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Overview of Ride1Up Electric Bikes

Ride1Up is a newly formed American electric bike brand launched in September 2019.

They aim to offer quality electric bikes without the added costs normally associated with them. In their own words, an electric bike shouldn’t cost as much as a car. They act as a direct-to-consumer company to minimize costs and therefore have no physical presence either in shops or with middlemen.

Prices for their bikes start at $995 and go as high as $2,195 which is great value for money.

Additionally, they manufacture spare parts so although they don’t have a physical shop presence, you can still purchase replacement parts for your Ride1Up bike if it’s out of warranty and needs maintenance.

They offer free shipping within the United States and finance options for those who need it. As they don’t have a physical presence for you to try the bikes out before purchase, they focus heavily on customer service as they are the only face of the company, so if you have any questions you’ll be sure to have them answered by one of the team.

Do you own a Ride1Up e-bike? If yes, feel free to contact us as we are very interested in sharing your take on the bike!

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Although a young company, Ride1Up have grown their range substantially in two years. They offer money-back guarantees and a 1-year warranty if something goes wrong with your bike.





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“Our product warehouse is located in Sparks Nevada, but our operations are based out of San Diego, California.”


Table of Contents

1. Bikes Range

2. Parts & Accessories

3. Support

4. Ordering & Stores




1. Ride1Up Bikes Range

Roadster V2 Fixie 1,095 S-L 1 700x28c 33lbs 3 40Nm
Core-5 City 1,195 XT/ST 7 27.5″x2.2 49lbs 2 60Nm
500 Series City 1,395 XT/ST 8 27.5×2.2″ 55lbs 2 60Nm
700 Series Hybrid 1,595 XT/ST 8 27.5×2.4″ 62lbs 2 60Nm
LMT’D Hybrid 1,895 XR/ST 8 27.5×2.4″ 53lbs 2 100Nm
Prodigy Mountain 2,195 XR/ST/XC 9 27.5×2.0″ 48lbs 1 90Nm




Ride1up – Roadster v2


The Roadster V2 is Ride1Up’s first bike but evolved into a second edition. Simple, and with a concealed battery, the Roadster V2 has a clean aesthetic and low maintenance requirements thanks to its belt drive. It’s the cheapest bike in their range with an MSRP of $995 and comes with a compact LCD display. It’s best suited for urban or flat rides and commutes. There are three stylish colorways to choose from, black matte, burgundy matte, and silver matte. The 6061 aluminum frame will keep it rust-free and safe from the knocks and wear and tear a bicycle gets on your commutes.

  • 6061 aluminum frame
  • Class 3 electric bike
  • Pedal-assist max speed up to 24 mph
  • 500W motor $ 40Nm of torque
  • 20-35mi range
  • Integrated 36V battery
  • Weight: 33lbs
  • The bike arrives 90% assembled
  • Weight capacity: 275lbs

Roadster V2 Size Recommendations

S (52) 5’3″ – 5’8″
M (55) 5’10 – “5’10”
L (58) 5’7″ – 6’2″

MSRP $995

Ride1Up - Roadster V2


Ride1Up – CORE-5


The CORE-5 is the second cheapest bike in Ride1Up’s range, at $1,095. They call it an entry-level e-bike but it’s quite a capable bike, with a 500W motor and pedal-assisted max speeds of up to 28mph. The frame comes in two models, the ST which is a step-thru frame, and the XT which has a higher positioned top tube. It’s available in two colors, midnight gray, and slate blue. The thick 2.2″ tires make this bike rather capable both on the road and on light trails, and with such an accessible price point, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better value e-bike if you’re just starting out.

  • 6061 aluminum frame
  • 500W motor (Peak 800w)
  • 20-40mi range
  • Max pedal-assisted speed 28mph
  • Tektro mechanical disc brakes w/ 160mm rotors
  • 27.5×2.2″
  • Weight: 49lbs

Core 5 Size Recommendations

XR – 5’6″ – 6’4″
ST (Step-Through) – 5’0″ – 6’1″

MSRP $1,095

Ride1Up - Core 5


Ride1Up – 500 Series

The 500 series is Ride1Up’s original best-selling model. Starting at $1,195, it’s low priced and great value for money. There are two main options, one with fenders and a rack for panniers, (for $100 more) and then the standard version that comes without fenders. Given the low price, it’s no surprise they use lower specced components like mechanical disc brakes, but for the purpose of casual riding, they are sufficient. With a 500W motor, the top speed on this bike taps out at 28mph. There are also two paint color choices: black or gold.

