee some question marks arise. The bike itself does not blend in due to the plastic battery box and solid chainring design. People will definitely wonder what’s going on with the bike and you may struggle with storage because there are no bottle cage bosses to attach mini-pumps or water bottles and there are not rack bosses to add a carry rack. For a hardtail frame with city focused tires I’m amazed that they skipped on this. Without the ability to carry gear along this becomes more of a toy or recreational device than a mobility solution and that’s too bad. Yes, there are ways to overcome this with beam racks and bikepacking treking bags but they’re not as easy to connect and disconnect from and they can be bumped out of position easier… heck, they usually don’t carry as much gear either in terms of weight. This is a huge miss for me and I was disappointed to not see lights or reflective sidewall stripes on the tire because the bike is setup for urban riding… where cars go! What’s the purpose of such a large battery pack if you can’t use a tiny bit of that juice for convenient lighting? One area this is addressed is with a mini-USB port under the display mount. You could use this to charge or power a stand alone light but you’ll still have to plug and unplug, mount and dismount that light every ride vs. relying on a permanently attached integrated solution.

The bike works well, it provides a real sense of power and speed and it looks pretty cool even if it does stand out. I love the display panel which balances physical size with readability and is removable. The independent button pad mounted near the left grip is easy to use without taking your hand off and it blends in and seems durable. Perhaps the biggest question mark for many people will be, is this bike too loud? Both the Shimano SLX gear set with hub and internally geared motor produce an abundance of noise. The former buzzes and clicks anytime you’re not pedaling (or if you pedal backwards at standstill as shown in the video) which I believe has to do with the finer increments in the freewheel spinning by and perhaps the spring tension. The upside is that you can pedal and catch the hub more quickly than a lower-end hub but the noise really bugs me. As for the motor, being geared there is more friction and happening inside and running at 48 volts you can actually hear an electronic hum, much like a Toyota Prius or electric car. Unlike electric cars however, there’s no large frame systems or paneling surrounding the thing. Even at lower speeds, the motor is audible and may bother or distract some riders. I’m being a little tough on this system not because it’s a big deal to hear some humming but because other e-bike systems, almost all other systems, are quieter than this one. Take note when watching the video review, there’s a big difference when I mount the camera to the frame right next to the motor vs. when I’m holding it and looking back down. The actual sound to you as a rider and those around you is not as loud as the frame shots.

I hope this paints a fair picture of the Bulls E45 and I hope we see more bikes with this and future SR Suntour drive systems. It performs well and I love the heat pipes and heat sink blade meant to keep it going strong. You’re paying a bit of a premium for some of these new systems and higher end parts but not nearly as much as some competing offerings and I feel like the comfort and style here fit my own preferences. I just wish it was easier to add fenders, a rear rack, lights and of course… I wish it ran quieter. Bulls is a company I’ve been really impressed with for the past year, they offer a number of models now in the USA (having only sold in Europe and Asia previously) and they tend to strike a balance between performance and price. The bikes look cool and are designed well. The Outlaw E45 is perhaps the one exception where there are clear areas for improvement. But at least it comes in three sizes and I love the lower top-tube design and that USB charging port, it could definitely work for those who enjoy faster riding and want one of the more powerful systems out right now… especially if you worry about the heavy shifting on many mid-drives. The motor system and pedal system are very separate here and compliment each other nicely. Big thanks to Bulls for partnering with me for this review.

Pros:

