Up-right seating position for … On the flats I turn the power off. Rangler - Retail $3595. Kiwi style ebikes – practical, dependable, understated, solid, durable, honest and straightforward. The bike came by courier ... put together and then collected by me from a nearby bike shop. This is I think an inherent problem with all e-bikes that are governed to assist only. It has a 300 (350) watt rear hub motor by Bafang. I love them both. The battery has state of the art Battery Management System to make the best of the Lithium cells. As a non techie non bike-nurd older man I have delighted in my bike. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Available throughout New Zealand from selected bike shops. Wonderful service. AVAILABLE IN RED & GUN METAL. An awesome e-bike for off-road use, as well as city riding. I have to take the bike into the garden, or if raining into the lounge, to do so. Finally, a serious, all terrain step through! The Hikobike Enduro electric bike is a fast commuter ebike for weekdays, but also designed for off-road use and extended bike trails over the weekends. Hikobike – Enjoy the ride. Similar specs to Smartmotion and Magnum ebikes, but greater value for money. This ebike has large 27.5”wheels with MAXXIS Ardent 2.25”tires, hydraulic brakes and XCR 32mm, 100mm Shock, which makes this electric bike able to withstand fast riding and soak up the bumps in and out of the city. Increase your pedal power and ride faster, further and easier with Hikobike electric bikes. I found I kept returning to the Hiko Rangler so I duly purchased one a year ago – a decision I have not regretted. Made enquiries and discovered they were coming to the UK.Now the proud owner of a bright yellow Speedster.Has been fantastic touring around the Devon lanes during lock down.Am impressed with everything about the Hikobike. It is a great bike, I ride in parks, trails and forests with off road tyres and carry all the gear I want, clothing, tools and spares in the waterproof panniers. Smartmotion Mid-City 24 The ever popular Mid-City just got smaller! The battery power is … All fantastic. A great ebike for all round use. He came back up to preform the check in which was kind. New 45km/hr Assist (can be set to 35km.hr or other), Front and Rear integrated LED lights with Brake light, Carrier, kick stand and MTB Mud Guards included, Weight: 24kgs with 13Ah Battery (21kgs without battery). © 2020 Trustpilot A/S. The Hikobike Rangler electric bike is a fast commuter bike for weekdays, and also designed for extended bike trail rides in the weekends. I chose the larger battery and the longest ride I have done in one hit was 115 kilometres, part of the Hauraki Rail Trail. Rangler. I would recommend these particular electronic bikes to my relatives. Liz my wife has used the bike on ride outs from home and also in Devon, the Strawberry Line, The highlands of Scotland and north wes Wales and has enjoyed the experiance. I like to push without the motor and so the bike is a big deal for me, not just the motor. HIKOBIKE - Designed in New Zealand, manufacturers Comfortable, Functional electric bikes. He was open and honest and talked for a long time about the bikes and options. A great ebike for all round use. Mark is coming at some time to replace the battery and/or file the frame. This ebike has large 27.5”wheels with MAXXIS Ardent 2.25”tires, hydraulic brakes and XCR 32mm, 100mm Shock, which makes this electric bike able to withstand fast riding and soak up the bumps in and out of the city. The bikes are superb, and we feel they were very fairly priced. Ideally for getting to work during the weekdays, but also happy riding the gravel roads … 144 likes. He was open and honest and talked for a long time about the bikes and options. It's also easy to ride in an upright position with heaps of adjustment possible. The Enduro ebike has large 27.5”wheels with MAXXIS Ardent 2.25”tires, hydraulic brakes and XCR 32mm, 100mm Shocks, that make this bike able to withstand fast riding and also soak up the bumps in and out of the city. Wonderful service. Heaps of power for hills. It is a good looking bike you and I have lots of people so and ask me about it. The bike was delivered to our home in Taunton with personal instructions. Your email address will not be published. Mark said he had had another client with that problem, believed it had been solved, and would report back.Neither huge points, but... you did ask.A saddle for Anne would correct one niggle. Ideal for long rail trail rides. Hit some fierce head winds there and the power saved me. Centre drive and torque sensing is the way to go. I love the bike, it's perfect for my commute. Reviews (1) The Hikobike Ascent is designed as commuter/trail cross ebike. All rights reserved. Super comfortable up-right seating position, low step over heigh anebike.co.nz Your Electric Bike Specialist CONTACT: 0800 anebike, That's 0800 263 2453 Len Haller 0277 871 577 Tauranga. Also I expressed puzzlement at the perceived delay between selecting a particular gear and its implementation. The only downside we find is if traffic forces a stop on an ascent of an incline then she does find the bike heavy to achieve enough momentum to allow the electric assitance to "kick in". I first saw Hikobikes when I was in NZ a couple of years ago.I was immediately impressed with the sleek, classy design compared to other Ebikes I had looked at. The service we got from Mark was really helpful and the sale was an overall good experience. I got a Pulse and a City for my wife a few months ago and have been really impressed with the handle and build quality. Ideal for long rail trail rides. If it's listed, we should have it in stock. A totally capable adventure machine. Ideal for long rail trail rides. I bought a Hikobike Enduro CL in New Zealand by trust ... due to the covid19 lockdown, I could only talk to Oliver the owner by phone. The bike is smooth and its easy to do 25km/h on the flat. Hikobike and the more mature cyclist.We felt that the team at Ottery St.Mary were very helpful explaining the options and then helping us decide on the most suitable model. I have found the bike to be excellent and it certainly meets all my needs (general use around