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Trek Powerfly 5 Review

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When it comes to hardtail electric mountain bikes there’s an awful lot of choice (if they’re in stock) from the big-name manufacturers. When one of my friends called me last week to say he’d brought a Trek, I was eager to try it out. In this Trek Powerfly 5 review, I will take a closer look at the specifications and share with you my opinions after spending a couple of hours with it on Bodmin Moor .

trek powerfly 5 review

Introduction

Trek’s mountain bike heritage goes back to 1983 when they released the 850 – fast forward 28 years and they have a comprehensive range of high-end e-MTBs ranging in price from just over £2500 to up to an eye-watering £11500.

At £3750 the Trek Powerfly 5 sits at the upper end of their hardtail range and benefits from the latest Bosch Performance Line CX motor with a 625Wh battery. The Powerfly 5 also boasts Rockshox forks and SRAM Eagle SX 12-speed drivetrain.

trek powerfly 5

My friend had been talking about upgrading his Cube Acid hardtail e-MTB for some time and we’d previously discussed the merits of the Trek. He recently took the plunge and purchased the bike reviewed here.

First impressions

The first thing that struck me about the Trek Powerfly 5 was how stunning the paintwork finish is – it’s a gorgeous bike in the ‘slate/volt’ colour scheme. Mind you, you’d expect nothing short of this on an e-bike costing more than a decent second-hand car!

trek powerfly 5 pictured on bodmin mor

Although the 17″ frame was a bit on the short side for me, with the seat post properly adjusted it felt quite comfortable. My friend paid an extra £200 to have the optional Bontrager dropper seat post fitted, which is a must if you’re going to be tackling the trails.

Riding some rock-strewn single track the Trek feels sure-footed. For an older rider like me, the Powerfly 5 inspires confidence (maybe a bit too much) and is great fun to ride. Where this e-bike comes into its own is when the trail turns upwards – it’s not the first Bosch CX I’ve experienced but this motor never fails to impress me with its 85Nm of torque. Riding up steep tracks is helped even further by the trail-busting SRAM Eagle 11-50 12-speed rear cassette, meaning you never run out of gears.

trek powerfly 5 electric mountain bike

Although my ride was fairly brief I was thoroughly impressed with the off-road abilities of the Trek, it’s a great all-around package suitable for beginners, intermediate or the older more experienced cyclist who’s returning to mountain biking after a long break. Below I will go into more detail on the components.

Check out the 2023 Powerfly 5 from Trek

Electric components

The high-end mountain bike world is dominated by either the Bosch CX or Shimano Steps E8000 / EP8 of Brose motors. It’s good that manufacturers recognised the demand for a greater battery range and the Trek Powerfly 5 comes with the Bosch 625Wh power tube battery which is neatly integrated into the frame.

Bosch Performance Line CX

bosch performance line cx motor as fitted to the kona electric ute

The Bosch Performance Line CX motor benefits from several upgrades over the previous model, most notably the 85Nm torque output offering the rider up to 340% assistance.

There’s the new Extended Boost mode which makes negotiating rocks and exposed roots on the trail much easier, particularly uphill. This means the bike can be manoeuvred with greater agility on technical sections.

bosch performance line cx motor

Revised e-MTB mode – This ensures the rider is well-prepared for whatever situation the trail has in store. New sensor and motor control functions give mountain bikers a much wider range of dynamic and natural support.

The Bosch motor is smooth and the whine from the motor is quiet and not intrusive. Performance is as good as you will find on a road-legal e-MTB and it adds a whole new dimension of fun when riding off-road.

625Wh Powertube battery

bosch powertube 625 battery

I first rode an e-bike with a 625Wh battery at the end of 2019 and having the extra capacity will ensure riders can spend more time enjoying the trails. The range will depend on lots of different variables but 50 miles should be achievable when riding off-road – check out the Bosch range calculator for a rough estimate of battery range from the 625Wh battery.

Bike components

Quality components are a must on electric mountain bikes at this price point and the Trek Powerfly 5 doesn’t disappoint. I have gone into more detail on the specification below.

trek powerfly 5 with sram 12 speed gearing

The gearing is comprised of an SRAM Eagle single-click 12-speed shifter with an NX Eagle rear derailleur and 11-50 cassette – as the Bosch uses an ISIS-type crank interface, an SRAM X1 crankset is fitted. The drivetrain is finished off with a high-quality SRAM SX Eagle chain.

trek powerfly 5 gen 4 test

Braking is provided by the excellent Shimano MT-420 4-pot calipers with 203mm brake rotors – as expected these brakes work well and will provide more than enough stopping power for most riders. I found them to be excellent, and you only need to use one finger for braking.

If found the 120mm Rockshox Recon RL suspension forks worked very well indeed. Although they are at the lower end of Rockshox forks they feature trickle-down technology from more expensive forks and feature Motion Control™ damping which features low-speed compression adjustment to lockout.

Wheels and tyres

The wheelset is a disc-specific Bontrager Kovee Comp 23 with Boost 110, 15 mm thru axle at the front and a Boost 148, 12 mm thru axle at the rear. Tyres are Bontrager XR3 Comp, wire bead, 30 tpi, 29×2.30″ which seemed to handle the damp moorland trails very well. If you wish to upgrade to a tubeless set-up these wheels are tubeless-ready. The hub is a standard 9/10 speed Shimano freehub.

