The Trek Conduit + is a new electric bike model from Trek that is a great value at $2999.99. It comes with front and tail lights called the Lync onboard lighting system that you can charge right on the bike and features a 5 hour run time.
And the fenders! We loved the super well thought out fenders because they not only keep you Really Dry, but they also stay in place, and don’t rub on your tires like cheaper fenders!
Speaking of tires, Trek did a great job specing out the bike with Bontrager Hard-Case tires so you will get fewer flat tires and less of your rides will end in a frustration.
And the super smooth ride is powered by the Shimano Step System which is not only quiet, but powerful too. With a max speed of 20 MPH and a 30mile range , the Trek Conduit+ which is a Class 1 Electric Bike, isn’t quite as fast as this bicycle’s big brother the Trek Ride+ XM700+ powered by a Bosch Motor which goes a full 28mph, and offers an expanded range of 40 – 75 depending on how hard you pedal.
The rugged Shimano Deore components on the Conduit + work smoothly and will stand up nicely to the rigors of bike commuting to work. We really like how the motor is placed right in the middle of the bike as this leads to great balanced steering.
You’ll love the integrated rear rack for connecting your panniers to. We’re big fans of the Bontrager Town Double Throw Panniers as an option.
Part of bike commuting that Trek paid a lot of attention to is braking. Trek put Shimano Hydraulic brakes that are the bees knees because they offer great stopping power so you can stop quickly, and control too.
The LCD screen is easy to see in different light conditions and the large font size is really easy to read. You can also change how powerful the lights and motor are while safely keeping your hands on your bike’s handlebars.
And the best part is how much lighter this electric bike is than other rear hub motor Electric bikes we’ve ridden.
The bike comes with a lightweight and precise steering aluminum fork that we thought kept our bike commuter super simple and efficient. Some of our customers have been upgrading to Trek’s Pavement Suspension Seatpost to smooth out the ride a bit, but it is something you can ride and decide later on.
We hope this review helps you learn about the Trek Conduit+, and more importantly that you get bike commuting, you’ll love how you feel! Come in for a test ride today!