Kickstarter with a simple and lightweight e-bike.
The Riide is an electric bike with a 350 watt rear hub motor, a 36V 9ah lithium ion battery integrated into the frame, a single speed drivetrain, disc brakes, and it has a stated range of 25 miles.
Also, Riide electric bikes are assembled in the USA.
The Riide e-bike is $1,799 on Kickstarter but that price may change after that campaign is over.
Here is a video from their Kickstarter campaign that will give you an idea of what the Riide electric bike is all about:
The Riide Electric Bike Details
The Riide electric bike; keeping it simple and lightweight.
The lithium ion battery and controller are housed in the down tube of the aluminum frame to keep the weight low and centered.
Riide claims that the weight of their bike is 35 lbs.
This is the 350 watt direct drive rear hub motor that peaks at 600 watts. Also note the single speed drivetrain to keep things simple.
The Riide uses Avid mechanical disc brakes. The Riide also features regenerative braking.
A twist grip throttle is used to add assistance.
Claimed charging time is 2-3 hours.
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