Frame and finishing kit

trek powerfly 5 gen 4 test

For the frame Trek use their Alpha Platinum Aluminium which is their premium lightweight aluminium designed for maximum strength and minimum weight. As I’ve mentioned above the finish is exquisite and looks incredibly hard to wear.  The frame also benefits from internal routing for lights (should you choose to fit them) and a direct kickstand mount.

All of the finishing kits are all by Trek’s in-house brand Bontrager which is of excellent quality. This bike also had the optional Bontrager Line Dropper seat post fitted which costs an additional £199.99.

If I was in the market for a capable hardtail electric mountain bike I’d be very tempted by the Trek Powerfly 5. It’s great fun to ride and feels very capable on a rough single track – the handling inspires confidence and that Bosch motor is the icing on the cake!

There are cheaper options available and if you’re new to electric mountain biking you may not want to spend quite so much on your first purchase.

trek powerfly 5 white

Having said that, if I had the money to spend on a nice hardtail e-MTB the Trek would certainly be on my shortlist. Other plus points are the excellent brakes, SRAM 1 x 12 gearing and the 625Wh battery.

My friend has brought this e-bike with the intention of keeping it for a good few years and I’ll post any relevant updates here.

Thanks for reading and if you have any questions or comments please leave them below.

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Meet Tony, a passionate e-bike advocate and enthusiast who discovered the life-changing benefits of electric bikes back in 2016. Tony’s technical experience within the e-bike field was gained while running a successful electric bike conversion business for 5 years in his home county of Cornwall, UK.

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Thanks for the review, even though I discovered this after buying my Powerfly 5, I still found it useful and relatable. I picked mine up in November and have given it a good testing over the winter months – what a brilliant bike! Even though I could have spent less for a Cube reaction, which I almost did. I’m glad I spent more on this. The only issues I have encountered are tyre pressures since going tubeless, but I think that’s more the tape inside rather than the rims thenself.

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Is Trek Powerfly 5 A Good Bike? [Trek Powerfly 5 Review]

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Trek Powerfly 5

  • Price: $4,199
  • Frame: Alpha Platinum Aluminum
  • Tires: 29×2.60″ 27.5×2.8″

What we love about it: The perfect pairing of the high-end Bosch e-MTB drive system with durable mountain bike components, it can accompany you on any trail.

What we don’t like about it: it’s too heavy and gets in the way when carrying it around.

Rating: (4.8/5)

2020 Trek Powerfly 5

Introduction

When fans asked for a review of the Trek Powerfly 5, as someone who likes pure mountain bikes, I had little interest in the Trek Powerfly 5 off-road e-bike. But I was stunned when I saw its sturdy body, which is really a rare heavyweight in my review.

To be honest, when I saw it, I thought of technical climbs and less-populated trails, and I changed my mind and wanted to review such a bike. We can see the Trek Powerfly 5 with a premium Alpha Platinum Aluminum frame, a wide-range SRAM SX Eagle 1×12 drivetrain, versatile Bontrager XR3 Comp29x2.30″ tires, and a high-end Bosch Performance CX motor, we were blown away by the Trek Powerfly 5’s performance on technical climbs and thrilling descents.

Over four months of our review, the car accompanied me on challenging trails like Whistler Mountain Bike Park, traversing about 40 miles of desert terrain. Not only did I feel the car’s superior climbing performance and athletic ability on loose terrain, it also gave me an intuitive adrenaline rush.

Really awesome. It’s that free-spirited climb, like blending in with the trail, really got me hooked on the Trek Powerfly 5.

Below we break down the climbing and descending performance of the Trek Powerfly 5 as well as general ride, key features, components and specs, and other versions in the range.

If you want to know more, you can refer to our detailed explanation.

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Trek Powerfly 5 - Trek Black/Viper Red

In my experience, in general, full-suspension mountain bikes are better at climbing, and with the front and rear shocks, the damping effect will be good, making the ride more comfortable. The car’s climbing comfort probably can’t match it. Yet on this technically difficult climb, the Trek Powerfly 5 excels at the same price as a full-suspension bike or XC.

The Trek Powerfly 5 came across as bulky due to its bulky body. The Powerfly 5 weighs 50.70 lbs (with tubes), which is unwieldy for me. I can’t imagine how I’d be able to get up there without starting a climbing ride. But actual riding gave me the answer.

On a trail like this one at Whistler Mountain Bike Park, I started doing climbing reviews. The climbing trail has plenty of sharp rocks and mounds that bulge upwards.

But I have no fear with the Trek Powerfly 5. Its SRAM SX Eagle 1×12 drivetrain, high-end Performance Line CX motor, and RockShox Recon Silver RL 120mm fork travel allowed me to reach unimaginable speeds when climbing, which is better than XC at the same price.

Also, we did rides on steep trails after the rain, but the results were not as good as we thought. Some people feel that the 29×2.60″ tires are a little floating, which may be a hindrance for beginners, but I have no obvious feeling, and even I think the driving force of the tires is very fast, and it can follow the trails tightly.

Overall, I think the Trek Powerfly 5 has a lot of power on the climbs, and its high-end Performance Line CX motor gives me enough power that it makes me enjoy climbing more.

