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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Felt OUTFITTER Review

  • MSRP: $5,499
  • MODEL YEAR: 2015

A stylish fat tire electric bike with unique camouflage paint job, stylish Old Man Mountain cargo racks and integrated Motion Stella 300 headlight. Offers 11 speeds with a quality SRAM X1 drivetrain, second generation electronic systems by Bosch...

Polaris Sabre Review

  • MSRP: $3,499
  • MODEL YEAR: 2015

A powerful, well balanced fat electric bike with a unique pedal-assist drive mode designed to focus on power or speed and increase naturally as you shift gears. Excellent weight distribution for a hub motor powered electric bike, sturdy frame and components...

SSR Motorsports Sand Viper Review

  • MSRP: $1,399
  • MODEL YEAR: 2015

Feature rich electric fat bike with good weight distribution, some ergonomic extras and assist plus throttle mode. Locking removable mid-mount battery reduces weight for transport, makes charging easier and keeps weight low…...

Haibike XDURO Fatsix Review

  • MSRP: $5,800
  • MODEL YEAR: 2015

The only Bosch powered electric fat bike I've seen with a suspension fork, RockShox air with remote lockout. Burly 15 mm front and 12 mm rear thru axles, extended bottom bracket and spindle…...

Motiv Stout Review

  • MSRP: $2,599
  • MODEL YEAR: 2015

Easy to use fat style electric bike with a basic twist throttle mode that goes up to 20 mph, great for use in snow, sand, grass and other off-road environments. Battery is mounted low and center on the bike for balance, suspension seat post adds…...

Felt LEBOWSKe Review

  • MSRP: $5,799
  • MODEL YEAR: 2015

Premium fat bike with efficient Bosch Centerdrive motor offering improved balance and torque in dirt, sand and snow. Light weight, high performance 6061 aluminum frame with carbon fiber bars and aero fork, available…...

Surface 604 Element Electric Review

  • MSRP: $1,999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2014

Well-rounded "fat style" electric bike with three levels of pedal assist, a twist throttle and seven gears for going off road. Oversized tires provide cushion on bumps and won't sink in sand or snow, solid derailleur…...

2013 Pedego Trail Tracker Review

  • MSRP: $2,975
  • MODEL YEAR: 2013, 2014

Off-road design with 4" wide tires, increased contact patch enables the bike to ride on sand, snow and other rugged terrain, larger tires also provide cushion for improved riding comfort. Ultra powerful 600 watt geared motor and 48 volt battery pack for improved torque and…...