Get Ready for Your First Mission

Get Ready for Your First Mission

The wait is almost over! Within the next 30 days, the RadMission electric metro bike is expected to start showing up at the front doors of riders who placed an early preorder.

There’s a lot to love about this latest addition to the Rad Power Bikes lineup. For starters, it has an affordable price tag that makes it easier for more people to get into electric bikes. It also looks both cool and familiar, thanks to its sleek, stylish "traditional" bike frame and eye-catching colors.

But what really gets us revved up is just how fun this bike is. We’ve been test riding this single-speed model all over Seattle (for, uh, research of course ...) and we can’t get over the smooth, zippy ride feel, its remarkable ability to conquer hills, and how low maintenance the entire experience is.

Trust us. You'll want to start zooming around town ASAP. That's why we put together these tips to start your ride off right.

And, hey, if you've been putting off placing a preorder, you're not going to want to miss out on this, especially once you start to see these bikes showing up in your neighborhood. They'll be pretty easy to spot. Just look for the riders ripping down the street like they're having the absolute time of their lives.

Luckily for you, there's still time to get in on the action before the end of the year!

Stock up on the essentials. 

A young woman proudly walks alongside her RadMission electric metro bike.

The last thing you want to happen after waiting patiently for your bike to arrive is to suddenly realize that you have to put off your first ride because you're missing a key piece of equipment.

Start shopping for a helmet that's been certified by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. You’ll also want to pick out a high-quality bike lock, preferably one with insurance.

As for tools, we provide everything you’ll need to help you get your bike assembled, but you should pick out a basic bike tool kit for any maintenance needs that may arise down the road.

This is also a great time to check out our online store for any accessories you may need to get the most out of your riding experience, like our new front-mounted basket or a rear rack to help you load up for a big weekend ride.

Keep an eye on your tracking information.

Rad Mobile Service arrives to drop off an ebike.

Shipping dates vary per model, but Rad Power Bikes will email you a tracking number once your order ships. You can use this to determine your delivery time and plan accordingly to receive your package.

To protect your purchase from the elements or would-be bike thieves, an adult needs to be on-site to receive the package at the time of delivery.

If you can’t make it, make sure you have a friend, relative, or other trusted acquaintance on hand to handle the drop-off.

Get acquainted with our online resources. 

A close-up of the RadMission. In the background, friends gather outside a restaurant.

If you have any burning questions you'd like answered before your bike arrives, you should check out our blog, The Scenic Route. It's packed with DIY tips, up-to-date information on the world of ebikes, and inspiring stories from across the Rad community! You can even check out our deep dive into the story behind your new electric bike.

Our customer experience team is also available to address any concerns you might have before your first ride!

Get ready for your new bike life! 

Three friends share moment after completing a ride on their RadMission electric metro bikes.

Once you receive your ebike, you're likely going to be spending a lot of time on it, so you might as well start preparing for this now -- because you'll be too busy riding to do it later!

Brush up on basic bike etiquette before you hit the road.

You can also start mapping the route from home to your favorite destinations. This will give you a solid lay of the land and help you navigate any unexpected obstacles you may come across on your ride. And remember, with an electric bike like this, you'll be in a position to cover more ground than ever before. Don't be afraid to explore.

Haven't preordered your RadMission yet? There's still time to take advantage of our $999 USD price point. ($1,499 CAD/€1.099 EUR). Act now to close out the year with an awesome bike at an awesome price.

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