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PUBLIC M8 Electric Bike

Electric Mixte Bike

Our redesigned pedal assist electric bike features the powerful 48v BionX battery, high-quality components, and strong disc brakes.

PUBLIC M8 Electric, Unassembled






$2,499.99 $1,499.95
The PUBLIC M8 Electric mixte bike is our all-new, upgraded edition of our pedal-assist city e-bike, featuring high-performance 48v BionX technology, powerful disc brakes, and many more upgrades for 2017.



Based on a classic French city bike design, the PUBLIC M8 Electric mixte frame offers the versatility of a step-through with the performance of a diamond frame, with a strong 100% full-chromoly frame uniquely designed for e-bike performance with added strength and stiffness. The PUBLIC mixte frame design is especially suited for those who wear skirts or prefer not to swing a leg over a typical crossbar.



The PUBLIC M8 Electric bike can go up to 20mph with a range of 25-35 miles on a full charge depending on your riding conditions. To fully recharge your battery, you simply plug the battery into a normal outlet.



We are confident our PUBLIC M8 Electric will give you that extra power up hills or when you need to speed home in a hurry. BionX electric bike systems provide unparalleled reliability and lead the industry in performance and ease of use.



Additional signature PUBLIC features include lightweight, durable chromoly steel-frame, powerful Avid brand disc brakes, extra strong wheels and tires, aluminum chain guard and sturdy fenders, and a healthy dose of fun!

Public Bike Size Recommendations



A bike that fits properly is more fun to ride. The guides below offer size suggestion based on height in inches. If you have measuring tape, you may also determine your size by measuring your leg length plus one inch, which is your stand over measurement. For all bikes, we recommend at least 1 inch of space between you and the top tube of the bike.



When in doubt, contact our customer service team via email at customerservice@publicbikes.com or phone at 1-888-450-0123. For children’s bikes, smaller bikes are always easier for beginners.



*Please note some riders may be a little outside of these height range recommendations but prefer the feel of a larger or smaller bike. Stand over height measurement is not as important as how the bike geometry feels while it is being ridden.





Adult Bikes

PUBLIC C1, C7, C7i
SizeRider Height
Stand Over Measurements
Stand Over

Measurements
Small / Medium
S / M
4'10" - 5'5" 22"
Medium / Large
M / L
5'6" - 5'10" 22"
PUBLIC M7, M7i, M8 Electric
SizeRider Height
Stand Over Measurements
Stand Over

Measurements
S / M 5'0" - 5'6" 26.5"
M / L 5'7" - 6'0" 27.5"
PUBLIC M8i
SizeRider Height
Stand Over Measurements
Stand Over

Measurements
Small 4'11 - 5'4" 25.5"
Medium 5'5" - 5'9" 27"
Large 5'10" - 6'2" 28"
PUBLIC V1, V7, D1, D7, D8 Electric
SizeRider Height
Stand Over Measurements
Stand Over

Measurements
S / M 5'2" - 5'8" 30"
M / L 5'9" - 6'2" 32"
PUBLIC D8i
SizeRider Height
Stand Over Measurements
Stand Over

Measurements
S 5'3" - 5'7" 30.6"
M 5'8" - 6'0" 32.1"
L 6'1" - 6'5" 33.5"
PUBLIC R16
SizeRider Height
Stand Over Measurements
Stand Over

Measurements
XS 4'10" - 5'2" 28.8"
S 5'3" - 5'5" 29.4"
M 5'6" - 5'10" 30.8"
L 5'11" - 6'2" 32.6"
PUBLIC R24
SizeRider Height
Stand Over Measurements
Stand Over

Measurements
XS 5'0" - 5'3" 29"
S 5'4" - 5'6" 29.5"
M 5'7" - 5'10" 30.7"
L 5'11" - 6'2" 32.5"

Kids Bikes

PUBLIC Sprout C1
SizeRider Age
Stand Over Measurements
Stand Over

Measurements
S / M 5 - 8 20" - 26"
M / L 7 - 10 23" - 29"
PUBLIC Mini C
SizeRider Age
Stand Over Measurements
Stand Over

