Electric Bike Kit Reviews

These products are designed to convert a traditional bicycle into an electric bike, with assist and sometimes throttle operation, by adding a motor and battery system. They may replace a wheel, connect to the bottom bracket, or apply force onto a tire in order to propel the bike.
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Leed Pocket Bike Juice Review

  • MSRP: $469
  • MODEL YEAR: 2014

One of the lightest weight, most affordable electric bike kits available anywhere (project did not reach funding goal on Kickstarter and was canceled, Leed offers other kits). Modest 24 volt battery and 250 watt motor use quality parts but aren't very powerful...

Falco Hx 500 Review

  • MSRP: $1,695
  • MODEL YEAR: 2014

A smooth, powerful, sophisticated electric bike conversion kit compatible with front or rear wheel. Offers five hall sensors vs. three on most ebikes providing smoother ride and more torque...

2013 Currie Technologies Electron Wheel Review

  • MSRP: $999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2013

Simple to install and operate, wireless, works with most 26" wheeled bikes that don't use disc brakes. Automatically senses inclines and wind resistance when riding to add more power...

Currie Electro-Drive Conversion Kit Review

  • MSRP: $499
  • MODEL YEAR: 2012, 2013

Four kits offer similar battery and motor systems used on eZip and IZIP electric bikes but without pedal assist mode. Front hub motor design on kit 2, 3 and 4 is easy to mount but…...

BionX SL 350 Review

  • MSRP: $1,999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2013

Top of the line kit, 350 watt motor is ~2.5 lbs lighter than the older PL 350 model, includes advanced security features. Available in two designs to fit most bikes: mount to down tube or integrated into…...

BionX PL 350 Review

  • MSRP: $1,499
  • MODEL YEAR: 2013

A line of three 350 watt, 37 volt electric bike conversion kits. Available in mid-frame or rear rack styles to fit just about any bike...

BionX PL 250 Review

  • MSRP: $1,199
  • MODEL YEAR: 2013

One of the lightest electric bike conversion kits available anywhere, just 7.3kg (16.1 lbs). Mounts to water bottle eyelets on downtube of, distributes weight evenly front to rear...

Hill Topper Kit Review

  • MSRP: $399
  • MODEL YEAR: 2014

Simple front hub motor wheel-kit with a basic on/off button designed to convert most bikes to electric. Very affordable, especially if you're using an existing bike, easy to install and light weight...