Light Electric Bike Reviews

Propella 2.2 7-Speed Review

  • MSRP: $1,299
  • MODEL YEAR: 2018

Lightweight, efficient, affordable urban electric bike, offered in one frame size and one color scheme (matte black with anodized blue accents), deep dish rims and reflective tires look cool and keep you visible at night. Minimalist 250 watt Bafang planetary geared hub motor, 244 watt hour lithium-ion battery pack designed…...

Pure Cycles Volta 8-Speed Review

  • MSRP: $1,999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2018

A light utility electric bike with integrated alloy basket, simple to use for zipping through the city, great for running errands and hauling small loads, fits in smaller spaces. Proprietary front rack and handlebar are unique but offer limited adjustability, internally routed cables and…...

Easy Motion Rebel Gravel-X PW Review

  • MSRP: $3,399
  • MODEL YEAR: 2018

A lightweight electric gravel grinder with drop bars, aero wheelset, mechanical disc brakes (using Shimano ICE Tech rotors and heat sinks), and a 22-speed Shimano 105 drivetrain. Blacked-out aesthetic hides the battery and motor casing, internally routed cables stay out of the…...

Focus SAM² Review

  • MSRP: $5,999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2018

A full suspension enduro style e-mountain bike with long 170 mm air suspension by Fox, available in three frame sizes and two colors, excellent Magura hydraulic disc brakes. Near-perfect weight distribution, standard 175 mm Q Factor, super short chain stay length for snappy…...

Faraday Porteur S Civic Edition Review

  • MSRP: $3,499
  • MODEL YEAR: 2018

A limited edition Faraday Porteur ebike with upgraded NITTO bullmoose handlebar, Paul Components CNC disc brakes, Compass gravel tires, Brooks saddle, and PDW bell. Lightweight, quiet, efficient, and responsive motor system, custom Bafang geared hub motor with two planetary…...

Gocycle GS Review

  • MSRP: $2,799
  • MODEL YEAR: 2017, 2018

A futuristic, lightweight, folding electric bike with removable wheels, the magnesium body is lightweight and durable, the battery and motor are almost completely hidden. While much more affordable than the G3, the GS doesn't sacrifice quality for price and…...

Blix Vika Travel Review

  • MSRP: $1,499
  • MODEL YEAR: 2018

One of the most compact folding electric bikes around, only weighs ~40 lbs, uses smaller 16-inch tires and shorter 140 mm crank arms, long seat post and telescoping stem conform to a wide range of riders. Efficient 250 watt planetary geared hub motor gets a mechanical advantage from the smaller wheel…...

Pure Cycles Volta Single Speed Review

  • MSRP: $1,999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2018

A super lightweight, compact, quiet, and clean, urban electric bike that's simple to use for zipping through the city, running errands, or cruising around in neighborhoods. Proprietary front rack and handlebar are unique but offer limited adjustability, internally routed cables and…...

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…...

EcoMotion Tour e-Road Review

  • MSRP: $1,299
  • MODEL YEAR: 2018

A lightweight road or city style electric bike with basic 7-speed drivetrain, sporty deep-dish rims, and hydraulic disc brakes with motor inhibitors on both levers. Great display panel with lots of extra diagnostic readouts, the twist-throttle can be disabled at…...