Easily Stored Fat Tire E-bike from Magicycle Inc.
Meet the Magicycle Fat Tire Folding Jaguarundi
The full-size 26″ fat tire e-bikes are from Magicycle are powerful and a lot of fun to ride. They are also big, tall, and heavy, and for very good reasons. The stresses created by a large e-bike with a high-torque motor require a sturdy frame that naturally adds to the weight. The size and weight of these full-size bikes is a problem for anyone living in a small space with little room for storage. Other inconveniences are also noted by some riders.
For example, if you commute to work, there may not be adequate room for a full-size fat tire e-bike. Or if you live in an upstairs apartment, a full-size bike may be too heavy to haul up the stairs. And if you drive a Chevrolet Spark, you can forget about transporting your 26″ Cruiser on your next driving vacation. What’s the best solution for these difficulties?
The MAGiCYCLE Design Team Solves the Problem
Understanding the needs of many e-bike fans, the talented Design Team from MAGiCYCLE devoted many long hours to developing a folding e-bike that is more than just convenient–it also lives up to the high standards set by the 26″ Cruisers…the MAGiCYCLE Jaguarundi.
Jaguarundi may at first seem like a strange choice for a bike name. When you know the details, it makes perfect sense. This beautiful folding e-bike is named after the jaguarundi wildcat. It’s a smaller wildcat with compact build and short legs, yet powerful and graceful. It is about 2X the size of a normal domestic housecat, and lives in Central and South America.
Like its namesake, the MAGiCYCLE Jaguarundi is a smaller, compact e-bike that can be ridden comfortably by most riders. Folding e-bikes are rapidly gaining in popularity among many riders. This is especially true of those shifting to more eco-friendly and healthy alternatives to the larger and heavier 26″ fat tire e-bikes. And of course, the folding e-bikes are very appealing to those with smaller transport vehicles. Plus, unlike conventional e-bikes, the MAGiCYCLE Jaguarundi can be stored almost anywhere due to its compact footprint.
For city riders who don’t need to transport their bikes in car, the ability to fold means it takes up less space in the home, perhaps fitting in a corner or under a desk. Or maybe you just need an e-bike that is easier to carry up the steps to your apartment. Regardless of the reason, folding bikes have become a great option for e-bike shoppers.
6 Features Shoppers Want in a Folding Fat Tire E-bike
The Magicycle Jaguarundi exemplifies the great features needed in a folding e-bike. Here’s what shoppers look for in an ideal folding bike.
1. Quality is the Greatest Concern
The one most desirable feature of a folding fat tire e-bike is build quality. Quality directly affects safety and longevity. If you’re shopping for an e-bike and cannot verify quality, it’s time to move on to some other brand.
Most shoppers do not realize that the MAGiCYCLE company has been producing e-bikes for 16 years before introducing any e-bikes to the US market. From the beginning, MAGiCYCLE has chosen to focus on quality control. Many e-bike brands cannot do this, simply because they do not own a factory. How can a company expect to have effective quality control if they don’t even own the factory?
Magicycle is not just another average e-bike company. Magicycle owns the factory, and that factory has been producing quality e-bikes for more than 16 years. Every Magicycle begins with the award-winning Magicycle Design Team, originators of the amazing frame design that makes their e-bikes both visually appealing and reliably strong.
You will never find any cheap steel in a Magicycle frame. Magicycle has chosen to use 6061 aluminum alloy. This top quality alloy provides exceptional strength, corrosion resistance, light weight, durability, and a defect-free highly pleasing appearance. All this is made possible by employing technology borrowed from the aviation industry. The Magicycle factory employs experts in hydroforming and cataphracted weld joints. These are widely regarded as the best welding techniques in the world.. This means that Magicycle customers receive a high-tech frame that is strong, safe, and beautiful for unequaled riding stability and comfort.
Advantage of Owning the Factory
Magicycle has exemplary quality control over the entire bike-building process, from design to manufacture to shipping. When a folding Jaguarundi arrives at the doorstep of a new owner, the box contains an e-bike that will last a very long time. It is designed to give reliable service, long life, and a safe riding experience. Quality matters — don’t settle for an e-bike from a brand that does not own the factory.
The Magicycle E-bike Factory
2. Brand Name Components
E-bike shoppers want to know they are purchasing a bike that has long-lasting high-performing components. Even if a bike has a strong and comfortable frame and a powerful motor, inexpensive components can become a source of constant problems. Nobody wants to spend time troubleshooting inoperable components on their new folding e-bike.
Because they control every aspect of design and manufacturing, Magicycle can very carefully select the components for equipping the Jaguarundi. Only well-known brand names are invited to supply motors, batteries, LCD displays, brakes, etc. For example, an unusually powerful 52 volt battery comes on every Jaguarundi. That battery is supplied by the same company that supplies batteries for Tesla. Only high-quality components go onto a Magicycle! That’s a big factor in the confidence Magicycle owners have in their e-bike.
