Finally pulled the trigger ...

tbar23

Member
After searching for an ebike for my commuter (Looking to reduce commute time), I recently changed direction and bought a used Stromer ST2S with <50 km and just a few weeks of time on it. It should be on its way to me today. I'm very excited!
Question for the forum: the Stromer website seems to indicate that the OMNI C upgrade campaign is running through July 31, 2021, but my local Stromer dealer told me that the campaign has ended. Can anyone comment? Is it possible to contact Stromer directly?
The shop I purchased from has a 30-day guarantee, so I still have options, but I'm very much looking forward to what this machine can do!
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bluecat

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the Stromer website seems to indicate that the OMNI C upgrade campaign is running through July 31, 2021, but my local Stromer dealer told me that the campaign has ended. Can anyone comment? Is it possible to contact Stromer directly?

This offer is for Switzerland, were provider "swisscom" will switch off the 2G network. The special offer for the US market might have been enden meanwhile.

The new colored OMNI C is far better than the b/w old one. However, I'm surprised, the dealer did not change it in time. As you can see from the price list, the OMNI C is not cheap and work time might be added. This will give a challenging debate with the vendor.

Apart of this, the ST2s a good choice and on narrow courses superior to the bigger 27½ bikes.

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fxr3

Active Member
The best. I’m riding a st2 and st3 daily and you have the best. The Omni c walk away and self locking, then unlock as you approach makes life easy when you leave bike for a few minutes and not have to deal with a regular lock.
 

tbar23

Member
Went for my first real ride today. 19 miles, 400 Wh and 48.3 minutes. I started with Mode 2 programmed to “Snow”, but switched to Mode 3 after a few miles. Despite having a local dealer bleed the brakes multiple times, I’m still having some issues with the front brake lever. Sometimes it compresses all the way to the bar and sometimes it feels like it has pressure. Strange.
Other than that, the bike was a blast. I really enjoyed the ride and was impressed with the overall speed. I have a small collection of things I’d like to address - front brakes, add front fender, test the rack with my panniers lengthen and drop the stem. Overall, though, the bike is pretty awesome.
 

tbar23

Member
What is the status of brake pads? Just asking.
@Stefan Mikes - I haven’t examined them closely, but the bike has less than 100 km on it. Now I did buy it used, and I am a bit irritated by a few surprises. For example, it arrived with the BQ814 and not the ‘983. In addition, they sent me the CR190 charger and not the 245W version. However, the bike, itself, does seem as “unused” as claimed. I assembled it, but I had a local Stromer dealer do the Omni C upgrade and look the bike over. They couldn’t believe it was used.
That said, the local dealer did find this:
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That’s the front brake side. I see no evidence of scraping anywhere, so I’m guessing that crack is due to over tightening and not accident or other abuse.
 

siclmn

Member
I had the same brake lever problem for about a year and multiple visits to the dealer didn't work, then I went to a local bike shop and they finally got it. There is trapped air in the system and you need to put the bike in different positions during the brake bleed to get the air bubble out. I could not watch them during the bleed do I can't tell you just what they did but keep trying shops until you get it fixed right.