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Electra Townie Go! 8i
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  • Color: Army Grey

Electra Townie Go! 8i

2018

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5.0 stars
 (2 Reviews)
$2,599.99
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2018 Electra Townie Go! 8i

Power when you need. Pedals when you don’t. Townie® Go! is a battery-powered, pedal assist bike that lets you ride like the wind without breaking a sweat. The ninja quiet Bosch Performance System offers four levels of power support from Eco to Turbo mode, allowing you to flatten hills and shorten commutes depending on how much leg work you’re willing to put in. Multi-gear functionality lets you control output and battery life. And of course, it looks as awesome as it rides.

The comfort of Townie’s Flat Foot Technology® frame combined a lower center of gravity and balloon tires, provides an upright and smooth ride that makes it impossible not to smile when riding a Townie Go!. So get on and Go! Pedal less. Do more.

- Lightweight 6061-T6 aluminum frame
- Bosch Performance electric-assist system with 250W mid-frame motor
- Lithium-ion battery 11Ah/400wh, 36V
- 4 mode levels of support: Eco, Tour, Sport and Turbo
- Distance: 20-100 miles / 40-120 km depending on your mode and terrain
- Charge time: 1.5 hours to 50%, 3.5 to 100%
- Maximum assisted speed: 20 mph / Europe: 25 km/h
- Battery life: 2 year warranty
- Shimano Nexus 8-speed internal gear hub and twist shift
- Shimano Nexus eBike approved roller brakes w/cooling fins
- Schwalbe Fat Frank 26”x 2.35” tires
- Painted alloy fenders
- Painted rims
- Front and rear led lighting
- Frame lock keyed to match battery lock
- Alloy rear rack

 
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    Specification Description
    Frame Townie Go! 6061-T6 Alloy Flat Foot Technology®
    Fork Hi-Ten Steel Unicrown, Straight/Tapered Leg
    Display Bosch Intuvia Console
    Electric-Assist Type Crank assist
    Motor Specs 250W mid-frame motor
    Throttle 4 mode levels of support: Eco, Tour, Sport, and Turbo
    Battery Type/Weight Bosch 400 Lithium-ion battery 11Ah/400wh, 36V
    Charger Type Bosch 400
    Recharge Time 1.5 hours to 50%, 3.5 to 100%
    Range on Full Charge 20-100 miles / 40-120 km
    Max. Assisted Speed 20 mph / Europe: 25 km/h
    Rims/Wheels Electra Custom Alloy Painted 36H
    Hubs Front: Shimano Roller Brake Alloy 36H; Rear: Shimano Nexus 8-Speed w/Freewheel 36H
    Tires Schwalbe Fat Frank 26" X 2.35" Balloon w/Puncture-Resistant Kevlar Guard Casing, 67TPI
    Crankset Forged FSA Alloy 170mm
    Cassette/Rear Cogs Shimano 20T
    Shifters Shimano Nexus 8-Speed Twist
    Brakes Shimano Nexus roller brakes
    Pedals Alloy Platform w/Non-Slip Tread
    Handlebars Townie 6061-T6 Alloy
    Tape/Grips Electra Ergo Shaped Saddle Matching Leatherette
    Stem Forged Alloy 25.4mm Quill Polished
    Saddle Ergonomic w/Shock-Absorbing Elastomers
    Seatpost Alloy Double Bolt Micro Adjust 27.2mm X 400mm
    Accessories & Extras Alloy Rear Rack, Spanninga LED Front and Rear Lighting Set, ABUS Frame Lock, Painted Fenders, Internal Cable Routing, Painted Rims, Alloy Double-Prong Kickstand, Stainless Steel and Anti-Rust Hardware

    * Subject to change without notice.

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    Option Barcode Manufacturer's Part Number Vendor Number
    Graphite 00601479387090 526716 TRK-526716
    Army Grey 00601479387106 526717 TRK-526717
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    Pros

    • Can do some mild off-road riding with it. 
    • Comfortable whether your legs are short or long. 
    • Feel the power assist. shift easy to any gear. 
    • Hi tech ride hidden under tasteful retro look. 

    Cons

    • Does not have a throttle. you have to pedal. 
    • No quick release on rear wheel. 

    Best Uses

    • Makes bike riding accessible to older persons 
    • Still get in a lot of exercise, joint movement 

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    5.0

    Love this bike!

    By Gary S.

    from Placentia, CA

    About Me

    Comments:

    I purchased two of these bikes, one for myself and one for my wife. What I really like in these Bikes are that the pedals are forward of the seat. I had to buy a recumbent bike in order to keep riding due to issues with my prostrate. Since I live in a hilly area, the recumbent bike had its challenges going up hills as you cannot stand on the pedals. Since I purchased this bike, I have had no problems with my prostrate as I am not pushing straight down on the pedals. I have so much fun riding as this bike can flatten out any hill that I come to. I purchased my bikes for Jax Bicycle Center in Yorba Linda and couldn't be happier. I really recommend that you take a test ride and see for yourself.

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    5.0

    You need to try out this bike

    By Oliver the Preacher

    from Nescopeck Township, PA

    About Me

    Pros

    • Comfortable whether your legs are short or long.
    • Can do some mild off-road riding with it.
    • Feel the power assist. Shift easy to any gear.
    • Hi tech ride hidden under tasteful retro look.

    Cons

    • Does not have a throttle. You have to pedal.
    • No quick release on rear wheel.

    Best Uses

    • Still get in a lot of exercise, joint movement
    • Makes bike riding accessible to older persons

    Comments:

    I am older and out of shape, but I hate stationary bikes. The Townie Go! is easier to mount and a snap to operate. I live in the country and riding miles at a time is a snap. It is also fun to ride around the campground.

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