Customer Review, Motobecane HAL eBoost: Scott F.
"...great job…I own 3 bikes that cost over $9000 each and I had more fun on this (HAL eBoost PRO) bike than I’ve had in a long time."
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Customer Review, Motobecane HAL eBoost TEAM: Scott F.
"Just a quick note to let you know how pleasantly surprised I am at the quality of this new Ebike (HAL eBoost TEAM). You’ve done a great job…I own 3 bikes that cost over $9000 each and I had more fun on this (HAL eBoost TEAM) bike than I’ve had in a long time."
This is the much anticipated mid-fat, Electric Mid-Drive Plus Bike with Boost Axles HAL eBoost (Highly Active Linkage) by Motobecane USA. Building upon over a decade of FS design, this HAL eBOOST 27.5+ Full Suspension is designed for up to 5 inches of terrain taming travel both front and rear. The HAL Linkage uses a chainstay mounted pivot for even more supple suspension tracking and incredible control even while applying the brakes. Chainstays are optimized on the HAL eBoost models for incredible Billy Goat climbing and traction.
Explore New Grounds with Shimano STEPS e-MTB - intuitive e-MTB system for ultimate fun and freedom.
Ride further, faster, longer, while still training your fitness and honing skills. For you trail chasers out there. Ride down forest paths, mountain ridges and breathe in the scent of freedom. Shimano STEPS MTB makes climbing easy. Light for easy handling. Levels the field for riders of all skill levels. Taking you places you couldn't reach before.
What Does the HAL eBOOST 27+ Bikes Compare to? Price and Features Your Motobecane HAL eBoost 27Plus Full Suspension bikes have:
The Best price and Parts for Top Performance. For the price difference, you can buy parts for your HAL eBoost and make it way lighter and STILL have $$$ left over to go on a sweet MTB vacation. :)
Motobecane eBoost TEAM
Trek Powerfly Plus
Specialized Turbo FSR Levo 6
SALE $3999* (List $8995)
Electric Motor System
Shimano e8000 MidDrive
Bosch Performance CX MidDrive
Specialized Branded MidDrive
Shimano 250W/504WH integrated
Bosch 250W/ 500WH
Specialized 250W/ 504WH
FULL Shimano XT 1X12 M8100
Mix Shimano XT / SLX 1X11
Rockshox Pike SELECT+
Front / Rear Travel
150mm / 150mm
130mm / 130mm
140mm / 140mm
Shimano XT Hydraulic
Two Steps Lower Level Deore
SRAM Guide RSC
WTB TCS Tubeless w/XT hubs
Maxxis HIGHROLLER+ 120tpi
$3999+ FREE SHIP 48*
$4999 + Local Tax
$9500 + Local Tax
A NOTE About Weights of Full Suspension eBikes
Weights of eBikes. The $9500 Specialized Turbo Levo 6 weighs 52 lbs (flowmountainbike.com info) The $4999 Trek Powerfly Plus weighs 50.71 lbs (mfg info). The $3999* ($8995 List) Motobecane HAL eBoost TEAM will weigh in that range. (*Ltd Time Sale price)
What Are the Widest Tires One Can Use on the HAL BOOST Full Suspension Plus Bikes? The HAL eBoost PRO frames have 140mm Travel and a rear tire clearance up to 96mm. THIS is the eBoost TEAM Frame, it has upgraded to 150mm of Travel and Clearance for up to 27.5x3inch tires. The Rockshox Pike Forks have 81mm clearance on the front. Note, clearance for non stock tires are not guaranteed. Always allow enough room between the tires, frame, parts and fork so your tires don't rub. (ie- you cannot run a 96mm tire in the rear nor 81mm in the front)
Shimano Mid Drive Is the BEST eBike System Mid-drive keeps the center of gravity low = best handling
Mid-drive keeps the rear suspension loads optimized = best suspension performance
Mid-drive = you can use any Level of wheels you desire up to top tier custom level
Shimano is the Leading Manufacturer of Bicycle parts and Top Tier in eBike technology = best warranty and support and best integrated systems
Shimano Steps E8000 Reviews
BAV "…very happy with it. Engine works great…Works great for technical stuff, especially the torque based power in trail mode. Boost is great for really steep climbs. I can recommend it definitely!"