  • One of the most powerful geared hub motors I’ve ever tested (it’s the human electro synergy components line from SR Suntour), it propelled me up the hills around Palos Verdes California faster and more powerfully than almost any other mainstream drive system which really surprised and impressed me!
  • The motor has a really neat external heat sink plate (that almost looks like a disc brake rotor) designed to keep it from overheating when you climb or max out the top speeds
  • Custom battery design that keeps weight low and center on the frame while offering higher capacity and not compromising frame tubing strength, it’s an acquired taste visually but the pack works fine and is removable for separate charging or reduced weight during transport
  • If you take the ~10 pound battery pack off this ebike it actually looks fairly normal and is fun to pedal around, I love how they created a really low high-step design with the angled top tube that’s easier to stand over
  • I love the EnergyBus Rosenberger charging port on the side of the battery because it’s magnetic vs. friction based, if you trip on the cable or it gets pulled for some reason it will just unplug without tipping the bike or causing damage… one downside however is that the little cap cover for it is easy to misplace, maybe a string leash connector would help for future iterations?
  • The ~$4k price point really impressed me, considering this is a speed pedelec capable of 28 mph with a brand new drive system from a well known brand with a good warranty and a huge battery and a nice suspension with hydraulic disc brakes etc. it seems pretty reasonable
  • Really comfortable at speed and for longer rides thanks to the 120 mm air fork from RockShox and larger 2.4″ tires from Schwalbe, these are both quality name brand parts and the tires have GreenGuard to reduce flats
  • Nice to see some serious braking power here given the weight and higher speed capability, you get two extra large 203 mm hydraulic disc brakes from Tektro
  • The motor responds quickly and proportionally to how you pedal but won’t start unless you’re moving because it measures both cadence and torque, I found it to be more zippy feeling than some other torque sensors like the TMM4 and it didn’t misfire when the chain was bouncing or when I really pushed the frame on bumpy terrain
  • The solid chainring looked a little funky to me at first but I love that it includes a guide so both sides of the chain are protected and staying on track (this means less chance of a dropped chain)
  • Sturdy thru-axles on both the front and rear for improved stiffness and handling, love that they have quick release on both wheels as well! Easier to transport and do maintenance on the go
  • I absolutely love the display! It’s compact but easy enough to read… has an integrated mini-usb charging port at the base of the mount and is removable so you don’t have to worry about damage or theft at a rack
  • Lots of great information accessible through the display including battery percentage! This is much more useful than a four bar infographic… the button pad to control assist and navigate the display is easy to reach near the left grip but isn’t bulky or ugly
  • It’s great that this electric bike has a kickstand AND that they positioned it way towards the back so you don’t have to worry about banging it with your crank arms when moving the bike around, the stand itself is sturdy and offers adjustable height

Cons:

  • The motor produces a distinct electronic wine when operating, especially at full power, that’s a bit louder than most others I’ve tested, you can hear it in the video review above when I strap the camera to the bike, note that it doesn’t sound quite that loud when you’re actually riding
  • Try as I might, I couldn’t figure out how to switch the display to imperial units from metric, not a huge deal but did leave me a little frustrated… do you know how to do it? Feel free to comment below
  • The pedals they chose are sort of meh, I don’t like the rubberized grip as much as metal pegs and the platform size is medium vs. a little larger but to be fair, they are tougher than cage style pedals and don’t add much weight thanks to the X design, consider swapping for Wellgos like these if you’re looking for a larger grippier surface
  • I was really surprised and disappointed to find that the seat stays didn’t have threaded eyelets or bosses to add a carry rack… this is a hardtail speed pedelec that would be perfect for commuting but you’re forced to use a beam rack like this which can get bumped easier side to side than a bolt on rack like this, and beam racks raise your minimum seat height and take up space where an under saddle bag or seat post suspension or light might otherwise go…
  • Because of the oversized battery this bike weighs a bit more at ~57 lbs but that’s still lighter than some of the Stromer models which are also speed pedelecs but use a gearless motor (which tends to be quieter and offers a bit of power regeneration)
  • Some other areas that could be improved (but might raise the price) is if this bike had integrated lights (since the battery is so large anyway) and also some reflective sidewall stripes on the tires for improved visibility… maybe a way to add fenders too, like bosses on the fork and at the rear for those as well as a rack
  • There’s a little on/off silver button on the battery pack but it didn’t seem to matter if I pressed it… the display was activated separately and stayed on

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ROCebike
1 week ago

Im looking for an Ebike for riding around town. I want something that looks fairly like a regular bike but after a top speed of at least 28mph. It would be nice to take it off-road also but my main priority is city commuter riding

Ive got a budget of about 5k US.

If anyone can suggest the best bike for me it would be greatly appreciated! Thanks :)
I have a Pedego Ridge Rider and upgrading it with a Body Float and new saddle. This is an amazing bike for versatility, the torque sensor is very smooth engaging, and 20 gears of mountain biking provides lots of options. I love the throttle override for pushing off at intersections and a quick hit as needed. It's not a speed pededelec, but I can peddle over 22mph still with motor. Good battery (now using Panasonic) and stealthy MTB appearance. I might change the tires to Marathons next as I'm really 80/20 road and packed trails. Other than speed, this is a great bike for your specs and under budget.

