Commuting Electric Bike Reviews

May 24, 2020

Tern HSD S8i Review

  • MSRP: $3,799
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

A high-quality midtail electric cargo bike that can stand vertically to save space! Available in eight colors (four for the S8i configuration) but only one frame size. Steep seat tube angle and two seat post segments provide a range of fit options for short and tall riders alike.. Lighter and less expensive than the Tern GSD model, the HSD (which stands for Haul…...

May 12, 2020

Specialized Turbo Vado SL 4.0 EQ Review

  • MSRP: $3,500
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

One of the best ebikes I've ever reviewed. Relatively light weight at 36.9lbs including integrated lights, a rear rack, and custom designed tubular fenders with extra long rubberized flaps to keep your feet dry. Reasonably priced for outstanding motor and battery technology. Class 3 speed-pedelec performance offers 28mph (45km/h) assisted speeds for fun, respect from automobiles, and overall faster commutes. Boost hub spacing provides sturdier spoke bracing angle, 12mm thru-axles provide stiffness and control at…...

May 1, 2020

iGO Electric Core Extreme 2.0 Review

  • MSRP: $1,999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

A feature-complete fat tire electric bike with durable plastic fenders, a sturdy rear rack, and integrated lights. Advanced 32 pulse cadence sensor is more responsive and durable than average. Powerful 48 volt battery system with independent 22 amp controller and 500 to 750 watt hub motor are very capable off-road. Great attention to detail with sturdy 12 gauge spokes, a steel derailleur guard that also…...

April 24, 2020

Riese & Müller Delite GT Rohloff Review

  • MSRP: $8,759
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

Top of the line full suspension electric bike with sturdy suspended rear rack that will be gentle on a child-seat passenger or your cargo in a trunk bag and panniers. Custom hydroformed aluminum alloy frame positions the motor and battery weight low and center for excellent balance. Two color options and three frame sizes with adjustable stem provides excellent fit. Premium 65mm plastic fenders are durable and mounted with additional support arms to stay put…...

April 16, 2020

Kona Dew-E Review

  • MSRP: $2,999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

Extremely functional, lightweight, surprisingly comfortable electric bicycle that's based on a proven analog bicycle from Kona called the Dew. Popular with commuters, the frame has front and rear rack bosses, a bottle cage mount, and lots of room for a frame bag in the center. 160mm Shimano hydraulic disc brakes, 9-speed 11-34 tooth cassette, Shimano Alivio derailleur.. Five sizes means you can find the perfect fit. Drive unit and battery are positioned…...

April 12, 2020

CUBE Town Sport Hybrid One 400 Review

  • MSRP: $2,599
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

A high quality electric bicycle that's well-suited to neighborhood, city, and commuting applications. Available in five sizes, the easy-entry frame is very approachable, offering low standover height and excellent bottle cage mount positioning. Hydroformed tubing is beautiful but stiff with reinforcements and internal walls that reduce frame flex without adding too much weight. Proven Bosch PowerPack 400 battery is known for being durable and reliable. The mounting interface…...

April 3, 2020

iGO Electric Core Elite II Review

  • MSRP: $1,899
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

An approachable step-thru commuter with stiff durable frame, great weight distribution, sturdy front and rear racks, nice integrated lights, comfortable and flexible geometry with tool-free adjustable angle stem, an entry-level suspension fork, and basic semi-ergonomic grips. Great attention to detail with all hardware accents in black (spokes, hubs, racks, handlebar etc.),…...

March 31, 2020

Gazelle Ultimate T10+ HMB Review

  • MSRP: $3,999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

An upgraded version of the original T10 with more speed and a dual-battery option, feature-complete with high-quality accessories, backed by a great warranty from a company that has been operating for over 125 years. Three sizes and two frame types (high-step and mid-step) with multiple colors to choose from,…...

March 28, 2020

Electra Townie Path Go! 10D EQ Review

  • MSRP: $3,699
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

A premium cruiser style ebike that comes feature complete with paint-matched aluminum alloy fenders to keep you dry, sturdy rear rack for transporting gear or a child seat, top-of-the-line integrated Supernova lights (front and rear), key-alike ABUS frame lock for convenient secure stops, and puncture-resistant reflective tires to reduce flats and keep you visible to cars. Bosch SmartphoneHub is extremely versatile and unique. It works on its own as a simple…...

March 20, 2020

Electra Vale Go! 9D EQ Review

  • MSRP: $3,299
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

A feature complete hybrid electric bicycle with cruiser-inspired geometry and style. Large paint-matched aluminum alloy fenders keep you dry, minimalist rear rack for pannier bags offer utility, and integrated Spanninga lights and reflective tires improve safety. Bosch Kiox color LCD display is awesome because it's removable, has Bluetooth integration for smartphones…...