The New Velotric Go 1

A Compact Electric Cargo Bike with Impressive Features

Velotric releases their new compact electric cargo ebike the Velotric Go 1. This utility and cargo bike is perfect for commuting around and bringing with you what you need to bring. This innovative bike is designed to cater to your specific needs, whether it’s a picnic in the park, a camping trip, grocery shopping, or simply taking your kid for a ride. Let’s get into our Tech Check to show the features that set the Go 1  as the newest addition to the Velotric lineup.

As with all of our Tech Checks, this is not intended to be a long term review or endorsement of a product but is instead a chance for our viewers and readers to get a deeper look into some of the newest tech and products in electric bikes. We thank Velotric for the opportunity to create this feature and for getting you some valuable insight on this new offering.

The Lab

Powerful Performance: The Velotric Go 1 boasts a 500w motor with a peak power of 900w, delivering an exhilarating ride. The drive system is Velotric’s Velopower H50 motor. Its 48v 14.4 ah battery provides ample power for your daily adventures.

Impressive Payload Capacity: With a payload capacity of 440 lbs (200kg), with the rear cargo load capacity of 120lbs, the Velotric Go 1 surpasses its top competitors. You can confidently carry your gear, groceries, or even your little one with ease.

Customizable Accessories: Tailor the Velotric Go 1 to your specific requirements by adding accessories. Whether it’s a front basket, rear basket, or a child seat, you can customize the bike to suit your needs. Velotric offers a variety of accessories to purchase on their site.

Enhanced Performance and Safety: Compared to its competitors, the Velotric Go 1 offers more range, a higher maximum payload capacity, lighter weight, and increased battery capacity. Its easy maneuverability is thanks to a lower center of gravity, providing excellent stability. Additionally, Velotric went through the extra steps to make the bike and battery UL certified, ensuring safety and quality.

Superior Components: The Velotric Go 1 comes equipped with hydraulic disc brakes featuring 180mm rotors and 4-piston calipers for reliable stopping power. Integrated font and rear lights enhance visibility and safety. The Novatec thru axle hub ensures a sturdy and smooth ride, while CST puncture-resistant tires minimize the risk of flats. With a 60mm hydraulic suspension fork, the Velotric Go 1 offers superior responsiveness and comfort compared to competitors using RST spring forks.

Quick Specs

  • 500w Motor

  • 48v 14.4 Ah Battery

  • Class #2

  • Shimano 7 speed

  • 20″ Wheels

  • $1799

More standout features

The Velotric Go 1 is a Class II e-bike and offers five levels of pedal assist, allowing riders to reach speeds of up to 20 MPH. The thumb throttle mazes out at the speed of which pedal assist level you are in. With its adjustable fit, the Velotric Go 1accommodates a wide range of rider heights, from 5’0″ to 6’6″.

Equipped with 20″ wheels and CST puncture-resistant tires measuring 3″ in width, the Velotric Go 1 offers exceptional stability and durability. Additionally, it comes in two color options, forest and indigo gray. Weighing in at 65 pounds with no accessories, it strikes a good balance between performance and portability, making it easy to maneuver and transport.

The Velotric Go 1 boasts a maximum range of 55 miles with pedal assist 1 and 48 miles when using the throttle only. With a price of $1799, the Velotric Go 1 offers an affordable and accessible option for those looking for a compact cargo electric bike. At the time of launch, the Velotric Go 1 will have a price of $1499.

Our first impression

The Velotric Go 1 is a good choice if you are looking for a smaller, utilitarian cargo electric bike. Its compact size makes it easier to fit into limited garage or storage shed spaces.

Another advantage of the Velotric Go 1 is its versatility in accommodating a variety of riders. Whether you’re tall or short, this electric bike is designed to fit riders of different heights, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable riding experience for the whole household.

Weighing less than 65 lbs (without accessories), the Velotric Go 1 is lightweight enough to be easily transported on most bike racks. This portability expands your possibilities for transportation, allowing you to take your bike with you on trips.

The bike’s removable battery is UL certified, providing peace of mind when it comes to charging it indoors. This safety feature ensures that you can charge your battery without worry, knowing that it meets strict quality standards.

Additionally, the Velotric Go 1 comes with pre-drilled mounting points for accessories, making it easy to customize and personalize according to your needs and preferences. Wether that is with the rear cargo rack, front rack, or passenger carrying accessories.

In conclusion, the Velotric Go 1 offers a nice package for those in search of a compact and versatile cargo electric bike. Its smaller size, rider adaptability, ease of transportation, UL-certified removable battery, and convenient mounting points for accessories make it an excellent choice for those seeking a practical and affordable compact electric cargo bike.

Price: $1599 Sale ($1799 retail)
Sizes: One Size
Weight: 65lbs