town and also on bike and rail trails – a really good hybrid). With an 18Ah battery, so far, been getting over 200 km range from the battery, with no need to go above the first 2 settings on the motor even over the Kiwi mountains. Ride the trails with sure footed confidence and comfort. For the price you are getting total quality & top spec.. would recommend hikobike all day long, fantastic company who make top quality ebikes. The X-City is built to go where ever you want to. Electric bike company Hikobike was established in 2013, after 10 years of designing and importing ebikes. Generally a well built and good value machine which we can recommend. I live in a hilly part of town and from being an "almost never" cyclist I have now become an "at least daily" one with positive consequences for my health and the environment (I hardly use my car). The specifications exceeded our expectations.Our only reason for not awarding a 5 star review is because after-sales service has not been perfect.Mark undertook to send a rathe more 'bottom-friendly' saddle for Anne, just a day after we first rode them. Bespoke tailor-made titanium frames built by a legendary former Colnago frame-builder Vidmantas “Vitas” Zukauskas. I highly recommend Hikobike and the team providing what has been an excellent service. Buy one if you can! I also own a Scott with the Bosch Activ 250 watt motor so good to compare. A joy to ride and has helped to make lock down an adventure. Comfort The Hikobike philosophy incorporates designing and manufacturing comfortable, functional electric bikes for trouble free riding adventures for decades. It has a 300 (350) watt rear hub motor by Bafang. The bike came by courier ... put together and then collected by me from a nearby bike shop. This electric mountain bike is ideal for long trail rides. Excellent purchasing experience, enjoyed dealing with the suppliers who went the extra mile to be informative and helpful.As for the bike; I am very satisfied with my purchase. Smartmotion X-City Your wishes have been answered. I brought a white pulse through the 'Green Commute' cycle to work scheme and I feel like I got a really good deal. I even towed a friend who’s chain broke for 10 kilometres to the nearest railway station using a piece of rope we found on the side of the road near Papakura. So far we have ridden our pulse and rangler along the stunning Timber trail and enjoyed spectacular South Island scenery along the Otago Rail Trail continuing from Alexandra on … Hikobike was established in 2013, after 10 years of designing and importing ebikes. I bought a Hikobike Enduro CL in New Zealand by trust ... due to the covid19 lockdown, I could only talk to Oliver the owner by phone. I find the bike extremely comfortable to ride with the added bonus of a powerful electric battery, giving me all the help I need.The ability to adjust the handlebars and saddle in various ways means you can tailor-make the bike to fit you.The only problem - hence the 4 stars and not five - is that I cannot remove the battery for charging. › Forums › Commuting › Hikobike This topic has 2 replies, 2 voices, and was last updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago by davidc009. HIKOBIKE designs functional, comfortable and fun electric bikes. Description Reviews (1) The Hikobike Rangler electric bike is a fast commuter bike for weekdays, and also designed for extended bike trail rides on the weekends. Like it’s bigger sibling, the new Mid-City24 is easy to ride, retaining it’s unstoppable hill climbing torque and fantastic top speed. I would suggest that even Baldwin Street would be well within the Rangler’s capacity – it certainly zooms up Mt Eden! Handcrafted in Europe. Please, just give us a call. Hikobike NZ. The Enduro/Rangler ebike has large 27.5”wheels with MAXXIS Ardent 2.25”tires, hydraulic brakes and XCR 32mm Shocks, that make this bike able to withstand fast riding and also soak up the bumps in and out of the city. The Hikobike philosophy incorporates designing and manufacturing comfortable, functional electric assist bikes from the best quality components, that allows the user to experience trouble free riding adventures for decades. With a new 48V Motor with Super Hill Climbing power, larger Battery and smooth Torque Sensor The Hikobike Enduro electric bike is a fast commuter ebike for weekdays, but also designed for off-road use and extended bike trails in the weekends. Their service was excellent and the product is great. Ideally for getting to work during the weekdays, but also happy riding the gravel roads and tracks on … It often attracts compliments which is socially pleasing too!. These bikes are now available in the UK, assembled in the UK but with the great Kiwi heritage. Required fields are marked *. The Mid-City is now available as a 24” step-through. High recommendation ... great service, cleanlined and strong bikes, and components are very good, all for a highly competitive price. Bike Shop Selling Mens, Womens and Kids Road and Mountain Cycles From Brands Including Genesis, Scott, Saracen, Giant, Ridgeback and Transition. The controls are easy to use , the bike is handsome and the experience joyous. I am 76 and have had a Hikobike Rangler for a few years, done around 5000 Kilometers on it. But that's a different post! Choose a Hikobike ebike that has been designed to meet New Zealand Conditions. Hilo bikes are awesome value..with excellent components and very easy to tide. The Hikobike Ascent is designed as commuter/trail cross ebike. Featured Bikes: Speedster; Wittson Custom Ti . The hikobike team were very obliging and quick to respond to any queries that I had (and I had quite a few)! Designed for superior comfort, with the best possible components that will give the best performance over the life of the ebike. Viewing 2 reply threads Author Posts March 6, 2020 at 11:18 am #5285 Simon MckenzieParticipant Hi Not sure if this is the right forum for this, but I’m looking for… All fantastic. Your email address will not be published. Featured Bikes: CUSTOM XC BELT PINION 29ER 121; Rose. Bought 2 hikobikes, the enduro & the pulse.Having had ebikes before we wanted to upgrade. 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