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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BULLS COPPERHEAD EVO HD 750 WAVE Review

  • MSRP: $5,599
  • MODEL YEAR: 2023

A cross country hardtail electric mountain bike with 120mm air suspension from SR Suntour, available in four frame sizes. High capacity Bosch PowerTube 750 with Smart System Performance Line CX motor, LED remote, and excellent smartphone app. Unique deep wave frame option super approachable, but reinforced for stiffness and strength going off-road.. Plus sized 2.6" wide tires balance precision with float and stability. You get increased traction,…...

Giant Explore E+ 2 GTS Review

  • MSRP: $3,450
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022

A hardtail cross country hybrid that comes in two frame styles, four sizes, and one color: metallic navy blue. Feature-complete with fenders, rear rack, and lights. Sold through dealers with excellent service and two-year warranty.. Powerful SyncDrive Sport motor is a collaboration between Giant and Yamaha. It offers up to…...

Liv Rove E+ Review

  • MSRP: $2,750
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022

A hardtail cross country hybrid with women-specific saddle and grips. Approachable mid-step frame, four sizes, one color: satin light green. It's the most affordable electric bike model from Liv, is sold through dealers, and comes with a two-year warranty plus lifetime frame.. Efficient and quiet SyncDrive motor is a collaboration between Giant and Yamaha. It offers up…...

Giant Roam E+ Review

  • MSRP: $2,750
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022

A hardtail cross country hybrid that comes in two frame styles, four sizes, and one color: gloss black. It's the most affordable electric bike model from Giant, is sold through dealers, and comes with a two-year warranty plus lifetime frame.. Efficient and quiet SyncDrive motor is a collaboration between Giant and Yamaha. It offers up…...

Surface 604 Shred Review

  • MSRP: $2,599
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022

A feature rich hardtail electric mountain bike with 9-speed drivetrain, plus sized 2.8" wide tires, sturdy 15mm thru-axle, adjustable top speed, responsive torque sensing pedal assist, quiet motor, and trigger throttle with full power. Upright geometry, integrated headlight, and lots of mounting points make this a versatile platform.. Available in two frame sizes, and a third XS version with 26" wheels for youth…...

Specialized Turbo Tero 4.0 EQ Review

  • MSRP: $5,800
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022

A feature-complete hardtail cross country electric mountain bike outfitted with outstanding fenders, rear rack, and integrated lights available in four frame sizes and three trim levels (3.0, 4.0, 5.0). Capable as a commuting platform and light off-road machine thanks to knobby 29er tires and high-end hydraulic brakes.. Excellent weight distribution and electronics integration. Lightweight, smooth, responsive Brose motor (custom made with Specialized)…...

Moustache Samedi 27 Xroad 2 Open Review

  • MSRP: $3,699
  • MODEL YEAR: 2021, 2022

A value specced hardtail crossover electric bike that's capable on road, gravel, and light mountain terrain. Sturdy reinforced triple cavity downtube, tubular aluminum alloy fenders, and sleek rear rack hold up well on bumpy terrain and do not produce rattling noise. Integrated lights improve safety and utility, both are viewable from multiple angles.. High attention to detail with all-black hardware including hubs, spokes, and rims. The rear rack…...

Magnum Summit Review

  • MSRP: $2,349
  • MODEL YEAR: 2021

The Summit is the latest hardtail electric mountain bike from Magnum with upgrades to the drivetrain, suspension, and electronics integration, available in four tasteful accent colors and two wheel size options, available online or from a wide US dealer network. Continued use of high quality Samsung cells for the high capacity battery pack, now fully…...

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…...