Surface604 Rook: Winner, Best Affordable Electric Bike for 2018/2019
|Brakes||Tektro Auriga hydraulic disc, 180mm rotor|
|Gears||Shimano Alivio 1x9 (9 speed)|
|Battery||48V 10.4Ah or 14Ah Samsung lithium-ion|
|Motor||500W (peaks at 750W)|
|Top Speed||32 km/h|
|Weight Capacity||285 lbs (130 kg)|
The 2020 Rook is a ready to ride urban bike with an ergonomic step through frame, making it comfortable to mount and dismount. It comes equipped with a 500W hub motor that is extremely powerful (peaks at 750W). Pedal assist or throttle mode, allow you to make it up the hill or ease a tricky knee.
The Rook delivers all of the options for an urban pedal assisted e-bike. No costly add-ons to break the wallet. It is ready to commute to work, do errands, or go e-bike touring right out the showroom door. It comes complete with: fenders, sturdy rear rack, LED headlight and tail lights, kickstand, ergonomic rubber grips, and an adjustable stem.
Keep your bottom happy with the Selle Royal, ergonomic gel seat, and glide in luxury. The step through design lets you move comfortably and safely on and off the power-assisted bicycle without the need of throwing your leg up and over the saddle.
Sore hips or knees, will not be distressed while cruising on this pedelecric bike. It is equipped with the extremely powerful Bafang motor (500W) with a 80km battery range. light application on the pedals are all that is requires to get the Surface604 Rook up to 32 km/h. If you do not feel like pedaling simply use the thumb throttle to ebike glide.
With the thumb throttle, never distress about taking your bike up stairs or steep hills again. Just engage the throttle and let the powerful motor move the bike up any slope. Broken chain, no problem, and no need to pedal, just power to safety using the throttle.
You can travel with confidence, the Rook electric pedal assisted bike delivers a smooth ride even on bumpy paths, with its front SR Suntour XCT suspension. With the lock out feature, you can stiffen the front suspension to get more power out of your road ride. This flexibility provides you the freedom to choose the ride you want.
The LED light system is integrated with the battery
Got stuff? The rear rack integrates with panniers so you can shop, commute or picnic with ease.
The easy to see colour display allows you to check your speed, assist Level, trip distance, battery power level and more, while your on the move.
The Rooks Tektro Auriga Hydraulic Brakes with motor inhibitors, means you will stop immediately, as the brake system cancels out the motor's power. As an added safety feature, the rear brake light illuminates when ever the rear brake leaver is applied, warning other riders, or vehicles behind you, that you are slowing down.