The hybrid-oriented Arroyo is available with either a low step-through
or traditional double-diamond frame.
Small-bump compliance is aided by
the suspension spring fork and seatpost. The aluminum frame is stiff, and
the Schwalbe Energizer Plus tires are
e-bike-specific and certified for traveling at up to 50 km/h ( 31 mph) and can
handle up to 85 psi. That high pressure
means two things: low-rolling resistance
but high transfer of energy from the road
to the rider—the reason the suspension
is so important.
The bike is powered by a Bosch
Performance Line motor with the
500-watt-hour battery mounted into the
They have adjustability on everything on
rear rack. Ample fenders protect it and
the rider from water splashes, and the
rear fender has a clear plastic pannier
guard to provide added protection. The
front fender has a powerful, integrated
headlight, which always points in the
direction of the front wheel. This enables
you to see better, and it can be fine-
tuned as to how high or low it’s pointed.
The stem is set up to be adjustable
without tools, which is handy on long
rides if you want to change your riding
position. Conversely, the seatpost clamp
is not a quick-release type, requiring an
Allen wrench to adjust it. Most hybrid rid-
The beefy rear rack can carry all your groceries, and the extra
coverage of the pannier guard will help keep your cargo and you
from getting wet or getting into your wheel.
The drivetrain is completely enclosed
to help keep it clean and reduce
maintenance, as well as keeping your
shoelaces and pant legs safe.