From practically the moment that Phoenix-based electrical bicycle startup Lectric Bikes first unveiled the Lectric XP last year, the reasonably priced little folding e-bike rocketed to the forefront of the finances e-bike market. And now that the corporate has added the Lectric XP Step-Thru because the second mannequin within the lineup, much more riders are discovering the enjoyment of an e-bike that gives massive thrills for a small value.

After spending time driving the $899 Lectric XP Step-Thru for this overview, I feel it could be my new favourite mannequin from Lectric Bikes because it’s much more comfy to make use of than the unique Lectric XP.

Let’s begin with the tech specs so you may get an concept of what you’ll discover on this e-bike. Should you’re already conversant in the usual body Lectric XP, you’ll probably discover that the Step-Via model shares basically equivalent specs. It merely presents a brand new step-through body for elevated accessibility and extra comfy mounts/dismounts.

Lectric XP Step-Via tech specs

  • Motor: 500 W (800 W peak) geared rear hub motor
  • Prime pace: 28 mph (45 km/h)
  • Vary: 25-50 miles (45-80 km)
  • Battery: 48V 10.4 Ah (500 Wh)
  • Cost time: 4-6 hours
  • Weight: 63 lb (28.6 kg )
  • Max load: 275 lb (125 kg)
  • Brakes: Tektro mechanical disc brakes
  • Extras: Giant easy-to-read LCD show with speedometer, wattmeter, battery gauge, PAS stage indicator, odometer and tripmeter, entrance and rear LED lights, 5 pedal help pace settings, half-twist throttle, detachable battery, rear rack, and steel fenders (rack and fenders included!)

Lectric XP Step-Via video overview

Seeing is believing, proper? So watch my overview video beneath to see the Lectric XP Step-Via in motion. Then maintain studying for my full ideas on this superior little deal-of-an-e-bike!

Lectric XP Step-Via folding e-bike: The important thing factors

Look, I’m going to put out the primary level of this bike right here pretty merely: The Lectric XP Step-Via (and the usual Lectric XP, for that matter) isn’t designed to be a top-of-the-line e-bike. There’s precisely nothing concerning the bike that will be thought-about premium.

And but the bike remains to be an amazingly enjoyable experience with its thrilling efficiency.

So what provides?

Basically, the Lectric XP Step-Via is an e-bike with all the suitable compromises. It presents a strong 800W peak-rated motor and a prime pace of 28 mph (45 km/h) once you add a little bit of pedal energy, or a decrease prime pace of 20 mph (32 km/h) on throttle solely.

And with these fats tires, it’s enjoyable for driving on each pavement and off-road trails — or simply reducing proper throughout the park.