Advice on new Ebike

Discussion in 'Help Choosing an Ebike' started by Dfstarman, Oct 17, 2017.

  1. Dfstarman

    Dfstarman Member

    I have a Eflow E3 Nitro which I love it has regen braking, throttle, torque sensor .
    Unfortunately I developed arthritis in my hip and I can no longer swing my leg over the bike so I am selling it with only ~900 miles on it.

    So I am looking at an a stepthru .

    My possible's that I have narrowed down to are the Evelo Galaxy ST(has a throttle and torque sensor. Disadvantage rear battery , speed wobble., has Nuvinci and Belt drive.
    Reise and Muller also has Nuvinvi and Belt drive and Kalkhoff again belt drive and internally geared .

    I am also considering the old St1 Platinum step thru as I really like the ride on those but they have the older chain drives.

    Non but the Evelo have a throttle which admittedly I use very infrequently.

    Any advice would be appreciated
     


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  3. Deafcat

    Deafcat Member

    Biktrix Stunner would be a great choice! BBS02B mid-drive, 7-speed Shimano IGH, great battery, throttle and PAS.

    The BBS is also integrated into frame for a sleeker and more rugged layout. This is a super fun bike to ride (one of my favourites from Biktrix).
     
  4. Dfstarman

    Dfstarman Member

    Thanks That was a good choice but I went in another direction with a Piaggio Wi-bike Comfort Plus model , I am waiting for it to arrive.
    Mid drive-Belt drive , Nuvinci CVT transmission.
     
  5. Leandro

    Leandro Member

    The Riese & Muller Nevo may be worth a look. It is super stable and rigid for a low-step bike. The bike has tons of options including a Nuvinci hub paired with a Gates belt drive, making it super easy to operate and maintain. You can also equip the bike with wider rims and tires for a more stable and comfortable ride; this option will have the moniker "GT". The bike comes standard with an extremely reliable Bosch Performance Line CX mid-drive motor and you can opt to get the Performance Line HS that can top out at 28mph. This bike is built to last upwards of 10+ yrs with exception of the battery, which has an average lifespan of 3-5yrs.
     
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  6. Mark Peralta

    Mark Peralta Well-Known Member

    While you are waiting for your next ebike, you might as well try this mounting method on the youtube which is the second (2nd) one, the under-and-up method.
    If you have a rear rack, you might also want to remove it for better clearance in case you want to swing your leg backward again.
     
    Last edited: Nov 7, 2017
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  7. Dfstarman

    Dfstarman Member

    I like the assisted lift method :-0