EVELO Galaxy SL Step Through Electric Bike
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Galaxy SL

An easy to ride, value-packed electric bike perfect for riders 5'10" and under.

Galaxy SL is thoughtfully designed for easy and worry-free riding experience for riders from 4'10" to 5'10".

This value-packed model is lightweight, nimble and offers all of the benefits of a low step-through frame, 24" wheels for extra stability, handlebars designed for an upright sitting position, no-gear-shifting Enviolo CVT transmission and high-power mid-drive motor system.

Its expert-designed frame geometry is a perfect fit for riders looking for an electric bicycle that feels and rides like a regular bike. This value packed model offers many of the same features as its pricier counterparts.

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Why People Love the Galaxy SL

Designed specifically for riders ranging from 4'10" to 5'10", riding it is easy and effortless.

Easy to get on/off, upright sitting position & comfortable seat means more time out and about.

Galaxy SL brings together the best that EVELO has to offer at a price that's just right.

Up To 50

MILES RANGE

500w

MID DRIVE MOTOR

4-Year

WARRANTY

The Galaxy SL Fits

The Galaxy SL comes with everything you need right out of the box to get riding on your favorite roads and trails, including a comfortable saddle for longer rides.

EVELO offers the strongest Warranty in the industry, the best customer service team anywhere, and easy assembly options. Its time to go for a ride.

Manual Shifting Enviolo CVT

The Enviolo Trekking CVT is low maintenance, and the easiest manually shifting CVT available. It's like riding a regular bicycle, but easier. Just twist the handlebar mounted shifter for easier or harder pedaling.

No clicking or skipping, and the chain can never fall off. CVT Technology offers the best riding experience possible.

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The Galaxy SL features a cable actuated shifter thats as smooth as the volume knob on your hi-fi. This gives the rider total control during their ride.

These components are commercial-grade and require no maintenance. They're commonly utilized in popular bikeshare programs because of their durability.

Torque Sensing Mid Drive Motor

Mid Drive Motors provide extremely efficient operation and functionality for more range, and also offer the most natural feeling riding experience possible.

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The Galaxy SL features the Dapu MD500, which offers 740 Watts of peak power output, 90NM of torque, and can tackle any hill in its path.

Handlebar Mounted Throttle

Having a handlebar mounted throttle makes it easy to get started out on your ride, and allows you to take a break when riding as well.

The thumb style button on the left hand side is easy to push, and provides a boost of power on demand, whether you're at a complete stop, or already riding.

 

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The Galaxy SL comes with a throttle as standard giving you power-on-demand anytime you need it.

Just push a button and have the extra assistance you need to power up the hill, or accelerate from a complete stop.

Reliable Chain Drive

The corrosion resistant KMC chain operates on just a single sprocket, meaning it will never click or skip, and can never fall off when adjusted properly.

While regular maintenance is required with any chain driven bicycle, this single sprocket design makes this the most reliable chain drive bicycle possible.

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Chains have been a key component on all bicycles for well over 100 years, and will be around for another 100. Since there is no derailleur or external gears on the Galaxy, chain life is extended, and maintenance is much easier than that of a regular bicycle.

Designed to Fit

All Galaxy models have been specifically engineered for riders ranging from 4'10" to 5'10".

Everything from the wheels to the handlebars have been curated to create an elevated riding experience for many riders. Simply put, the Galaxy feels just like a regular bike, and is manageable in both size and weight.

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With a low step-through height you never need to swing your leg over to start your ride or get your feet on the ground. Getting on and off the bike is easy.

We keep the battery on the rear rack to make access as easy as possible. The Galaxy Lux features the lowest step through height of any EVELO model.

 

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Easy Assembly

The Omega arrives almost fully assembled (95%), so you can be riding in no time. We offer instructional videos, instructions, along with an option for professional local assembly if turning a screwdriver isn't for you.

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A wider saddle, suspension seatpost, and front suspension stem are the most popular upgrades with EVELO riders.

This package offers the smoothest ride possible, adding even more cushion to the seat, an additional light bar for safety, and both front and rear suspension for cloud-like pedaling. Save over 20% when bundled with a new order.

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Galaxy SL Specifications

Components & Weight

Motor

Transmission

Dapu 500W Continuous, 740W Peak, 95Nm torque. Patented Brushless Design, Torque and Speed Sensor Control.

