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Mate is a rip-off???

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:03 pm
by sinusjog
Feeling a bit sad after reading this :o :

"The MATE bike is a cheap Chinese copy launched and awarded already back in 2011 by a real Danish designer. The MATE bike is a generic copy made by open molds. You can buy the exact same bike with exact same specs on every street corner in China. There is a patent involved with the placement of the battery. But in China cares. Certainly MATE bikes does not care either. The true price for a MATE bike is 350-370 USD depending on the exange rate. You Can buy the bike at severel resellers still even though it is Now a very oldschool ebike ....i still have this bike in my collection (exact same as MATE) back from 2011. It drives like crap. Totally wrong geometry compared to the one from the original designer. A lot of A brands is still using the Danish design paying a licensfee - but really the MATE bike is just a cheap Chinese bad made copy"

And then I found this: ... o+bike+rot

Don't know what to think...
I liked the whole story and it looks like it was all fake :(
Why Mate why? :oops:

Re: Mate is a rip-off???

Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:01 am
by turk123
Looking at the LLobe website, it looks like the bike sells for over $1088 US dollars plus probably shipping. It also has a much smaller battery. It does look like the same design! So your post is partially true. The rip-off portion might be true as it looks like mate did not "design" the bike as they said they did. They just made a deal with a Chinese factory to put their name on it.

Re: Mate is a rip-off???

Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 1:09 pm
by turk123
It looks like LLobe also had lights in the front and back. Mate probably will choose to sell those later.

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need your actual assist

Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2017 6:35 am
by Timothyliach
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Re: Mate is a rip-off???

Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:11 pm
by Crispin
How could this go without notice for years? That's just despicable, if you ask me.