Light Electric Bike Reviews

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…...

Coboc ONE Soho Review

  • MSRP: $5,520
  • MODEL YEAR: 2018

A lightweight, understated, single-speed, electric bike made in three sizes, priced higher with many custom-made and premium parts, combined torque and cadence sensing pedal assist. Great option as a second bike or "Sunday bike" because the narrower tires and lightweight…...

Desiknio Single Speed Urban Review

  • MSRP: $4,415
  • MODEL YEAR: 2018

A sleek, quiet, incredibly lightweight, single speed electric bike, made in three frame sizes and four colors with hydraulic disc brakes, very limited quantity. Smooth welds, internally routed cabling, completely hidden battery pack, and compact hub motor make this…...

Propella V2.0 Single-Speed Review

  • MSRP: $1,199
  • MODEL YEAR: 2018

A lightweight urban ebike weighing just ~34 lbs, simple to use single speed drivetrain, beautiful black and blue color scheme throughout, stylized bottle-battery, efficient 250-watt hub motor. Top pedal-assist speed of 16 mph works exceptionally well the stock gearing ratio and the…...

Populo Sport V3 Review

  • MSRP: $999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2018

An affordable, single speed electric bike available in three colors and four frame sizes, driven by an efficient 250-watt hub motor for a top pedal-assist speed of 20 mph, no throttle mode. Extremely basic setup makes for easy operation and potentially lower maintenance than electric bikes with…...

Trek Verve+ Review

  • MSRP: $2,299
  • MODEL YEAR: 2018

A versatile city electric bike with sturdy paint-matched aluminum fenders, a bright and aimable headlight as well as a flashing backlight (both are powered by the main battery), and mounting points for a bottle cage and rear rack. Surprisingly comfortable, the wider tires provide cushion and stability, the saddle and suspension seat post…...