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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Magnum Pathfinder 500W Review

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

An approachable fully-equipped electric bike available in four colors, sold direct and through a large network of dealers. The step-thru frame is approachable, but felt very stiff and capable. Large 3.0" wide plus-sized tires add comfort and stability to the smaller 20" wheel size. Impressive 180mm hydraulic disc brakes provide smooth and powerful stopping.. While only available in one frame size, the extra long 390mm seat post and adjustable…...

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…...

Pedego Element Review

  • MSRP: $1,495
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020, 2021

A compact fat tire electric bike designed around a sturdy but approachable mid-step frame. With its low stand-over height and potential for low minimum saddle height, this is one of the few ebikes that works well for petite riders and even kids! The highly adjustable top-speed settings for pedal assist and throttle add safety or extend range by reducing power consumption. Optional aluminum alloy fenders, rear rack, headlight, and bags add utility.. Six beautiful colors allow for personalization if friends, partners, or family members each buy an…...

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…...

REVI 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…...