Coming in at around $1500 the HeyBike Mars 2.0 weighs in at 75 pounds and has an overall load capacity of 300 pounds. The Mars 2.0 is a foldable electric bike making it easy store in those tight nooks and crannies of the garage or in your car or RV.
The Mars 2.0 has 20″ x 3″ wide fat tires that offer the right amount of grip when billy goating around out in the woods. There is a new 750w rear hub motor with 80Nm of torque and a peak watt output of 1200 watts.
The 600Wh battery features a usb port to easily charge up your devices while riding. Additionally, with a flip of a lever under the seat, the battery is easily and quickly removable with use of the key to unlock it from the frame. As a foldable bike, being able to remove the battery for storage or transport helps reduce the overall weight. Being able to remove the battery also allows for charging in more accessible areas while storing the bike or traveling.
The Mars 2.0 is a Class 3 electric bike with a maximum pedal assist output of 28mph, with a Class 1 restriction to throttle assist only. In our opinion, the true description of a Class 2 electric bike.
The Mars 2.0 will come as seen in on test with: fenders, a rear rack and lights. The lights have a manual on/off switch located on the handlebars and the tail light will pulse when applying the brakes. This adds additional road safety to alert other riders and cars when out on the road.
There is a front suspension fork which pairs nicely with the fat tires, and a suspension seatpost. Although not a full suspension electric bike, it is rather comfortable while riding around on the bumpy stuff. The fork has 65mm of travel with preload adjustment, as well as a lockout to increase efficiency while on paved routes.
Mechanical disc brakes with 180mm rotors are used to provide stopping power. A Shimano 7-speed drivetrain is outfitted on the Mars 2.0 to offer a good range of gearing.