Electric / Pedal Assist / E-Bike
A: There are many reasons:
- Get to where you need to go faster and easier than on a regular bike. Depending on how you choose to ride, you can travel at an average speed of 18 mph or faster without significant effort.
- Climbing hills is a breeze… and we aren’t talking about the breeze from huffing and puffing.
- No sweat. Even though can ride much faster, you won’t feel like you have to take a shower once you are there.
- Safer. That might seem counter-intuitive, since you can go faster than on a regular bike, but you also get an easier start from stopped positions, allowing you to get through an intersection steadier and quicker.
- Easier on those joints. Use the electric assist to ease the pressure on your knees and hips.
- Staying together. You may have a riding partner that rides at a different pace than you. An e-bike can even out the pace for both of you.
- Pitch the car. The convenience, the ease and the speed of an electric bike make it an alternative to an automobile more often than a regular bike.
With Old Town Bicycle's BG Certified Fitting available at all of our locations you can rest assured that we will work with you to find the perfect bike with the perfect fit.
We even offer a 30 day guarantee. If we don't fit you correctly and we cant fix the problem we will give you your money back! How's that for confidence in our fit program?
Riding with cargo is core to Surly's mission on this earth, whether you’re running a front rack and bag setup or a full-blown cargo bike and trailer. There are times, however, when even the strongest riders are limited in what they can haul, so Surly created Big Easy, their long-tail electric cargo bike. Consider it the 18-wheeler of the cargo bike world, minus the diesel fumes. When it comes to geometry, Big Easy rides and feels like a normal-length bike. It has increased stand-over height clearance and they threw in a dropper post to promote bike sharing across different-sized riders. So, whether you want to wave goodbye to the old family gas hog, upgrade your bike-supported business’s two-wheeled fleet, or simply haul more bowling balls during your daily commute, Big Easy makes doing all that, well, easy. - Full component set perfectly suited for electric cargo bikes, including four-piston Tektro brakes - Equipped with Bosch Performance CX, their most powerful drive unit - Capable of running dual batteries for extended range, if you’re into that. (All mounting hardware and wiring included.) - Damping headset provides smooth and stable handling characteristics under heavy loads - Condensed bike size range and dropper post routing to promote bike sharing and to accommodate more riders per frame size - Includes Bosch Standard 4A charger, wiring harness, and brackets for additional battery
The Big Easy is a longtail electric cargo bike that expands what's possible by bike. With passenger deck seating, Surly trailer integration and the option to run dual batteries, families with children, entrepreneurs with bike supported businesses and commuters who want to run more errands en route to their destination will appreciate the maximum cargo potential of Big Easy. - Condensed bike size range and dropper post routing to promote bike sharing and to accommodate more riders per frame size? - Fully tested and rated electric bike component set? - Capable of running dual batteries for extended range - Damping headset provides smooth and stable handling characteristics under heavy loads? - Equipped with the most powerful Bosch electric bike motor and largest battery available - Includes Bosch Standard 4A charger, wiring harness and brackets for additional battery
Let The Heckling Begin In 1996 the Heckler was created as a rude interruption to mountain bike designs of the time. Its solid, full suspension build and aggressive swagger proved that a well-proportioned trail bike could elevate rider’s on-trail experiences. Today’s Heckler carries all that attitude forward into a new era. A full carbon frame, VPP suspension, and pedal-assist technology have merged to create something light and agile that amplifies the fun. Like all Santa Cruz bikes, the Heckler pedals well regardless of watts involved. The lower link VPP approach is tweaked to deliver slightly lower anti-squat versus a Bronson. This adds a touch more support and traction over rough stuff when pedaling seated - a major advantage of having a Shimano motor on your side. And, like every Santa Cruz bike, the Heckler is built for the rigors of true mountain biking. Shimano electronics were chosen for their refinement and reliability, while quality pivot hardware, easily replaceable radial bearings, and no-nonsense internal cabling were considered with a mechanics sanity in mind! Creating an e-MTB demanded careful consideration. For us, the Heckler’s potential to loft riders up to new heights is what gets us most excited. Trailblazers like Greg Williams and Danny MacAskill weren’t asking for a dumbed-down ride up. Or down. They wanted something to push their riding to new levels and held maneuverability sacrosanct as the new tech was introduced. The Heckler’s boundaries aren’t defined by distance, laps, or time. The boundaries in our head that say, “Don’t bother", “Turn back", "Impossible." Smashing these boundaries is what got us hooked on riding in the first place. Heckler’s not about taking things easy, it’s about making things possible. - FOX 36-E Float Performance, 160mm fork - RockShox Super Deluxe Select+ shock - SRAM GX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain - DT Swiss 370/Race Face ARC HD wheels with Maxxis Minion tires - RockShox Reverb Stealth dropper seatpost
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