Affordable Electric Bike Reviews

These electric bikes come in all shapes and sizes but are priced more affordably, less than or equal to $1,500 USD.
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Rad Power Bikes RadRhino Step-Thru 1 250W (EU Version) Review

  • MSRP: $1,699
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

An approachable step-thru version of the RadRhino full sized fat tire electric bike. Features comfortable 4" wide knobby tires with puncture protection and reflective sidewalls. Stable and capable in soft terrain like mulch or sand if the tire air pressure is lowered. Available in matte white or satin black with matching faux-leather grips and saddle. Excellent puncture resistant tires with reflective sidewall stripes for safety, great headlight with outer "be…...

Rad Power Bikes RadMini 4 Review

  • MSRP: $1,499
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

The high-step version of Rad's folding, fat tire, off-road capable, compact electric bike. Custom 3.3" wide tires have reflective sidewalls, puncture resistant lining, and all-terrain checkerboard tread. This is the fourth generation RadMini, and it comes standard with wide plastic fenders, integrated lights, and a spring suspension fork with preload adjust and lockout. Only available in one frame size and one color, but the handlebar and seat height…...

Rad Power Bikes RadMini 4 (EU Version) Review

  • MSRP: $1,699
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

The first folding fat tire model from Rad Power Bikes to become available in Europe! Custom 3.3" wide tires have reflective sidewalls, puncture resistant lining, and all-terrain checkerboard tread making them off-road capable. Fourth generation RadMini hardware has all of the kinks worked out, and it comes standard with wide plastic fenders, integrated lights, and an adjustable spring suspension fork with preload and lockout clickers. Only available in one frame size and one color, but the handlebar and seat height…...

Electra Townie Go! 7D Review

  • MSRP: $1,499
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

One of the most affordable name brand electric bikes on the market right now, priced to compete with online ebikes but offers dealer assembly, fitting, post-purchase support, and comes in two frame styles and seven color options! The high-step frame is a medium-large with 27.5" tires and the step-thru is a small-medium with 26" tires, making it lower easier to approach. Two gender neutral color options for the step-thru presumably for guys who aren't as tall…...

Qualisports Beluga Review

  • MSRP: $1,399
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

A surprisingly affordable folding fat tire ebike with sturdy cast rims, wide aluminum alloy fenders, and unique 4.25" urban tires that coast efficiently and run quieter than all of the studded fat tires I see on the vast majority of competing folding fat electric bicycles. Innovative seat post battery pack looks beautiful, keeps weight centered on the frame, and is…...

Eahora Snow X6 Review

  • MSRP: $1,290
  • MODEL YEAR: 2019

An affordable folding electric bike that is fairly nimble and comfortable with plus-sized tires, plenty of power and range as well as regenerative capabilities from the Shengyi electrical system, available in two frame colors with a one-year comprehensive warranty. Shimano Altus is a step-up in terms of quality and provides smooth shifting, Logan hydraulic…...

Himiway Cruiser Review

  • MSRP: $1,499
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

The Himiway Cruiser is an affordable all-purpose electric bike that combines cruiser comfort with off-road capabilities and commuting utility. With a rear rack and lights included by default and mount points for fenders and…...

Ride1Up 700 Series Review

  • MSRP: $1,449
  • MODEL YEAR: 2019, 2020

A commute-ready ebike with sturdy aluminum alloy fenders and versatile rear rack with triple bungee and pannier hangers, available in two frame styles (high-step and step-thru), two color choices, and ships to US, Canada, and Mexico. Great value given the name-brand components: 160mm Shimano hydraulic disc brakes, Selle Royal comfort saddle,…...

Ride1Up 500 Series Review

  • MSRP: $1,099
  • MODEL YEAR: 2019, 2020

An affordable urban electric bike with slightly higher top speed of 25mph, trigger throttle operates from zero and overrides all nine levels of assist for maximum control, zippy 500 watt Bafang hub motor, basic 160mm mechanical disc brakes. Upgraded Shimano Acera derailleur with basic 7-speed 14-28 tooth freewheel, upgraded rims with matching black…...

Lectric eBikes Lectric XP Review

  • MSRP: $999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2019, 2020

One of the most affordable folding fat tire electric bikes from a company with dedicated customer support and a solid one year warranty, offers twist throttle and adjustable top speed, up to 28mph, includes fenders, rear rack, and integrated lights. Available in two colors, gloss black or white, with matching fenders and nice looking decals,…...