elife.....any opinions please

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  1. Decker

    Decker Funster

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    I am thinking about buying electric bikes for the first time so don't want to buy the best yet.
    What do the ebike riders think about the elife regency at £499.
    All feedback welcome.
    Tia
    Decker
     
  2. poki

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    Don't know yet ..just ordered 2 ..let you know when they arrive :)
     
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  3. movan

    movan Funster Life Member

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    May I ask what size wheels they are please?
     
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    Front wheel drive? How efficient is this?
     
  6. Lenny HB

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    I had a Pro-Rider Wayfarer 2 years ago-good little bike was around £ 570 at the time.
     
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    Is it from a shop or online? I wouldn't feel I knew enough about bikes to buy one online incase it needed setting up right
     
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    Depends on what you want to use it for.my wife has a front wheel driven bike. Not had any problems with traction or going up hills.It's two years old now still going strong.But she only goes on cycle track's and quiet roads .
     
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    Unless you have tried out the bike you are buying I wouldn't have thought it possible to buy online. Frame geometry varies between manufacturers, two bikes of the same size from diffent manufacturers, ride one & find it's fine & the other could me most uncomfortable.
    Must own up to buying our e-bikes online but I had tried the model out first, would have been nice to buy from a shop but at £550 difference each in price that was just too much.
     
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    We tried an AS front wheel drive bike, trying to set off and turn at the same time on a loose surface was a bit frantic, we went for a crank drive, which felt more "sure footed".
     
  12. Richard Stainthorpe

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    As said earlier I would not purchase a bike without ensuring the fit is correct. Can cause unnecessary pain riding a bike when the fit is wrong.
     

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