MTBR.com editor rides a 6by6 and
raves: "...Frame angles are dialed...Held up in big descents...Great value..." Rating: 4 Flamin' Chili Peppers-out-of-5
"...we’re happy to report that the bike checked out just fine…suspension is active vertically and stiff laterally…responsive…held up in the big descents without complaint….angles were just right at 67.5 and 73.5 respectively. For all-around trail riding, it definitely did the job. And at that price you’ll likely have money left over for upgrades.
Frame is stout and laterally stiff, Frame angles are dialed, wheels are strong…attractive lines on it with a top tube bend for improved clearance. Tubes are oversized and welds are beefy.
Component choices are smart…great value bike on the new 27.5 wheel size….best deals and components to deliver a solid package…models shipping now have an updated rear shock called the Monarch R rear shock with Fast Black 7075 shaft and Rapid Recovery rebound damping…this rear shock has excellent, supple performance and has very good mid-stroke damping support.
Bottom line it’s an attractive and affordable package that leaves plenty of budget for down-the-road upgrades.
.. ridiculous value and it will be an awesome performer.
Magazine says the Fantom Team carves the trails and has
"components normally found on bikes costing thousands more..."
Rag Magazine editor rides the Fantom Team in several 24 HOUR Races and
addition to The Wilderness 101, I completed the Wild 100
(kilometers) and a 96 mile Duo Class 24-hour race on the Fantom Team.
The biggest compliment I can give the bike is to say that I didn't have
to think much about it during those events. ...The Fantom Team's
handling is well mannered and intuitive. Carving through tight
singletrack is a breeze...the bike loves to go downhill fast. During
the aforementioned 24-hour race, there is a long, fast downhill where I
routinely blew by hardtail racers like they were standing still. When
my quarry wasn't eager to yield the A line, I went for the gusto and
passed on the B line, relying on the Fantom Team's suspension to gobble
up the rocks and ruts..."CLICK HERE FOR WHOLE REVIEW
Real Customer Reviews of Motobecane HAL Series Full Suspension Mountain Bikes AFT / MTBR.com "Just put 11 miles on the new bike! This thing is amazing!! Can't get enough of these shocks, that and the rear derailleur shifts so damn quick. Love it!"
Daniel E. MTBR.com "Wow this bike is incredible…this is the best and probably most expensive bike I've ever ridden, but I couldn't have even imagined a bike feeling this great on a trail. Not sure on the weight, but it feels very light and quick (I'm tubeless, which may help) while still being stiff. The travel is a lot, but I was able to use what looked like 80-90% on my ride today while still feeling efficient on the flats and climbs, noting that I was playing around with the rear lockout…Everything about this bike is great, looks amazing, hell even the saddle is very comfortable.
JR Glenni MTBR.com "…my Hal6 Expert climbs great. Down shifting is firm and quick even when shifting late or downshifting more mid climb, and I didn't really notice pedal bob on the climbs. The front did tend to lift up on me more than I was used to, but I'm coming from a hard tail 29'er that was more of an XC design with a longer wheelbase, so that's not surprising. I was still able to climb pretty quickly with it, and I don't think the light(er) front end will be an issue as I get more used to it."
Jeff R MTBR.com "I am also coming from a hardtail 29er, but feel that my hal6 climbs just as good if not better on technical climbs. I'm not fighting for my back wheel to maintain traction and it soaks up the roots, rocks, and bumps… On Saturday, broke my strava record for a technical climb I do regularly on my hal6 without even trying…All in all, I'm very impressed with the overall performance of the bike…"
HAL Series Motobecane Compared to Specialized Stumpjumper Elite FSR
P / MTBR.com "...short little review after ~5 miles of techy singletrack with around 1,000ft of climb.
First off, I'm coming from a 2013 Stumpjumper Elite FSR 29er and have the Hal6 PRO for comparison.
