When comparing Greenbike USA GB-FS5 vs Carbo, the Slant community recommends Carbo for most people. In the question“What are the best electric bikes?” Carbo is ranked 14th while Greenbike USA GB-FS5 is ranked 17th.
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Pro Foldable to a more compact size
When folded, the Greenbike GB-FS5 measures a compact 37 x 17 x 28 inch (94 x 43 x 71 cm).
Pro Remarkable maximum range for a bike in this price category
The maximum range of the GB-FS5 is rated at 50 miles, which is a little over 80 kilometers. Compared to other electric bikes in this price range, that's pretty high. The X-Treme Trail Maker for example can only reach a maximum range of 25 miles.
Pro Well built frame
The GS-FS5 has a high build quality and an overall very sturdy frame.
Pro Great customer service
In the case of a defect, broken part or a dead-on-arrival, Greenbike's customer service is known for its great assistance. Parts are replaced and all shipping costs are handled by the manufacturer.
The maximum speed the Greenbike USA GB-FS5 is able to achieve is measured at 20 miles per hour (a little over 32 kilometers per hour), which is also the speed limit for electric bikes in most states of the USA.
Pro No assembly required
The Greenbike comes fully assembled. Although an instructional booklet is included for minor adjustments of the bike, there's no need to install any parts yourself.
Pro Good looking
Pro Customer Service
Comparing to other companies(bought 2 other similar products from other bigger companies), they do a better job at getting back to you once you have concerns.
It's very well-built. Most e-bikes have little to big problems here and there but they this one is more solid.
Extra's can be ordered (at a price of course)
Con LCD display isn't detailed
The LCD display used in the Greenbike is monochrome and only covers the most essential aspects of the electric bike such as battery status, speed, date and time and the power mode the engine is working on. Some cheaper alternatives offer a colored and more detailed display.
Con Isn't as cheap as similar alternatives
With a retail price of $1,349, the Greenbike GB-FS5 isn't as cheap as some similar alternative electronic bikes currently on the market.
Con Tough to carry around due to high weight
The Greenbike GB-FS5 is quite heavy weighing in at 66 pounds (33 kilograms), mainly due to the larger non-lithium battery. Some similar bikes such as the X-Treme Trail Maker weigh 15 pounds (7 kgs) less.
Con No suspension
Which can be a problem for people with reumatic complaints.
Con Delivery Time
The delivery time is just a bit longer but it's worth the wait.