Commuting Electric Bike Reviews

These electric bikes come standard with fenders, a rear rack or pannier hangers, and lights. They are full sized models only, no folders.
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Blix Packa Genie Review

  • MSRP: $1,699
  • MODEL YEAR: 2021

A fully-equipped electric cargo bike with fenders, integrated lights, USB charging port, and a large versatile rear rack. It comes in three colors, has an adjustable stem to improve fit, uses 24" wheels that make loading easy but still provide good comfort, and has a dual-battery option for extended range!. The Genie improves upon the original Packa model by granting three of the top customer…...

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…...

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…...

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…...

Kona Dew-E DL Review

  • MSRP: $3,899
  • MODEL YEAR: 2021

A sporty, high performance urban electric bike with sturdy 12mm thru-axles, lightweight carbon fiber fork, premium integrated lights, and quiet sturdy fenders. The compact motor and battery pack disappear into the frame, and keep weight low and centered for optimal handling and stability.. Four frame sizes ensure a proper fit, though the bike does run a bit small.…...

Specialized Turbo Como SL 5.0 Review

  • MSRP: $4,800
  • MODEL YEAR: 2021

One of the sportiest cruisers I've ever reviewed. Relatively light weight at 47.2lbs including integrated lights, a pannier-only rear rack, and custom designed tubular alloy fenders with extra long rubberized flaps to keep your feet dry. Class 3 speed-pedelec performance offers 28mph (45km/h), which is very unique for a cruiser! Available in three frame sizes and three colors.. Boost hub spacing on the front wheel provides sturdier spoke bracing angle, 12mm thru-axles provide…...

Super73 RX Review

  • MSRP: $3,245
  • MODEL YEAR: 2021

The RX is Super73's flagship electric minibike for 2021, available online and from a growing global network of dealers, with two eye-catching colors and a one-year comprehensive warranty. Integrated lights with brake activation, high-volume horn, and full coverage plastic fenders allow for safe and dry city commuting. Motorcycle-inspired design features an aircraft-grade aluminum alloy frame, heavy-duty spokes with extra-wide hub spacing, and…...

Surface 604 Rook Review

  • MSRP: $2,299
  • MODEL YEAR: 2021

A feature-complete and approachable step-through hybrid electric bike available in two frame sizes and two colors. The Rook comes standard with an integrated rear rack, fenders, and lights that run off of the main battery pack. The rear light activates when braking, the bike has two USB charging ports, and there's an optional battery size upgrade!. A rare combination of a torque sensing with a hub motor delivers a smooth and…...

Gazelle Ultimate C8 HMB Review

  • MSRP: $3,499
  • MODEL YEAR: 2021

Purpose-built with premium components from a company with over 129 years of industry experience. one of the first two bikes from Gazelle to offer a Gates Carbon belt drivetrain to North American customers. Supported by an outstanding warranty and global network of dealers.. The belt drivetrain and internally geared hub from Shimano are quiet, smooth, and require almost…...

Gazelle Ultimate C380 HMB Review

  • MSRP: $3,999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2021

A feature complete city-oriented electric bike with premium enviolo stepless CVT drivetrain, Gates Carbon belt, and Bosch drive systems. It's approachable, efficient, and extremely quiet! Safety upgrades include reflective puncture resistant tires, extra-bright integrated lights that are positioned perfectly, and durable aluminum alloy fenders. The rear rack design is one of the best I've ever seen.. Purpose-built step-thru frame offers an extremely low standover height without suffering from frame flex. The…...