Obviously, the suspension on the moto is a HUGE upgrade. My first time riding a Pike and I must say, I'm sold. I was actually pedaling thru a lot of the rougher sections instead of trying to pick a perfect line. Also found it much easier to throw the bike around and clear a lot of the super tech stuff. Definitely a noticeable difference in geometry as well. I felt like I was in a much better position when I was pointed downhill. One of my biggest gripes with the Stumpy was pedal clearance. You basically can't pedal thru a turn on the Stumpy without striking a pedal. Didn't have a single strike on the Moto today…All in all, couldn't be happier with how everything performed on my first ride. ...feels fantastic on the downhill/tech sections.
HAL Series Motobecane Compared to Specialized Stumpjumper FSR
CC H. MTBR.com "I did another really technical climb on my hal 6 pro...I made it way further than I ever have on any other bike. Its narrow, rocky, rooted, and steep and even I was amazed at what I made it through. Part of the advantage of this bike is the high pedal clearance. I could also feel the back just sticking down, never spun out once even when leaning forward. I attribute that to the suspension, and the nice tires. The feeling of the bike under me is light and stiff. I assume the hal5 will climb better than the hal 6 because of a steeper head angle, and less travel front and rear. I will be doing a direct comparison with my friends stumpjumper FSR comp. the frame angles and measurements are almost identical on paper except for the seat tube on the Hal being steeper by 1.5 degrees…"
Even when reviewed at list price, magazines feel the Motobecane mountain bikes are incredible values.
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A high level of engineering and attention to detail is seen on all Motobecane mountain bikes.This video is of the 29er, cousin to the much anticipated Full Suspension 27.5/650B by Motobecane USA.
Building upon over a decade of FS design, these bikes are superb offroad machines. The HAL (Highly Active Linkage) Design represents to top of the food chain. Super supple and more control than ever.
Professional Racing and Trail Proven Parts Imagine the trails you will dominate with massive traction 27Plus Tires and a Rockshox PIKE 150mm up front with up to 6 inches of travel in the rear. Test riders Compare the HAL eBoost to Full Suspension Fatbikes like the Salsa Bucksaw. They say the HAL eBoost is a turbo-charged Dakar Rally car. The Salsa Bucksaw would be more like a logging truck.
corners are cut, the HAL eBoost TEAM Shimano E8000 Electric MidDrive has top-of-the-line Full Race
specs. A Rockshox PIKE 27.5+/29er Boost fork with up to 150mm of travel +nearly 150mm (5.9") in the rear, the NEWEST Rockshox Deluxe Air rear shock with Rapid Recovery Rebound Technology. Rockshox Pike forks MSRP up to $900+ and rated as one of the best, if not THE Best long travel fork Period!
Improvements Specific to this Motobecane USA 27.5/650B eBoost FS design:
The HAL (Highly Active Linkage) Design represents the top of the food chain. Super supple. Climbing, descending and braking with more control than ever. The HAL eBoost Series features shorter chainstays than ever before = Billy Goat climbing ability and traction.
HOT NEW WTB TCS Tubeless Compatible Rim wheelsets
1) Huge Up to SIX inches of Highly Active Linkage Travel with 150mm Rockshox PIKE Forks
2) Tapered Steerers and BOOST Spacing Thru Axle hubs FRONT AND REAR
3) Advanced hydroformed Aluminum frame for a strong and lightweight package
4) FULL CNC Aluminum Knuckle Box Suspension
Use 27PLUS or 29er Tires, Frame has Room for up to 27.5x3" Tires (*most manufacturers)
(Rear Triangle inner width at wheel approx 96mm, Forks are 81mm)
6) Internal Dropper SeatPost Routing
NEW WTB TCS Tubeless Rims Get Tubeless tech rims now. Tubeless wheelsets of this caliber sold by themselves are normally around $600. So this is an incredible deal: You are getting a complete Shimano mountain bike with a pro-quality TCS Rim wheelset. Get amazing technology, now!
WTB Says:"Say goodbye to air compressors, tire levers and pinch flats. Say hello to your full riding potential." "...the solution for riders seeking high performance, lightweight and durable mountain bike wheel systems... easy to install, fun to ride and simple to service..."
(Simply add your own TCS Tires, Sealant and TCS kit)"...
