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MeloYelo – Ascent MD

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The Ascent MD (mid drive) is a high-spec trail bike in a step-through frame. Bafang M400 motor, highly rated by Consumer Reports NZ. Massive, 630 watt-hour battery with LG cells. Upper-end suspension with 100mm of travel and lockout. A gear sensor to protect your drivetrain from excessive power while shifting gears. Tektro hydraulic brakes. Trail style mudguards plus carrier & lights are standard.   Colour options are greenstone or grey-blue.

Consumer Reports NZ praised the motor on this bike for excellent hill climbing torque and power, smooth gear changes, and responsiveness when you start and stop pedalling. Plus, we’ve added a gear sensor which protects your drivetrain from excessive power when you’re shifting gears. Massive, 630 watt-hour battery with Samsung cells. Tektro hydraulic brakes. Maxxis Ikon tyres. Trail style mudguards plus carrier & lights are standard. We’ve also sized this bike on both 26ʺ and 27.5” wheels so that the vast majority of riders will find a comfortable size option. Colour options are greenstone, or grey-blue.
• Engineered by older kiwis, for older kiwis;
• Nationwide sales & service network;
• Spare parts available in NZ;
• 2 year warranty on the electrics, plus 6 years on the frame and 1 year on other parts;
• Value for money. We aim to deliver the best performing and most reliable ebikes in the sub-$4500 price range;
• MeloYelo was founded to help support the EVolocity electric vehicle programme in schools. So, when you buy from MeloYelo, you Go Well AND Do Good.



Motor Bafang Max Drive mid motor, 80nm of torque. (Compare the torque to others).
Battery Samsung cells. Massive 630 watt-hour capacity (26% bigger than most)
Charger 3 Amp CE/UL certified (50% faster than most)
Cabling Bafang, waterproof with plug and play connectors
Display Bafang C961 LCD
Drive Mode Bafang Pedal assist speed sensor + pedal assist torque sensor
Thumb throttle Yes. Delivers full power regardless of pedal assist mode. Kicks in once you have
reached 6 km/hr.
Head tube angle 68 degrees
Gear Sensor Yes. Protects your drivetrain from excessive power while shifting gears.
Frame 6061 Aluminium Alloy
Fork RST Omega or Shimano with 100mm of travel, plus lockout
Gearing Shimano Acera 8 speed, 11-32T in rear, 42T front
Shift Shimano rapid fire shifter
Pedals Wellgo, platform pedals
Headset Neco, Sealed Bearing
Stem Promax, adjustable
Handle bar Aluminium Alloy. Can be straight as shown, or wrap-around.
Brakes Tektro hydraulic
Levers Tektro levers and motor inhibitor
Grips Lock on rubber grips – super comfortable
Saddle Sprung memory foam – the most comfortable saddle in its class
Seat Post Promax 400mm
Spokes Stainless Steel, 36H
Tyres Maxxis Ikon 26” x 2.2” or Maxxis Ikon 27.5” x 2.2”
Kickstand Yes
Mudguards Yes
Rear carry rack Yes
Lights Yes
Warranty 2 years electrics, 6 yrs frame, 12 months other parts
Colours Blue-grey or greenstone, both with black trim

Additional information

Weight 25 kg
Dimensions 150 × 25 × 83 cm


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