The YDX-MORO is an excellent bike, apart from being the primary electrical mountain bike from the corporate. It’s constructed from the bottom up by Yamaha and, in contrast to every other MTB or e-bike on the market, incorporates a patent-pending split-frame each on the highest and on the down tube. This dual-split body comes with a wide range of benefits, together with nestling the battery like a protecting cage and permitting the saddle to relaxation decrease.
The e-MTB lineup consists of two fashions, the YDX-MORO and the YDX-MORO Professional. They share the identical body, the 500Wh battery and motor setup, and the dropper seat submit, however they differ as regards technical specs.
You will discover a full rundown of all of the specs and the variations between the 2 as regards suspension, hydraulic brakes, drivetrain, and wheels and tires, within the press launch on the backside of the web page.
“We couldn’t be extra excited for folks to expertise how our new drive unit and new body design work as-one. We’ve created a never-felt-before degree of rider management and steadiness with our Twin-Twin body design in good alignment with the highly effective and simple performance of the brand new PW-X2 drive unit,” Drew Engelmann, Yamaha’s Energy Help Bicycle group gross sales and advertising supervisor, says in an announcement.
Pricing is completely different for the 2, in fact. The YDX-MORO (in yellow) will retail for $4,499, whereas the Professional model (in blue) is dearer, at $5,499. This makes each bikes premium merchandise, however seeing how we’re speaking about MTBs (with pedal-assist, no much less), they’re on the inexpensive aspect.