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49.50, 49.98, 53.95, 49.40, 51.00 lbs
Summary of Reviews
We have read all expert and user reviews on the this bike. In summary, this is what cyclists think.
15 reasons to buy
- Owners reported an impressive range of up to 80mi and 7000ft of elevation.
- A 71yo owner easily handled a daily climb of 500ft, on a 25% grade driveway.
- A desert resident said the Powerfly rode easily, through soft sand.
- Tektro hydraulic brakes were deemed responsive and “pulled hard”.
- The 5’s fit and finish was described as “beautiful and rugged”.
- ‘Touring’ mode was great on roads, while ‘eMTB’ mode was excellent in the woods.
- A removable battery made it easy to mount the powerfly on vehicle racks.
- Powerfly drivetrains pedaled smoothly on the flats, despite the bike’s weight.
- The Bosch Performance CX motor exhibited plenty of torque on climbs.
- One owner cooed over the Powerfly 4’s metallic red paintwork.
- The Powerfly 7’s TransX dropper-post made mounting and dismounting easy.
- Overweight riders found the Powerfly’s carrying capacity to be more than ample.
- One reviewer found that the Powerfly 4’s 100mm of fork-travel covered needs.
- Shifting, range and gear spacing were lauded on the Powerfly 5’s drivetrain.
- Some reviewers felt that the weight of the bike aided stability.
7 reasons not to buy
- The Powerfly was heavy, and onerous to pedal up hills without assistance.
- Some owners would have liked to be able to easily add a second battery.
- The Powerfly’s high-level component spec made it a pricey option.
- Some owners felt that the Powerfly’s paintwork was easily chipped.
- One daily user reported delayed engagement of the power assist in snowy areas.
- Schwalbe Smart Sam tires punctured easily, on the ‘Sport 4 Equipped’.
- Some owners sought a way to lock the motor without removing the battery.