Hello everyone I'm new here so take it easy on me.
Got my XB-600 3 days ago and finally got to ride it other than to work.
Top speed is 20mph on flat (I weight 155lbs)
Distance: rode 21 miles today (confirmed by GPS) and still showed 3/4 charge
I did not ride full speed. tried to keep between 10 and 15 mph. I did ride 7.5 miles uphill almost all the way, a 1000 ft climb to the continental divide with no problems. the return trip was much faster using my brakes to keep from going over 40mph.
My jaw about dropped when I saw the box it came in on the truck. Needless to say I have some body damage. Front faring cracked in multiple spots, head light assembly completely broken out of bike, front fender cracked, left side damage.
I got a call back in about 1/2 hour after posting to Extremes website about the damage so I think that is a plus. Will keep you posted as to how long it takes to get the replacement parts.
I had a RAD2GO scooter that cost 4 times as much until I was hit by a car and I must say it's ride was much superior. The tiny shocks make the XB-600 a little rough, but not unbearable.
I tried installing the pedals but they are a joke. You cannot pedal fast enough! I removed the chain to reduce drag, also because it was loose and needed adjusting. easier to remove than adjust.
Lighting is just so so. Even with two headlights (of course mine are taped in place) they don't seem to shine far enough down the road. My mountain bike with a $12 4 AA cell headlight seems to do better. But I must be honest with the headlight assembly taped in place I might not be fair.
There is no small storage unit near the key unless you call a helmet hook a storage place. The under seat storage is ample, I recommend putting the rear storage box on. It will rattle a bit when traversing bumps but the added space is for me a must.
Yes this is an electric bicycle, it is not fast on take off, but it will get you around town with reasonable speed and comfort.
My rating of what was advertised as to what was delivered is a full 8.9 out of 10.
Will try to keep you up to date as my impression grows over the long haul.
The owners manual is a... well lets say less then perfect and if you are not a mechanic then putting on the front wheel may be a bit hard. Other than that you will be riding your XB in about an hour or so.
Ride safe my friends,
P.S getting hit by a car broadside does HURT!