Kuberg Free Rider

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Re: Kuberg Free Rider

Post by LeftieBiker » Feb 12, 2018 4:25 pm

XS is a smaller version of the Freerider / Its because you get it with an RST fork instead of Manitou and the bike will be lower. Freerider STreet will not be in the US until late summer I think.
I configured a bike with the shorter fork and 20" wheels, and the seat height was then listed as the same 34.5". Anyone know the actual seat height with the short fork and 20" wheels? The fork is only .8" shorter...

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Re: Kuberg Free Rider

Post by efMX Trials Electric Freeride » Feb 13, 2018 1:29 pm

you could also lower the seat height by running a bit shorter rear shock.. of course this will reduce the suspension travel as well but if your riding street then you wouldn't need or want long travel suspension.. is the RST front suspension option still a dual crown fork? if so then you could run a single crown fork instead to lower the bike front end..

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XS is a smaller version of the Freerider / Its because you get it with an RST fork instead of Manitou and the bike will be lower. Freerider STreet will not be in the US until late summer I think.
I configured a bike with the shorter fork and 20" wheels, and the seat height was then listed as the same 34.5". Anyone know the actual seat height with the short fork and 20" wheels? The fork is only .8" shorter...
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Re: Kuberg Free Rider

Post by LeftieBiker » Feb 13, 2018 3:40 pm

Thanks, but I don't want to have to extensively modify a bike just to fit on it. The Light Bee seems to be a better size.

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Re: Kuberg Free Rider

Post by skeetab5780 » Feb 14, 2018 6:37 am

LeftieBiker wrote:
Feb 13, 2018 3:40 pm
Thanks, but I don't want to have to extensively modify a bike just to fit on it. The Light Bee seems to be a better size.
The light bee is also: made in China
twice the weight of the Kuberg
cheaper in price
has a bigger battery with less C rating(range over power)
has better rear suspension
stronger but heavier wheels
has kickstand(who cares drop it)

If I didn't extensively modify my Freerider I would be way too big for it (6'3" 220lbs) the bike doesn't even weigh half of me(80lbs)
so changing a rear shock isn't the end of the world

I think each bike has their place. Id like to ride with a Sur-ron but unfortunately there aren't many ebikers near me

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Re: Kuberg Free Rider

Post by LeftieBiker » Feb 15, 2018 5:35 am

The light bee is also: made in China
twice the weight of the Kuberg
cheaper in price
has a bigger battery with less C rating(range over power)
has better rear suspension
stronger but heavier wheels
has kickstand(who cares drop it)
I though that the Freerider was 80lbs and the Light Bee 110...?

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Re: Kuberg Free Rider

Post by skeetab5780 » Feb 15, 2018 7:59 am

LeftieBiker wrote:
Feb 15, 2018 5:35 am
The light bee is also: made in China
twice the weight of the Kuberg
cheaper in price
has a bigger battery with less C rating(range over power)
has better rear suspension
stronger but heavier wheels
has kickstand(who cares drop it)
I though that the Freerider was 80lbs and the Light Bee 110...?
for some reason I thought Sur-ron was 75kg but apparently its only 50kg. A owner will have to chime in on official weight, my bad

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Re: Kuberg Free Rider

Post by LeftieBiker » Feb 15, 2018 4:57 pm

I remember thinking, looking at the specs, that the Light bee with the pack removed (30lbs) would weigh the same as the Freerider with pack on board.

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