The NEW 2015 HPC HT Series is handbuilt from the ground up here in the USA to be a phenominal all around Mountain bike. The HT series is the most cost effective way to get started in the world of high-end, high performance Electric Mountain biking! These hardtail electric bikes feature a lightweight aluminum frame, front and rear hydraulic disc brakes, Rockshox front air suspension to smooth out those bumpy mountain trails. The HPC HT series has everything you need to spend your weekends cruising dirt roads and having fun biking with the family.
New for 2015 is a brand new updated design frame bag that is now waterproof and fire retardent with its kevlar/nomex internal compartment! It also features lockable storage, and is waterproof with dual YKK zippers on each side.
One of the most exciting feautres for the 2015 model year is the addition of the incredible Schlumpf High Speed Drive! This amazing plantary geared crankset allows you to mulitply your sprocket size by 2.5x! This means you can have a medium 34T sprocket, click a button and immediately have the pedal power of an 85T crank. This means you can actually pedal the bike and help the motor along at speeds up to 45 MPH (4000W system). It is truly an astonishing feeling! The Schlumpf High Speed Drive is standard on the HPC HT ELITE.
The HT-1 is an amazing mid-level Hardtail. The feature set on this bike puts it in a class of its own, and it truly is a bargain. The HT-1 features front and rear Tektro hydraulic disc brakes with e-brake cutoff, a RockShox XC-32 TK Solo Air Suspension Fork with lockout and 120mm travel, SRAM X7 30 Speed drivetrain featuring matching X7 Shifters and Derailleurs front and rear, a Cane Creek 40 series sealed cartridge bearing headset, and a Truvativ crank and bottom bracket. The HT-1 is available with power systems ranging from 1000W-3500W. Compare this electric bike to any other on the market in this price range, and it will destroy it in both features and performance.
The HT-2 is a high-end hardtail. The HT-2 is a highly spec'd hardtail that delivers conquering performance whether on flat ground or on a bumpy single track. The HT-2 features front and rear 180mm Tektro E-Comp hydraulic disc brakes with e-brake cutoff, a Rockshox Recon GOLD TK Solo Air Suspension Fork with lockout and 120mm travel, and a full 30 speed SRAM X9 drivetrain featuring matching X9 Shifters and Derailleurs front and rear, a Cane Creek 40 series sealed cartridge bearing headset, and a Truvativ Fireex crankset and GXP bottom bracket. This is a fantastic buy for someone who craves a truly high end bike with unsurpassed quality and attention to detail.
The HT ELITE is the ultimate hardtail mountain bike. This top of the line bike has literally every high end feature we could think of. Every option is standard. The HT-Elite is the ultimate expression of luxury, quality and craftsmanship. If you are looking for the highest quality and most prestigous hardtail mountain bike you can buy, this is it! The HT ELITE comes standard with a genuine American 1050D Ballistic Nylon battery Frame bag for the utmost in strength and protection. It features a 20 speed SRAM X0 drivtrain with matching shifters and derailleurs, a RockShox Sid RLT Suspension fork with push button lockout, Cane Creek 110 series headset, and a Schlumpf High Speed Drive planetary geared crankset and bottom bracket for the ultimate in high speed pedaling.
Frame: HPC HT-1/HT-2/HT ELITE (See Specs above).
Throttle: half twist throttle standard, thumb throttle optional.
Charger: Standard 2A Charger
Central Frame Bag: 1000 Denier Nylon Fire Retardant, Waterproof Bag standard
High quality, heavy duty stainless steel black 13g Swiss made tapered spokes- Standard
Power Package: 2000w-4000W Total Power Output Available!
HPC offers a variety of power levels varying from 2000W-4000W for our HT-1, and 2000W-4000W for the HT-2 and HPC HT ELITE. Our power levels are NOT a continuous rating of the motor itself. It is the maximum system output (Voltage x Output current).
Motor: "Striker" (high torque), "Thunderbolt" (speed), or "Black Lightning" (ultra high speed) motors. The 2000W-3500W Systems see a brushelss, gearless motor system with 35mm wider Neodymium magnets/Stator, and higher grade laminations along with heavy duty silver plated phase wires. The 4000W version is an air cooled motor with a wider stator and temperature sensors. Standard for all motors are 150A continuous gold plated phase connectors and a 100A rated gold plated battery and controller connections.
