Took a bit to get our order and customer service was very slow but very happy with the bike.
I received my bike and took it to my local bike store to have them assemble it. The manager was impressed with the quality of the parts. Once I pick it up and try it out I’ll add to my review.
This is a amazing bike I’d recommend it to anyone but make sure you secure the front basket. Today, I was just riding around and i yield and then make a slight turn to the left and BOOM the basket falls forward onto the front tire making me hit the concrete and do a scorpion!!! I’m ok (I got road rash and some bruises) but the bike isn’t, the front forks are bent backwards. So MAKE SURE YOUR BASKET IS TIGHTEN BEFORE EACH RIDE!!!
350W motor is plenty of power for my wife. We live in the foothills of Northern California and this bike is easily able to traverse even our steepest hills. Now our son owns a 350W motor Ebike also, but it doesn’t seem to have the same amount of torque as my wife’s Peacedove Cruiser. Our son’s Ebike dogs out on steeper hills. Ecotric makes a great bike especially for the money. The range on this Ebike is surprising. The wife has never come close to running her battery dead. Even though I’ve built my on personal Ebike from scratch I’m considering buying the Ecotric Vortex from Journey Bikes. Ecotric makes a quality bike and I trust Journey Bikes. Fairly fast shipping also. The one thing I think you should know is this cruiser style Ebike is heavier than other frame style Ebikes, but that’s to be expected with this larger frame size style Ebike.
P.S. California residents expect to have an extra $60 tacked for the battery core charge. Geez California will find any way to squeeze more money out of you.
The only thing that keeps me from giving 5 stars is that even on the lowest assistance setting, the bike wants me to go faster sometimes than I want to go! Otherwise, it's been great. Couldn't go as far or as long without it.
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This is a serious piece of machinery designed for use by adults in fully controlled and safe environments. As the purchaser/owner of the bike, you are responsible with the task of keeping the rider safe at all times. Your bike has great capabilities and can grow with the skills of the rider to high levels, but it is imperative that the responsible adult is in control during the entire learning process and gives full attention at all times.
Most electric bicycles can be ridden where other non-motorized bikes are allowed. But it is your responsibility to check and obey all local laws. Your electric bicycle may only be ridden in safe areas where all laws are being followed and all required permissions are given.
Because it is impossible to anticipate every situation or condition which can occur while riding, Journey Bikes LLC makes no representation about the safe use of the bicycle under all conditions. There are risks associated with the use of a bicycle which cannot be predicted or avoided, and which are the sole responsibility of the rider.
YOU'LL ALSO NEED TO DO THE FOLLOWING PREPARATIONS BEFORE RIDING YOUR ELECTRIC BIKE:
If you don't feel capable of performing these pre-ride checks, then you must take your new electric bike to a certified bicycle mechanic at your local bike shop to perform these necessary pre-ride checks. If you fail to properly perform these pre-ride checks, you are putting your life at risk. An electric bike is not a toy, it is a strong and fast machine, and without proper care taken during assembly, tuning and riding, it can be dangerous. You are responsible for all assembly, tuning and maintenance cost incurred from any bike shop.
Battery Use Risk
Improper use, care, or charging of a lithium Ion battery could cause serious injury to the product, property, or persons. If the battery is tampered with or damaged in any way, do not use the product and find a hazardous waste removal center immediately.
It is the responsibility of the purchaser to maintain safe storage and treatment of the battery at all times.
Only use the charger that came with your product. Just because a charger fits in your device doesn’t mean that it is safe to use.
Plug the charger into an outlet that is grounded.
Keep your device out of extremely high or low temperature locations. Do not place the battery in direct sunshine, or store the battery inside cars in significant hot or cold weather.
Do not expose the battery to water or allow the battery to get wet.
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Do not disassemble or modify the battery in any way. Modifying your electronic significantly increases the risk of explosion.
Please reference your bicycle's Owner’s Manual which provides important information regarding safety and maintenance of your electric bike. Please read through the entire manual prior to operating your machine and save the manual for future reference.
If at any time you have questions or need assistance with the maintenance of your product, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or you may contact the manufacturer using the information included in the Owner’s Manual.
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