Giant Twist Freedom DX|long range dual battery electric bike
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Giant Twist Freedom DX electric bike

Giant Twist Freedom DX electric bike

Giant Twist Freedom DX electric bike

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Giant Bicycles have returned to the electric bike arena with the new Giant Twist Freedom electric bike. Sleekly and expertly designed, the Twist features a 250 watt DC motor, powered by two 26 volt Lithium Ion batteries.

Giant Twist features:

  • Dual Lithium battery setup - longest range per charge.
  • Hybrid technology, direct rider/motor sensor.
  • Comes in four frame sizes, in a stepthrough frame or a standard frame.

What is "Hybrid Technology?"

The Giant Twist is one of the more comfortable electric bikes that we've ridden. With fork and seat post suspension, a plush seat, soft and ergonomic handlebar grips, and a relatively upright riding position, riding on this electric bike feels almost like sitting on your favorite couch. Relaxed, comfortable and easy riding is championed here.

The interface is also incredibly simple. A switch lets you alternate between your left and right battery. By pressing another button you can change your riding mode from normal to 'economy' or 'sport.' The economy mode allows you to save more power while sacrificing a negligible amount of assistance, and the sport mode gives you that extra kick for the steeper hills if you're looking to keep things absolutely effortless.

If you are riding in the appropriate gear (the Twist offers a good range of 7 speeds), then at almost no point will you feel yourself expending effort unnecessarily. The assist technology senses how much input the rider is giving and generates assistance based on rider performance. There's no throttle to twist or consider. You simply pedal lightly and the bike does the rest.

The battery gets a great range per charge. The Twist is a great step forward for electric bikes.

SizeRegular (17.5&qout;) / Large (21&qout;)
ColorSilver Anthracite
Frame ALUXX Grade Aluminum
Weight 1 Battery: 57 lbs. 2 Batteries: 62 lbs.
ForkSuntour, 63mm travel
BrakesAlloy Direct-Pull
Brake leversShimano Nexus
CassetteShimano 18T, 7-speed Nexus Internal
ChainKMC Z51 Rustproof
CranksGiant Pedal Plus, Alloy 46T
RimsAlloy Double Wall36H
HubsFront - Syncdrive Motor, Rear - Shimano Nexus 7-speed
SpokesStainless Steel 14G
TiresKenda 700x35 w/Slime-filled Inner Tubes
HandlebarAlloy High Rise
StemAlloy Adjustable
SeatpostAlloy MDU Suspension, 27.2
SaddleUnity Comfort Groove Plus w/Memory Foam
PedalsAlloy/Kraton Comfort Platform
EnergyPak2 - Lithium Ion w/Charger
ExtrasRear Alloy Rack w/EnergyPak Cover & Lock, Fenders, Kickstand, Bell, Rear LED Light