  • 6061 Alloy frame
  • 100mm XCT Coil Spring Fork
  • 27.5×2.2″
  • Range: 25-45mi
  • 500W (800W peak) motor
  • Class 3 E-Bike
  • Max speed: 28mp/h pedal-assist & 20mp/h throttle

500 Series Size Recommendations

XR – 5’5″ – 6’4″
ST (Step-Through) – 5’1″ – 6-2″

MSPR $1,195

Ride1Up - 500 Series


Ride1Up – 700 Series

rideup 700 series electric bikes

The Ride1Up 700 series is the next step up from their 500 series. It costs slightly more at $1,495 but the value is plain to see. Components are upgraded, for instance, the inclusion of hydraulic brakes, a color display LCD screen which allows riders to adjust the programs on the bike and check battery levels, speed, etc. With Ride1Up’s mission to get as many people out of cars and onto e-bikes, the 700 series is a fantastic place to start. Wide tires mean it’s capable for both on and lights off-road use, while also promoting comfort. Like the 500 series, it comes as either an ST (step-thru) or XT frame option and is available in two colors: gunmetal gray and steel.

  • Alloy frame
  • 27.5×2.4″
  • Range: 30-50mi
  • 56Nm torque
  • 48V 500W (800W max) motor
  • Class 3 Pedal Assist
  • Speed: 28mp/h p/a, 20mp/h throttle

700 Series Size Recommendations

XR – 5’5″ – 6’4″
ST (Step-Through) – 5′ – 6’2″

MSRP $1,495

Ride1Up - 700 Series


Ride1Up – LMT’D

ride1up ltd bikes

Described as the ‘ultimate commuter bike’, the Ride1Up LMT’D is certainly a lot of bike for the money. Costing $1,795 and the second most expensive in their range, the LMT’D is a super-charged electric bike designed to make you rethink your car ownership. With Schwalbe Super-Moto X tires, an RST Asteria Air Fork, and Dual Piston Tektro Hydraulic brakes, this bike is not only comfortable but will allow you to go faster, and get to max speed quicker with an impressive 100Nm of torque. The bike is available in both ST (step-thru) and XT versions and has a choice of two colorways: midnight gray, and sand/brown.

  • Alloy frame
  • 27.5×2.4″
  • Hydro disc brakes w 180mm rotors
  • 48V 750W (1000W peak)
  • 100Nm of torque!
  • Range: 30-50mi

LMT’D Size Recommendations

XR – 5’1″ – 6’2″
ST (Step-Through) – 5’1″ – 6’2″

MSRP $1,795

Ride1Up - LTD'D


Ride1Up – Prodigy

ride1up prodigy electric bikes

The Ride1Up Prodigy is the brand’s most expensive model at $2,295. It’s not yet available as pre-orders begin in August 2021, but given the popularity of their other bikes, you might want to secure yours early. They promise the bike will take your riding to the next level and looks to be a step away from their usual utility, commuter style bikes. The addition of front suspension means the bike will be at home on the trails as well as the roads, and the lightweight alloy frame means getting up to the max assisted speed of 28mph is much easier as well. It will be available in three configurations: ST (step-thru), XT, and XR and is available in one color – matte gray.

  • Alloy frame
  • Range: 30-50mi
  • Brose TF Sprinter Motor with 90Nm of torque
  • Weight: 48lbs!

Prodigy Size Recommendations

XC – 5’6″-6’4″
ST (Step-through)- 5’1″ – 6’2″
XR – 5’6″-6’4″

MSRP $2,195 – $2,295

Ride1Up - Prodigy


2. Parts & Accessories

  • Replacement & Extra batteries
  • Chargers
  • Cargo trailer
  • Racks
  • Fenders
  • Displays
  • Phone Mount
  • Panniers
  • Apparel – Merch

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3. Support

  • What to expect?
  • Why order an eBike online?
  • Lost keys replacement
  • Can I charge without removing the battery?
  • Can I upgrade my bike’s battery for an extra fee?
  • How to adjust the seat & handlebars
  • And much more..

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4. Assembly & Ordering

Ride 1 Up is a bike brand that focuses on direct-to-consumer, therefore a majority of their bikes can be bought online

Ride 1 Up electric bicycles come 85% – 90% pre-assembled!

Watch their YouTube channel for further instructions.

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