Ride1UP 500 Series City Electric Bike
If you're looking for a high quality, classy and stylish electric mountain bike or comfortable city bike with great features at a really great price, you should definitely take a look at the 500 Series e-bikes from Ride1UP. The Ride1UP 500 Series is designed for the everyday long-distance rider and has a very upright and comfortable riding position.
Available in two styles, the Ride1UP 500 Series MTB electric mountain bike and the Ride1UP 500 Series City electric bike both have a very similar look and feel and feature a 500W electric motor, thumb or twist throttle, and 3 levels of Pedal Assist (or 9 levels with optional LCD Display).
The main differences being that the MTB model has mountain bike style handlebars and knobby tires while the CITY model includes hybrid tires and swept-back cafe style handlebars for better comfort over longer distances. The rider will enjoy an upright posture with the CITY e-bike.
Follow the link for the Ride1UP 500 Series MTB electric mountain bike or stay right here for the Ride1UP 500 Series CITY electric bike.
The Series 500 City is available in a medium dark gray color that could be described as a gunmetal gray or light space gray. Several options are additional accessories are available:
- Choose an Edition
- Black - Black Seat, Black Rubber Grips, Gray Logo, & Twist Throttle
- Gold - Faux Leather Seat & Grips, Gold Logo, & Thumb Throttle
- Included with the Series 500:
- Integrated headlight run off main battery, controlled by display. (The light is not shown in all the pictures, but it is included.)
- Heavy duty alloy Kickstand
- Battery, Charger & Cable
- Set of keys for integrated battery
- Optional Accessories
- LCD Display (Highly Recommended) - Tracks your mileage, speed, & battery life. Includes headlight icon, and increases the number of levels of Pedal Assist from 3 to 9.
- Rear Rack & Fenders
5/28: Note that currently the Rack and Fenders option is out of stock, with more expected by mid-August.
Battery lifespan depends significantly on how the battery is maintained. Under healthy conditions, the battery is rated for 800 cycles. This could last 5 years or longer depending on use and storage/care of your battery. Additionally, batteries be charged on or off the bike, and the charger has its own LCD gauge for charge levels.
|Model||Ride1Up Series 500 City|
|Motor type||Bafang 48V BPM 500W|
|Motor power||500 Watts|
|Rated Voltage||48 V|
|Maximum speed||26 MPH with Pedal Assist (PAS), 20 MPH Throttle|
|Motor Assistance||Pedal Assist (PAS) / Throttle|
|Battery range||Up to 50+ Miles|
|Battery charging time||3 - 4 hours|
|Battery type||Integrated Reention Dorado Lithium Ion 48V10.4AH|
|Brakes||Tekro Aries Mechanical 160mm Disc|
|Shifter||Shimano ACERA rapid-fire|
|Frame||6061 Aluminum Alloy|
|Recommended Rider Height||5’4” - 6'5"|
|Max. Capacity||275 lbs|
|Bike Weight||53 lbs (with battery)|
|Saddle||Selle Royal RoyalGel Freeway|
|Stemp||PROMAX MA-45 25.4*28.6*ext 90MM 10°|
|Tires||MTB tire: 27.5in x 2.1 Kenda|
|Ride1UP Warranty||1 Year|
Dimensions and Sizing
Weight: 53 lbs
Weight Capacity: 275 lbs (125 kg)
Recommended Rider Height: 5’4” - 6'5"
Handlebar height: 42”
Handlebar Reach: 16”
Maximum seat height: 39”
Minimum seat height: 31”
Seat tube: 19”
Stand-over height: 28.5”
Total length: 72”
Wheel base: 46”
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