Aventon Sinch.2

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Release Year
Charge Time
4, 5 Hours
Maximum Range
55 Miles
Top Speed
20 mph
500 W
Volts and Amp Hours
48 V 14 Ah
Wheel Size
Number of Gears
Gearing Type
68 lb
Brake Type
Frame Material

Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the Aventon Sinch.2. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

15 reasons to buy

  • The Sinch.2 uses a torque sensor to provide natural assistance.
    Reviewers see this as a good value for the current price.
  • Reviewers value the inclusion of fenders, a kickstand, folding pedals, and a rack with a 55lb payload.
  • The Sinch.2 folds down for storage or transportation.
  • Reviewers are delighted by the Sinch.2’s integrated lighting and turn signals.
  • Testers appreciate the Sinch.2’s accessible step-through frame design.
  • The Sinch.2 features an RST suspension fork with 45mm of travel, pre-load,
    and lock-out.
  • One reviewer describes the Sinch.2’s 500W motor as “peppy”.
  • The Sinch.2 is available in one size. With adjustable-height handlebars,
    Aventon says it fits riders from 4’11” to 6’2”.
  • The Sinch.2 is available in ‘sapphire’ and metallic ‘quicksilver’ colorways.
  • Compared to the Sinch Step-Through, the Sinch.2’s handlebars are wider,
    with more rise and sweep.
  • On the lowest assist level, the Sinch.2 can purportedly attain 55 miles of range.
  • One reviewer notes that the Sinch.2’s display is a good size, making it easy to read.
  • Testers appreciate the extra features offered by Aventon’s connected app.
  • A reviewer describes the Sinch.2’s cable management as “tidy”.
  • Reviewers place high value on Aventon offering sales and aftermarket service through local bike shops.

8 reasons not to buy

  • At 68lb, the Sinch.2 is heavy for a folding bike, making it difficult to lift and carry.
  • Mechanical disc brakes seem outdated and under-specced to testers.
  • A tester finds the right side of the Sinch.2’s handlebars to be crowded.
  • A reviewer notes the Sinch.2’s lack of bottle cage bosses.
  • The Sinch.2 has replaced the Sinch Step-Through’s Shimano kit with a
    “basic Aventon branded” shifter and derailleur.
  • The Sinch.2 has no Class 3 capability, unlike other Aventon bikes.
  • One tester’s brake cable was unsecured and rubbing bare on the Sinch.2’s rear tire.
  • One reviewer feels the provided Velo saddle is uncomfortable and will swap it out.

Bottom line

The Sinch.2 is a new version of the Sinch Step-Through folding, fat-tire, Class 2
e-bike. This build is improved by a torque sensor. The result is smoother assistance and more range, due to increased efficiency. The Sinch.2 uses in-house drivetrain components, in place of Shimano options. Reviewers appreciate the inclusion of a rear rack, integrated lighting, fenders, and folding pedals. Mechanical brakes seem outdated to reviewers but may be a conscious choice to prevent hydraulic cables from being squished between the bike’s folding mechanisms. The 500-watt motor reaches 750W at peak.

Expert Reviews

90/100 based on 1 rated expert review
Ebike Escape

Aventon Sinch.2 Review:
Subtle Changes Make for a Superior Step-Through

A well-designed and functional folding e-bike… newly included accessories are about right for an e-bike at this price …a torque sensor offers more natural control… The right side of the handlebars now feels a little crowded… It would have been great to see mechanical disc brakes replaced by a hydraulic set and to retain the Shimano shifter and derailleur.

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Electrified Reviews

2023 Aventon Sinch.2

So you want a bike that’ll make you feel like you’re Lance Armstrong on steroids, but without actually having to train like him? Well, look no further than the Sinch.2! If you’re feeling extra lazy, just rip the throttle and let the bike do all the work. The Sinch.2 is the electric bike of your dreams.

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Scott Hardesty

The Game-Changing E-Bike You Need to Know About – Aventon Sinch 2 Foldable Fat Tire Review

This bike did excellent. I really enjoyed riding it. I did like the fact that these handlebars are wider. The mechanical brakes, they work just fine. Let’s trade out this seat.

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