The Giant Reign E+ continues to carry the mantle as the brand’s electric enduro bike, with big suspension, slacked-out geometry, powerful brakes and aggressive rubber to suit warp-speed descending over gnarly terrain. It’s the bike of choice for Aussie e-Frother Josh Carlson, who will be charging hard in the upcoming EWS-E series.
Suspension travel on the new Giant Reign E+ remains the same, with a 170mm travel fork and 160mm of rear travel courtesy of the Maestro dual-link platform.
Whereas the old bike features dual 27.5in wheels however, the new Giant Reign E+ adopts a mixed wheelsize setup with a 29in front wheel and a 27.5in rear wheel. As with the latest Merida eOne-Sixty, the concept here is to improve stability, traction and rollover up front, while maintaining a short and agile back end.