Ride1UP LMT’D

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Facts

Gender
Release Year
Brand
Charge Time
4 Hours
Maximum Range
50 Miles
Top Speed
28 Mph
Watts
750 W
Torque
100 Nm
Volts and Amp Hours
48 V 14 Ah
Class
Drive
Wheel Size
Number of Gears
Weight
53 lbs
Suspension
Brake Type
Frame Material

Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the Ride1UP LMT'D. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

18 reasons to buy

  • With a torque sensor, the LMT’D delivers pedal assist that is quicker, smoother and more intuitive than on hub-motor e-bikes that employ a mere cadence sensor.
  • The Ride1UP's high-torque MXUS motor belts out a whopping 100 Nm of torque, enabling owners to lug bulk cargo.
  • The LMT'D's 750W motor allows riders to grind their way up almost any hill.
  • Ride1UP's LMT'D is offered at a competitive and affordable price.
  • The LMT’D’s clean lines incorporate an integrated battery, sveltely.
  • Moderate jounce is trounced by an 80 mm-travel, RST Asteria, air-suspension fork.
  • At 53 lb, reviewers commend the LMT’D for its moderate weight.
  • Dual-piston Tektro hydraulic brakes with 180 mm rotors work in consort with brake-lever-actuated motor-cut-off sensors to deliver confident braking.
  • LMT’D owners can adjust the number of pedal assist levels between 3 and 9.
  • Users can fine-tune the power delivery of the LMT’D’s assist levels.
  • 2.4”-wide WTB Groov-e tires cushion LMT’D riders across varied surfaces.
  • The LMT’D is a Class 3 e-bike that can reach 28 mph via pedal assist, or 20 mph on pure throttle.
  • Testers say the LMT’D’s display is easy to read, even under blazing, direct sunlight.
  • The LMT’D is available in 2 frame shapes: ST for accessibility & traditional XR.
  • A removable battery ensures security and allows LMT’D owners to charge anywhere.
  • Testers feel that the LMT’D’s gearing and range are well considered and generous.
  • The Ride1UP LMT’D is sold with a kickstand.
  • Some testers believe the LMT’D is suited to off-road pursuits.

4 reasons not to buy

  • The Ride1UP LMT’D is sold without a rear light, fenders or a rack.
  • Assembly of the LMT’D is more complex than a number of competing e-bikes.
  • One tester says the bike’s 2.4” tires create drag, causing the LMT’D to chew through battery rapidly and limit range.
  • An expert sees the LMT’D’s finish and appearance as lackluster.

Bottom line

The LMT’D is a Class 3 e-bike equipped with a torque sensor. Reviewers say power delivery is subtle and intuitive, unlike many competing hub-motor bikes. A 750 W MXUS motor delivers a generous 100 Nm of torque, allowing the LMT’D to lug loads and scale steep roads. The LMT’D now comes with a headlight; but no taillight, fenders or rack. Component quality is lauded, especially at this bike’s affordable price. Like other Ride1UP models, the LMT’D requires more assembly than competing e-bikes.

Expert Reviews

93/100 based on 3 rated expert reviews
90
Electric Ride Lab

Ride1UP LMT’D Electric Bike Review

The MXUS motor on this e-bike can put out up to 100 Nm of torque. That’s way above the average for most electric bikes in a similar class, which makes it ideal for riders who want an e-bike that can pull cargo or a pet carrier.

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Ride1UP LMT’D E-Bike Review: Premium Features in an Affordable Package

You should sit up and take notice when you see a value-priced e-bike that actually represents a good value. The LMT’D is a bike that feels like it should cost more, with a slew of premium features and a great riding experience.

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93
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Mountain Weekly News

Ride1UP LMT’D Electric Bike Review

One of the most powerful e-bikes out there. An affordable package with great specs. The new Ride1UP LMT’D ST is a rockstar Class 3 electric bike designed for comfortable commuting and having a blast on your local paths.

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Ride1UP LMT’D E-Bike Review: High-Quality E-Bike Prices Are Coming Down

An excellent candidate for anyone that needs a comfortable, well-built e-bike for urban riding, and who wants a bike with slightly better and more rugged components than a typical value e-bike. You don’t get any racks or fenders.

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Ebike Escape

Ride1UP LMT’D Review: Performance Without the Price

Where you’re going to appreciate the power of the 750-watt MXUS motor the most is going up hills. The LMT’D has 100 Nm of torque. For some, it might be too much power.

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User Ratings

95/100 based on 28 ratings
  • 5 star
    89%
  • 4 star
    4%
  • 3 star
    0%
  • 2 star
    7%
  • 1 star
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