Compared to a conventional bicycle, an eBike is faster and more sophisticated. The most obvious difference is that when riding a bicycle, you’re doing all the work yourself. An eBike gives you the option of doing that, but you can also choose to give yourself a break and let the eBike do all the work instead.
The two biggest other differences of electric bikes vs regular bikes are higher cost and a heavier weight. In comparison to conventional bicycles, e-bikes tend to be more expensive due to having electrical parts and high-end software. Consider the cost savings you’ll get in switching from gasoline to electric when considering buying an eBike. Cost savings are incredible.
In terms of a heavier weight, you can blame that on the electric motor and battery. This could be considered an inconvenience if you plan to lift your eBike on and off a rack, frequently, but it shouldn’t be a deterrent.
The current TOP 3.0 model has a one-charge range of 200 mi / 321 km, max speed of 50 mph / 80 kph, weighs 154 lbs / 70 kg, and has a load capacity of 298 lbs / 135 kg. You can find out more about TOP 3.0 specifications on the product page.
An e-bike is much faster than a regular bicycle. With Delfast electric bikes, you can select the level of pedal assistance you prefer when pedaling. If you don’t want to pedal, that’s not a problem. You can easily switch to throttle mode and enjoy your ride to the fullest.
And if you’re more of a fan of cardio workouts, you can use an eBike without pedal-assist to get fit and stay healthy… and then just use pedal assist when you are headed to work and don’t want to get all sweaty and stinky.
Other benefits include cost savings, “find my bike” functionality, and more.
Yes. There are two options of how to ride without pedaling. You can use the eBike pedal-assist system or put the bike in throttle mode (which we call “Unlimited”). You can learn more on how to use pedal assist on the Top 3.0 eBike in our PAS guide.
YES. As you may know, the Delfast Top 3.0 can travel up to 50 mph in Unlimited Mode.
On any public road, you can choose the pedal-assist mode to travel up to 20 mph, with the option to add even more power from the motor (up to 750 W), when needed. Just make sure you don’t surpass your local speed limits ‒ safety (and law abiding) should be your priority.
Our electric bikes support a few power modes, including the Pedal Assist System. When using PAS you will feel assistance when you push the bike pedals. You can select how much motor power you use for this and switch to what feels like the most comfortable pedal-assist mode for you - or not use it at all.
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