Dennis

Dennis

Dennis loves the out-of-doors. And when he’s not working on his computer, he’s outside doing the things he loves the most. Having recently retired to Marquette, Michigan on the shore of Lake Superior, Dennis takes advantage of the year-round activities the area has to offer: skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, biking and camping. Of all these, his favorite activity is biking the many trails around the city and through the surrounding forest. During the warmer months, it’s a rare day that he doesn’t. Dennis also likes to travel and to have a bike wherever life takes him. "Unlike my regular mountain bike, what I love about the Jupiter Bike Discovery is that I can fold it up and stow it in the back of my SUV; no need to hassle with a bike rack."

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Jupiter Bike Discovery vs. Swagtron EB7

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They look similar, so what's the difference? There are a lot of folding e-bikes now in the market, all claiming to be the best for a variety of reasons. And many of these bikes look the same. It’s like trying to decide between buying a cheap bike from Walmart or a more expensive Specialized bike from an actual bike shop. So, without some extensive research how is the consumer to know which to buy? The Swagtron EB7 and Jupiter Bike Discovery are two such bikes. In this post I'm going to do a side-by-side comparison of the various aspects of the two bikes. The Jupiter Bike Discovery is a bit more costly, but in my opinion if you’re serious about owning a folding e-bike for the long haul, the Discovery is the better choice. Let's start with the basic specs Specification Discovery Swagtron EB7 Folded Size (L x W x H) 30.08" x 16.93" x 25.08" 29.5" x 16.5" x 25.9" Unfolded Size (L x W x H) 52.75" x 21.65" x 34.30" 52.7” x 22” x 42.1” Weight 40 lbs 42.3 lbs

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