As a commuter bike I suppose this is interesting but only in the same way as an urban SUV might be to a car driver. In reality you’d need full mudguards for something like this with a rack. I think something more along the lines of Specialized Creo/Vado (gravel/hybrid) with less excess weight to...
What I like about my Di2 is that the shifter is so much neater and matches the mode selector for the motor on the left (E7000 both sides). It shifts beautifully too. Needed? Possibly not but it is a neat thing.
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I wonder if Bosch are able to improve pedal through when it reaches the assistance limit in software? Did you notice any improvement there @Rob Hancill ?
Traditional bikes will not become extinct. EMTB and lots of other electric augmented transport are going to be pretty huge though in a few years compared to now.
Wouldn’t it be nice if a motor or battery replacement was just like any other groupset replaceable item? If it was £400 for a motor...
- There’s no rolling warranty on the Brose.
- Brose is no more or less repairable than the E8000.
- I’m not saying E8000 is perfect either but they both have issues
- The seal situation is terrible on the Brose too for example.
Don’t get me wrong though all manufacturers have a...