The Prodeco V3 Stride 8 Speed Folding Electric Bicycle can get you to the bank or work on just one single charge and ride at speeds up to 17 mph. With a sophisticated braking system and 1/2 twist throttle, this electric bike provides a whole new riding experience. Let’s take a closer look at the V3 Stride and the quality of its ride.
- Frame: Brushed aluminum step thru frame with satin clear finish and 26” rim.
- Fork: 45mm aluminum suspension.
- Cassette: 8 Speed
- Peak watts: 500W
- Speed: 17 mph
- Distance: 18-25 miles per charge
Features and Riding
The Prodeco V3 Stride is an 8 speed folding electric bicycle with a folding step thru, 26” rim frame. This bike features a 1/2 twist throttle and Avid BB5 disc brakes. With 180mm HS1 rotors and a SRAM X7 Twist 8 speed shifter, this is a bike that can perform well on just about any type of terrain.
Speed and Power
The V3 Stride features a 250-watt, free spinning motor that’s mounted onto the front wheel of the bike. At peak riding, this motor will deliver up to 500-watts of power for an incredibly smooth ride. With just half a twist of the throttle, the bike’s propulsion system will increase the speed up to 17 mph. Thanks to the 12 cell, 34.8V 6Ah LiFePO4 battery, you can ride up 25 miles on just a single charge. That’s a pretty impressive distance for an electric bike. With the ability to ride up to 17 mph and a 1/2 twist throttle, maneuvering hills should not be an issue.
If you’re concerned about comfort, you’ll be happy to learn that the V3 Stride is perfectly designed for both male and female riders. If you feel that the seat is uncomfortable, you can easily replace it with a seat that better suits your needs. The saddle is also lower than other Prodeco bikes, which allows you to ride in an upright position. The bike itself weighs just 45lbs, so just about any rider can use this bike with ease.
The Stride comes mostly pre-assembled. The only thing you need to do is install the seat and adjust the handlebars before going out for a ride. The light indicators on the handlebars will tell you whether or not your bike is full, half or empty, so you will always know when to recharge. Most batteries arrive almost fully charged, so you can start riding in just minutes.
The frame is sturdy and well-constructed. This is a step-thru frame, which allows for easy mounting and dismounting. It’s constructed with aircraft grade aluminum and features TIG welding spots that are commercial grade.
This is a bike that’s suited for anyone of any age and gender. If you’re looking for an alternative way to commute to work, the V3 Stride may just be the best solution.
If you live in a senior community, an electric bike, such as the Stride, will allow you to ride around comfortably and in an economic way. Unlike golf carts, these bikes are street legal and most states have no insurance or license requirements. The Stride allows for a smooth ride, and eliminates the difficulty of pedaling uphill.
All bikes are designed, constructed and tested for quality in the USA. Prodeco produces the V3 Stride on a daily basis in their Florida facility, which means your bike arrives almost fully charged and ready to ride.
- Easy to assemble
- Up to 25 miles on a single charge
- Up to 17 mph
- 2-year components warranty; lifetime frame warranty
- 1/2 twist throttle
- Affordably priced
- The bike may be too large for riders who are under 5’6”.
Overall, the V3 Stride is a great electric bike that offers a comfortable, smooth ride. With the ability to ride up to 25 miles on just one charge, you can use this bike to commute to work or run your daily errands with ease. No matter your age or gender, the V3 Stride is a great alternative to driving, but eliminates the hard work that comes along with biking uphill or maneuvering challenging terrain. For the elderly, the casual rider or those dealing with an injury, the Prodeco V3 Stride is a great solution to their transportation needs.