Options I considered were the Riese and Meuller Charger Series. Great machines, not as stealthy with Bosch mid drives, but I really like the concept of belt drive and Rohlhoff geared hub. These bikes are built to order in Germany and I didn't want to wait. It's more expensive than your budget but I'll probably buy one in the future for a touring bike. Propel Bikes would be a great dealer for you.

Other option I considered was the Bulls Outlaw. It's got both speed and high torque, a rare combo since its usually a trade off between the two. Not at all stealthy with the battery case frame mounted, but it can meet your specs.

Lastly, a fabulous deal is available from Amego in Toronto. Virginia has been in the ebike business for over seven years and she really know her stuff. They got a deal on prior model Stomers which are still better than most competitors new best models. A great deal in CDN $ can be had with online order shipped to your home. Amego has just launched their own branded bike. The Infinity is really well spec'd and a great price. Available in May.

BTW, I'm 6'2" and now 220 lbs.. Down 5 lbs since owning the Ridge Rider. The benefit of riding a 60 lb bike with and without the motor. I m very satisfied. It does everything well and kitted out for $4k. I haven't needed service but I know Pedego is best in class for support. With your budget of $5k, don't underweight dealer Support in your list of requirements. It's a lot of money to potentially sit unused while waiting for a part delivery.

Vlassi1980
4 weeks ago

Hi,

Last week i bought a Bulls Green Mover E45 2016 model here at my local bikeshop in the Netherlands. Not really sure if this model is also available in the US but it is quite similar like the Bulls Outlaw (Same battery and rear motor)

The bike is extremely fast, takes me 45 minutes to do my 26 km commute, so 52 km on daily basis. Average speed is approx 35 km/h.

Still i have 2 questions and hope that they can be answered:

Support on Eco, Tour and Climb setting
When pedalling on Sport mode, the support goes up to 45 km/h and then builds off eventually. But when i put it on a lower setting such as Tour or Climb it only support up to approx 35 km/h which is quite a bummer. Would be nice if it would still give support to the 45 km/h range if only i put in a bit more effort by myself. Don't know if there is a way to adjust this via a software update or tweak?

Slow-charger available?
The charger that came with the bike is quite noisy because it uses a fan to stay cool. It is a charger with 54.6V output. Article no. 27143.

For home use i would like to buy another charger but they are very expensive (€ 200) and if available i would like to purchase a slow charger without fan. Since i charge it at night it would not be a problem if it takes longer. Is this charger available or is there only 1 model?

Thanks in advance for your answers.

TL. LI.
4 months ago

Hey dude, I have the E45 Outlaw as well but not the 2016 Modell, mine has 40nm. but makes only 20db noise, which is unhearable. why is the newer one so much louder is it because of the 12V more?

Daniel Richter
1 month ago

They replaced the engine. Old one was a Go Swissdrive without any transmission inside. Because of this, it was larger than this one and there was no idle mode (makes cycling without engine power a bit harder), but it also was nearly noiseless and had recuperation. The new one is from SR Suntour and uses transmission. I hate these guys for replacing the good old engine by such a bad thing.

3dkiller
6 months ago

man its loud....

glazierEd
6 months ago

"They let us film"?
Isn't it a public sidewalk?

Zach Watevah
6 months ago

omg this one looks so sick

J-N-H-M
6 months ago

You Live in Palos Verdes ?

Yves-D Poulin
6 months ago

Keep on the good work. Drop the word "like " in your videos and you will get 5 stars out of 5.

Kim Jong Un
6 months ago

Can you do more folding bike reviews

Dave Channel
6 months ago

that cobi system looks nice

Adam Do
6 months ago

what you could do is be a little more critical on your reviews. You talk about mostly plus points but what are the negatives ? how is it in comparison to alternative bikes in that price range ?

Adam Do
6 months ago

what you could do is be a little more critical on your reviews. You talk about mostly plus points but what are the negatives ? how is it in comparison to alternative bikes im that price range ?

Mark Elford
6 months ago

Thats a steep hill 12-18%?

wjf213
6 months ago

Good video. Here's a simple way to measure grade on a hill that I've used for 30 years or more. My father taught me and I'm sure his father taught him. We never used a level, we used a string with a bubble level on it as that's much more compact and easy to carry.
http://www.bikesatwork.com/blog/how-to-measure-grade

Also, if those motors heat up like that, why don't you suggest that they start casting heat sink fins that run diagonally across the outer motor hub? This way as the motor turns, it will catch air and force it through the fins removing heat as it goes. I bet you could even make an after market one that wraps around a motor and held in place with a simple lock. Then you can remove it if need be. In any case, keep up the great work.

