Mainly a commuter, some off road

Discussion in 'Help Choosing an Ebike' started by cglow, Aug 28, 2017.

  1. cglow

    cglow New Member

    I'm looking for some advice for a first time ebike. Here's some info about me:

    * 45 years old, did a lot of BMX, mountain bike, and road racing in my teens and 20's. Almost nothing since.
    * 5' 11" and about 220 lbs
    * I would use it to commute to/from work with is about 4.5 miles sidewalk / pavement and about 2 miles miles packed dirt trail
    * I might also like doing a trail near my house that is about a 4 mile loop with a 700 ft elevation gain. Mostly hard packed trail with some loose rocks (Arizona desert but no sand).
    * I'd like to stay under $2500
     


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  3. cglow

    cglow New Member

    Some of the choices I'm looking at include the Magnum Peak, Bulls SIX50 1.5, Voltbike Enduro, and Juiced CrossCurrent S (but the wait may kill that one). Any opinions on these? Anything else I should consider?