Revi Bikes Runabout Low-Step City Cruiser Electric Cargo Bike

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500W Rear Hub Motor - 48V/14.5Ah Removable Battery - LCD Display - Class 2 Variable Speed Twist Throttle - 5-Level Pedal Assist System (PAS) - And Much More...

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Are you looking for an everyday electric bike that's easy to use, comfortable to ride, and super convenient? Would you like an ebike that is specially designed for cruising around the city, with a low-step frame for easy boarding, intuitive controls and an informative LCD display?

Then let me introduce you to the new Revi Bikes (formerly Civi Bikes) Runabout. This incredibly affordable ebike is so feature-packed that won't believe it only costs $1,499. Let's begin with the obvious - it's electronics. The Runabout sports a 500W geared rear hub motor running at 48V, for incredible climbing ability. Pair that awesome motor with the long-range 48V/14.5Ah battery, which can deliver up to 50 miles of travel on a single charge.

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Electronics aside, did you notice that the Revi Bikes Runabout comes with an aluminum front basket, fenders and a rear rack, with the matching rear basket as an optional accessory. That makes the Runabout the perfect ride for trips to the grocery store or farmer's market. You may find yourself going out for several rides each day, to visit with friends or catch the sunset from a favorite lookout.

Revi Bikes Runabout Specifications 

  • SUGGESTED USE: Cargo, Commuting, Neighborhood, Urban
  • ELECTRIC BIKE CLASS: Speed Pedelec (Class 3)
  • WARRANTY: Lifetime Frame, 1 Year Components
  • TOTAL WEIGHT: 59 lbs (26.76 kg)
  • BATTERY WEIGHT: 8 lbs (3.62 kg)
  • MOTOR WEIGHT: 9.5 lbs (4.3 kg)
  • FRAME MATERIAL: 6061 Aluminum Alloy
  • FRAME SIZES: 19 in (48.26 cm)
  • GEOMETRY MEASUREMENTS: 19” Seat Tube, 26” Reach, 15.5” Stand Over Height, 33.5” Minimum Saddle Height, 28” Width, 67” Length
  • FRAME TYPES: Step-Thru, Compact, Cargo
  • FRAME COLORS: Obsidian Black, Pearl White
  • FRAME FORK DETAILS: Rigid Alloy, 135mm Hub Spacing, 9mm Skewer with Nuts
  • FRAME REAR DETAILS: 170mm Hub Spacing, 12mm Threaded Skewer with Nuts
  • ATTACHMENT POINTS: Fender Bosses, Rear Rack Bosses, Front Rack Bosses
  • GEARING DETAILS: 7 Speed 1x7 Shimano Altus Derailleur, SunRace Cassette 13-28 Tooth
  • SHIFTER DETAILS: Shimano SIS Index Thumb Shifters on Right
  • CRANKS: Prowheel, Alloy, 170mm Length, 52 Tooth Chainring with Double-Sided Plastic Chain Guard
  • PEDALS: VP Plastic Folding with Serrations
  • HEADSET: Threadless Internal Cups, Straight 1-1/8”
  • STEM: UNO Aluminum Alloy, 60° Adjustment with 5mm Hex Key
  • HANDLEBAR: UNO Aluminum Alloy, 45° Backsweep, 3" Rise, 25" Total Length
  • BRAKE DETAILS: Tektro Mechanical Disc with 160mm Rotor Front and 140mm Rotor Rear, Four-Finger Levers with Rubberized Edge and Motor Inhibitors
  • GRIPS: Flat, Faux Leather with Black Stitching
  • SADDLE: Selle Royal, Silica Gel, Black
  • SEAT POST: Alloy
  • SEAT POST LENGTH: 350 mm
  • SEAT POST DIAMETER: 30.4 mm
  • RIMS: Alloy, Double Walled, 36 Hole, Black
  • SPOKES: Stainless Steel, 13 Gauge, Black with Silver Nipples
  • TIRE BRAND: Wanda, 20” x 3.0” (98-762)
  • WHEEL SIZES: 20 in (50.8cm)
  • TIRE DETAILS: 40 PSI, 2.75 BAR
  • TUBE DETAILS: Schrader Valve
  • ACCESSORIES: Included Front Basket with Cup Holder, Optional Alloy Rear Basket ($69.00), Optional Pannier Bag ($129), Optional Rear Duffle Bag ($129)
  • OTHER: 310 lb Total Load Capacity, Locking Removable Seat Tube Mounted Battery Pack, 1.1 lb 2 Amp Charger
  • MOTOR BRAND: HT Hangtai
  • MOTOR TYPE: Rear-Mounted Geared Hub
  • MOTOR NOMINAL OUTPUT: 500 watts
  • MOTOR PEAK OUTPUT: 1000 watts
  • MOTOR TORQUE: 90 Newton meters
  • BATTERY BRAND: Samsung 18650 Cells
  • BATTERY VOLTAGE: 48 volts
  • BATTERY AMP HOURS: 14.5 ah
  • BATTERY WATT HOURS: 696 wh
  • BATTERY CHEMISTRY: Lithium-ion
  • CHARGE TIME: 4 hours
  • ESTIMATED MIN RANGE: 15 miles (24 km)
  • ESTIMATED MAX RANGE: 30 miles (48 km)
  • DISPLAY TYPE: KD58C, Fixed, Greyscale LCD, Backlit, Buttons: -, m, +, Hold + to Adjust Brightness, Hold - to Enter Walk Mode, Hold + and - to Enter Settings, Hold + and - Again to Enter Deep Settings
  • READOUTS: Battery Indicator (5 Bars), Assist Level (0-5), Speed, Average Speed, Max Speed, Tripometer, Odometer, Ride Timer (Advanced Settings: Clear Trip, Set Unit, Set LD, Set LS, Set Voltage, Power Set, Current Set, Assistant Num, Speed Sensor, Slow Start, Backlight Set, Password Set)
  • DRIVE MODE: Cadence Sensing Pedal Assist, Twist Throttle (Sealed 12 Magnet Sensor)
  • RIDER HEIGHT: 5′-0" to 6’-2″

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    Electric Bike Review (EBR) Coverage of Runabout

    Court Rye from Electric Bike Review (EBR) has just reviewed the Civi Runabout, and you should definitely check what he has to say. In summary, this is what EBR says the Civi Runabout:

    • A powerful stout short tail cargo electric bike with mechanical disc brakes, 7-speed drivetrain, 500 watt hub-drive, and high-capacity 48v 14ah battery pack for longer range
    • Capable and purpose built for possibilities, there are great available accessories like rear basket, double pannier bags, or a duffle bag
    • Slightly upgraded Shimano Altus derailleur, adjustable length kickstand with good positioning, and low stand over height means not only easy to get on and off, but also very easy to load and unload
    • Cost saving measures means basic brakes and no lights, not suited for bigger jobs, and the cup holder in the front can get in the way of load possibilities

    Civi Bikes Runabout Accessories

    Rear Basket

    Bag for Rear Basket

    Rear Pannier Bags 

    Civi Bikes Runabout Owner's Manual

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