Hardtail Electric Mountain Bike Reviews

This tends to be the most affordable type of electric mountain bike, because the frame is less complex compared to full suspension. These lightweight off-road ebikes tend to be classified as cross country, but may not truly be off-road capable. Front suspension has been introduced to many on-road ebikes to make city riding more comfortable. Bikes that blend mountain and urban characteristics are called hybrids. Hardtail bicycles tend to work best on rough paved streets, dirt roads, gravel roads, and singletrack forest trails without large rocks and logs.
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Surface 604 Quad Review

  • MSRP: $2,599
  • MODEL YEAR: 2021

A hardtail urban cross country electric that's straight out of the 1980's with quadangle frame design! Available in two sizes for improved fit, with two battery options for extended range. Impressive 9-speed drivetrain with upgraded shifter and derailleur. Powerful 180mm hydraulic disc brakes with large dual piston calipers and electronic motor inhibitor switches on both levers.. The criss-cross top tube design looks cool and improves frame stiffness for off-road use, even…...

CUBE Reaction Hybrid Performance 400 Allroad Review

  • MSRP: $2,899
  • MODEL YEAR: 2021

Great value for a more premium product here. This is a versatile hardtail electric mountain bike with quality fenders and lights. It's functional in urban and off-road environments. CUBE sells an optional rear rack that reinforces the rear fender and allows the Reaction Hybrid Performance to be used for commuting purposes.. Bosch motor, downtube integrated battery, and compact display make this a reliable and aesthetically pleasing…...

Moustache Samedi 27 Xroad 5 Review

  • MSRP: $4,599
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

A premium hardtail crossover electric bike that's capable on road, gravel, and light mountain trails. Reinforced triple cavity downtube, tubular aluminum alloy fenders, and strategically mounted lights hold up to bumpy conditions. Adjustable suspension fork and suspension seat post pair nicely with the swept-back "mustache" style handlebar. Battery and frame lock are keyed alike to reduce clutter and effort.. High attention to detail with custom black rims matching the hubs, spokes, and nipples. Bottle…...

SONDORS MXS Review

  • MSRP: $1,699
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

The MXS is a bold and powerful mountain bike spin on the classic SONDORS design, standing out from the crowd with bright colors and the iconic triangle battery compartment, available online-only in North America and covered by a one-year comprehensive warranty. A Mozo air suspension fork provides a solid 130mm of travel up front, the suspension…...

Trek Allant+ 7 Review

  • MSRP: $3,599
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

A great all-around electric bike that's capable on city streets and light trail, it replaces the Trek Dual Sport+ from earlier years. Proven Bosch Peformance Line CX motor with shift detection. The high-step frame has mounts for adding a second battery pack (Bosch Range Boost) to double capacity, but the step-thru does not. Durable and quiet plastic fenders, sleek and sturdy Racktime rear rack, bright integrated lights with…...

Surface 604 Shred Review

  • MSRP: $2,090
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

A value-priced hardtail cross country style electric mountain bike with 9-speed SRAM 11-34 tooth cassette, plus sized tires, higher top speed of 28 mph, super-responsive torque + cadence sensing bottom bracket, quiet motor, and trigger throttle that overrides assist for full power. Available in two frame sizes for improved fit and comfort, optional 14 amp hour battery…...

EG Kyoto 350 Review

  • MSRP: $1,499
  • MODEL YEAR: 2019

A value priced hard-tail mountain ebike that is at home on light trails or for commuting given the wide range of gearing combined with a throttle, pedal assist, and a 28mph top speed, backed by EG who has been around since 2005 and a dealer support network, a wonderful offering for $1,499. Driven by a rear hub-drive motor that is rated at a 350-500 watts, can be…...

Magnum Mi6 Review

  • MSRP: $1,699
  • MODEL YEAR: 2019

A value priced hardtail electric bike that's trail-ready with a front suspension fork, knobby tires, and 21 gear combinations, available at a vast network of shops for great support and service. Features an upgraded 500 watt planetary geared hub motor paired with a high-capacity 48v 13ah…...

Giant Explore E+ 4 GTS Review

  • MSRP: $2,500
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

A hardtail cross country gravel oriented ebike with possibilities for not only light trail riding and off-roading, but as a commuter setup because it offers mounting points for lots of accessories, high quality at a value price point. Comes with hybrid tires, suspension fork, rear rack bosses, fender bosses, kickstand provisions, bottle cage…...

Ancheer Power Plus Electric Mountain Bike Review

  • MSRP: $799
  • MODEL YEAR: 2019

An extremely low cost value ebike with surprising features like Shimano 7 speed system, front suspension, gets you outside and having fun again, and is one of few brands available with speedy Amazon Prime shipping. A lot of cool details here like battery integrated headlight, rear mounted kickstand to eliminate…...