Pedego E-Bike Review

Pedego Electric Bikes In Canada
Riding a bike should be comfortable and fun, and with Pedego Electric Bikes, that’s exactly what you get… FUN. In 2008, Pedego was founded in California, and Pedego Canada just two years after. Now, Pedego has a chain of store locations all across Canada selling, servicing, and renting North America’s most popular electric bicycle. Pedego believes that the most important component of any bike is the person riding it. This is why it is a company that places a premium on user comfort. Every Pedego electric bike is designed to allow users to experience the most delightful and comfortable bicycle ride possible with every use. It’s not just their design and provision of highly comfortable, high-quality electric bikes that make Pedego one of the best in Canada. They also have a “no excuses” customer care that makes sure you get an excellent response to every enquiry or complaint (if any). Talk about customer care that actually cares! Pedego is much more than an electric bike manufacturer; Pedego is a community. This is why there is a Pedego owners group where Pedego bike owners can meet up for a shared fun experience. Pedego also has dedicated stores staffed with bike experts that can recommend and help you make the perfect electric bike choice for you.

E-bikes Styles

Pedego boasts a pretty extensive product line featuring electric bikes from the following categories:
  • Cruiser Electric Bikes
  • Off-road Electric Bikes
  • City Electric Bikes
  • Specialty Electric Bikes

Products Offered​

Pedego offers a complete line of electric bikes with a total of 20 models to choose from, ensuring that you can find the right fit for your specific demands and personal style. This article reviews the three most popular electric bikes from Pedego.

The Pedego Stretch-Electric Cargo Bike

The Stretch is a one-of-a-kind cargo bike with a “perfect” build that enables it to be the perfect electric bike option for moving goods and people from one location to another. If you need a bike perfect for grocery runs, you just found it.

Key Features

  • 400 Pound Weight Capacity
  • Short Wheelbase
  • 500 Watt Motor
  • 48 Volt Battery
  • Different Color Options
  • Pannier Rails
  • Twist-and-go Throttle
  • Front and Rear Lights
  • Pedal-assist
  • LCD Display 
  • Adjustable Handlebars
  • Frame-mounted Rack
  • Adjustable Side and Back Racks

Pros

  • Built for balance and stability: The stretch is designed to feel balanced no matter what you’re carrying, thanks to its small wheelbase and low battery location. The front cargo tray is also permanently attached to the frame, so it will not tip over when rounding a tight curve!
  • Its bigger battery and extra torque makes it a handy utility bike
  • The 48-volt battery means it can allow you to travel up to 70 kilometres on just 10 cents worth of battery power
  • The 500-watt motor ensures “climbing” will never be a problem with this bike
  • Adjustable: The handlebars and racks are adjustable to provide users with maximum comfort.
  • Bright front and rear bikie lights help to improve safety.
  • This e-bike also has an LCD with a USB charger
  • There are also several colour options available.

Cons

  • The e-bike’s 400lb weight capacity limit means it might not be suitable for people of considerable sizes.
  • The bike’s “utility design” means it’s not the best option for casual rides.

Cost

The Pedego Stretch costs about $4,495 – $4,895. A 5-year warranty (PedegoCare) is also included with the purchase.

The Pedego City Commuter - Electric Commuter Bike

The city commuter is perfect for commuting! This aptly-named bike is the perfect option for you if you’re looking for the ideal bike option for moving around the city. The City Commuter is also perfect for leisurely country lane cruising.

Key Features

  • Quick-release Handlebar Stem
  • Deluxe Suspension Seat Saddle
  • Bluetooth-connected Smartphone App
  • 500-watt Geared Motor
  • Pedal-assist
  • Balloon Tires
  • Adjustable Handlebars
  • Front and Rear Lights
  • 52-volt battery
  • Several Frame and Colour Options

Pros

  • The 52-volt battery is lightweight and can allow you to travel up to 70 kilometres on just 10 cents worth of battery power.
  • The 500-watt motor adds improved acceleration and “climbing ability.”
  • The tires are kevlar-vested for added durability.
  • The front and rear lights help to improve safety.
  • The bike has Fenders with mud flaps and a full-coverage chain guard to keep you clean and dry.
  • The bike’s traditional frame style and adjustable handlebars allow for a maximum-comfort riding experience.
  • There are also several frames and colour options available.

Cons

  • The bike’s traditional design means it will be a relatively poor substitute for a utility bike.

Cost

The Pedego City Commuter costs around $3,895 – $4,595 per unit. As with the model earlier discussed, the PedegoCare 5-year warranty is also included.

The Pedego Trail Tracker - Electric Fat Tire Bike

Are you in the market for a bike to use for those daring runs? A bike with super-strong brakes and powerful acceleration that makes climbing a breeze? Then this is the perfect bike for you! The Trail Tracker is the electric bike equivalent of a monster truck. It can go places and perform tasks that no other bike can.

Key Features

  • Balanced Frame Geometry
  • 4-inch-wide Tires
  • 500-watt Motor
  • Rear Motor Hub
  • Pedal Assist
  • Front Light
  • Suspension Seatpost
  • Premium Disk Brakes
  • Integrated Battery
  • Various colour options
  • 48-volt Battery

Pros

  • The balanced frame geometry ensures the bike will always be comfortable to ride, whether on-road or off-road.
  • The 4-inch tires ensure the bike won’t stay stuck in mud or sand. Instead, it allows the bike to move freely irrespective of the surface you’re riding on.
  • The bike’s rear hub motor allows it to outperform the competition in terms of acceleration and power.
  • The suspension seat post adds extra cushioning to improve riding comfort
  • The premium disk brakes ensure you can easily stop the bike at any time.
  • The 48-volt battery can allow you to travel up to 70 kilometres on just 10 cents worth of battery power.

Cons

  • No built-in rear light

Cost

The Pedego Trail Tracker is valued at $3,695 – $4,895. Also, as with the earlier discussed bike models, this bike is covered by the 5-year PedegoCare warranty. In addition, the battery has a two-year warranty.

Summary

In summary, if what you are after is high-performance electric bikes that are also convenient to ride, Pedego Electric Bikes is where you want to start looking.

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