Light Electric Bike Reviews

This type of electric bike is lightweight compared to other products in its category. I make a judgement call based on the average weight of each bike type and highlight specific outstanding products in the light category, based on their efficient use of materials. Light ebikes tend to cost more, have smaller batteries, and motors… but they often provide a more natural ride experience that gives riders more control and improve ride feel.
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Gocycle GX Review

  • MSRP: $3,299
  • MODEL YEAR: 2019

A fully featured, lightweight, and unique design from the ground up folding electric bike from a company known for innovation and engineering, one of the sleekest and exotic folding bikes out there, a real head turner and joy to ride. Mechanically, the bike makes use of a Shimano Nexus 3 speed internally geared hub, this…...

FLX Baby Maker Review

  • MSRP: $1,999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

A single speed road bike with a reliable and smooth belt drive, very aesthetically pleasing, minimalist design that hides the battery and uses a no-nonsense display, also comes in a variety of color ways to choose from, a perfect setup for those that want an agile and stealthy setup. Driven by a 250-350 watt hub-drive motor from AKM, 25mph top speed, high-resolution 12 magnet…...

BULLS WILD FLOW EVO RS Review

  • MSRP: $5,999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2019, 2020

A light 42lb full suspension cross country electric mountain bike with premium blacked-out paint job and ALL accessories, comfortable carbon fiber main frame (alloy rear triangle), the battery and motor are built into one removable drivepack that can be swapped out for an optional storage cover so you can ride as an even lighter acoustic bike. High quality Fox air suspension front and rear, Boost hub spacing provides sturdy spoke bracing…...

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…...