E-Bike LE - 36 Volt Older Electric Bike

3.25/5 (4 Reviews)
MSRP : $1720.00

Product Description

This performance electric bike is ideal for those wanting an alternative, environmentally friendly way to commute or to just cruise the countryside.. Combined with a 7-speed manual drivetrain, the electric motor is great for hill climbing and added acceleration. The 36-volt motor provides 500 watts continuous power to boost your pedaling power and features cruise control to maintain consistent speed. Power on demand provides instant acceleration without pedaling--just press the throttle to engage the motor and you're on your way!. Features two power modes: Performance for speeds of 18 mph, climbing and acceleration; or Economy for speeds of 12 mph and energy conservation. Removable battery pack with built-in charger enables you to charge the battery on or off the bike using any 110 volt outlet. Battery fully charges in four hours and provides a range of 20+ miles with moderate pedaling under normal conditions. Zokes front suspension forks provide 65mm of travel for a soft and comfortable ride. A 7-speed drivetrain with a Shimano Acera derailleur allow you to easily select the right gear for climbing hills or cruising top speed on the flats. Sturdy mountain-bike linear pull brakes provide reliable stopping power and speed control on both front and rear wheels. Upright riding position ensures maximum hand, arm and back comfort. Quick-release seatpost clamp allows you to easily adjust seat height, while the touring seat with springs provides a custom shape for enhanced comfort. Safety features include a halogen headlight, LED brake light, electric horn, rear view mirror and reflective sidewall tires.

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Armando amaro a Commuter

Date Reviewed: March 9, 2008

Strengths:    Power, Speed, looks

Weaknesses:    The battery may be to weak for the 500 watt motor.

Bottom Line:   
I bought the 36 volt touring bike from E-lectric Wheels of Florida. The bike looks good and runs fine with no problems but on economy mode the battery will last only 15 - 20 minutes. I have disconnected the brake lights and tried pedaling more but the bike will only go around five miles before the battery is dead and the 500 watt motor shuts off.

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Favorite Ride:   E- Bike

Price Paid:    $1800.00

Purchased At:   Electric Wheels

Bike Setup:   The bike was easy for me to set up.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by green hornet a Commuter

Date Reviewed: December 29, 2007

Strengths:    power

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
smooth, powerful, Lithium battery, comfortable

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Favorite Ride:   commuter

Price Paid:    $2000.00

Purchased At:   FalconEV.com

Similar Products Used:   older ebike kits

Bike Setup:   do it your self or order preassembled

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:2
Submitted by Patrick Yeh a Commuter from South San Francisco, CA

Date Reviewed: July 10, 2003

Strengths:    Not even able to know until the front wheel arrive for one week.

Weaknesses:    Quality Assurance.

Bottom Line:   
Be ware of EV Global's quality assurance.

I ordered a 36 volt SX e-bike from online store on 07/03/2003 and have it drop ship directly from EV Global. The bike arrived in very nice un-damaged box and all the parts are systematically tied for shipping. But the front wheel rim had a couple of deep scratches. I was trying to live with the scratches and put air in it. The damn thing made air seeping sound as soon as I put air in it. EV Global would not believe what I told about the scratched rim and would not willing to improve their production line for the future, instead, I was told that it should be happened during shipping and I should buy from a local store to avoid this kind of thing (ironically, they are selling those on-line). I called up to the online store and he had the same experience on two of those bikes from the recent shipment.

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Bill a Recreational Rider from Perkasie, PA

Date Reviewed: April 29, 2003

Strengths:    Speed and power

Weaknesses:    durability and maintenance

Bottom Line:   
The 36 volt SX e-bike from EV Global has been a lot of fun for commuting to work. The first year it ran very well. Recently I have been having problems with the motor. It has become virtually impossible to ride. I do not beleive it was worth the cost. I am having a very difficult time locating anyone to fix it.

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Price Paid:    $1300.00

Purchased At:   on-line

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