Light Electric Bike Reviews

BULLS ALPINE HAWK EVO Review

  • MSRP: $5,799
  • MODEL YEAR: 2019, 2020

One of the lightest electric bikes I've tested; carbon fiber frame, fork, and seat post reduce weight while dampening vibration for comfort; available in three sizes with matching crank arms, stem, and handlebar for optimal fit. Premium hydraulic disc brakes are easy to actuate in the drops or hood handlebar position,…...

Propella 3.0 7-Speed Review

  • MSRP: $1,299
  • MODEL YEAR: 2019

A handsome and sleek yet agile, lightweight, and affordable road ebike continually upgraded and revised via Propella’s crowd funding campaign. Reliable Bafang 250 watt hub-drive with 7 speed Shimano Altus system and Shimano Tourney TX…...

Qualisports Nemo Review

  • MSRP: $899
  • MODEL YEAR: 2019

An affordable and lightweight bike that hides its electric system in the frame and seat post, MXUS hub-drive, 36v 7ah battery, and mechanical brakes with motor inhibitors. The bike folds well, you can walk it when folded or even slide the seat…...

Pivot Cycles Shuttle Review

  • MSRP: $9,999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2019

A premium full suspension electric carbon fiber mountain bike with an all Shimano setup, 140mm travel, large 27.5" plus sized tubeless tires, dropper seat post, all while remaining lightweight. Shimano STePs E8000 drivetrain is powerful but compact, features hidden battery integration that stays secure…...

Qualisports Volador Review

  • MSRP: $1,099
  • MODEL YEAR: 2019

A affordable and sleek folding bike that hides its electric system in the frame and seat post, MXUS hub-drive, 36v 7ah battery, 7 speed Shimano cassette, and mechanical brakes with motor inhibitors. The bike folds well, you can walk it when folded or even slide the seat…...

Yamaha Cross Core Review

  • MSRP: $2,399
  • MODEL YEAR: 2019

A sleek affordable commuter from Yamaha, a household brand name going for a balance of price, performance, efficiency, and a purist feel, for years they did their homework studying their applications on Haibike, Giant, etc, using data and analysis to make offerings of their own. The PW SE motor is smooth and very efficient, coupled with the protected PW-X display,…...

Desiknio Pinion Classic Review

  • MSRP: $6,135
  • MODEL YEAR: 2018

Lightweight electric bike with downtube-integrated battery pack, efficient 250 watt geared hub motor, six-speed Pinion gearbox, clean and quiet Gates Carbon belt drive. Available in three frame sizes for optimal fit, carbon fiber fork and high-volume tires improve…...

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…...