Electra Townie Go! 7D
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Awards  Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award Best Buy Award  
Price $1,500.00 at REI$2,175 List$1,799 List$1,499 List$1,650 List
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Pros Simplicity, rides like a regular beach cruiser, comfortableFast, quiet, smooth, fully-featured, good distance rangePowerful, responsive handling, good stability, 28 mph top speedSmooth, quiet, powerful, fully-featuredGreat distance range, good customer service, lots of features, comfortable
Cons Limited features, mediocre display and controlsMore expensive, not the fastest in the testSlightly less comfortable than some, limited featuresHeavy, 20 mph top speedLess powerful motor, 20 mph top speed
Bottom Line A simple, Class1 pedal-assisted beach cruiserVersatile and well-rounded, this was the best bike in the testA Class 3 city/commuter e-bike with a need for speedThis well rounded model offers a competitive performance at a reasonable priceThis reasonably priced model is comfortable and efficient
Rating Categories Electra Townie Go! 7D Magnum Metro Juiced CrossCurrent S2 Rad Power RadCity 4 Ecomotion e-City
Ride (25%)
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Interface (15%)
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Specs Electra Townie Go!... Magnum Metro Juiced... Rad Power RadCity 4 Ecomotion e-City
Wheel size 27.5-inch 26-inch 700c 26-inch 26-inch
Battery Size (Wh) 309 624 673 672 468
Motor Power (torque) 250W 500W 750W 750W 350W
E-Bike Class Class 1 Class 3 (Can be configured in Class 1 and 2) Class 3 (Can be configured in Class 1 and 2) Class 2 Class 2
Number of pedal assist settings 3 6 5 5 5
Top speed throttle N/A 20 20 20 20
Top speed pedal-assist 20 25 28 20 20
Distance Range (claimed) Up to 50 miles 30-60 miles 50-75 miles Up to 45+ not specified
Frame material Aluminum Aluminum Alloy 6061 Aluminum Alloy
Maximum rider weight (lbs) 300 lbs 265 lbs 275 lbs 275 lbs 270 lbs total (55 lbs on rear rack)
Measured Weight (w/o pedals, Medium) 50 lbs 59.4 lbs 60 lbs 63.3 lbs 55.9 lbs
Drivetrain Shimano Tourney 7-speed Shimano Altus 7-speed Shimano 9-speed Shimano Altus 7-speed Shimano Tourney 7-speed
Brakes Tektro Mechanical Disc Tektro Mechanical Disc Tektro Hydraulic Disc Brakes Tektro Mechanical Disc XOD XD-E500 Hydraulic Disc Brakes with power cutoff sensors
Additional features Cargo Rack Suspension fork, front/rear lights, rear rack, front/rear fenders, suspension seatpost LED Front and Rear lights, LCD display, Race Track Mode Cargo Rack, Integrated Brake Light, Puncture Resistant Tires, Headlight, Digital display Fenders, suspension fork, rear cargo rack, head and tail lights, horn, LCD screen
Warranty Lifetime on frame, 1 year on components 1-year 1 year 1 year 2 years on frame and motor, 1 year for all other parts
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