The 2014 HPC XC Series 5500W AWD Mountain Bike is the first official 2WD offering from Hi-Power Cycles! It offers unmatched acceleration and the turbo boost you feel when engaging that front motor is a sensation not to be missed! Available in XC-1, XC-2, and XC-Elite configurations!
HPC AWD bikes are engineered to be predominently RWD, but when you need maximum traction or acceleration just engage the front motor and you will be astonished at how fast you can get up to speed! At 82 lbs ready to ride for the XC-1 version, this bike features a near 50:50 weight split and is well balanced yet still manuverable without feeling like a motorcycle. This 5500W Bike features a 70:30 torque split with 70% of the power going to the rear and 30% going to the front.
The 2014 HPC XC Series of bikes are handbuilt from the ground up here in the USA to be a tremendous value as well as a phenominal all around full suspension Mounain Bike. The XC Series is truly a no excuses high-end high performance Electric Mountain bike! These bikes feature a brand new for 2014 stronger lightweight aluminum frame front and rear hydraulic disc brakes Rockshox front and rear AIR suspension Cane Creek headsets and quality and attention to detail second to none. The XC Series will deliver thrills in spades and sets the benchmark for what other electric bikes strive to be.
New for 2014 is a brand new updated design frame bag that is now thicker with 1000 Denier Cordura Nylon. It also features lockable storage and is waterproof with dual YKK zippers on each side. Also new is a 1/16″ hard shell sides built into each side of the bag to add puncture resistance to the battery system. This is genuine American Made 1000D Waterproof Nylon and it is meticulously hand sewn right here in the United States!
One of the most exciting feautres for the 2014 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 50 MPH (4000W+ systems). It is truly an astonishing feeling! The Schlumpf High Speed Drive is standard on the HPC XC ELITE and optional for the XC-1 and XC-2.
The XC-1 is an amazing mid-level Full Suspension E-bike. The feature set on this bike puts it in a class of its own and it truly is a bargain. The XC-1 features front and rear Tektro hydraulic disc brakes with e-brake cutoff 4.7″ of frame travel a tapered RockShox XC-32 TK Solo Air suspension fork with lockout and 120mm travel SRAM X7 27 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 XC-1 is available with power systems ranging from 1000W-4000W. Compare this electric bike to any other on the market in this price range and it will obliterate it in both features and performance.
The XC-2 is a high-end full suspension E-bike. The XC-2 is a highly spec’d full suspension that delivers conquering performance whether on flat ground a bumpy single track or steep downhill descent. The XC-2 features front and rear 180mm Tektro E-Comp hydraulic disc brakes with e-brake cutoff 5.5″ of frame travel a Rockshox Revelation RL Solo Air Suspension Fork with lockout and 150mm travel and a full 27 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 XC-2 is available with power systems ranging from 1000W-5000W! As a new for 2014 option the 5000W system will deliver world beating power and acceleration and is the fastest commercial electric bike you can purchase (other than our own Revolution X!)The XC-2 is in another stratosphere compared with other commercial e-bikes.
The HPC XC ELITE represents the pinnacle of off-road performance. It is the ultimate cross country electric bike available at any price point. This top of the line bike has literally every high end feature we could think of. Every option is standard. The XC Elite defines excellence and is the ultimate expression of luxury quality and craftsmanship. If you are looking for the highest quality and one of the most most prestigous full suspension e-bikes you can buy this is it! The XC 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 Revelation XX tapered 150mm travel fork with XLoc Full Sprint a Monarch XX rear air shock Cane Creek 110 series headset and a Schlumpf High Speed Drive planetary geared crankset and bottom bracket for the ultimate in high speed pedaling. The XC Elite’s XLoc Full Sprint system allows for a single push button hyrdaulic lockout of both the front air fork and rear air shock at the same time! The Standard Schlumpf High Speed Drive allows for casual pedaling up to 50 mph and even allows you to push the motor a bit faster at high speeds with the pedaling force you generate! It is an incredible feeling to be able to pedal and actually propel the bike with human input power at such high speeds.