 Trek Powerfly 5 - Solid Charcoal/Volt

I like the sprint on the descent, but I also value safety. The Powerfly 5 excels on the climbs, but I’m concerned that the weight of its body will introduce too much inertia when descending and it will hinder the descent. “everything is possible”.

The Powerfly 5 also exceeded my expectations on the descending. The Powerfly 5’s Bontrager XR3 Comp 29×2.30″ tires provide plenty of traction, and the prominent tread pattern adds to the tire’s grip.

Its RockShox fork and Solo air spring play a big part in the descent. The 120mm-travel RockShox fork encountered cliff-like jumps during the descent, and it provided responsive cushioning that allowed me to dampen vibrations even when I jumped from high places.

The air spring is more labor-saving and convenient while reducing weight. Not to mention, the power provided by the Performance Line CX motor and the braking of the Tektro HD-M275 hydraulic disc.

When I challenged the descending trail with the Powerfly 5, the ground was slippery due to the accumulation of water on the ground, and the fallen leaves created unforeseen obstacles.

In fact, the speed performance of the Trek Powerfly 5 is not as good as before, but its stability is on full display here. I think stability is a measure of bike quality in situations like this, and the Trek Powerfly 5 gives me a sense of security.

All in all, the Trek Powerfly 5 is good enough for me in both climbing challenges and descending performance, and the price is reasonable.

General Riding

My cycling started with my family. My father was an amateur cyclist and he had many beneficial influences on my riding.

I know he has a Powerfly 5, but I really never paid much attention to it. When my dad learned that I was reviewing the Powerfly 5, I had a rare family time with my dad after a long time, and discovered how important the Powerfly 5 is to my dad and why he loves the Powerfly 5 reasons.

I still had a little leg problem due to hard work when I was young, and my cycling dad couldn’t go on long rides. The drive provided by the Powerfly 5’s Performance Line CX motor solves that problem.

The Powerfly 5 was there for my dad, whether it was for the usual bodybuilding, commuting, or even climbing the slightest incline.

The versatility of the Powerfly 5 was exceptional with my dad, and I seem to have felt the designer’s deepest mind here. The Powerfly 5 is not only our best friend, but also a great companion for those who love to ride, but can’t ride very far.

If your family loves the Powerfly 5 too, take them to experience the Powerfly 5.

Main Feature

Trek powerfly 5 frame.

Trek Powerfly 5 Frame easily removable battery

The Trek Powerfly 5 has an Alpha Platinum Aluminum frame with an overall weight of 50.70 lbs (with tubes), but I wouldn’t think it’s a frame issue, since aluminum is light and strong. We can notice that the Powerfly 5 doesn’t have a single superfluous line as a whole, thanks to Control Freak’s clean internal routing.

In addition, the removable integrated battery (RIB) also brings us enough driving force and convenience. Not only that, the proper frame space makes my ride more comfortable, and the two water bottle mounting holes make it easy for me to carry enough water.

Even when riding in harsh conditions, I think the Powerfly 5 is a reliable enough comrade-in-arms.

The ride comfort of the Trek Powerfly 5 I think has a lot to do with geometry. The body-friendly geometry not only makes it look balanced and beautiful but also enhances rider comfort.

The Trek Powerfly 5’s steep seat tube angle (LG 71.7°) allows the rider to maintain a comfortable upright ride while increasing pedalling efficiency. Its slack head angle (LG 67.7°), while perhaps making the bike’s steering less responsive than the tight head angle, made it easier for me to descend.

Plus, the Powerfly 5 has the right chainstay length (45.5mm) to stay stable on the descents and help on the climbs. Powerfly 5 Proper Reach (LG 42.7cm) allows you to achieve a good balance between the front of your body and your arms without your arms getting sore.

However, if you ride on bumpy terrain for a long time, it will still make your arms feel tired. The comfy Powerfly 5, at this price point I think it’s an A.

If you value not just performance but comfort, you can try the Trek Powerfly 5.

Components and Specifications

Sram sx eagle 1×12 speed.

SRAM SX Eagle 1×12 Speed

As we all know, SRAM has almost taken the shifting system of mountain bikes by storm with the Eagle series of 12-speed groupsets in recent years. Almost every mountain bike I’ve seen with a 12-speed is using SRAM.

The SX Eagle 1×12 speed we saw used in the Powerfly 5, some thought it might not be as good as the NX. The SX doesn’t cost much, and in my riding experience, it’s smooth and responsive too quickly.

In addition, the 12-speed range is sufficient for climbing or commuting, and the larger gear ratio range of 11-50t allows you to quickly change to the appropriate gear in different situations.

The only thing I feel like a bit of a complaint about the shifting system is that it’s a little heavy, wish it could have been replaced with lighter and better gears.

Tektro HD-M275 Hydraulic Disc Brake

I prefer Shimano to the Tektro HD-M275 hydraulic disc, but that’s not to say the Tektro HD-M275 is bad. The Powerfly 5 Tektro HD-M275 hydraulic discs are lighter in weight than mechanical discs and are much gentler on braking without harshness.

While reviewing the Powerfly 5, I did a brake test. Riding on muddy and twisty country trails and going fast on the road after the rain, its braking remains extremely stable. If you like safe, stable, and smooth braking, I think you’ll be interested in the Powerfly 5.