Read more about the incredible tech's features and benefits: >Click Here<
Features Advanced WTB TCS Tubeless Compatible Wheels worth $500+. Features incredible ride quality + virtually flat free performance (See FAQ page for Tubeless system setup)
Professional Racing Handling
Motobecane USA has dialed in a race-proven geometry into this
phenomenal ride. Very responsive and yet stable. Just like the award
winning FLY Team hardtail, singletrack and switchbacks are all handled
Slow speed, high speed, technical to flat-out hammering, you'll rip the
trails 'cause this bike is so darn capable and super plush.
Super Versatile: Turbo Full Suspension Plus/MidFat Bikes
With the HAL BOOST series, you've
got an incredibly capable full suspension mountain bike that'll do just about anything for
Thousands less than any other bike.
What is eBoost: The HAL eBoost is a Boost spacing mountain bike. Boost is a new dropout standard designed to widen the hubs on the previous standard MTB spacing wheels. The rear axle is wider by 6mm to 148mm and the front axle by 10mm to 110mm.
Wider flanges = wider bracing angle for spokes = a stronger and stiffer wheel. Allows the use of 29er wheels with higher strength and stiffness for top performance. Also, More tire clearance, ability to use 27PLUS tires and with shorter chainstays for superior handling and climbing.
Equipped with 27PLUS Tire/Wheels
With the HAL eBoost's stock 27.5x3 tires you can hang with virtually anything on the trail. No worries about dealing with a Fat bikes super wide BB, the crank/pedals are no wider than a normal bike. Virtually all the float and traction of a full on full suspension fat bike, without excess flubber and jounce.
The HAL eBoost is a turbo-traction, climb and descend just about anything enduro / trail plus mountain ebike. But- that's not all...
Warp Speed! Fits 29er Boost Spacing Wheels/Tires
Put in your own Boost 29er wheels and tires (fits most 29x2.3) and you'll have a warp speed 29er Boost Enduro / XC Rocket!
WARNING - Due to extremely High Demand we expect to sell out of these very soon
HAL eBoost TEAM (integrated battery model) Sizing Guide
16in - 5'6" to 5'8"
18in - 5'8" to 6'
20in - 6' to 6'4"
This is a general guide, Sizing is a personal preference, the final choice is up to you. Between sizes? If you size up, you may touch when you straddle the bike.
Advanced Integrated Battery, Custom Mid-Drive Full Suspension with BOOST Axle Spacing 29 / 27.5+ SUSP. MTB ALLOY(6061) WHEEL TRAVEL: Up to 140mm. B.B. SHELL: For Shimano e8000, ALUMINUM 41x92MM ( KNUCKLE BOX MADE BY CNC ) Hydroformed Butted and Geometric Multishaped Aluminum tubes,1 set H2O Bosses (Small has no bosses), Four Bar Rocker Arm with HAL Linkage. Gusseted SL 6061 Aluminum (Disc Brake
Equipped) Super Smooth Sealed Cartridge Bearings at critical pivots,
Dropouts: ALUMINUM VERTICAL W/ALUMINUM REPLACEABLE HANGER W/POST DISK MOUNT. O.L.N:148MM, Stealth Dropper Post Routing
ALUMINUM 1-1/8"/1.5" ( 50x44/62x55.95mm ) ,L: 41/46/51M=120/120/130mm
Fork/ Rear Shock
Fork: ROCKSHOX Pike Select Plus-B3 ( FOR E-BIKE ) CHARGER 2, BOOST™ 15X110 MXL ULTIMATE, DEBONAIR, DIF BLACK STEALTH, 51 OFFSET, TAPERED B3 STEERER: ALLOY (1.5" to 1-1/8" tapered ) CROWN:Forged, hollow 7050 aluminum, STANCHION: 35mm tapered wall aluminum, BLADE: Magnesium, 180mm post disc mount, TRAVEL:150mm, 2 pos comp (open/firm), Extl rebnd, low speed comp . ( FOR 27.5" PLUS x2.8"- 3.0" TIRE ) Rear: ROCKSHOX DELUXE SELECT+ RL, DEBONAIR, 2 TOKENS, MM TUNE, 430LB LOCKOUT, TRUNNION STANDARD B2, AIR REAR SHOCK, EYE TO EYE:205mm TRAVEL: 60mm W/External rebound W/LOCKOUT