Compact Electric Bike Reviews

These electric bikes do not fold completely but tend to be space-savers due to smaller wheels and frames. They provide greater frame strength and efficiency than traditional folding models and may offer telescoping, twisting, or folding handlebars ad pedals.
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CUBE 20″ Compact Sport Hybrid Review

  • MSRP: $3,499
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

One of the most powerful, adjustable, and high-quality compact electric bikes I've ever tested. Available in two colors but only one frame size... the extra-long seat post and telescoping height stem provide good fit for a range of rider heights. Low-rise handlebar, adjustable angle stem, ergonomic grips, and memory foam saddle all improve comfort.. The handlebar can swivel 45-degrees to line up with the bike frame, making it easier…...

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. Slack 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…...

Revolve 60+ Miles Review

  • MSRP: $1,950
  • MODEL YEAR: 2019

A comfortable, affordable, stable, approachable, and tough bike meant to go the distance with its dual battery setup and motorcycle/moped feel. A 500 watt planetary geared hub-motor active with either cadence based pedal assist or throttle…...

Spark Bikes Blade Review

  • MSRP: $1,699
  • MODEL YEAR: 2019

A value priced electric mini vintage racer fat-tire bike at $1,699 ($1,999 in Canada) and comes in 3 colors (black, silver, or red) and features a comfortable front suspension fork. Comes with a 500-700 watt Bafang fat-tire specific hub-drive, 48v 17ah high capacity battery, with…...

Blix Vika+ Review

  • MSRP: $1,599
  • MODEL YEAR: 2019, 2020

An elegant folding electric bike with tons of new accessories, upgraded 500 watt motor, powerful and long lasting 48v 14ah battery, disc brakes, thicker tires, can fit a Yepp child seat, and new aluminum paint matched fenders. 2” wide tires with reflective sidewalls for increased safety and stability, battery integrated headlight and…...

CIVI BIKES Runabout Review

  • MSRP: $1,499
  • MODEL YEAR: 2019

A powerful stout short tail cargo electric bike with mechanical disc brakes, 7-speed drivetrain, 500 watt hub-drive, and high-capacity 48v 14ah battery pack for longer range. Capable and purpose built for possibilities, there are great available accessories like rear basket, double…...

Ariel Rider M-Class Review

  • MSRP: $1,599
  • MODEL YEAR: 2018

An approachable, highly adjustable, compact electric bike that turns into a capable little cargo bike with optional front and rear racks, great price point for being so feature-rich. Efficient and powerful mid-drive motor from Dapu offers 95 Newton-meters of torque, Shimano internally geared…...

AddMotoR MOTAN M-60 Review

  • MSRP: $1,599
  • MODEL YEAR: 2018

A retro styled compact fat bike, similar to the Super 73 designs, with large comfortable 4-inch tires and a 100 mm suspension fork, integrated headlight and stand-alone backlight. Long banana seat allows for different seating positions but doesn't adjust up and down the…...