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Old 07-15-12, 06:04 PM   #1
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Anybody have a review of Q electric Gelato?

I just bought one and wanted to know what to look for. I also got a Ezee conversion kit and wondered what is thought of that set up. Thanks for any info you can provide.
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If it's the same model as the one at the bottom of this page (http://www.beckhardware.com/expresso-scooter-bike.html) I hate to ask what you paid for it.

The life of the battery says, "above 300 cycles". You may want to check into what a new battery will cost.

They are a nice looking scooter though.
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[QUOTE=EBikeFL;14485055]If it's the same model as the one at the bottom of this page (http://www.beckhardware.com/expresso-scooter-bike.html) I hate to ask what you paid for it.

I paid 400 for it. I don't know if that's good or bad since info on them seems to be harder to find than bigfoot. I did see prices ranging from 595 to 849 but most were "out of stock" which may mean nobody bought them so they quit selling them.

I took it for a 20 round trip on a some-what hilly road and made it back under its own power but it was cruising at 25 at the start and was at 20 for the last couple miles. I'm glad it didn't run out since the pedals are "display purposes only". I did enjoy the ride but was curious about how this critter will hold up.
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$400 is a great deal on that model. The official Q electric website has it listed for $999.

It has it's top speed listed as 20 mph so you did good getting it too 25 mph.
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I thought 25MPH was surprising good as well knowing the specs on this. I do like the retro styling of the Gelato as well as the lights and turn signals. I originally bought it for my daughter who can't drive a car due to a medical condition but I am having a lot of fun with it myself.

I bought the Ezee kit to make an Ebike that can be pedalled when the batts go low. Plus since she can't ride them both I will have one for myself. I have read the post about the Papa conversion and although I don't have a big budget, I am highly encouraged. I just hope the Ezee 400w front hub conversion kit is not a dudley.
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I'm so impressed with e-bikes. I think if more people knew about them they would give up using their vehicles and spending money on gasoline. The majority of cars I see on the road just carry one person. I mean I see huge trucks, passenger vehicles, etc. and there's only one person in the vehicle. I think to myself...what a waste of energy. Even the few times I drive my two door car...I feel terrible now.

I had a vehicle just this week follow me on the road for over a mile trying to have a conversation with me with regards to my bicycle (at least I hope it was about my bicycle). I couldn't understand a word he was speaking in Spanish so I just nodded my head and smiled. I have the whole thing on video which is also small enough for me to edit so I'll have to post it soon.

Anyway, I don't want to get started on what we are doing to our planet. In the the last six months, we've had the highest temperatures we've ever had in recorded history. It's been in the news. Twenty-six states are in extreme drought now. If we don't make changes to our use and abuse of energy, Mother Nature will make it for us.

Let me get back on topic...the Ezee 400w hasn't had any negative comments as far as I've seen. I'm sure there are several members on this forum who are using Ezee setups who will be able to comment on it.
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