2023 Scott Solace eRide Gravel road test ride review all you need to know
2023 Scott Solace eRide Gravel road test review Build quality
The Scott Solace eRide Gravel 2023 has a high cost, but a high build quality, and ultimately has a price even lower than other competitors, compared to which it is made just as well.
Worth noting is the good availability of assemblies and the specific version for women.
The overall build quality is therefore good.
It's not a bargain, but the value for money is better than other competitors.
The entry level has a relatively high price, but already has a very good overall quality.
2023 Scott Solace eRide Gravel road test review Frame
The new frame is completely new, new geometries, new internal cable routing, new motor and integrated battery.
An excellent product and at the top of the market.
The complete bike, in its lightest (and most expensive ..) version, weighs just under 13kg.
Good availability of sizes.
In fact, there is no possibility of customizing the bicycle.
There are no notes to make.
2023 Scott Solace eRide Gravel road test review versions
The range of assemblies is relatively complete, even if we start from an already economically demanding entry level, around 6 thousand euros.
The build and assembly quality, in each version, is valid.
It is not a cheap ebike but of good quality and excellent performance.
Our opinion is that these light ebikes have a reduced real autonomy and pedaling an electric bicycle without the aid of the engine is never pleasant.
2023 Scott Solace eRide Gravel road test review Comfort
Ride comfort is not the absolute top, there are no real shock absorbing systems, but overall it is valid.
There are gravel ebikes that are more comfortable, but still heavier.
Overall ride comfort is therefore more than valid and in line with the best competitors with a rigid frame and no shock absorbing system.
A great result.
2023 Scott Solace eRide Gravel road test review drive
The Scott Solace eRide Gravel 2023 is a gravel ebike with excellent overall performance, but above all very easy and safe to ride.
Intuitive, always stable, it never engages in driving.
Easy to handle, it is very safe at high speeds and downhill.
Behavior on paved roads is also excellent, where it travels on a track, so stable and safe.
Overall it is one of the easiest and most intuitive gravel ebikes to ride, both on and off road.
Only the more experienced would have wanted better handling in the narrowest sections, but then the ebike would have become more difficult to control and ride.
2023 Scott Solace eRide Gravel road test review Performance
The relatively low weight, the excellent chassis and the excellent work of the engine lead to excellent overall performance.
However, you don't need to get carried away.
With the maximum assistance of the engine, the real range is around 50km, while with a certain foresight and the auxiliary battery, it will be possible to reach 100km of range.
It all depends on how much you use the engine.
To note the silence of the engine, but also the fact that without a minimum of thrust from the electric motor there is the classic rolling resistance of the crank which annoys in the long run.
In other words, without the help of the engine, the bike is heavy and not very pleasant to ride.
Fault common to all ebikes.
For the rest, the performances are at the top of the category, an excellent climbing ebike, light and fast.
Very fast downhill and valid on the flat.
Equally valid are the off-road performance.
It's an electric bicycle, at least in the top-of-the-range version, very competitive and high performance.
The only flaw that emerged is the autonomy that is reduced for us, in line with the other competitors.
2023 Scott Solace eRide Gravel road test review Pros and cons
The Scott Solace eRide Gravel 2023 is confirmed as an excellent gravel electric bicycle.
There isn't a real flaw, the ebike is really excellent from every point of view.
The real flaws may still be the high prices and the reduced autonomy.
Defects however common to all its competitors.
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NDR: the photo does not refer to the specific bike being tested