Bontrager Commuter Comp Bicycle Saddle

The moment I sit in the seat, I feel what is called comfort. From the appearance, we can clearly see that the middle of the seat is empty, which will be very breathable. The Trek Powerfly 5’s saddle combines a full open cell with air foam and dual-density shell to give me soft comfort and support while riding.

Not only that, the material is more durable, but its cover material protects the saddle’s dual-density shell and air-foam construction, and it’s even waterproof. Provides lasting comfort no matter where you ride.

Plus, the deceptively simple integrated Blendr mount makes it easy to add Bontrager Flare taillights to your needs. Even when riding in the evening, it can be noticed by others and not bumped into people. Of course, this possibility is almost 0.

Bontrager XR Endurance Comp Grips

Trek Powerfly 5 Grips

Many people will ignore the role of the grip, we must know that we rely on the grip to control the direction. The Trek Powerfly 5’s grips are literally in the top 5 of the bikes I’ve reviewed in terms of looks and fit.

Not only does the XR Endurance Comp Lock-On Grip feature an ergonomic supportive shape for great support without sacrificing your comfort, but it also lets you go further.

Additionally, the pattern protects your palm (because of the padding) and your fingers stay in place at all times. I’ve had a bruised palm from grip issues a lot of the time on long rides, but the grips on the Trek Powerfly 5 not only alleviated that symptom, but made my rides easier.

Bosch Performance CX Motors

Bosch Performance CX Motors

The Trek Powerfly 5 isn’t your average hardtail mountain bike, it’s electric, and that’s what the Performance Line CX motor has to say. The high-end Performance Line CX motor is networked with other components on the e-bike via an intelligent system, and thanks to the eBike Flow app, I can easily keep track of the bike’s trajectory.

Some people may think how can electric motors achieve the effect of fitness? But the truth is that the Trek Powerfly 5 does improve your health (my dad is one example).

You can appreciate the convenience brought by technology, the support of intelligent systems provides better protection for you and your e-bike, and the enhanced control brings you more riding pleasure.

Trek Powerfly 5 Tires – Bontrager XR3 Comp MTB

Trek Powerfly 5 Tires

The tires of any bicycle are like the steps that carry us forward. The Trek Powerfly 5’s Bontrager XR3 Comp 29×2.30” mountain bike tires are not only for mountain trails, but their excellent traction kept us going even on steep hills.

Its versatile tread also gripped the corners firmly when I faced sharp turns. Whether it’s on a quick descent or a steady ascent, the Trek Powerfly 5’s tires are on full display.

Other Versions of Trek Powerfly 5

2019 Trek Powerfly 5

For a more comprehensive review of the Trek Powerfly 5, we also looked at the 2019 Trek Powerfly 5 and 2018 Trek Powerfly 5. After a comprehensive comparison, we found that although the Trek Powerfly 5 is a bit more expensive, its component upgrades are obvious to all.

First off, the 2018 and 2019 Trek Powerfly 5’s drivetrain is 1×10, and the Trek Powerfly 5 is 1×12, with a wider shift range without ignoring shift comfort. Second, the 2018 and 2019 Trek Powerfly 5s have Shimano brakes that I like, but they’re rudimentary Shimano brakes, and I’m a little disappointed at this price.

Finally, with the advancement of technology, the components and motors of the Trek Powerfly 5 have been upgraded. Even if the price will be a little more expensive, I am still willing to pay for the Trek Powerfly 5 from the sense of technology and applicability.

What do we like about it?

  • The speed range of 1×12 can be applied to more situations.
  • The high-end Performance Line CX motor provides plenty of assistance, allowing you to experience more riding pleasure.
  • Body-fitting geometry makes you more comfortable while riding.
  • It is one of the great gifts for your family.
  • Comfortable grips make you fall in love with riding.
  • The comfortable saddle makes me reluctant to get off.

What do we not like about it?

  • Some people may think that the body is too bulky.
  • The color selection of the car paint can be more abundant.
  • What is the frame material of the Trek Powerfly 5?

The frame of the Trek Powerfly 5 is Aluminium.

  • What is the drivetrain of the Trek Powerfly 5?

The drivetrain on the Trek Powerfly 5 is an SRAM SX Eagle, 12-speed.

  • What is the fork travel on the Trek Powerfly 5?

The Trek Powerfly 5 has 120mm of fork travel.

Accessories

Comparison Chart

Trek powerfly 5 vs trek powerfly 7.

Trek Powerfly FS 7 Plus

We can see that the fork travel is different between the Trek Powerfly 5 and the 2017 Trek Powerfly 7. Although only a short 20mm difference, this makes a huge difference in the actual riding experience.

The Trek Powerfly 5’s 120mm fork travel has better cushioning and shock absorption. Also, the 2017 Trek Powerfly 7Shimano Deore M8000 XT 1×11 has a smaller transmission range than the Trek Powerfly 5 SRAM SX Eagle 1×12.

In actual riding, I prefer the smooth shifting of the SRAM SX Eagle 1×12 and the wide 11-50t range. I think it’s important to get the Trek Powerfly 5 for $200 more, which is more than enough for me.

