Evelo Galaxy 500 review: automatic transmission

FlatSix911

Well-Known Member
Reviewed by Electrek: A decent belt drive and automatic transmission for under $3,800.

Evelo Galaxy tech specs
  • Motor: 500W Motion Drive mid-drive motor
  • Top speed: 20 mph (32 km/h)
  • Battery: 36V 13Ah (468Wh) lockable and removable battery
  • Range: 40 mi (64.3 km) estimate
  • Gearing: Enviolo Fully Automatic Transmission
  • Frame: Aluminum
  • Brakes: Tektro hydraulic disc (180 and 160mm disc)
  • Tires: 24″ x 2.4″ CST
  • Price: $3,999
  • Extras: integrated headlight and taillight, throttle, comfort saddle, rear rack, plastic fenders, water bottle mount, comfort grips
 

FlatSix911

Well-Known Member
There is now a link for $100 off the price of the Evelo Galaxy 500 with this discount code: REF-RV0LL3D5KXYPQ2

Edit... it appears that you now get a $200 discount and get a $100 gift card mailed later. I have no affiliation with this bike or promotion.

 
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MuttonChops

New Member
Surprised to see price same as Aurora Limited.
I'd welcome the 17 pound lighter frame when loading/unloading from vehicle. Other than the Galaxy 500 being slightly smaller difficult to see advantage over Aurora Limited - - - - unless one needs the smaller size.
 

jaizon

Member
Aurora - 750 motor vs Galaxy 500 - 500w
Aurora front suspension - Galaxy 500 - nope

seems like Aurora is a bargain or Galaxy should be priced lower. What am I missing?