RadCity 5 Plus Review

Content Team
2022-03-01
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RadCity e-bikes

electric commuter bike

 

 

radcity 5 plus step-thru and standard frame style

MSRP: $1,799

> RadCity 5 Plus

> RadCity 5 Plus Step-Thru


 

Table of Contents

RadCity 4 vs RadCity 5

RadCity 5 Updates

New RadCity vs New RadRover

Accessories

Conclusion + FAQs

 


 

RadCity 4 vs RadCity 5 Plus

RadCity 5 Plus vs RadCity 4 & RadCity Step-Thru 3

Full Specs

Rad Power Bikes Brand Rad Power Bikes
RadCity 5 Plus Model RadCity 4
Electric, Commuter, City Type Electric, Commuter, City
2021 Model Year 2020
Urban, Commuting Designed For Urban, Commuting
1,799 Price (USD) 1,599
Standard / Step-Through Frame Types Standard / Step-Through
Standard: 17.5″ / ST: 15″ Frame Sizes Standard: 18.5″ / ST: 14″
Standard: 5’4″ – 6’2 / ST: 5’2″ – 6’2″ Recommended Height Standard: 5’4″ – 6’2 / ST: 5’4″ – 6’2″
27.5″ Wheel Size 26″
Class 2 E-Bike Class Class 2
20mph Max Speed 20mph
Up to 45 Range (mi) Up to 45
750W Motor 750W
Brushless Geared Rear Hub Motor Type Brushless Geared Rear Hub
48V 14Ah (672Wh) Lithium NMC Samsung Battery 48V 14Ah (672Wh) Lithium NMC Samsung
48V, 750W, Frame Integrated Controller 48V, 750W
48V, 2 Amp Charger 48V, 2 Amp
Optional, Sold Separately USB Ports 5V, 1 Amp
Half-Twist Throttle Half-Twist
Backlit LCD Display Backlit LCD
5 Pedal-Assist Levels Modes 5 Pedal-Assist Levels
1×7-Speed Shimano Altus Derailleur 1×7-Speed Shimano Acera
Water-Resistant Connectors and Wiring Harness Wiring Water-Resistant Connectors and Wiring Harness
6061 Aluminum Alloy Frame Material 6061 Aluminum Alloy
Spring Fork, 50mm Travel Front Suspension Spring Fork, 100mm Travel
Nutt Hydraulic Brakes Tektro Aries MD-M300 Mechanical
180 Rotors (mm) 180
27.5″ x 2″ Puncture Resistant Custom Rad Power Bikes Tires 26″ x 2.3″ Puncture Resistant Kenda K-Rad
2.3″ Max tire width 2.3″
Rad Power Bikes with Lifting Handle Saddle Plush with Lifting Handle
Ergonomic, Durable Imitation Leather Grips Ergonomic, Velo Comfort Rubber
Standard: 65 / Step-Thru: 64 Weight (lbs) Standard: 64 / Step-Thru: 65
275 Max weight (lbs) 275
14 Day Free Trial / 1-Year Warranty Warranty 14 Day Free Trial / 1-Year Warranty

Related: RadCity 4 Review


 

RadCity 5 Plus Updates

New Motor

Rear hub motor of RadCity 5 Plus

Compared to the last RadCity model, the motor of RadCity 5 has more torque (41Nm vs 58Nm), which gives 40% better hill climbing.

RadCity bike

New Battery

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New Display

radcity 5 plus display

RadCity electric bike

Hydraulic Brakes

Rad Power Bikes RadCity 5 Plus hydraulic brakes

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New Frame

RadCity step-thru

Size Recommendations:
RadCity 5 Plus: 5’4″ – 6’5″
RadCity 5 Plus Step-Thru: 4’8″ – 6’0″

Less Travel on Suspension

rad city electric bike

city electric bike

 


 

RadCity vs RadRover

radcity vs radrover

RadCity 5 Plus vs RadRover 6 Plus

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Main Differences of New RadCity and New RadRover

Rad Power Bikes Brand Rad Power Bikes
RadRover 6 Model RadCity 5 Plus
1,999 Price (USD) 1,799
26″ Wheel Size 27.5″
RST Spring Fork, 60mm Travel Front Suspension Spring Fork, 50mm Travel
26″ x 4″ Puncture Resistant Kenda Juggernaut Tires 27.5″ x 2″ Puncture Resistant Custom Rad Power Bikes
4.5″ Max tire width 2.3″
Ergonomic Seat with Lifting Handle Saddle Rad Power Bikes with Lifting Handle
Standard: 73.4 / Step-Thru: 72.5 Weight (lbs) Standard: 65 / Step-Thru: 64

 

Rad Power Bikes Accessories

RadCity Accessories

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Conclusion – Is RadCity 5 Plus Worth the Extra $200?

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FAQs

What is RadCity 5 top speed?

RadCity 5 is a class 2 eBike, so both pedal assistance and throttle are limited to 20mph.

How much is a Rad e-bike?

The price of Rad Power Bikes ranges from $999-$1,999.

Model Price
RadMission $999
RadRunner $1,299
RadMini $1,299
RadCity $1,599
RadRover 5 $1,699
RadRunner Plus $1,799
RadCity 5 Plus $1,799
RadWagon $1,899
RadRover 6 Plus $1,999

How much is Rad Power Bikes military discount?

 


 

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Price
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Features

  • Step-Thru & Step-Over Frame Styles Available
  • New Motor with 58Nm of Torque
  • 11% More Range with New Battery
  • Hydraulic Brakes
  • Integrated Rack, Lights, & Fenders
  • New Display with Better UX