I used to bemoan the excessive price of electrical bicycles, however these days we’ve been seeing costs drop whereas part high quality rises. And the Aventon Level electric commuter bike is a superb instance of truthful pricing matched with high quality parts. And the efficiency is nice in addition!

Aventon Stage e-bike evaluation

We’ve reviewed Aventon e-bikes before, and so they’ve already scored very extremely. The corporate merely is aware of tips on how to construct a high quality e-bike that appears nearly as good because it rides.

The Aventon Stage isn’t any completely different.

You may inform that the corporate takes pleasure within the Stage’s development, and was certain to outfit it with good parts that matched its glorious construct high quality.

In truth, you’ll undoubtedly need to watch as I put the Aventon Stage by means of its paces. Take a look at my full video evaluation under, then learn on for my detailed written evaluation.

Aventon Stage video evaluation

Aventon Stage tech specs

  • Motor: 750 W peak-rated rear geared hub motor
  • Prime velocity: 20 mph (32 km/h) on throttle, 28 mph (45 km/h) on pedal help
  • Throttle vary: 30 mi (48 km)
  • Pedal help vary: 25-57 miles (40-92 km)
  • Battery: 48 V 14 Ah (672 Wh) frame-integrated, detachable
  • Cost time: 4-5 hours
  • Max load: 250 lb (113 kg) rider + 50 lb (22 kg) cargo
  • Body: 6061 double-butted aluminum
  • Weight: 62 lb (28 kg)
  • Suspension: Suntour Mobie A32 spring suspension fork with 75 mm journey
  • Brakes: Bengal Ares 3 hydraulic disc brakes, 180 mm rotors
  • Extras: LCD show with speedometer, wattmeter, battery gauge, PAS stage indicator, odometer, tripmeter, 5-speed settings, thumb throttle, included entrance and rear fenders, included rear rack

Let’s discuss store: efficiency and worth

So right here’s the thin: The Aventon Stage isn’t only a commuter e-bike. It’s a commuter e-bike with very nice efficiency. It didn’t wind up in our Top Five Commuter E-bikes of 2020 listing by probability!

It’s a stage 3 e-bike within the US, which means you may rise up to twenty-eight mph (45 km/h) for those who add some pedal help, or 20 mph (32 km/h) for those who’re feeling drained and simply need to use the throttle.

With a big 674 Wh battery, you’ve received a minimal of 30 miles (48 km) of vary.

And Aventon is a straight-up firm that provides you trustworthy vary rankings for all of its completely different working modes, together with throttle-only and on every pedal help stage. Take a look at their chart under.

At a price of $1,599, you really get some good parts right here as effectively. There are dual-piston hydraulic disc brakes, an honest spring-suspension fork, thru-axle entrance wheel (as a substitute of an affordable skewer), an 8-speed Shimano transmission and a fantastically frame-integrated battery.

Now are these parts prime shelf? No, in fact not. However I by no means anticipated them to be prime shelf at this value. For the value although, they’re higher than I’d count on. Simply evaluate to different $1,500-ish commuter e-bikes which can be nonetheless rocking cable brakes, low-cost wheel skewers, and bolted-on exterior batteries.

The Aventon Stage’s Bengal Ares 3 hydraulic disc brakes are highly effective, the levers are comfy in your fingers and the stopping energy is precisely what you want for a 28 mph (45 km/h) e-bike. Plus they’re primarily zero-maintenance, which is all the time a giant plus in my e-book.

The bike even offers you included fenders and rear rack as commonplace gear — no surcharge! I really like not getting nickeled and dimed for equipment. That rack isn’t any slouch both. It says it’s rated for 55 lb (25 kg), however that’s the score after the legal professionals received executed with it, so the true breaking restrict is in fact greater. It even held my weight standing on it. (Clearly I do NOT suggest doing the standing take a look at on a typical low-cost rack, or most likely any rack. I’m what they name “an expert.”)