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A Freedom Folding Bikes exclusive! The custom Navigator electric conversion is a multi-use folding electric bike with standard 700c wheels and all the bells and whistles. Knobby 35mm tires, 9 speeds, 750 watts of hill flattening, headwind erasing pedal assist and disc brakes. The mighty mini battery mounted behind the saddle is unobtrusive and light weight. The complete bike weighs in at 45 lbs making it one of the lighter full size electric bikes - but this one folds...
The included RackStand which acts as a cargo carrier, kickstand, fender, and folded bike stand also makes it perfect for commuting and touring. Tool-free handlebar height adjustment ensures you’re always comfortable. The Navigator Electric is perfect for daily commuting, errand running, or setting off into the world on an adventure.
Great for turning errands into joy rides and taking the dread out of your commute.
This is a custom built conversion with a variety of options. Please call the shop to discuss your specific needs.
DirectConnect™ Folding system: New for 2016 is the DirectConnect folding system, which removes the quick release from the top tube, provides an easier folding experience and larger clamping surface between the two halves of the frame. A flip of the quick release lever and your bike folds to a compact size.
Folding Integrated Technology: The Urban frame is designed around another patented system that allows the bike to fold without any breaks in the frame’s tubing. Not only does this make it easier to fold, but it makes Montague bikes the strongest folding bike on the market. The Folding Integrated Technology (F.I.T.) is based around the same frame construction concepts as serious full suspension downhill bikes.
Octagon: The Octagon handlebar system allows for tool free bar height adjustment in seconds. Comfortable riding is just the flip of a lever away.
Disc Brakes: The Navigator is equipped with disc brakes. They offer quicker response, more stopping power, and better performance in wet weather than traditional rim brakes.
RackStand: RackStand is a luggage carrier, mudguard, kickstand, and work stand all in one. A quick release allows it to rotate under the rear wheel on a specially designed axle mount. When in the lowered position it acts as a kickstand or workstand, makes folding your Montague easier, and allows the folded bike to be stored or displayed upright.
Electric Motor System: 750w Bafang BBS02 with 30A controller and 48t chainring, 52v 7Ah Panasonic GA Mighty Mini battery with 30 amp continuous 50amp maximum BMS, color display, left thumb throttle (optional) and dual brake cutoff.
|Main Frame, Front Frame & Stem:
|Custom drawn 7005 Series Aluminum with DirectConnect System. Replaceable derailleur hanger and disc mount
|Full Cro-Mo, with disc mounts and CLIX™ Wheel Release System ramped dropout.
|700c Alloy, 32 hole, Double Wall, Black
|Kenda Khan 700c x 35mm semi-knobby.
|Formula, Alloy. CLIX™ front quick release. Disc ready.
|30.0 X 300mm Alloy with Montague logo
|Alloy, 30mm rise. 600mm wide.
|Octagon™ height adjustable stem. No tools required.
|Shimano Sora for Flat Handlebar, 9-Speed Right.
|Shimano Sora. 9-Speed. 11-25 Cassette
|Bafang BBS02, 48T
|Tektro Mechanical Disc Brakes
|Trekking pedal with all-weather non-slip tread.
|Bafang BBS02 750w Motor
|52v 7Ah Panasonic GA Mighty Mini Battery, Color Display, Dual Brake Cutout
|17", 19”, 21”
|36” x 28” x 12”
This is a solid full-size yet folding electric bike with no compromises at an awesome value. Chuck set me up with one of these custom bikes and I am very pleased.
The Bafang middrive motor is smooth, quiet, and efficient if you use your gears correctly. As far as range goes, I haven't run the battery empty yet, but I estimate that on a full charge using the lower levels of assist most of the time you can get around 50+ miles on it. For reference, I am about 155lbs, so if you weigh more it'll drop the range a bit. If that isn't enough, the batteries only weigh 3 lbs and are tiny, so you could easily get a spare and carry it with you. The rackstand on these bikes is just plain cool and super handy.
Folding this bike is pretty easy. More importantly, the bike doesn't fold along any part of the structural frame, so it doesn't introduce a potential weakness in the frame when you're moving at 25+ mph.
Everything else that comes stock on the bike works great. The disc brakes, handlebars, tires, and seat all work really well and make for an awesome ride. This bike has made commuting much more fun, healthy, and eco friendly. Definitely consider this custom design if you're in the market. You probably won't find a better value in this range.