2023 Electra Townie Go! 8D EQ Step-Thru Review


Technical Specs & Ratings



Townie Go! 8D EQ Step-Thru


Class 1




Hydraulic Disc



400 Wh

400 Wh

49.5 lbs / 22.47 kgs


1 1/8" steel threaded/semi-integrated

Forged alloy 25.4mm quill, 80mm extension

Alloy custom bend 25.9" width/4" rise

Electra hand-stitched leatherette

Alloy straight post 27.2x350mm


Ergonomic w/shock-absorbing elastomers

Resin platform w/non-slip rubber tread

Hydraulic Disc

Front/rear: Tektro mechanical disc brakes| Rotor: Front: 180mm, rear: 160mm

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The Townie Go! 8D EQ Step-Thru is a versatile electric bike with the following features:

Step-Thru Frame: The bike features a step-thru frame designed to make it easy to mount and dismount, especially for riders with limited mobility or flexibility.

Frame and Fork: The bike features a 6061-T6 aluminum frame with patented Flat Foot Technology®, providing a comfortable and upright riding position. The Hi-ten steel unicrown fork with straight/tapered leg ensures stability and control.

Wheels and Tires: Equipped with 26" anodized alloy rims and 26×2.35" balloon tires, the Townie Go! 8D EQ Step-Thru offers a smooth and stable ride.

Drivetrain: The electric bike comes with a Shimano Acera Rapid Fire Plus shifter, Shimano Tourney TX 8-speed rear derailleur, and a forged alloy crank with a 38t FSA chainring, ensuring smooth and reliable gear changes.

Brakes: The bike has Tektro mechanical disc brakes, providing reliable stopping power in various conditions.

Motor and Battery: The Townie Go! 8D EQ Step-Thru features a Bosch Active Line 250-watt motor and a Bosch PowerPack 400 battery, offering efficient pedal assistance and a range suitable for long rides.

Lights and Accessories: The electric bike comes with Spanninga LED front and rear lights, ensuring visibility and safety during low-light conditions. It also includes a kickstand, reflective battery decal, ring lock mounts, painted chainguard, and internal cable routing.

Weight and Size: Weighing 49.5 lbs, the bike has weight limit of 300 pounds. It is available in a frame size suitable for riders with a height range of 4'11" to 6'1".

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