Battery: Li-NMC (1000+ cycle, standard). Figure 3-5 years of useful life if taken care of. The total cycles can be misleading based on usage.
Controller: Custom built 12 FET controllers. 2000W+ Controllers come with IRFB 4110 Mosfets and 11g silver plated phase wires.
2000W System: 27 MPH (Striker), 34 MPH (Thunderbolt), 40 MPH (Black Lightning). *Battery: 52V HPC ELITE Li-NMC, 32 Mile Range, Battery weight: 7.8 lbs, Motor Weight: 15.9 lbs
3000W System: 33 MPH (Striker), 40 MPH (Thunderbolt), 45 MPH (Black Lightning). Battery: 63V High Performance Li-NMC, 39 Mile Range, Battery weight: 10.5 lbs, Motor Weight: 15.9 lbs
4000W System: 39 MPH (Striker), 46 MPH (Thunderbolt). *Battery: 78V HPC Elite Li-NMC, 50 Mile Range, battery weight: 11.7 lbs, Motor Weight: 15.9 lbs
**Range Estimates are a maximum figure based on FLAT ground, no pedaling, 170 lb. rider, 18-20 MPH steady cruise with optional 12.5Ah battery system.**
THESE BIKES ARE MADE FOR OFFROAD USE ONLY! Please adhere to your local laws/regulations pertaining to electric bikes. In most cases, your bike can be made to comply with Federal on road limits of 750W/20 mph when used in conjunction with the optional cycle computer.
~58 LBS (HT-1 w/2000W System and gearless motor and 52V HPC Li-NMC battery)
~62 LBS (HT-1 w/4000W System and gearless motor 78V HPC Li-NMC battery)
Options (Order Guide)-
-Bike Component Package: HT-1 is a great mid level bike with components comparable to a $1200 Trek or Specialized pedal bike. HT-2 is a high end bike comparable to a $2000 standalone Trek or Specialized Mountain Bike. The HT-Elite is our signature bike and is the best of the best and comparable to some of the $3500 offerings from the major brands. As you move up to the higher level component packages, you get noticable improvements in suspension quality, crispness of shifting and overall ride quality.
- Frame Size: For riders 5'4 and under choose a small (15" or 16") frame. For riders 5'5-6'1 choose a 17-19" frame. For riders 6'2+ choose a frame 21" or higher.
-Power Package: Choose between 2000W-4000W for our HT Series Electric Bikes. 2000W is a great starting level and can handle medium hills and light to medium offroading. 2800W is a great all around power level. 3500W and higher systems are for the true high performance fanatics that want a thrilling experience in terms of acceleration and performance.
-Motor Type: "Striker" (high torque) "Thunderbolt" (speed) or "Black Lightning" (ultra high speed) motors. Choose the Striker Motor for the best acceleration and highest torque for offroad riding. Choose the thunderbolt for a great balance of torque and speed. Choose the Black lightning (2000W-2800W only) for the absolute fastest wind suitable for flatter terrain.
-Battery Options: 10Ah is standard, 12.5Ah (recommended) is a $150 upgrade (well worth the extra 25% extra range), and HPC ELITE 13Ah is optional for the smallest, lightest, lowest impedence and highest performance battery we carry.
-Charger: 2A is standard and charges the 12.5Ah battery in about 6 hours. The 4A and 6A chargers are optional and can charge in 3 hours or 2 hours, respectively.
-LCD Digital Bike Computer (Highly Recommended)- The Cycle Analyst V2.3 measures speed distance Ah usage Wh/mile instantaneous Amps Voltage and Watts. This will let you know exactly how much power you have left in your battery. It is an amazing device! For techies that want to delve into throttle manipulation and other advanced features we offer a pre programmed Cycle Analyst V.3. This option is mandatory for those of you who want to take your high performance offroad rides and legally ride them on road at 20 MPH and 750W.
-Lighting System- HPC ShadowCaster High Performance LED Lighting Systems. These are custom designed incredibly bright lighting systems that we developed to be able to keep up with your high performance electric bike at high speeds in the darkness. These lighting systems employ the latest premium bin Cree XML2 chips which are the most effecient LED's currently on the market. Coupled with our custom drivers and ultra high capacity panasonic 18650 batteries these lighting far outperform lesser systems at a lower price point. Our 4000 Lumen ShadowCaster is currently one of the brightest bike lights available anywhere!