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Old 12-23-12, 09:09 PM
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Modern Retro is what I've been looking for

Hi guys,

So, I'm pretty new to the forum at the moment, but I wanted to write a review about my electric bike.
I hope this review helps those guys at eBann to expand their business, as they have been nothing but amazingly helpful and kind to me.
Earlier this year there was Interbike expo going on at the hotel we're staying in at Las Vegas, so my hubby and I decided to visit just out of curiosity.

At eBann's booth I loved the look of this model called Modern Retro. After talking with the owners I've learned that the company is owned by two Turk brothers who are living in Hong Kong. They are manufacturing their own bikes in their small factory in China. I was in awe in what they've been doing and their unique story. They have been so kind to ship me a Modern Retro, even tho they haven't started selling it in the US back in the time.

The model that I've got is a black Modern Retro, 500W with 48V10Ah Samsung batteries.
I must tell you about my first ride in the neighborhood with it. I've been stopped 5 times in one blocked and asked where I got the bike. The cool factor is that high!
And it just glides, I don't think there's a better word for the feeling. I can easily go 30-35 miles with a single charge, and I love how I'm able to go uphill without breaking any sweat.

The handlebar grips are genuine leather (this is one of the details the owners are actually obsessed with), and my concern was after a while it'd get dirty and look bad.
Much to my surprise, as it aged, it looks better. Genuine leather saddle is a joy to ride as it is very old school and it has it's own suspension.
The attention to details these brothers are giving is phenomenal, the cables are all perfectly put together and you cannot even see a cable. Instead you have this beautiful plastic woven fabric kind of thing which holds everything together.

One of my biggest concerns was the after sales service as they are a foreign company etc. Well they have an amazing support team, which tries to help you over the phone first, then if the problem is not solved, they have repair centers all around.

The thing that I like the most in this bike is, it looks very old school yet it's very modern in technology. My only regret is not getting the white one instead of black, but they've just released the white version. I'm hoping they will be very successful in the business as they have really great models and a joy to work with.

I'm attaching a photo from my computer when I they've sent me their catalogue. But I will upload more photos of my bike tonight or tomorrow.
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Old 12-23-12, 11:34 PM
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whats the top speed on that bike?
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It says 32kph / 20mph on the brochure. I've reached to that speed once or twice tho with the right conditions.
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