Ebike with fat tyres - does anyone have one

Discussion in 'Bikes and eBikes' started by meakwooders, Feb 13, 2018.

  1. Robin McHood

    Robin McHood Funster

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    You seen this one? Up to 1000W motor and a folder! That would sort your off road capability :ROFLMAO: http://www.moar.bike/
     
  2. NickNic

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    That's what fat tyres are for: very soft surfaces. Nothing else. They aren't intended for road or even normal off road use.

    If you're not riding on something like sand or powder snow they're completely useless. You'll be working about 5 times as hard as you need to eBike or not.

    And then of course there are the people who don't understand or care about any of that and buy them because they look "cool." I know a lot of places are marketing them as some sort of fashion statement but I truly despair of anyone who falls for it.
     
  3. Reliant

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    Think the site you found offers the best compromise of both price and road legal (250w where as most are 500 or 1000 as they are used purely off road), maybe worth waiting for the next batch to arrive (if not already in). Don't have one, however, friends rave about the comfort and stability. Great for comfortable jaunts on paved roads (they pump the tyres up slightly I believe), however, avoid prolonged hills where they are definitely harder work than conventional ebikes, however, led to believe not as difficult as first appears. Would imagine would be great for around campsite, local shops, trails into countryside etc. and of course they look really good (appreciate not to the traditionalists)
     
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  4. Jonno1103

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    We've got two E Rangers which we bought at the Harrogate show 2 years ago. They've been sitting in the garage gathering dust since the day they were delivered.
     

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