Another important component is the LCD display, providing all the information you need to safely enjoy your ride. Many brands like to “go cheap” with their display, but not Magicycle. The Magicycle display is in easy-to-read and has a very bright screen. The display also provides many features that are customizable to the individual rider. That same quality is consistent throughout the entire list of e-bike components. The best quality at the best price is a Jaguarundi priority. This is equally true of brakes, pedals, motors, etc.
3. Powerful Motor
Riders of a folding e-bike are very much like riders of any other e-bike. The want to have all the power needed to ride in a variety of terrains. It doesn’t help much if a folding fat tire e-bike is conveniently sized, but doesn’t have enough power to get the rider to the top of a steep hill.
MAGiCYCLE has always insisted on providing a motor that excels in both power and reliability. The Jaguarundi is no exception, giving riders a strong 750 watt (peak) motor, powered by an unusually good battery, offering 52 volts. When you think about quick starts, cruising speed, and hill-climbing ability — all these are dependent on power. You want an e-bike equipped with a strong motor, providing plenty of power.
The MAGiCYCLE Jaguarundi does not disappoint! It has the power to handle a 350 pound payload. You will appreciate that enhanced payload every time your approach a long, steep hill or need to strap a heavy load to the optional rear rack.
4. Easy Storage and Transport
Folding bikes are normally smaller bikes, but Magicycle has made this e-bike comfortable for riders of various sizes. The MAGiCYCLE Jaguarundi is designed to comfortably accommodate riders varying from 4’10” to 6’2″ in height. This is very nice, especially if 2 or more family members are taking turns on the same e-bike. Even though it can accommodate even a 6’2″ rider, it nevertheless is very easy to store or transport. The Jaguarundi has a wheelbase of 46.8″ and its folded footprint is only 30.71″ H X 24.41 W X 45.28″ L.
Indeed, the new Magicycle Jaguarundi Folding Step-Thru is the model that many riders will think of as the most user-friendly ride produced to date by Magicycle. It is a fun, powerful, and compact electric bike that can take you to work or the local park—and it can get you there on pavement or trail with comfort.
5. Multi-Level Pedal Assist System
Many e-bikes are equipped with only 3 or 5 levels of pedal assist. Often these levels are “set and fixed” and cannot be changed by the rider. That’s not the case with Magicycle, and the Jaguarundi gives the rider 7 levels of pedal assist, providing a wide range of control. Each of the industry-leading seven levels is fully customizable by the rider. Why is this important?
The cadence sensor notifies the Jaguarundi controller that you are pedaling, and the controller then sends power to help you pedal. How much power? That depends upon the pedal assist level you have selected. With the Jaguarundi’s 7 levels, you can customize the amount of power so that your pedaling effort is optimal. You can match the assistance perfectly to your level of fitness.
As you exercise, your muscles get stronger, which allows them to better support your bones and surrounding tissue, according to the Mayo Clinic. This, in turn, helps ease the stress that’s placed on your knee joint, for example, and can help your knees to feel better. The small muscles that directly support your joints receive benefit from biking, as do the large calorie-eating muscles such as the glutes and quadriceps.
6. Above-Average Specifications
When an e-bike shopper looks at the list of specifications, that list should make it clear that this is a fully-equipped powerful e-bike giving excellent value to the buyer. The technical specifications of the Jaguarundi brings to light the tremendous value that is packed into this folding fat tire-bike. See for yourself…
- Battery 52V 15Ah lithium battery
- Charger Short-circuit proof 3.0A fast smart charger
- Range 30-55 miles
- Controller 52V 600W FOC smart controller, Current Range 7-22Ah
- Hub Motor 600W brushless gear motor
- Display Backlight Display with USB charging
- Total Payload Capacity 350lbs
- Weight 72lbs/32.5kg
- Frame size 18″
- Pedal Assist Intelligent 7-level pedal assist with 12-magnet cadence sensor
- Tires Kenda 20″x4.0″
- Front Fork Alloy Mechanical lockout suspension fork
- Brake Lever Aluminum alloy comfort grip levers with motor cutoff switch
- Throttle Half twist throttle
- Lights Integrated front light
- Pedal Wellgo alloy pedal with reflectors
- Freewheel Shimano-14-28T BROWN/BK
- Bike Frame 20″ 6061 Aluminum Frame
- Brake 180mm Hydraulic Disc Brakes
- Front Light 6V LED light
- Chain KMC chain
- Saddle Super Soft Cushion
- Stem MA-400 SSABK
- Seat Post Diameter 30.9mm length 300mm
- Crank 48T,170mm forged alloy,dual-sided bashguard
- Kickstand Heavy duty aluminum
- Gearing Shimano 7 speed gear shift system
- Spokes 13 Gauge on the front / 12 Gauge on the back
Variety of Great E-bikes
To own a beautiful and reliable folding fat tire e-bike, look no further than the Magicycle Jaguarundi. If you decide that you will prefer a “normal” non-folding model, Magicycle has numerous models for you to consider. Every Magicycle has the same high quality and consumer-friendly pricing that comes with the Jaguarundi. MAGiCYCLE invites you to CLICK HERE and find the e-bike that’s perfect for you.