Learn More: Trek Powerfly 7 Review – High-End Battery

Trek Powerfly 5 vs Giant Stance E+ 2

2021 Giant Stance E+ 2

In fact, the Giant Stance E+ 2 is a full-suspension off-road electric bike with 130mm of fork travel and 120mm of rear fork travel. Like most full-suspension bikes, it’s well damped on both descents and climbs, and its slack head angle (67°) makes it easier to descend.

However, the Giant Stance E+ 2 drivetrain is a Shimano Deore, 1×10 speed, and I think its drivetrain could be improved a bit at this price. Also, its single paint color feels too little choice (although this balsamic green looks good too).

Let’s take another look at the Trek Powerfly 5, which has a 1×12-speed drivetrain with a wide range of speed options that allows me to experience the feel of different speeds. The Trek Powerfly 5 also has more paint options in three colors.

Not to mention that the Trek Powerfly 5 is $201 cheaper than the Giant Stance E+ 2. If you’re after value for money, you can try the Trek Powerfly 5.

Trek Powerfly 5 vs Norco Fluid VLT A2

2022 Norco Fluid VLT A2

When I saw the price of the Norco Fluid VLT A2, I thought it would most likely be a carbon frame bike. But it’s an aluminum frame, although aluminum isn’t bad.

It is undeniable that the Norco Fluid VLT A2 is a full-suspension electric bike. It has a front fork of 140mm, a rear fork of 130mm, and a dropper post configuration, which makes the Norco Fluid VLT A2 full of shock absorption. However, the gearing of the Norco Fluid VLT A2 1×10 gave me a bit of a gripe, and I wish it could be improved.

After all, the 1×10 transmission seems a bit outdated now, of course, this is not to say that the 1×10 is bad, but at this price, I think the Norco Fluid VLT A2 can do better. As many of you who know the Trek Powerfly 5 know, it has a 1×12 transmission.

Although not much, there is still a big difference in the actual riding experience. Not only that, the charger of the Trek Powerfly 5 is a Bosch compact 2A (100-240V) charger, which allows it to supplement energy at a voltage of 100-240V so that it cannot be freely charged due to voltage limitations.

While the Norco Fluid VLT A2 is a little better than the Trek Powerfly 5 in terms of braking, the Norco Fluid VLT A2 isn’t bad either, with stable braking even in the rain. At this price, I think the Trek Powerfly 5 is adequate.

If you’re looking for a $1290 cheaper Trek Powerfly 5, I think it’s a no-brainer.

Learn more : Is Norco Fluid FS A4 Splendid? – [Norco Fluid FS A4 Review]

Trek Powerfly 5 vs Transition Scout Alloy GX

trek powerfly 5 gen 4 test

Looking at the Transition Scout Alloy GX full suspension trail bike, we must mention its 140mm chainstays, 150mm fork travel, and its dropper post. This allows it to adapt to more rough terrain and allows for a more comfortable ride.

Not only that, but the Transition Scout Alloy GX also has a 1×12 drivetrain, and its TRP DH-R Evo brakes very smoothly. In fact, my only complaint is the high price, and I think a carbon fiber frame might make me more willing to pay for it.

Not only is the Trek Powerfly 5 $800 cheaper, but it’s also 1×12 speed. Some might think its transmission isn’t advanced enough, but in this price range, it’s adequate and I feel very stable in terms of braking.

If you’re after value for money, you can try the Trek Powerfly 5.

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Trek Powerfly 5 Review  

  June 29, 2019

By   Max Shumpert

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E-bikes are a ton of fun! But there are so many models available that finding one which matches your preferences ends up being quite the confusing endeavor.   It is important that you consider all the relevant aspects before choosing to purchase a specific model. Since an E-bike typically costs 3-5 times as much as a regular bike, it's an investment and you don’t want to have buyers remorse after spending $3000 dollars plus on a bike.   Speaking of the best e-bikes under $3000 ...The Powerfly 5+ from Trek is a great choice of an electric mountain bike that has people talking about its versatility. The following review looks at the various features on the Powerfly 5 and the overall performance it offers.

FRAME:  Alpha Platinum Aluminum, Removable battery with a tapered head tube ENGINE : Bosch Performance CX BATTERY : Bosch PowerTube 500Wh, Lithium-ion BRAKE TYPES : Shimano MT200 Hydraulic Disc Brakes RIMS : Bontrager Kovee 23, Tubeless Ready, double-walled, 32-hole TIRES : Bontrager XR3, 27.5 BY 2.35

The frame on the Trek Powerfly 5 is made of alpha platinum aluminum to give it a rugged build for the tough terrains. This is reinforced by the motor armor protection to enhance durability. The frame has been manipulated around the motor and features a battery slot on the right side of the downtube.   The low-lying frame gives the Powefly 5 a unique look that is suitable for both men and women.  The overall geometry of the bike ensures that you have a comfortable posture as you ride on the trail. This bike is also available in a sports hard-tail version that is fully accessorized with a kickstand, rack, and fenders, etc.   Furthermore, Trek also offers a model of the Powerfly designed for women. This delivers a similar high-performance that you get from the hard-tail but the geometry is slightly different.

It has a curved top that lowers the standover height, making it convenient for female riders to mount. This is paired with a women’s saddle, as well as a narrower handlebar.

