Electric Bike Reviews

Electric bikes or ebikes combine human power from pedaling with electronic power from a hub motor, mid drive, or friction drive powered by a battery pack. They come in all shapes and sizes, including trikes, tandems, folding, cargo, and more. A traditional analog bicycle can usually be converted to electric through the use of kits. Ebikes fall into three classes including Class 1 pedal assist only up to a set speed (usually 25kmh or 32kmh), Class 2 throttle only or throttle with pedal assist up to a set speed (usually 25kmh or 32kmh), and high speed Class 3 up to a set level (usually 45kmh 28mph).
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Magnum Voyager Review

  • MSRP: $2,349
  • MODEL YEAR: 2021

The Voyager is the latest fully-equipped commuting ebike from Magnum, with a high-step frame but otherwise identical to the step-thru Navigator, standard one-year warranty and two eye-catching accent colors. Excellent rack with plenty of mount points and included bungee, sturdy alloy fenders are expertly…...

CUBE Stereo Hybrid 160 HPC TM 625 27.5 Review

  • MSRP: $7,250
  • MODEL YEAR: 2021

An enduro electric bike with long travel 170mm front 160mm rear air suspension by Fox. Available in four frame sizes and four parts levels, the TM is CUBE's mid-tier offering. Internal PowerTube 625 battery pack is hidden from view, the weight is kept low and center, the charging port and locking mechanism are well placed.. Nimble 2.5" front and 2.4" wide tires offer reduced weight and precise application-specific tread patterns.…...

Magnum Summit Review

  • MSRP: $2,349
  • MODEL YEAR: 2021

The Summit is the latest hardtail electric mountain bike from Magnum with upgrades to the drivetrain, suspension, and electronics integration, available in four tasteful accent colors and two wheel size options, available online or from a wide US dealer network. Continued use of high quality Samsung cells for the high capacity battery pack, now fully…...

DŌST DROP CVT Review

  • MSRP: $3,999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022

An approachable step-thru hybrid ebike offering a rare combination of powerful mid-drive motor, throttle operation, adjustable top speed (up to 28mph), Enviolo continuously variable transmission, Gates carbon belt drive, and optional second battery pack for long range use. Premium parts include Ergotec 5 adjustable angle stem, Schwalbe Super Moto-X tires with puncture protection and reflective sidewalls, and RST air suspension fork.. Powerful 750 watt Bafang BBS02 mid-drive motor is built into the custom paint-matched bottom bracket,…...

Tern HSD P9 Review

  • MSRP: $3,499
  • MODEL YEAR: 2021

A high-quality midtail electric cargo bike that can stand vertically to save space! Available in three colors but only one frame size. Slack seat tube angle and two telescoping seat post segments provide a range of fit options for short and tall riders alike. This is a proven ebike in my opinion, one that is available in four configurations depending on your appetite for technology, power, and range. The P9 is the most affordable, uses a weaker motor and smaller battery, and is the second lightest in the group.. Lighter and less expensive than the Tern GSD models, the HSD (which stands for Haul…...

CANYON Grail:ON CF 8 Review

  • MSRP: $5,799
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022

A high performance gravel ebike with carbon fiber frame, fork, and iconic double decker drop bar that introduces comfort and varied body positions. Sturdy 12mm thru-axles, tapered steer tube, and powerful Shimano ICE-Tech hydraulic disc brakes. This ebike is produced in seven frame sizes, but only four were in stock at the time of this review.. Available in multiple geographies, this ebike ships with a 4th generation Bosch Performance Line CX…...

Pedego Boomerang Review

  • MSRP: $2,995
  • MODEL YEAR: 2021

Possibly the lowest low-step mass market electric bicycle ever created! The standover height is just 8" (20.3cm) off the ground, making it extremely easy to mount and stabilize. Available in two frame sizes with 24" or 26" wheels respectively, five beautiful colors that span the fork, rear rack, and chain cover, and two battery pack sizes (480wh or 720wh).. Premium Schwalbe puncture resistant balloon tires with reflective sidewall stripes pair nicely with the Satori…...

CUBE Kathmandu Hybrid 45 625 Review

  • MSRP: $4,899
  • MODEL YEAR: 2021

A feature-complete speed pedelec, ideal for ebike commuting or touring. Available in five frame sizes across two frame styles, high-step and mid-step, but only one color scheme. Very wide 10-51 tooth cassette with high end Shimano Deore XT derailleur and shifters. Premium integrated lights with excellent positioning for the headlight, puncture resistant reflective hybrid tires designed specifically for fast riding, and durable plastic fenders improve safety and add utility.. Comes standard with the highest capacity Bosch PowerTube 625 battery pack and their faster four…...

Pedego Comfort Cruiser Review

  • MSRP: $1,995
  • MODEL YEAR: 2021

One of the original, most proven, cruiser style electric bikes. With a lower price point, larger dealer network, and the addition of pedal assist in recent years... this ebike stands out from the crowd. Available in two frame styles (step-thru and high-step) two wheel sizes (24" and 26") and three colors (Coral, Blue, or Red).. Beautiful aesthetic with premium paint on the frame, fork, chain cover, and even the rims!…...

Giant Stance E+ 2 Review

  • MSRP: $4,000
  • MODEL YEAR: 2021

A high quality ebike from a mainstream company with loads of dealers in North America. The purpose built full-suspension frame comes in four sizes and features internal cable routing, custom metallic paint, and all-black accessories. It delivers cross country geometry with 130mm front and 120mm rear suspension travel. Air suspension is lightweight and highly adjustable for different rider weights.. Boost hub spacing with a 15mm thru-axle adds stiffness and strength for the front wheel.…...