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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eVox KAB 375 Review

  • MSRP: $2,199
  • MODEL YEAR: 2017

A very custom engineered mid-drive electric bike from Canada, rather than pulling the chain like other designs, it runs a stand-alone belt drive so as not to mash gears and it is very quiet. Available in four frame sizes and two color combinations but only high-step, at ~45 lbs…...

Gocycle G3 Review

  • MSRP: $4,499
  • MODEL YEAR: 2016, 2017

A futuristic folding electric bike with lightweight Magnesium frame, mid-body suspension bumper and enclosed chain and wires for clean transport and storage, the chan is not exposed. Now available in four color choices, a 25% larger battery pack and improved wheel locking…...

Populo Sport Review

  • MSRP: $999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2017

An affordable, fairly stylish, surprisingly peppy single speed electric bike that would be great for urban riding, available in five frame sizes and four colors. Very affordable at just under $1k, especially considering the wires are internally routed through the…...

Surface 604 YunBike C1 Review

  • MSRP: $999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2016, 2017

A light weight, compact, single speed electric bike that's well suited to neighborhood riding or short commutes... optional fenders and front or rear rack expand utility. Smaller capacity 187.2 watt hour battery limits range but the torque-sensing pedal assist requires more…...

Everly 202 Review

  • MSRP: $1,199
  • MODEL YEAR: 2016

A light weight, relatively affordable, full-chromoly steel electric bicycle offering 14 speeds and efficient 700c wheels that make it fun and efficient to pedal. Surprisingly comfortable upright body position thanks to sparrow style bars that sweep back towards you…...

Easy Motion EasyGo Race Review

  • MSRP: $1,299
  • MODEL YEAR: 2016

A light weight, relatively affordable single speed city ebike with a modest 250 watt motor and 208 amp hour battery pack. Available in one frame size with a taller high-step-design, efficient narrow tires and deep dish…...

Daymak EC1 Review

  • MSRP: $1,899
  • MODEL YEAR: 2016

A light weight, value priced carbon fiber electric bike available in three flavors: Standard, Advance and Pro with larger batteries and more carbon parts on the higher models (including drop bars on the pro!). More modest 250 watt planetary geared hub motor drives all three models, paired with the…...

Gocycle G2 Review

  • MSRP: $4,999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2015, 2016

A premium folding electric bike with an internally geared three speed hub in the rear and a 500 watt geared hub motor in the front for "all wheel drive" pedaling + motor support. Extremely light weight at ~36 lbs, unique quick-release wheels, lots of upgrade options for added…...

Kalkhoff Sahel Impulse 8 Review

  • MSRP: $3,799
  • MODEL YEAR: 2015

An extremely capable, thoughtfully engineered and moderately comfortable commuting or touring style electric bike. This ebike seems to have everything from dynamo powered LED lights with safety "standing mode"…...

Emazing Bike Artemis 73hd Review

  • MSRP: $2,149
  • MODEL YEAR: 2014, 2015

Light weight, urban style electric bike with pedal assist and throttle mode, mounting points for fenders and rear rack (not included). Upgraded 350 watt motor, throttle mode and disc brakes compared with the Emazing Bike Daedalus…...