The Trek Powerfly 5 features a steady Bosch Performance CX motor to go with a 500Wh battery. The sleek mid-mount motor has been designed exclusively for off-road riding.

Its 75Nm of torque gives you the power to comfortably take on the most challenging grounds. It will also get you to a maximum speed of 20mph on pedal assist mode.   The bike also uses Bosch’s gear-shift detection technology which holds back the strain on the chain of the gear set as it switches from one gear to another. The motor has been programmed to cut out at 25km/hr but still gives you ample pedaling force of up to 300% in turbo mode.   Another cool aspect that I liked about the motor is the intelligent E-MTB motor mode. This will automatically determine the amount of assistance you require depending on the trail, which makes sure that the ride will never be a struggle for you in challenging instances.

I must commend Trek for delivering a reliable e-bike that comes with a fully integrated battery. What this does is to ensure that the battery is safe from dirt and grime, which only increases its shelf-life. The powerful 500Wh Lithium-ion battery located on the drive-side of the down tube can easily be removed and slotted back into the frame.   This increases ease of access and convenience when you want to recharge it. The battery boasts a nice range that will get you to 130km in eco mode or 60km in turbo mode when fully charged, which is enough time to enjoy your adventure.  However, the exact run time will depend on a number of factors, including the terrain, your weight, and even riding style.   The fact that the battery is waterproof allows you to enjoy your ride when it's raining without the risk of damaging it. The amour further protects the battery from stones and other debris on the trail. The only downside is that the battery takes too long to charge. When fully drained of energy, you will need 7.5hrs of compact charge to fully power it.

The Shimano MT200 disc brakes on the Powerfly 5 enhance safety when you are riding at high speeds and going down descents. They have a good stopping power that will give you the riding confidence to tackle the most feared trails.

The Bontrager Duster Elite rims are sturdy enough to withstand the punishment while riding on rough surfaces. The tubeless ready wheels also make them stiff to offer better traction on the trail.

The Bontrager XR3 tires offer good friction on off-road trails. However, I noticed that my Trek Powerfly 5 kept on over-shooting corners a little. I credit this to the 2.35 wide tires, which don’t exactly give you the kind of stability you need in rugged terrain.   One thing I may suggest changing is the size of the tires. A wider set will definitely give you better control of the ride, especially during descends. 

What We Like

I like the Removable Integrated Battery system on the Powerfly 5. Not only does it improve the aesthetics of the bikes but also ensures that the battery is protected from dirt and stones on the trail. You also get ample space to mount a water bottle cage if needed.   True to its name, the Powerfly 5 offers power when riding it. I was really impressed by the aggressiveness it showed when climbing inclines. Along with the pedal assist, I hardly broke a sweat as I rode the bicycle uphill.   The Powerfly 5 is also a versatile bike. It is just as effective when used for commuting as it is on off-road adventures. There is no limit to where you can use it, which only increases the level of fun you can have with this bike.   Finally, this bike will impress you with its durability. The alpha platinum aluminum makes it sturdy and the 500Wh battery has the longest range available from Bosch. It will serve you for the long haul and in demanding terrain without running the risk of getting damaged easily. 

  • Strong frame
  • Powerful battery
  • Nice Design
  • Can be accessorized
  • Suitable for both sexes

What We Don't Like

I didn’t exactly like the feel of the tires while descending hills. I can’t say I had full control of the ride, especially when negotiating corners because the tires keep on overshooting. I believe a wider set of tires will solve this slight problem.  

  • Tires not wide enough

Buying Advice

The Trek Powerfly 5 lives up to the expectations of delivering in mountain biking situations. It comes in a variety of sizes and frames that will surely suit your body size and riding style.   Whether you are a male biker or female rider, this e-MTB comes with exciting features that won’t disappoint you when you are having fun in the trails. It is a great buy if you have the funds to spare.

The Trek team has done a good job of integrating the battery and motor into the Powerfly 5 frame, delivering a one-of-a-kind e-bike. It has a comfortable design and feel, as well as powerful battery and motor. All these quality specifications ensure that you enjoy the e-bike experience on a variety of terrains.   If you are looking for an e-bike that packs extra power to increase the duration of your adventure, the Trek Powerfly 5 is a remarkable option that will take you through all manner of trails.

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9 Reasons to Buy the Powerfly FS 4

  • The Trek 2022 Powerfly FS 4 features a suspension system, making it suitable for mountain biking and off-road adventures.
  • The bike utilizes Trek's Alpha Platinum Aluminum frame, ensuring durability and strength.
  • Equipped with the reliable Performance CX mid-mounted motor by Bosch, providing efficient and powerful assistance while riding.
  • The integrated battery is removable, allowing for easy charging and replacement.
  • The bike offers additional features ready for customization, giving users the ability to personalize their riding experience.
  • The new Trek Powerfly FS is versatile and high-performing, suitable for various terrains and riding styles.
  • The e-bike is equipped with top-of-the-line hardware, ensuring quality and reliability.
  • Despite its high quality, the Trek Powerfly FS is considered affordable, offering value for money.
  • The design of the bike allows for great off-road handling, providing a thrilling and enjoyable riding experience.

1 Reasons Not to Buy the Powerfly FS 4

  • The bike's small display screen might be inconvenient for some users, potentially affecting visibility and ease of navigation.

