In terms of pricing, I’d rate it at good, not great. You can currently get the Swytch kit for a steal on Indiegogo, where it’s priced at a 45% discount. That means kits start at as low as $449. The bummer is if you have to pick it up after the Indiegogo when the price hops back up to the $799 MSRP.
How much does a switch bike kit cost?
To be precise, the price of the Swytch eBike ECO is £499.50. The price of the Swytch eBike PRO is £624.50.
How much is the Swytch Universal eBike Conversion Kit?
|Model||Universal ECO||Universal PRO|
|UK price (with 50% off)||£499.50||£624.50|
What is the price of Swytch?
The kit is available now on Indiegogo, with the Eco starting at £322 / $394 / AU$584 / €359.
Are Swytch bike kits any good?
Paired with the right bike the Swytch is one of the best city bike electric bikes on the market. The pricing puts it in the company of bargain basement electric bikes but if you have a good bike already, the Swytch kit is a better experience. It looks good and the ride experience is perfect.
Is it worth converting a bike to electric?
An electric bike conversion kit is typically worth the money. Kits are cheaper than buying a new e-bike. This lets you put more money into buying a more powerful, better-quality conversion kit. Conversion kits are typically easy to install with only a few tools and even new e-bikes often require some assembly.
How fast can a Swytch bike go?
The Swytch System can power you up to 20mph for up to 50 miles at a time, adding only a few pounds to your bike. Swytch 250W motor has a top speed of 20mph with a range of 25 or 50 miles.
|Swytch Brompton 250W 25/50 Mile Kit|
|Range||25 or 50 Miles|
|Top Speed||UK/EU 15.5 mph or USA: 20mph|
Can any bike be made electric?
Q: Can you turn a regular bike into an e-bike? Yes, any bike can be turned into an e-bike. But, if you’re going to use a powerful motor, then you’ll need to consider whether the bike’s frame and components can handle the stress.
How much is an electric bike cost?
Generally, electric bikes will range in cost from a low of $600 to over $8000. Not many quality ebikes can be had for under $1000, with most mainstream ebikes costing between $1500 – $4000.
How much is the universal ebike conversion kit?
Prices are currently discounted on the Indiegogo, but standard pricing ranges from $800 USD (Universal ECO Kit) to $1,500 USD (Brompton TOUR Kit). This is dependent on battery size (affecting travel range) and bike type.
How much does a Swytch Kit weigh?
The rest of the conversion kit contains the sensors and wires to connect everything. The 700c front wheel with hub motor weighs in at 6.53lb (2.96kg). The whole system will add about 7-8lb (3 to 3.6kg) to your bike after subtracting the weight of your stock wheel…but you won’t notice it while riding.
How long does Swytch battery last?
The Swytch battery can be discharged and re-charged at least 1,000 times before you notice a drop in performance or range. This means it should easily last you 3 years before needing to be replaced.
How long does it take to charge a Swytch bike battery?
With the standard Swytch 2A Charger, our kits charge around 15km every hour, so around 2 and a half hours for the ECO and 3 and a half for the PRO. If you order our 3A Our fast charger you can charge the kits 50% faster. So around 1.5 hours for ECO and 2 hours for PRO.
Where is my Swytch order?
Your order info is on CrowdOx.com
After you placed your order, you will have received an invite to this portal to confirm your order. You can check your order info and status by clicking on the original invite link.
Can you turn a normal bike into an electric bike?
Electric bike conversion kits allow users to change their normal, pedal bikes to an electric bike by fitting equipment. There are different ways of doing this, for example, some can buy electric wheels which are powered by a battery and motor and swap them out for standard wheels.
Why are e bike conversion kits so expensive?
Other kits made for converting bikes into e-bikes are made for longer trips, which makes them both heavier and more expensive. Realizing that most bike rides can be shorter (most bike commutes in the U.S., for example, only last about 10 minutes), the engineers were able to design a very small, detachable battery.