Summary of Reviews
We have read all expert and user reviews on the this bike. In summary, this is what cyclists think.
12 reasons to buy
- Female-specific touches include a wider saddle and smaller grips.
- Owners said that gear-shifting with Shimano Altus was buttery smooth.
- Packaging quality was commended by some reviewers.
- The general consensus was that the Eva presented as a good value package.
- Most owners found assembly to be simple, rarely taking more an hour.
- One owner felt the Eva was an ideal introduction to easy trails.
- Riders reported that comfort persisted on long rides.
- A couple of reviewers said this rig was goood lookin’.
- Larger 27.5” wheels rolled over obstacles easier than previous 26” models.
- The Eva 2.0 was light enough for owners to lift into a car without help.
- Front fork suspension enabled riders to conquer a wider range of terrain.
- The durability of the aluminum frame was lauded.
5 reasons not to buy
- One buyer of a new model did not receive pedals.
- An expert said the Eva came with ‘practice pedals’ and suggested replacement.
- An expert felt that the front shock was overkill for commuting.
- Some owners felt that the stock saddle was excessively firm.
- One buyer’s used model was missing a brake lever and sported several gouges.
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Video Review: Raleigh Eva 2 Bike for Women
Overall, this is a good bike for the price you pay.
Raleigh Eva 2 – Unboxing, Review, Build | Cheap MTB for Women
I wouldn’t take it on a bunch of mountains. I’m gonna call this ‘a mountain-style women’s commuter’. No disc brakes, everything’s manual. It’s just a ‘plain-Jane’, entry-level bicycle.