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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OHM Quest 2 SUV Review

  • MSRP: $5,399
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022, 2023

A premium, feature complete adventure ebike that would perform well in a wide range of conditions. OHM uses the best brand-name components including the Shimano EP8 motor and Ergon accessories. The Quest 2 is available in three frame sizes with scaled cranks, handlebar, and other matching hardware.. Specced with a durable Shimano Deore derailleur with clutch, ten speed 11-36 tooth cassette, and…...

Ride1Up Prodigy XR Review

  • MSRP: $2,295
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022

A feature complete commuter-ready speed pedelec that can hit 28mph 45 km/h. It uses a premium mid-drive motor from Brose, and reliable Samsung battery cells. Relatively low price point for proven name-brand components including the 9-speed Shimano Alivio drivetrain.. A physical shift sensor cuts power anytime you change gears, significantly reducing chain and sprocket…...

Surface 604 Colt Review

  • MSRP: $2,499
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022

A sturdy high-step hybrid electric bike that comes in two frame sizes! Includes premium aluminum alloy fenders, deluxe rear rack, integrated lights, and two battery and charger options for long range. Relaxed handlebar, adjustable angle stem, high volume 27.5" tires, ergonomic touch points, and optional suspension seat post offer comfort.. Unique combination of torque sensing pedal assist with trigger throttle that overrides for added power.…...

Gazelle Arroyo C7 HMB Elite Review

  • MSRP: $3,299
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022

A refined Dutch-style cruiser with adjustable upright stem and swept back handlebar. Available in two premium colors and three frame sizes. The deep wave step-thru frame is extremely approachable and easy to stand over. Sleek adjustable suspension fork and suspension seat post offer improved comfort.. Streamlined ergonomic grips, twist bell, and grip shifter make the cockpit beautiful and functional. The…...

Specialized Turbo Vado 4.0 Step-Through Review

  • MSRP: $4,000
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022

A sporty urban commuter with suspension fork and suspension seat post included! Outfitted with some of the best fenders, rear rack, and integrated lights I've seen on any ebike. Available in high-step or step-thru frame styles, comes in four, three trim levels (3.0, 4.0, and 5.0), and the battery integration looks much nicer than previous generations.. Excellent weight distribution (low and center), clean integrated cables, powerful hydraulic disc brakes from SRAM…...

Surface 604 Rook Review

  • MSRP: $2,499
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022

An approachable step-through that comes in two frame sizes and two colors! This hybrid electric bike offers fenders, deluxe rear rack, integrated lights, and two battery options for long range. Relaxed handlebar, adjustable angle stem, high volume 27.5" tires, and ergonomic touch points offer comfort.. Unique combination of torque sensing pedal assist with trigger throttle that overrides for added power.…...

Stromer ST5 ABS Review

  • MSRP: $10,579
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022

One of the fastest accelerating, quietest, most stable, and safest feeling Class 3 electric bikes I've ever tested... now with anti-lock braking on the front wheel. The onboard electronics include 4G cellular communications for remote locking, tracking, and over the air updates. The smartphone app lets you tune the motor, the onboard display lets you dial up regenerative braking, the touch display and button pad interfaces are simple but still deep.. All of the best touch points including co-branded Ergon saddle, GS1 locking grips, and wide…...

CUBE Cargo Sport Hybrid Review

  • MSRP: $6,000
  • MODEL YEAR: 2021

A sporty box bike with a suspension fork that can handle up to two children in the front, and maneuver like a traditional bicycle on two wheels vs. three. Bike weight and cargo weight is low and center for stability. larger 27.5" x 2.4" rear wheel adds comfort. All hardware is aluminum alloy vs. steel, so it won't rust and weighs less. Thoughtfully designed passenger seats, rain cover, and double battery options expand the possibilities.. Available with a 10-speed Shimano Deore drivetrain (this is the Sport model) or Enviolo CVT…...

Urban Arrow Family Review

  • MSRP: $6,999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2021, 2022

A family oriented box bike that lets you see your precious cargo, up to three small children in the front, and maneuver like a traditional bicycle on two wheels. Bike weight and cargo weight is kept low and center for stability. Thoughtfully designed rain cover, poncho, baby seat adapter, rear rack, and double battery options expand the possibilities.. Available in black or white, the seat tube angle and highly adjustable stem and handlebar…...

Schwinn Coston DX 27.5 Review

  • MSRP: $1,999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2021, 2022

A commuter ready electric bike with upright handlebar, adjustable suspension seat post, and comfortable plus sized tires. It comes with sturdy aluminum alloy fenders, a rear rack, and integrated lights.. In addition to the front and rear lights, there are two highly visible light bars…...