Rad Power Bikes releases 2018 lineup, led by new RadCity Step-Thru model

By Stephen Frothingham

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Rad Power Bikes, a Seattle-based consumer-direct e-bike company, has announced its 2018 bike lineup, which includes its new RadCity Step-Thru model.

The new model is similar to the company’s RadCity Electric Commuter but uses a new frame featuring a 20-inch step-through height and sweptback handlebars, which the company said addresses the comfort needs of many of its customers. It retails for $1,499.

Models in the 2018 lineup are updated with improved battery life; frame and handlebar redesigns; accessory compatibility including universal front rack mounts; new colors; and brighter headlights.

All 2018 models feature a partially integrated downtube for a more streamlined fit with the battery and a lower center of gravity.

Prices are unchanged from 2017. All bikes are available now for pre-order and will be shipped to customers in January.

“Since our start in 2007 we have delivered tens of thousands of e-bikes to our loyal customers, and we’re excited to expand on the features and the construction quality that has made each model so popular. We’ve received a ton of positive customer feedback, and we have also garnered tremendous input for future enhancements,” said Mike Radenbaugh, the CEO of Rad Power Bikes. “We’ve analyzed that …read more

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