You may know OKAI from their popular sharing bikes or e-scooters. Now, they’ve launched their first consumer electric bike called the OKAI Stride, and it’s pretty well-rounded. Check out the launch video below, then read on for all the details.
Powered by a 750W rear hub motor, the e-bike can soar up to a maximum speed of 28 mph (45 km/h). OKAI claims a full range of 40 miles (64 km) in low power mode. You’ll go a little farther than half that range at 25 miles (40 km) using just the throttle. You can go for 30 miles (51 km) before running out of juice in pedal-assist mode. Providing the energy is a 48V and 460 Wh removable battery with LG cells.
Ride in Stride
The bike features a step-through frame for quick mounting and features 7-speed transmission. It also has mechanical disc breaks and 27.5-inch tires. You won’t find any suspension, and you likely won’t need any for the type of city riding this e-bike is designed for.
There’s some new tech on the OKAI Stride. An NFC key provides instant startup when you’re running short on time. You can also tap the key fob to the display to electronically lock and unlock the bike, adding a convenient layer of protection should anyone try to steal it and ride away. An LCD screen on the handlebar shows speed and battery life. You can also tap it to control headlights and theme color.
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Lastly, a newly launched OKAI app is made specifically for your OKAI Stride. This app includes a smart lock, ride mode adjustment, and real-time bike location. The app also runs bike diagnostics, logs rides, adjusts light settings, and tracks every ride for long-term performance.
The OKAI Stride is available now in the US for $1,599, with shipping starting shortly.