When choosing an e-bike for off-road use, it’s helpful to have features such as an aluminum frame, suspension fork, and heavily threaded fat tires. These help the Sinch absorb most of the bumps it encounters, giving you a smoother ride even on the roughest terrain.
Foldable e-bikes are often marketed toward smaller riders, such as teens or shorter adults. However, the Sinch can comfortably accommodate riders up to 6’3” tall. The model is also available in a step-thru frame for shorter riders.
The Sinch’s frame-integrated battery is highly beneficial for a number of reasons. Firstly, it protects the battery from the elements (such as rain or dust) while also distributing the weight more evenly for a smoother ride. Additionally, this stealthy placement of the battery can decrease your risk of battery theft — although the e-bike’s foldable nature means you’re less likely to have to store it in public, anyway.
The e-bike’s five levels of pedal assist allow you to cater your riding experience to your preferences, whether you’re looking to cruise over hills or put in some hard work.
Reasons to Buy
Since 2021, Aventon has converted all its bikes to an on-demand throttle, including the Sinch. That means instead of needing to pedal at least a quarter rotation, you can start the throttle from a dead stop, making it easier to climb hills from a standstill.
It’s hard to look past the versatile, foldable, and portable nature of this e-bike. The model is perfect for commuting, urban biking, or hitting the trails and can be folded up afterward for easier and more compact storage. The Aventon Sinch is also one of the only foldable fat-tire e-bikes featuring a fully integrated battery.
The model’s inclusion of a backlit, full-color LCD display is also a huge benefit. Not only is it easy to read at a glance, but it contains helpful information about your trip, such as speed, battery health, level of pedal assist, and distance traveled.
Things to Consider
Despite its convenient folding frame, the model doesn’t have a latch function for keeping it securely in a folded position. While this isn’t too inconvenient if you’re only folding your Sinch for storage, it may impact those folding their e-bike for traveling on public transport.
Rear hub motors are known to be slightly noisier than other motor types. While the noise isn’t particularly loud, it is noticeable when the Sinch is riding at slower speeds.