In March 2019 I wrote an initial review of my Orbea Gain M20i 19, which I’d titled “A Skeptic’s Review” because … well, I was skeptical. Here’s my follow up after a few months of use, in the form of some lessons learned. 1. Make sure your charger is plugged into power. This may seem […]
The Orbea Gain burst onto the eBike scene in late 2019. Heralded by Outdoor Magazine as Gear of the Year for 2019, there are models for commuting, gravel and road biking.
Analytic Review of the Orbea Gain eBike
The Introduction As interest in eBikes has grown, we decided as a shop to offer them and see how they’d fare in our local area. If you are not familiar with the east East Bay, it is hilly. Geographically it consists of three valleys that meet in Walnut Creek. The hills on each side are […]
A Skeptic’s Review of the Orbea Gain E-Bike
OK, let me say at the start that I LOVE my Orbea Gain E-Bike. As way of background, I’m a 48-year-old woman who is 5’3” and 128 pounds, and I’ve been riding a Specialized Ruby, which weighs about 19 pounds. I’m primarily a roadie, and last year, I rode 4,200 miles. The previous year, I […]