Measurements
One Size 3 - 6 16.5" - 21"
ELECTRICAL


  • Range: 25-35 miles avg, 65 miles max (depending on level of assist, terrain and rider weight)
  • Speed: 20 mph
  • Battery: Lithium Ion 48 volt, 8.8 Amp Hour, 423 Watt Hour. Intelligent Deep Sleep feature protects battery during storage for up to 18 months. Includes integrated taillight
  • Charging Time: 3-4 hours with compact, lightweight charger
  • Regenerative Braking: Yes
  • Motor: 350 Watt, ultra quiet, brushless, direct drive, rear wheel motor
  • Display: BionX G2 removable LCD display
  • Assist Levels: 35, 75, 150, 300%
  • Torque Sensor: Integrated hub sensor
FRAMESET


  • Frame: PUBLIC Electric full 4130 chromoly steel frame. Custom specification E Bike tubing specifically selected to handle the stresses of electronic assits. Front and rear rack, fenders and AXA lock compatible.
  • Fork: PUBLIC Electric 4130 chromoly steel fork, with fender and rack mounts
  • Chainguard: Painted to match, alloy chainguard
  • Fenders: Alloy full fender
  • Kickstand: E Bike specific, single side kickstand with top plate
CONTACT POINTS


  • Saddle: PUBLIC memory foam seat, 198mm wide, steel polished rails
  • Grips: PUBLIC Comfort Grips
  • Handlebar: PUBLIC Brunch Bar, alloy, 60 deg back sweep, 570mm wide, 55mm rise, 25.4mm clamp
  • Stem: Threadless style, chrome platted, 1-1/8th Inch, stem, 10 degree rise, 25.4mm clamp
  • Seat Post: Kalloy, alloy high polish, 1 bolt, 27.2mm
  • Pedals: PUBLIC alloy platform pedal, with rubber pads
DRIVETRAIN AND BRAKES


  • Shifter: Shimano Claris, 8-speed trigger shifter
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano Claris
  • Crankset: Driveline alloy crankset, 40 tooth chainring with inner and outer chainring guard, 170mm length
  • Brake Levers: Alloy brake lever with integrated E Bike brake sensor
  • Front & Rear Brake: Promax cable actuated disc brakes, 160mm rotors
WHEELS AND TIRES


  • Tires: Kenda Kwest, 700x35c, cream with 3M reflective stripe
  • Rims: Painted to match, alloy double walled and eyeleted 36 hole, 700c
  • Spokes: Stainless steel 13G rear, 14G front
  • Weight: 55 lbs
Ready to Ride
Delivered to your door 99% Assembled
$325
You'll receive a bike that's been carefully built and fine-tuned by our expert mechanics in the Bay Area. Your bike will arrive Ready to Ride, with only a few simple steps needed to get pedaling.



Store Pick-Up
SHIP TO A STORE
$135 FREE
If you live near a PUBLIC retail or partner store, you can place an order online and pick up your fully assembled PUBLIC bike for free. Depending upon the location you’ve selected, It will take up to 7-10 business days to deliver your bike order to the store. You will receive a call when it is ready for pick up.

Visit a PUBLIC Partner Store

Assembly Partner

Assembly Partners can receive any PUBLIC bike (except e-bikes) ordered online from us and will professionally assemble and tune your PUBLIC bike for free. Our Assembly Partner will notify you when your bike is fully assembled and ready for pick-up. You will also receive a walk-through and basic fitting upon pick up.

Showroom Partner

Showroom Partners feature a small selection of PUBLIC bikes in their stores for you to test ride and purchase. We recommend calling the Showroom Partner you plan to visit to check their available PUBLIC bikes for test riding or purchase. If the model, size, or color you want is not available at your preferred Showroom Partner, they can special order a PUBLIC bike for you.

*All Showroom Partners are also Assembly Partners, unless otherwise indicated.

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Can't Wait And Need It Now?

Call any of our stores to see if we have your items in stock. If one of our stores has what you're looking for, you can place an order with them over the phone instead of online.



Love At First Ride Or Your Money Back:

The ride itself may be the best thing about your PUBLIC bike. Which is why we offer our Love at First Ride Guarantee. If you do not love your bike from the very first ride, we'll take it back. Period.

Need help?: Head first to our Customer Service page where we answer common questions about your account, placing orders and general maintenance.

Still have questions?
Give us a call at 1-888-450-0123.

Monday to Friday, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Send us an email at customerservice@publicbikes.com.

On the weekdays we’ll respond within 24 hours.

Ready to Ride Shipping
Be on the road in 10 minutes
We ship your bike 99% assembled. Once it lands on your doorstep, from box to quick assembly by you, we estimate you'll be on the road in 10 minutes.

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