In 2016 we had a carbon body all-terrain commuter from M2S Bikes, the All-Go. Now the corporate’s Eric Crews has launched a brand new model referred to as Forest, together with its first mid-drive fats tire adventurers.
Crews advised us that the brand new Forest Summit Sequence e-bikes have been in improvement for the previous few years, and that the brand new model has now launched on Indiegogo to fund manufacturing and instantly have interaction the using group.
The 6061 aluminum body off-road ebike is obtainable in hardtail, step-through and full-suspension variants, all sharing the identical key specs. All of them have a 750 W Bafang M620 Extremely mid-motor with a peak energy of 1,500 watts and a wholesome torque of 160 Nm to beat hills or demanding trails. Pedal help as much as 45 km/h is on the market through an built-in torque and cadence sensor, and Forest have additionally included a 10-speed Shimano Deore gearbox for using flexibility.
There is a sturdy 4-inch Bafang show within the heart of the handlebar for fast standing checks, which is suitable with the Go cell app for on-screen navigation, setting customized energy ranges or customizing the ebike for Class 1, 2 or 3 setups (thumb accelerator is optionally available).
The UL-certified 1,000Wh downtube battery is nice for as much as 70km between costs on the lowest help stage, and an optionally available vary extender can be mounted to the body for extra time on the path.
The ST, HT and FS flavors roll with a lockout air-sprung fork, whereas the latter additionally advantages from a four-link rear shock. All three fashions have 26-inch wheels with Kenda Juggernaut Sport 4.5-inch vast fats tires, and Tektro Orion 745 four-piston hydraulic disc brakes with 180mm rotors preserve you accountable for your experience. The utmost payload is 136 kg, together with the rider.
Indiegogo advantages begin at $2,499, however backers may select to make a $300 deposit and deposit the remaining earlier than delivery – a uncommon possibility for crowdfunders. The same old crowdfunding caveats apply, but when all goes to plan with the marketing campaign, the corporate estimates a delivery window in June.