Radexpand 5 or lectric xp2.0 or radrunner

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Hello I know just getting into e bike. Looking into either radexpand 5 or lectric xp2.0 or radrunner utility bikeor the wagon(or any in these general style). any experience or testimony would be great . Main concern is price and if it worth paying an extra like $600 for the rad power bike in general. The payment plan is either $50ish a month or $100 month. Not much difference but is it worth it?
 

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It's worth it if this is the bike you are considering. It looks to have two batteries.
RadRunner Plus only has single battery.

Hello I know just getting into e bike. Looking into either radexpand 5 or lectric xp2.0 or radrunner utility bikeor the wagon(or any in these general style). any experience or testimony would be great . Main concern is price and if it worth paying an extra like $600 for the rad power bike in general. The payment plan is either $50ish a month or $100 month. Not much difference but is it worth it?
You have to determine if the dual battery range of the Lectric XP Premium is important for you.
Are you riding 50+ miles per ride?
Do you need to have an ebike with 50-70 mile range of dual battery?
Do you have a preference of mid-drive motor vs hub motor?
Lectric XP Premium is a GREAT value for all that it comes with, but do you need all the bells & whistles that it comes with?
I think only you can answer those questions.
 

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RadRunner Plus only has single battery.


You have to determine if the dual battery range of the Lectric XP Premium is important for you.
Are you riding 50+ miles per ride?
Do you need to have an ebike with 50-70 mile range of dual battery?
Do you have a preference of mid-drive motor vs hub motor?
Lectric XP Premium is a GREAT value for all that it comes with, but do you need all the bells & whistles that it comes with?
I think only you can answer those questions.
I was just looking at the xp2.0 no premium pack just base model at half the price of the rad power bikes in general only real reason I'm looking at them but I really drawn to the e rad power bike over all
 

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Bikes from RadPower cost more because they offer customer service that may be available in-person if you live in certain area.
The additional cost is not worth while if the in-person service cannot be offered in your area.

Lectric may not have the same customer service available, but their bikes are better spec'ed and cost much less.
If you can find shops that help you service your Lectric ebikes, then you don't need the service that Rad Power offer.
More than likely the issues you may encounter with ebikes do not need a ebike shop to complete.
With some minor tools & mechanical knowledge, you can do most of the maintenance an ebike need.
Specific motor or firmware related issues, they don't occur all that often, warranty usually could cover those.
Whichever you decide, you need to like the bike you buy.
 

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I cant remember if we spoke about this. Have you gotten the cable to tune the controller settings?
 

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So what are you recommending exactly build my own. Never even cross my mind to do that. Right now I Don't actually own a bike currently and I don't know enough right now to even know what to get. I mean sure. I can buy the motor(when money allows). I just got done looking. so many different thing to consider. Teeth count motor size. Battery and ect...
 

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And just how many production ebike under $4k have you owned for you to offer decent comparisons with ebikes under $2k?
Your criteria for ebike purchase fits for everyone else?

Say that you have a 20 y-o bike in the garage not meant to support the extra weight of an electric motor, controller & the largest lithium pack that it holds; the frame buckles the first time you reach 29 mph and tries to brake as hard as you can to avoid impact. Is that still worth the investment of the conversion?

OP asked for comparison between two specific models, if you don't have experience with either and consider both not to be worthwhile; what have you got to contribute to the discussion?

As if you know how EVERYONE lost their virginity?
Just like you know what's best for EVERYONE who's looking to get an ebike?
You did a lot of research, so you know what ebike EVERYONE needs, right?

Being big on spending your money as smart as you can doesn't mean you know what's good for everyone; that's just assuming that you are smarter than EVERYONE. What a joke.
 

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Yeah i have been using the eggrider as well. I like it. Just been cruising at 9 to 14mph but it pulls the hills without losing any speed.

Not even sure what the top end would be. Yeah hopefully i am playing it safe i bought another controller with stock settings and another ludi v2 controller. Am diggin the BBSHD ;)
 

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I mean I wouldn't mind building one but I kind of want one now and I can finance it. It may not be the best but I can get one and save up and get parts to build one. Just need one to go to and from work and possible go grocery shopping ( only a few items). And just get out and ride around for the summer
 
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