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Various configurations of the Mate X electric folding bike cost $ 300 at Wellbots. The cheapest option usually costs $ 1,999, but the offer code THEVERGEBIKE will lower that price to $ 1,699 to get started. The price depends on the color, the performance of a desired battery (14 Ah or 17 Ah) and whether you prefer mechanical or hydraulic brakes. The most expensive version typically costs $ 2,299, so this exclusive offer code falls just below the $ 2,000 mark.
For those unfamiliar with this model, it started after a successful crowdsourcing campaign in late 2018. This might suit you well if you were looking for an e-bike that is powerful enough to get around in rocky terrain or loose sand on the beach. This is partly thanks to the powerful battery and some very fat tires. According to Thomas Ricker from The Verge, who has had a great experience with a prototype model, you can get around easily on flat asphalt roads, steep dirt roads, rock faces, fallen trees, sea water and coastlines.
If you stand on the fence, we recommend that you read more about the bike through Rickers lens, as he loves e-bikes boldly and puts them to the test in Amsterdam, where bikes rule cars. When you're done, you should take a look at the various configurations of the Mate X that are discounted through Wellbots.
Wellbots notes that this exclusive offer is valid while supplies last. Buyers receive free shipping. If you live outside of the state of NY, the purchase is tax free.