For 2017 Smartmotion steps up its game with the Catalyst electric mountain bike. Designed in New Zealand by avid cyclists with the dream to integrate new technology and a great ride into one amazing bike.
The US spec Catalyst adds a 500w geared hub motor, high capacity 48V batteries, 28mph top speed (20mph with throttle), wide-ratio Sunrace cassette, Magura Hydraulic brakes and a throttle! Three battery options are available with the base battery having almost 528 watt-hours of capacity…compared to the 400-500 W/h that is typical of other e-bikes. The 840 W/h battery is among the largest capacity batteries offered on an e-bike and can achieve up to 120 miles of range depending on rider weight, riding style, speed and other environmental factors.