Merida eSpresso 300 is an electric hybrid style bike. It will suit riders with less experience or fitness, looking for some pedalling assistance for commuting or recreational riding.
Merida eSpresso 300 comes with STePS E6000, Shimano’s latest mid-drive pedal assist system. This provides the rider very natural feeling assistance to make the hills all but disappear. Mid drive motors typically offer better performance and handling than the hub drive alternative.
You can expect to be able recharge this battery from flat to full over 1,000 times before experiencing any significant power loss. Pair that with the lifetime warranty on the frame from Merida and you can rest assured this bike is in it for the long haul.
Merida eSpresso 300 also comes equipped with hydraulic disc brakes from Shimano. Hydraulic brakes have a significant advantage over cable operated ones by providing more consistent feel and stopping power, without any need for ongoing adjustments. The drivetrain and shifting is also provided Shimano ensuring a quite ride.
A suspension fork at the front from Suntour takes care of the potholes, curbs, and cobble stones, combine that with the wide 42c tyres from Continental and you can expect a smooth and comfortable ride.
Overall, the Merida eSpresso 300 is great option for riders looking for an electric bike to take on recreational rides and commutes. All Merida bikes come with a lifetime warranty. This means frames are guaranteed to be free from material or manufacturing defects for the entire ownership for the original owner.