In fact, these additions do make it just a little heavier—it’s 32 kilos as in comparison with the OG’s 24 kilos. Nevertheless it’s nonetheless gentle and compact sufficient for me to carry it out of the field with no issues.
The whole lot concerning the Jackrabbit is shockingly simple. Most electrical bikes require lots of meeting. I pulled the XG’s field into my driveway, pulled it out, pulled off the Styrofoam, plugged within the handlebars and … that was it. No screwing in a entrance tire, or plugging in a wonky battery, or twiddling with squeaky brakes. It even comes absolutely charged. I used to be in a position to putter off inside quarter-hour of opening the field!
When in comparison with different electrical autos, it’s very reasonably priced for the standard of journey that you just get. I recognize the upgrades made to the Jackrabbit XG, however that does include an elevated price ticket of $1,800. Nonetheless, the OG nonetheless prices solely $1,000.
Most significantly, it’s simply a lot enjoyable. Sure, you can get a dependable Aventon for this value, however I really feel glum at any time when I’ve to push off a 65-pound ebike now. There’s nothing that makes me really feel extra like Pee-wee Herman (in a good way, RIP) than hopping onto a tiny electrical bicycle, bouncing off the curb, and hauling ass away from the library, cackling all the way in which.
Even massive males wish to zip round trying foolish on my tiny electrical bike. I can chase my children across the blacktop, and pop up and down off sidewalks round my children’ faculty. It matches on my entrance porch and takes up a tiny little nook of my storage. It is good for my way of life, and is far more enjoyable than any tiny bike has a proper to be. In case you have anyplace that you have to get to quick, I very a lot suggest it.