Bottom Line

The Trek Powerfly FS 4 is a top-performing e-bike that offers durability, versatility, and value for money. With its suspension system and strong frame, it's perfect for off-road adventures. The reliable motor and removable battery provide efficient assistance and easy charging. Plus, the customizable features allow users to personalize their riding experience. While the small display screen may be a drawback for some, overall, the Powerfly FS 4 delivers a thrilling and enjoyable ride.

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Trek Powerfly 7 Equipped

Trek’s Powerfly range is the company’s answer to a sporty commuter, which is designed to bridge the gap from the urban environment to the trails. The range of hardtail e-MTBs were brought out to be versatile, capable of holding their own on their dirt, but also capable for the daily routine of life or a companion on long distance tours.

The range comes in many different guises, from the super sporty FS versions, which come naked at the rear, or the Equipped versions, which have racks over the back wheel to take panniers or bags. The Powerfly 7 Equipped is the second highest spec bike in the Equipped series.

So, has Trek been able to really master multiple terrains and purposes at once? Or is it a case of this bike being a Jack of all trades, and master of none? Let’s find out…

Our Verdict

Congratulations to the crew at Trek – the company has created a belting bike here.

It’s very hard to straddle the worlds of commuter, trail and tourer – and the folk at Trek have managed it here.

The bike features excellent component pairing, with a top end Bosch battery and motor, a seriously robust frame and durable wheel components – it’s made for lots and lots… and lots of riding.

It isn’t a gnarly single-track shredder, and it doesn’t pretend to be, but it gets the elements it needs to get right absolutely spot on.

Potentially, the suspension deserves an upgrade given the price, but apart from that we’re pretty stoked with this one.

  • Comfortable ride
  • Commutable & tour riding friendly

Trek Powerfly 7 Equipped

Trek Powerfly 7 Equipped parts

Price: $6,266

Weight/frame.

The Powerfly 7 Equipped comes with an Alpha Platinum compound aluminium frame.

The bike is made to be robust and is fitted with a pannier/bag cage over the back wheel, so it’s usable on the daily commute or on touring style rides.

It’s a solid bike and you feel very stable up top, exactly what you need from a bike which might have to balance extra weight on the back from luggage.

That comes at a cost, though, the overall weight of the bike comes in at 25.12kg (in a size medium), so it is a bit of a beast to contend with.

The bike comes in 5 frame sizes – extra small , small , medium , large and extra large – with the weight varying slightly between them.

You feel that extra weight out on the trickier trails, it doesn’t manipulate well and feels very cumbersome, but really – the bike isn’t made for technical trails or on seriously sharp up and down terrain.

It’s made to be a loyal partner on longer, flatter, distances and it certainly holds its own on the gravel or on a dirt road with a few lumps.

The Powerfly 7 Equipped comes with a chunky 625Wh Bosch PowerTube battery . The bike is made to take on some longer distance riding and the Bosch battery offers the capabilities to keep pushing on longer and longer.

Given the bike isn’t made for super technical and steep trail-based inclines, that battery actually stretches a long old way and it’s ultra reliable. On the flatter style of terrain you’re likely to be tackling, the battery gives you hours and hours of fun.

How Long Does a Trek Powerfly Battery Last?

We found on our review rides that we got well over 100km on one charge, with juice still to go on with. It’s secured tightly into the downtube and is easily removable with a simple click system.

The PowerTube takes around five hours to fully charge from dead and only two hours to get to 50%, which means you can get back out on the road/trail at pace. A fitting battery for this burly bike.

Trek Powerfly 7 Equipped battery

The Powerfly 7 Equipped comes with a seriously powerful Bosch Performance CX motor , which can punch out up to 85Nm of torque. We’re very impressed with this pairing yet again from Trek.

That extra kick takes the edge off the bike’s overall weight and means you don’t have any anxiety when approaching a large hill. The power is delivered in a super-natural way and it doesn’t give off any unusual drag or overshoot.

It also works very intelligently with the battery to release the power conservatively. Overall, it’s a stunning partnership for a bike, which could feel very sluggish – however, the electrical components are well matched to the bike’s needs.

Trek Powerfly 7 Equipped motor

Motor Display

The Powerfly 7 Equipped is fitted with a Bosch Kiox display – another excellent choice from Trek. The Kiox is a best friend while out riding, offering your battery percentage as an exact percentage – praise the Lord!

It’s exactly what we want and now expect from a motor display, but it doesn’t always happen. The Kiox offers much more than that, though. It also offers calorie consumption data, pedalling cadence, speed, distance to your destination, among many other features. You can also link it up to a heart rate monitor via Bluetooth to keep on top of your performance.

We found it a beautiful display to accompany us on our review rides and it elevated the overall ride experience.

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The Trek Powerfly 7 Equipped is a hardtail e-MTB, so only comes fitted with front suspension. It’s one of the reasons the bike is so good on the longer distance rides and on urban streets – you don’t suffer from any unnecessary bounce or sponginess from the back end.

At the front end the bike comes with SR Suntour Zeron 35, air-sprung, front forks , which have 120mm of travel . Listen, the forks are a bit uninspiring if we’re honest, but you haven’t bought this bike to launch of jumps and take on huge downhill routes.

