Yea, the mamachari style ebikes are more expensive than commuter ebikes since they have more things on them.Interesting... had to look that up to understand the meaning.
Mamachari is a mash-up of two Japanese words meaning “mother” and a slang term for “bicycle”.
Everywhere you go in Tokyo are people on bicycles, riding on the streets and sidewalks, with kids strapped in the front and back, on their way to school, shopping or work. But these “mamachari” bikes are nothing like I’ve seen before. Mamachari is a mash-up of two Japanese words meaning...kbjanderson.com
But the price is usually cheaper than RadWagon.
Compare to Tern.. the price advantage is obvious. (Though Tern bikes have much better components, they come with high prices)
Bridgestone Bikke GRI dd
148,000 yen ($1380)
139,800 yen ($1296)
Yamaha PAS Babby
151,800 yen ($1415)