Civia launches new Parkway e-bike

By Stephen Frothingham

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Civia’s new Parkway e-bike models, available in step-thru and step-over models, “are designed with the mission of helping more people get out into their own cities and towns with confidence and style,” according to the brand.

The Parkway retails for $2,799.00 and features an e-assist system from Bosch’s Active Line.

Tthe Parkway’s motor prioritizes smaller size, lighter weight, efficiency and integration. The Parkway offer four levels of acceleration support from Eco to Turbo. The Purion control is mounted near the handlebar grip and allows the rider to adjust assistance levels without letting go of the handlebar. The bikes also have a 9-speed rear derailleur.

“Research shows that most people who use an e-bike enjoy the ride so much they ride longer and much more often than they would if they were riding an unassisted bicycle. Because of the positive experience, more often than not they also will choose the e-bike as an alternative way to get around especially for short errands,” said Lisa Snyder, Civia’s brand manager.

A fully charged battery will last from 30-110 miles depending upon terrain and other factors. The Parkway weighs 43 pounds with battery, or 38 pounds without.

The teal-colored step-thru version comes …read more

Via:: Bicycle Retailer and Industry News