Enviolo Trekking, twist shift (mechanical shifter)

 

Battery

Lithium Ion 36V13Ah with Advanced Battery Management Software

Charger

36V Smart Charger

Maximum Motor-Assisted Speed

Up to 25 MPH

Range

Up to 50 Miles on Pedal-Assist

Electric Assist

5 levels of Pedal Assistance and handlebar mounted Throttle

Frame

Fork

Hydroformed Aluminum 6061T6

EVELO Rigid 4130 Chromoly Fork

Wheel

36H 45mm wide Double Wall Alloy Rims with 13g Spokes

Tire

CST Cyclops 24″ x 2.4"

Brakes

Zoom Hydraulic Disc Brakes with 180mm Front 160mm Rear Rotors w/ Cutoff Switch

Seat

Selle Royal Comfort Springer Saddle

Stem

Drivetrain

EVELO Stargazer, 110mm

KMC Chain Drive

Shifters

Enviolo Mechanical Twist Shifter

Pedals

Wellgo LU-C33

Lights

Fully Integrated Spanninga Kendo Front, Lineo Rear

Display

EVELO C800 IPS Multi-Color 3.7″ Display

Fender

Composite all weather front and rear fenders

Rear Rack

Alloy Rear Rack w/ Battery Integration

Bicycle Weight (without battery)

46.8 lbs

Battery Weight

6.8 lbs

Maximum Rider Weight

Recommended for riders up to 350 lbs

Sizing Information

SIZING

Distance from the top of the saddle to the pedal, with the pedal in the most downward position.

Standover height is the distance from the ground to the middle of the top tube with the traditional diamond frame, and from the ground to the mid-length of the middle of the tube with the step-through frame design.

We define reach as a distance from the middle of the saddle to the handlebar grips. The reach measures how far you need to lean to "reach" the handlebar.

Distance from the top of the saddle to the pedal, with the pedal in the most downward position.

Standover height is the distance from the ground to the middle of the top tube with the traditional diamond frame, and from the ground to the mid-length of the middle of the tube with the step-through frame design.

We define reach as a distance from the middle of the saddle to the handlebar grips. The reach measures how far you need to lean to "reach" the handlebar.

Total Length & Wheelbase

68" / 43"

Rider Position

Upright

An upright riding position puts the rider in a nearly vertical seating position for the most comfortable ride possible. You will experience little weight on hands and wrists, with the handlebars within easy reach. No stress or strain on the lower back, hands, or wrists.


Common Questions & Videos

FAQs

What's the difference between the Galaxy SL and Galaxy Lux?

The Galaxy SL includes a twist shifter on the handlebar and has a chain drive, while the Galaxy Lux features a belt drive and fully automatic shifting, as well as a larger battery.

Does the Galaxy SL have enough power for my terrain?

The Galaxy SL has enough power for a 200lb rider going up some of the steepest hills in Seattle. Touch base with one of our CS representatives if you want to chat about your specific riding situation.

Will I fit properly on the Galaxy SL?

The Galaxy SL is a good fit for a wide range of rider height, from 4'10 to 5'10, and beyond. It's smaller wheels, larger tires, and upright seating position are good for anyone looking for an "easy to handle" electric bicycle.

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Customer Reviews

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Augie Ray (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States)
Easy, fun e-bike that's a great value for the money

I would rate this e-bike a 4.5 stars. I think it's easy to recommend. This is my second e-bike, and I'm very pleased with my purchase. There are many positives with the Galaxy SL:

▪️ It's very stable with a comfortable riding position. The bike is perfect for older people or folks with shorter stature. (I'm 5'6” and 61 years old). The step-through frame and size of the bike is great. (My last e-bike had a more traditional diamond frame with a top-tube, but being short and a bit older, I decided it was time to go with a more comfortable and accommodating beach cruiser style with a step-through frame.)

▪️ The mid-drive motor works great for times when you want power assist, but I find I can ride it easily without assistance (until I hit a hill or get lazy.)

▪️ I love the CVT (continuously variable transmission) but it does take some getting used to. At first, I found up-shifting quite difficult, with the twist shifter being very stiff. It turns out the secret to up-shifting is to stop pedaling. Without pressure, it is easy to up-shift (and it's always easy to downshift.) If you aren't familiar with CVT, one of the benefits is that you can shift at a standstill. That makes it great if you neglect to downshift before coming to a stop sign or light. And not having discrete gears makes you feel like you have a little more control over the gear ratio.

▪️ The bike has many included features that are sometimes considered extras on other bikes, such as the nice color display, front and back lights, kickstand, water bottle cage, and rear rack.

