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Old 09-12-2017, 07:11 PM
ORMojo ORMojo is offline
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Orbea Gain ebikes

I have to say, IMO, one of the most aesthetically pleasing, well-specified, lighter-weight, longer-range ebike lineups I've yet seen. Coming to the U.S. soon.
  • Completely internal
  • 60 mile range, doubles to 120 with bottle cage spare battery
  • Starts at about 28 pounds total weight

Gain Urban ~$2,000-2,600


Gain Road ~$2,150-3,600


Gain All-Road (fits 40s!) ~$3,000-3,600


P.S. - I'm certain there will be negative comments posted about this . . . but for the record, I'm in the anything-that-gets-more-people-on-bikes camp.
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Old 09-12-2017, 07:45 PM
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These really are the Endtimes. Check out the copy on the road edition. I need another drink.
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Old 09-12-2017, 07:58 PM
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These really are the Endtimes. Check out the copy on the road edition. I need another drink.
Well that didn't take long (said in all good nature). But, seriously, who gives a f*#! about the ad copy, what about the bike?!
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Old 09-12-2017, 08:05 PM
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I may need one the way my back is going
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Old 09-12-2017, 08:08 PM
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The three of them look good. Would love giving any of them a spin. I bet they're a blast.
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Old 09-13-2017, 08:11 AM
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Well that didn't take long (said in all good nature). But, seriously, who gives a f*#! about the ad copy, what about the bike?!
It looks like a modern road bike but it rides better because you can use less effort to go faster. The cyclists you pass on your regular route won't know you are on a motorbike. That is cool.
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Old 09-13-2017, 09:00 AM
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I'm five years "does it have 120mi range" will be the new "does it fit 28s".
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Old 09-13-2017, 09:21 AM
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The future. Much better looking than the beast from Giant.

I'd rather a Seven or Parlee with the Vivax assist motor, frankly, but these show that the Basques are pointing us to the future.

Good for them. And good for cycling.
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Old 09-13-2017, 11:48 AM
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I would rock the isht outta that URBAN. Sweet bike(s)!
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Old 09-13-2017, 02:01 PM
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Check your local laws of course, but I think we're good around here up to 20mph before it's not legally a bicycle-
The movie says 15mph max.
Suddenly I feel so speedy!

A gent came out on his electric mtb-ish model to join our club ride.
Why not, but we told him we tried to average 18-20mph, he said no problem.
He was dropped on the first slight descent at 20mph, we hauled him back in, explained the speed thing again, and dropped him again- sorry man!

I'm glad my paycheck is not linked to electric bike acceptance.
They're cool, sure, but $2k+ so I don't to sweat *as much*?

Give me a Copenhagen wheel or somesuch to play with for a week.
Or month.
And price it under 1k.
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Old 09-13-2017, 07:25 PM
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I think they look better in the original Team Sky color way.

They seem to be missing regen mode, great for braking on long downhills,
and getting a better workout in the flats.
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