Fat Electric Bike Reviews

This type of electric bike has tires that are wider than 2.8-inches, often 4″ or 4.9″ wide! The increased surface area improves traction, but also increases friction, drag, and noise. Some fat tires are knobby for off-road use and others are slick and smooth for cruising on-road. In general fat tire electric bikes are very stable and comfortable. The air inside can squish to act as a shock absorber and be lowered to help the tire spread out and “float” over soft terrain. Fat bikes began as a niche product for traditional cyclists who wanted to ride in loamy, sandy, or packed snow conditions. Some fat tires can even be used with metal spikes for grip in slippery icy conditions. With the introduction of electric bike technology, the niche has become much more mainstream because motor systems more than offset the weight and drag of fat tires, making them more enjoyable for less athletic riders.
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Surface 604 Twist Review

  • MSRP: $2,399
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022

A folding fat tire electric bike with very approachable step-thru frame. Adjustable seat and handlebar height improve fit though it only comes in one size. Three colors including black, grey, and pink! Color LCD, powerful motor, clean wires and decals, quality 9-speed SRAM X5 drivetrain.. Good weight distribution of motor and battery pack, low and even across the frame. Ideal…...

vBike CITO 20 Plus Review

  • MSRP: $2,400
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022

An approachable step-thru folding fat tire electric bike available in four colors: red, white, blue, and black. High quality integrated lights, including brake light activation and turn signals. Reflective puncture-resistant tires.. The 4" wide tires improve stability and ride comfort due to lower the attack angle…...

Rad Power Bikes RadExpand 5 Review

  • MSRP: $1,599
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022

An affordable folding electric bike with powerful geared hub motor, high capacity 48 volt battery pack, integrated lights with bright braking activation, custom plastic fenders, and a sturdy rear rack all included! Optional front tray, baskets, panniers, suspension seat post, child seat, mobile delivery service, and more.. Sturdy reinforced step-thru frame is approachable, offers a highly adjustable handlebar, and is available in…...

Rad Power Bikes RadRunner 2 Review

  • MSRP: $1,499
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022

A flexible, approachable, and affordable electric utility bike. Capable of handling up to 300lbs, including a child seat or passenger on the rear rack! Custom sized 20" x 3.3" tires provide stability, comfort, off-road traction, and safety with reflective stripes and puncture protection. Only one frame size, but the extra long 390mm seat post and adjustable handlebar provide lots of fit options.. Available in two colors, internal cable routing looks clean and reduces snags, motor power cable…...

Magnum Scout Review

  • MSRP: $2,599
  • MODEL YEAR: 2021, 2022

A sturdy feature-rich fat tire electric bike complete with fenders, a rear cargo rack, and optional front rack. Four color options include unique urban and desert camo, as well as black and desert tan. Integrated lights are powered by the rechargeable ebike battery, both have two LEDs for increased brightness, the rear light blinks when braking. Reflective tires further increase your visual footprint.. Premium look and feel with all-black hardware, including the spokes and suspension fork stanchions. Vast…...

Magnum Nomad Review

  • MSRP: $2,599
  • MODEL YEAR: 2021, 2022

A comfort oriented mid-step fat tire ebike complete with fenders, a rear cargo rack, optional front rack, and integrated lights. The mid-step frame is easy to mount and stabilize while providing good stiffness and strength for light off-road use. Adjustable angle stem, riser handlebar, and low minimum saddle height provide a good range of fit.. Premium look and feel with all-black hardware, including the spokes and suspension fork stanchions. Four…...

Rad Power Bikes RadRover 6 Plus Review

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

A proven fat tire electric bike with frame, brake, and battery upgrades for its 6th generation. The high-step version is slightly larger and stiffer than the step-thru, but only comes in a black color scheme. Wide 4" tires provide stability, traction, and float for navigating soft terrain like gravel, sand, and snow. Shorter stem, mid-rise handlebar, ergonomic grips, and adjustable suspension fork delivery comfort.. Network of mobile service vans and multiple storefronts in the US, Canada, and Europe make…...

Rad Power Bikes RadRover 6 Plus Step-Thru Review

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

An approachable step-thru version of the proven RadRover fat tire electric bike featuring frame, brake, and battery upgrades for its 6th generation. Available in black or white color schemes, the step-thru offers lower standover and minimum saddle height but introduces some frame flex. Wide 4" tires provide stability, traction, and float for navigating soft terrain like gravel, sand, and snow. Shorter stem, 5 removable spacers, mid-rise handlebar, ergonomic grips, and adjustable suspension fork provide comfort fit options.. Network of mobile service vans and multiple storefronts in the US, Canada, and Europe make…...

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…...

SONDORS LX Review

  • MSRP: $1,999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2021

The SONDORS LX is a massive and powerful go-anywhere electric bike with a unique elevated chainstay frame design, available online in the US and Canada at an impressive price point of $2,000 USD. The Bafang Ultra mid-drive motor provides impressive torque and speed as well as a responsive…...