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 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 theto 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 Cannondaledoes 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 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)|
|Brake:||Shimano BR-M445 hydraulic disc brakes|
|Equipment:||Fork, mudguard, lock, lights, racks, pump|
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.