The bike has enough give to cope with the demands of a touring cycle and on your daily commute.

ℹ️ Another moment to be very aware of what you’re looking at here. This isn’t an all gnarly trail rider, so steer clear if that’s what you want.

Trek Powerfly 7 Equipped front fork

Wheels/Tyres

Trek Powerfly 7 Equipped rims

The Trek Powerfly 7 Equipped is fitted with different wheel sizes, depending on the size of frame you go for. For the extra small and small versions you’ll get a 27.5in wheel setup, but a larger 29in setup on the medium , large and extra large frame sizes.

The bike comes with Bontrager Line Comp 30 wheels and Bontrager LT4 Expert tyres . Both are a really decent accompaniment for the type of strains the bike is put under. The wheels are super durable and ultra strong – capable of taking the extra weight of luggage and long distance use.

The tyres offer enough bite on the dirt, but also shed very well on hard packed and on concrete – useful so that you aren’t carting extra drag around for hours on end.

Trek Powerfly 7 Equipped brakes

The Powerfly 7 Equipped comes with a 4-piston, hydraulic disc brake setup , with M6100 levers and M6120 callipers . They offer enough bite to bring you to a halt when needed. They aren’t all singing, all dancing, but you don’t need them to be.

Trek Powerfly 7 Equipped drivetrain

The Powerfly 7 Equipped comes with a 12-speed SLX M7100 group set . They offer smooth shifting and an ease of use, which you need when spending hours up top on the pedals. The pairing does everything you need them to.

A decent price point for the Trek Powerfly 7 Equipped. We’re impressed with the ability to include those high spec Bosch components for the price and there aren’t many points to grumble about throughout the whole bike. Bravo to the Trek team.

Trek Powerfly 7 Equipped Facts & Figures

Size configurations.

* All measurements provided in cm unless otherwise stated.

* Please note – spec applies to all sizes unless listed separately

How Does it Compare?

A good range of bikes to compare the Powerfly 7 Equipped to is the Canyon Grand Canyon:ON series.

The Grand Canyon:ON bikes are made for the same purpose – with the aim of being versatile rides, capable of switching from road to dirt and useful for commuters, along with being comfortable over longer distances.

We’ve recently reviewed the Grand Canyon:ON 8, so will shine the spotlight on this bike in our comparison.

Canyon Grand Canyon:ON

Firstly, the Powerfly 7 Equipped is more than $2,500 more expensive, but is it worth the extra money?

The Grand Canyon:ON 8 is lighter by 3kg, but it is far more poorly kitted out in the electronics department. The Shimano components, despite offering the same sort of power and battery life, are far inferior.

The Shimano Steps EP8 on the Canyon doesn’t touch the Bosch Performance CX motor on our Trek. And the user experience is far poorer, too. The display on the Canyon is disappointing and our Kiox 300 is magnificent.

You also can’t just clip out your battery on your Canyon, it has to be unscrewed, which is a pain in the backside. The Canyon shades it with a RockShox suspension, with the same 120mm of travel.

The wheels, brakes and drivetrain on both are solid and do the job needed. Overall, it’s a tough call, but we found the overall user experience far more enjoyable on the Trek, compared to the Canyon.

You may pay more, but we think you’re getting a much better rounded package.

Final Thoughts

We think Trek has done beautifully here. We’ve thoroughly enjoyed riding the Powerfly 7 Equipped in our review rides. It’s a versatile e-MTB, which can take on many different types of terrain and do so with a flourish.

Be it commuting in the city, heading out on a long touring cycle or a quick rip through some forest roads and minor trails – the bike handles it well. They’ve selected their component partnerships excellently and the bike rides a dream.

Our only qualm would be the suspension – for the price you’re paying, we think Trek could have pushed the boat out more. It isn’t cheap for this sort of bike, but you won’t be let down.

At least that’s our view, now go out and find out for yourselves.

If you enjoyed this review then make sure to check out our other Trek reviews.

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    Model 593116. Retailer prices may vary. Powerfly 5 is a highly capable electric mountain bike for a great value. It pairs a high-end Bosch e-MTB drive system with durable mountain bike components built to stand up to the trail. Plus, it features our user-friendly Removable Integrated Battery (RIB) system that fully encases the battery in the ...

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    The Trek 2022 Powerfly FS 4 features a suspension system, making it suitable for mountain biking and off-road adventures. The bike utilizes Trek's Alpha Platinum Aluminum frame, ensuring durability and strength. Equipped with the reliable Performance CX mid-mounted motor by Bosch, providing efficient and powerful assistance while riding.

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  17. 2020 Trek Powerfly 5

    The 2020 Trek Powerfly 5 is an E-Mountain Aluminium / Alloy mountain bike. It sports 29" and 27.5" wheels, is priced at $4,200 USD and has RockShox suspension. The bike is part of Trek 's Powerfly range of mountain bikes. Powerfly 5 is a highly capable electric mountain bike for a great value. It pairs a high-end Bosch e-MTB drive system with ...

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    Model 553960. Retailer prices may vary. Powerfly 5 is a highly capable electric mountain bike for a great value. It pairs a high-end Bosch e-MTB system that assists up to 20 mph with durable mountain bike components built to stand up to the trail. It's versatile, capable, and ready for adventure.

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  20. Powerfly 5

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