Radrunner by Rad Power Bikes Review

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DISCLAIMER - Rad Power Bikes and Radruner are trademarks of Rad Power Bikes Inc., and use of that trademark in this review does not indicate that the reviewer is claiming any interest in the mark or any affiliation with or sponsorship or endorsement by Rad Power Bikes Inc.

Rad Power Bikes RadRunner eBike Review

Join our eBike experts as they dive into the Rad Power Bikes RadRunner electric bike. Through a detailed scoring system, the tower ebike score, our mechanics review every aspect of the RadRunner. Watch our review video or read the full review below detailed with specific commentary videos and content diving deeper into the RadRunner.

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  1. RadRunner purchase process
  2. Unboxing a RadRunner
  3. RadRunner assembly
  4. How to turn on the Rad Power Bike LCD
  5. How to adjust bike brakes on the Rad Power Bike
  6. How to fix a flat tire on a Rad Power Bike
  7. How to raise handle bars on a Rad Power Bike
  8. Bike tune up on a Rad Power Bike
  9. Rad Power Bike maintenance 
  10. Common error codes on a Rad Power Bike
  11. RadRunner eBike Review

Unboxing and Assembling your Rad Power Bikes RadRunner

As a direct to consumer electric bike company, once you order online from Rad Power Bikes, they will ship you your bike in a box that will require assembly. Some brands do a better or worse job of handling this purchase and delivery process. How quickly can you expect your bike? What does the package on the RadRunner generally look like? These questions are all detailed in our unboxing and assembly guide. Our ebike experts run through the electric bike purchase, unboxing, and assembly process for a Rad Power Bike.

RadRunner Purchase Process

Here's what to expect when placing an order online from Rad Power Bikes, specifically the RadRunner. To read the full commentary, see our RadRunner purchase process page.

Unboxing a RadRunner from Rad Power Bikes

Follow along with our electric bike expert as we unbox a new RadRunner from Rad Electric Bikes. To read the full commentary, see our RadRunner unboxing page.

RadRunner Assembly 

Enjoy our complimentary RadRunner assembly walkthrough video with some tips form our electric bike mechanic. To read the full commentary, see our RadRunner assembly page

Operation, Troubleshooting and Maintenance of your RadRunner

There are a lot of common issues that customers may have with electric bikes. Our team of electric bicycle experts has put together this resource to help you self diagnose some of the more common issues you may encounter with your RadRunner from Rad Power Bikes. 

How to Turn On the RadRunner LCD

First things first - how do you turn on your RadRunner ebike? Without containing a proper LCD, the display panel can be tricky to navigate and understand at first glance. Here we show how to turn on the Rad display screen. To read an in depth review see the how to turn on the RadRunner LCD page.

How to Adjust Bike Brakes on the RadRunner

Adjusting the disc brakes on your RadRunner eBike will be a regular thing. eBikes require more frequent brake adjustments due to their increased speeds and mileage capacities. For a more in depth view on how to tune your mechanical brakes see our guide here. Read here on a more specific how to adjust bike brakes on the RadRunner

How to Fix a Flat Bike Tire on the RadRunner

Electric bikes are heavier than regular bikes and the general rider will put many more miles on them, so one of the biggest pains in the neck you may face are flat tires. Our ebike experts show you how to fix a front or rear flat on your RadRunner, and more importantly give you advice on what you can do to minimize flats going forward. Read our commentary on how to fix a flat bike tire on the RadRunner.

How to Raise the Handle Bars on the RadRunner

Watch as we walkthrough how to adjust a Rad Power Bikes handlebars. We run through the options a rider has to adjust the positioning to best fit your riding style and comfort level. To read the full commentary see our how to raise the handle bars on the RadRunner page.

Bike Tune Up on a RadRunner

Because you tend to put a lot more miles on an ebike when compared to a regular bike, tune ups become all the more important. eBike owners can expect to tune up their electric bike at least once a month. Most people have never even had their regular bike tuned up before, so our experts run through the common tune ups so you can self tune your bike at home. With Rad Power Bikes selling a direct to consumer ebike mostly assembled in Asia, it's a good idea to take your eBike into a shop for a tune up right after initial assembly. Our electric bike experts run you through the how, why, and what to expect during a tune up. Read the full commentary for the Rad Power Bike tune up page.

RadRunner Bike Maintenance

There are a few things you will want to be proactive about maintaining on your Rad Power Bikes RadRunner. A little Maintenance can really help you avoid some annoying issues. Read the full RadRunner bike maintenance guide.

Error Codes on a Rad Power Bike

There are some common error codes you might encounter with your RadRunner. Nothing can ruin a bike ride quite like seeing an error code. It can be tough to decipher the error codes on your Rad Power Bike, so our Our eBike experts are here to help run through the error codes on a Rad Power Bike.

RadRunner eBike Review


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DISCLAIMER - Rad Power Bikes and Radruner are trademarks of Rad Power Bikes Inc., and use of that trademark in this review does not indicate that the reviewer is claiming any interest in the mark or any affiliation with or sponsorship or endorsement by Rad Power Bikes Inc.


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