Gear Review: Gocycle G2 Folding Electric Bike

The Gocycle G2 folding electric bike may be the most advanced folding bike you can stow onboard. The bike has an LED “dashboard” built into the handlebars that tells you your speed, what gear you’re in and the amount of battery life left in the motor.
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The Gocycle G2 folding electric bike may be the most advanced folding bike you can stow onboard. The bike has an LED “dashboard” built into the handlebars that tells you your speed, what gear you’re in and the amount of battery life left in the motor. The electric motor provides assistance depending on how fast you’re pedaling, and there is also a “power button” that when pressed will deliver power through a small motor mounted on the front wheel for when you need an extra boost of speed. The bike’s gear system is completely internal, so there is no fear of snagging a pant leg on an oily chain, and the level of corrosion resistance (important when dealing with metal parts in a marine environment) is quite high. There is also an optional travel case for even more protection when, say, loading the bike into the dinghy before heading to shore. With a myriad of techy options and accessories available, the Gocycle may end up being one of the more advanced pieces of electronics onboard.

(From) $5,199. Gocycle, gocycle.com

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