Mark Elford
6 months ago

I only know the bottle with water method...,theres gotta be something on the new phones that will tell you? i dont have a phone so cant help out.i live at the bottom of a crazy hill that tests all my ebike builds.

ElectricBikeReview.com
6 months ago

I should figure out how to measure hill grades sometime so I can include that with the review... Is there a tool or a method you'd suggest? Indeed, it was a very steep hill!

Redstonemod
6 months ago

You should do a giveaway of one of your bikes

Sean Ó Briain
6 months ago

What's your current bike?

ElectricBikeReview.com
6 months ago

Hey Redstonemod! I'd love to do that more often but almost all of the bikes filmed here do not belong to me... I travel around and review them at shops or sometimes at the manufacturer headquarters. I did buy a Haibike a couple years back and gave it to my Uncle when his car started having some troubles. Here's a video we shot together after he had used it for transportation to work for a year: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RuSKCSFuxdY

Dave Channel
6 months ago

what bike would you have if you lived in the UK

Dave Channel
6 months ago

Looks grate thanks

ElectricBikeReview.com
6 months ago

Hmm... Probably a commuter model with fenders and lights because I hear it can rain a bit there. Are we talking about London or the countryside Dave? Here's one I like: https://electricbikereview.com/izip/e3-dash/ it's not super expensive but comes with lots of accessories still, you can use it without feeling bad if it gets banged up while commuting and the battery is easy to remove for charging in the office :D

diego martin de la torre
6 months ago

Sme gustaría escuchar los vídeos en español muchas gracias

ElectricBikeReview.com
6 months ago

Mi novia es mexicana así que tal vez ella le ayudará con un vídeo en español algún día! ¿Hay una ebike en particular que le gustaría ver revisados?

Jay Gurung
6 months ago

hey court,do you know anything about xofo motor?is xofo motor a good and reliable motor?

Jay Gurung
6 months ago

I saw it on some chinese e-bike on Alibaba.According to my online research it seems like a pretty reliable motor brand.they are very active on pedelecs forum too.

ElectricBikeReview.com
6 months ago

Hi Jay! I haven't heard much about that one? Which bike did you see it on or how did you hear about it?

yosef Habib Hafiz
6 months ago

what camera gimble do you use may I ask, and what did you attach the camera with @ 14:38 ?

yosef Habib Hafiz
6 months ago

very nice indeed, and thanx for the reply. btw would you call the Greyp g12s to be a electric bicycle ?

ElectricBikeReview.com
6 months ago

Hey! I bought one of these motorized gimbals for my GoPro 4 a couple years back: http://amzn.to/2eDznRg and I also got one of these bolt on bike mount adapters for the same camera which is what I clip onto the frame to get the up close shots... it kind of looks like this http://amzn.to/2ecK9yZ not sure they sell it anymore? In both cases I have fur stickers around the mics to help with audio quality http://amzn.to/2eDCs3Z hope this helps!

Andrew Spacespanker
6 months ago

Did you know that the guy is only 135 pounds? I wish he mentioned that in his previous videos. I would have never thought...

ElectricBikeReview.com
6 months ago

Hey Andrew! You're correct, I sometimes call it out and maybe should have here (given the climbing and all). I'm not super heavy but we swap bikes many times and in this case one of the people riding along was a bit larger and heavier and I saw the good climbing and speed performance with him on it so I just focused on that.

Fat Bike Freak
6 months ago

It's a metric world...

ElectricBikeReview.com
6 months ago

True, a majority of the world uses metric... I post all of the stats converted back on every full review. Sorry if it's a bit confusing or frustrating when I quote speed and weight in Imperial units on the videos. I was born and raised in America so I'm trying to relate to people who live here :)

Fat Bike Freak
6 months ago

That bike is a bunch of Bull...

ElectricBikeReview.com
6 months ago

Lol

BigB0ss00
6 months ago

Please do a review on the 2017 E Joe Epik SE

BigB0ss00
6 months ago

Thanks. Looks like they added a better battery and other stuff i think

ElectricBikeReview.com
6 months ago

Cool! I'll keep an eye out for that one, thanks for the request!