Ohm Electric Bikes: 15% Lighter! [VIDEO]

Ohm electric bikes are 15% lighter!

Ohm Electric Bikes have been know for high quality.  They feature the Bionx electric bike kit along with well known bicycle component brands; Shimano, Magura, Mavic, Ritchey, etc.

To add to all of that, they have made their bikes 15% lighter!  A lot of the weight savings comes from the new Bionx 350 HT SL – superlight motor, which is 25% lighter than original Bionx motor.

In addition to making these design improvements Ohm also added a new model to their line up.

The Ohm XU 700 Special Edition looks like a blend of their commuter  bike (XU 700) and their mountain bike (XS 750).  The XU 700 SE  appears to be a nice city bike that can handle some long miles on the weekend.

Personally I have been a fan of Ohm electric bikes because they are very high quality bicycles.  And when it comes to high end bikes, I am a bit of a connoisseur.  Similar to people who are connoisseurs of fancy cars.  Of course that level of quality comes with a higher price!

Here is my review of the OHM XS750 electric mountain bike (older version).

This is a video that Ohm recently put together in the Seattle area.

It will give you an idea of some of their e-bike features.

Have you ridden an Ohm electric bike before?  Do you own an Ohm?  Please share your thoughts on these bikes in the comment section below.



P.S. Don’t forget to join the Electric Bike Report community for updates from the electric bike world, plus ebike riding and maintenance tips.


  1. says

    Yes, I have a Ohm and just did my 500th mile in 33 rides over five months. Each one logged, most with comments, photos and maps. So it is a source of info about the day-to-day use of an eBike.

    My brother just bought a Giant Twist with dual battery packs. It will be fun to take them out together and switch off occasionally.

    I enjoy your website/blog and all its information. Keep up the good work.


  2. Norm says

    I have ridden many e-bikes, including Kalkhoff, Ohm, iZip, Gepida, Giant, plus others. The Ohm Urban has great components and a very smooth motor. The comfort level is very high. Hill climbing is superb. The Urban will be my next commuter, starting Monday.

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