The mixture of entrance and rear suspension plus the fats tires has a basic affect on the bike’s dealing with in that management is dependent upon conserving the wheels involved with the bottom and never sliding. Its explicit mixture of weight; fats, knobby tires and suspension makes breaking these tires free received’t be straightforward. So rider confidence in turns ought to run excessive.
The Eunorau Defender S is available in two sizes—17 in. and 19 in. We’re happy to see this bike provided in a number of sizes, nevertheless, the 17-in. body has a standover top of 30.7 that few individuals shorter than 5 ft 9 inches will possible be capable of match. We might have some considerations a few rider controlling an 84-lb. e-bike if they’ll’t get each ft flat on the bottom.
The 2-wheel drive side of this bike takes some getting used to. The heavier a wheel is, the extra gyroscopic impact it generates. A heavy wheel spinning at excessive rpms shall be pretty proof against altering route. Virtually talking, what which means for the rider is that the Eunorau Defender S loves getting into a straight line. Initiating a flip is a unique matter.
As a reviewer, I can say that the entrance wheel on the Defender S is among the many heaviest entrance wheels I’ve ever ridden. This bike required a bit of little bit of muscle to enter a flip and I used to be in a position to really feel a specific amount of steering momentum; that’s, as soon as the entrance wheel began to show, it wished to maintain turning. That might end in oversteering for some riders. This is the reason I hold envisioning this bike as one thing extra suited in the direction of people a bit extra snug on bikes versus these new to the sport.
With the two-wheel drive engaged, the Eunorau Defender S was perceptibly extra proof against turning; as soon as the motor began delivering a given route, the entrance wheel turned somewhat keen on that route.
This isn’t to say that the Eunorau Defender S handles poorly. The bike handles positive, however it is a journey that may take some adjustment within the rider’s expectations for a way a e-bike handles. It’s simply totally different, however actually not fallacious.
The colour LCD show is shiny and straightforward to learn and the buttons are moderately straightforward to achieve. It reveals 4 information factors directly with pace, odometer, pas stage and battery readout. Price noting: the battery readout wasn’t all the time correct in our testing so get to know the batteries limits whereas driving near house.
The selector change that chooses between the rear motor, the entrance motor and each motors is a purple, three-position change that sits beneath the show. It’s straightforward sufficient to see when off the bike, however when driving the show obscures it from view, so it’s essential to develop a really feel for the place the change is positioned, by muscle reminiscence; it’s no tougher than discerning between the gasoline pedal and the brake pedal.
One be aware relating to the varied hoses, cables and wires: most bikes want a little bit of consideration to maintain all the things trying neat within the entrance of the bike. The leads that run to the fork to energy the entrance wheel would profit from a extra elegant routing.