In fact, these additions do make it slightly 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.
All the pieces in regards to the Jackrabbit is shockingly simple. Most electrical bikes require a variety 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 totally charged. I used to be in a position to putter off inside quarter-hour of opening the field!
When in comparison with different electrical automobiles, it’s very reasonably priced for the standard of journey that you just get. I admire 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 might get a dependable Aventon for this worth, however I really feel glum each time 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 motorcycle. I can chase my youngsters across the blacktop, and pop up and down off sidewalks round my youngsters’ college. It suits on my entrance porch and takes up a tiny little nook of my storage. It is good for my life-style, and is far more enjoyable than any tiny bike has a proper to be. When you have anyplace that it’s good to get to quick, I very a lot advocate it.