▪️ This bike offers a lot for the price. To get the mid-drive motor, CVT, and extras at this price point is a little unusual, but nothing about the bike feels like it cut corners to save money. I feel like I got a great bike for the money!

There are a couple of small things that disappoint just a bit (hence the 4.5-star rating). The seat is very hard. (It's odd that a bike this comfortable has a seat that's not.) Furthermore, the complete lack of any suspension is a bit disappointing. The ride is still quite comfortable thanks to the wide fat tires, but I find I need to be cognizant of potholes or else the ride can be a little jarring. (I may break down and buy the Thudbuster seatpost and more comfortable seat, but I wish those features came with the bike rather than as added accessories.)

At first, I wasn't sure that I was going to like having the battery on the back of the bike (in the rear rack) rather than in the down tube (which makes it a little less evident you're cheating with an electric bike.) But, it's effortless to remove the battery (after unlocking it) from the rear rack, which is handy if, like me, you want or need to charge the battery off the bike versus doing so while it's installed. (By comparison, I found it a little difficult and awkward to remove the down-tube battery in my former e-bike.)

This is not a full Class 3 bike, but it's simple in the settings to remove the Class 2 limiter and get a bit higher top speed. (My old bike did 28 mph pretty easily, and this one tops out more at 25 mph. I don't find I miss the few extra miles per hour.)

A couple of things to know should you buy this bike: There are two switches to turn it on--on the bottom rear of the battery and the power switch on the handlebar controller. Also, note that the thumb throttle won't work unless you have it in power assist mode. (On my last bike, the thumb throttle was always available regardless of power assist setting.)

One last positive to mention: I was very impressed with the care and responsiveness of the team at Evelo as I was deciding. I reached out to a couple of companies to ask questions as I compared models, and the folks at Evelo were quick, helpful, knowledgeable, patient, and caring. It gave me the confidence to buy from this company, and so far, I'm very pleased.

If you have any concerns about assembling the bike, the folks at Evelo offer a “white glove service” (for a small upcharge) where they'll ship the bike to a local bike store for assembly. It seems the bike is easy to assemble, but I preferred to get this done at a nearby bike shop, and it worked just as advertised.

I'm glad I bought the Galaxy SL. My first few rides have been great. I wish the riding season wasn't about to end!

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Lynn Scholfield (Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States)
Smooth and super quiet, just move the kickstand location.

I wanted a really quiet and a smooth-assisting e-bike and I got it with the Galaxy SL. I am 10 years into Parkinson’s and this bike has turned back the weakening effects of this disease. When I’m on this bike I am a young rider pre-PD again. I was pleasantly surprised at the distance this bike wiil take me on one battery. On mostly level ground assist level 3 I can ride over 50 miles on a charge which is farther than I want to go on one ride. Awesome e-bike. The only thing I would change is the kickstand location. Its center mount location interferes with the pedal rotation adding an unnecessary level of complication to putting it up and away.

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Karolyn Cheney (Mount Vernon, Washington, United States)
Perfect fit and looks great! Galaxy SL | 26840A

This bike is comfortable and easy to ride. I am 5’5” and it is the right size. I like how light it is compared to my previous ebike. Because it has a lower profile than my previous bike (smaller), I feel more confident and safer riding. It is smooth and quiet.
I did have a bit of an adjustment period, because my previous bike was cadence assisted, while this one is torque assisted. Make sure you research the difference before you buy an ebike. Your goals and physical needs are very important when choosing between the two types!
I’m pleased with my purchase and love riding this bike! Galaxy SL | 26840A

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bernard cairns (Tampa, Florida, United States)
Best bike ever

I’ve enjoyed my Galaxy SL from the first ride and it has gotten better the more I ride. The bike has a combination of systems that allows a rider to choose a best fit riding experience. The gearing system combined with the peddle assist settings is just right to set a comfortable ride. On top of that, the throttle can be used independently to pass another rider or to add a little power for an incline.
I have contacted customer service for questions and always have received timely and helpful responses.

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Cynthia Rae (Olympia, Washington, United States)
Great little bike!

I love this bike! I can reach the ground! I'm 5'2 and other ebikes I tried/bought were way too big! I kept tipping over! This Evelo is light enough that I can lean into corners, has a great throttle for starting up, and the brakes are really smooth! I don't like the shifter, however. Its really hard to move. I've only ridden 30 miles so far and was told it loosens up after 50 miles. But once you get it right, it really takes off! Fun fun fun!