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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2018 Surface 604 Shred Review

  • MSRP: $1,899
  • MODEL YEAR: 2018

A value-priced hardtail electric mountain bike with 9-speed Acera drivetrain, plus sized tires, higher top speed of 28 mph, trigger throttle, and a super-responsive torque + cadence sensing bottom bracket. Available in two frame sizes for improved fit and comfort, optional 14 amp hour battery…...

BESV TRS1 Review

  • MSRP: $6,499
  • MODEL YEAR: 2018

An ultra-lightweight hardtail electric mountain bike with premium Fox Peformance Elite air suspension fork, Shimano E8000 mid-motor, Deore XT drivetrain with one-way clutch, and Deore XT hydraulic disc brakes. Available in three frame sizes but only one colorway, specced with Shimano Pro carbon handlebar…...

2018 FLX Trail Review

  • MSRP: $1,899
  • MODEL YEAR: 2018

A hardtail cross country style electric mountain bike with quiet Bafang Max Drive 350-watt mid-drive motor, adjustable top speed upwards of 35 mph position it for private property or OHV use only. Three different colors to choose from - White Lightning, Carbon Black, and Gun Metal Gray…...

Fuji Ambient 27.5+ 1.3 Review

  • MSRP: $3,999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2017

A hardtail cross country style electric mountain bike with 3" wide plus sized tires and Boost hub spacing for improved wheel strength, adjustable 100 mm suspension fork with remote lockout. Available in three frame sizes, relatively lightweight at ~47 lbs, high-torque Bosch CX motor with…...