The Kathmandu Hybrid EXC 750 is a premium electric bike that comes with fenders, a rear rack, and integrated lights. It’s available in two colors, four frame sizes, two frame types (high-step and deep wave step-thru), and sold predominantly through independent electric bike dealers. The drivetrain is a 12-speed 10-51 tooth cassette and Shimano Deore derailleur with one-way clutch to reduce chain bounce. The drive system is a Bosch Smart System Performance Line CX motor, PowerTube 750 battery pack, and LED Remote with Kiox 300 removable display.
Some of the drawbacks I noticed are no bottle cage bosses on the step-thru wave model, plastic cuff mounts for the front fender (even though direct mount threaded eyelets are available), a spoke mounted magnet for the rear wheel speed sensor vs. a hub mounted design that would be less exposed, a fairly high weight of 61 pounds, a charge port that is low on the frame and in the path of the left crank arm, a battery protection shield that is color matched and does not lock to the frame, no USB charging ports for smartphones and other electronics, the need to use the ABUS key to unlock the battery slot when re-inserting, the headlight is mounted to the fork arch which is unsprung (I prefer the crown or the stem or handlebar which are sprung and higher).
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