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Test: City pedelec: Cannondale Comfort 250

Review: City pedelec: Cannondale Comfort 250

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E-Bike Test Cannondale

 

E-Bike Test Cannondale

 

E-Bike Test Cannondale

 

E-Bike Test Cannondale

 

E-Bike Test Cannondale

Nobel and yet sporty – the E-Series deliver nearly across the board: perfect for the city or for occasional weekend tours. Great features, only average battery endurance.

What we like

  • very comfortable sitting position
  • perfectly tuned engine untersützt powerfully and evenly
  • very balanced driving behavior: little, but never nervous

What we do not like

  • the front Rocks on at Handsfree ride
  • the battery rattles and shows in comparison not the greatest endurance

E-Series – the name of Cannondale electric bike recalls Jaguars timeless sports car, the E-Type. With its clear, quite elegant appearance that convinces wheel because even visually. And the tangy Bosch mid-engine, developed with Cannondale has worked, arouses quite athletic associations: The aggregate accelerates powerfully and helps the driver to Abriegelgrenze of 25 km / h dynamically.

The handling of the E-Series? Less sporty, it almost majestically sovereign slides it through the streets, without ever seeming sedate. On the contrary, thanks to a balanced frame geometry, the driving wheel pleasantly agile.

The driver sits upright and comfortable in the saddle without high above the wheel to enthrone. Great Contribution to balanced driving has the comfort that especially the perfectly working suspension fork generated.Fans of the brand know similarly designed forks under the name “Fatty” from the mountain of the house. The quietly in steerer built damper takes bumps every terror.

In contrast, the wheel is at the rear, however, relatively hard. And beware: Hands should be with Cannondale E-bike does not fare better, because the front of the wheel escalates quickly ugly in such maneuvers.

High quality equipment and good workmanship

As befits such a prestigious city car, also the perfect workmanship and the high quality features are impressive: top suspension fork, Shimano SLX shift group, sure hands-hydraulic disc brakes. And once again convinced the Cannondale the clear, easy to read display Bosch.

Only the operator unit – as with all Bosch models – through the little buttons and confusing many support levels some getting used to. In addition, the clearly audible engine and the rattling on rough ground battery driving pleasure a little murky.

Specifications of City pedelec in the test: Cannondale Comfort 250

Price: 2,799 Euro
Price Replacement Battery: 629 Euro
Weight: 23.6 (incl. Battery) kg
Motor: Bosch mid-engine, 250-watt
torque: Max. 50 Nm
Battery pack: 36V / 8 Ah Li-Ion (288 Wh)
Reach: 34.4 km
Gear type: derailleur
Brake: Shimano BR-M445 hydraulic disc brakes
Equipment: Fork, mudguard, lock, lights, racks, pump

Conclusion:

Nobel and yet sporty – the E-Series deliver nearly across the board: perfect for the city or for occasional weekend tours. Great features, only average battery endurance.

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