Mid-Drive Electric Bike Reviews

This type of electric bike utilizes a motor system that is positioned at the middle of the frame, usually exerting force on the same chain that the rider is cycling as they pedal. They are known for their balanced weight distribution, unsprung weight advantage, battery use efficiency (because they benefit from gear shifting, just like the rider), and improved climbing power. Because they often require custom motor interfaces, mid-drive ebikes tend to cost more money. They exert more strain on the chain, belt, and drivetrain than hub motor and friction drive, and usually do not offer throttle on demand power. Most high-end and European ebikes utilize mid-drive motor systems.
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Moustache Lundi 27.1 Review

  • MSRP: $3,999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022

A high quality step-thru electric bike with custom upright handlebar, locking ergonomic grips, gel saddle, and adjustable suspension seat post. Sturdy tubular fenders provide full coverage and are color matched. Custom rear rack supports MIK bags and baskets, QL3 Ortlieb panniers, bungee cords, and is rated to 27kg for child seats. Also has a derailleur guard!. Available in five unique colors including high visibility terra cotta red, curry yellow, and pastel…...

Trek Domane+ SLR 9 eTap Review

  • MSRP: $12,999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2023

An ultra light weight 28.5lb electric road bike with endurance comfort geometry and iso speed vibration dampening seat post interface. The first ebike to feature Trek's OCLV carbon fiber. Available in five colors and seven frame sizes.. This particular build uses top of the line SRAM components with a 1x12 drivetrain, flared…...

Serial 1 MOSH/CTY Review

  • MSRP: $3,799
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022

A single speed city cruiser electric bike available in two color schemes and four frame sizes. Includes a premium integrated headlight offering 900 lumens, and two integrated tail lights with accelerometer based bright mode for braking. BMX inspired decals, approachable sloped top tube, reinforcement bar and gusset for added strength.. High volume Kenda or Schwalbe tires provide improved stability, vibration dampening, and overall comfort with…...

Serial 1 RUSH/CTY Speed Review

  • MSRP: $5,599
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022

A dynamic Class 3 electric bike available in two color schemes and four frame sizes. Feature complete with wide plastic fenders, minimalist racks for pannier bags, and bright integrated lights. The headlight is sturdy, and well positioned. The proprietary rear lights are visible from multiple angles, and go bright based on accelerometer feedback when stopping!. High volume Schwalbe tires provide improved stability, vibration dampening, and overall comfort with a lower…...

Serial 1 RUSH/CTY Step-Thru Review

  • MSRP: $4,999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022

An approachable step-thru city electric bike, available in two color schemes and three frame sizes. Feature complete with wide plastic fenders, minimalist racks for pannier bags, and bright integrated lights. The headlight is sturdy, and well positioned. The proprietary rear lights are visible from multiple angles, and go bright based on accelerometer feedback when stopping!. High volume Schwalbe tires provide improved stability, vibration dampening, and overall comfort with a lower…...

EVELO Atlas Review

  • MSRP: $4,699
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022

A powerful urban electric bike with enviolo continuously variable transmission that can be shifted at standstill, clean quiet Gates Carbon belt drive, light and adjustable Zoom 110mm air suspension fork with 15mm thru-axle, plastic fenders, integrated lights, adjustable top speed, and optional second battery pack for extended range!. Powerful Bafang M600 mid-drive motor offers up to 120nm of torque. Dynamic pedal assist and…...

EVELO Omega Review

  • MSRP: $4,699
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022

An attractive looking, very approachable, extremely powerful, step-thru cruiser electric bicycle. The reinforced frame can support up to 350lbs of combined rider and cargo weight. Comfort-oriented upright riding position is achieved with the long cruiser bar and steep stem. High volume 2.8" plus sized tires offer stability, comfort, and include puncture protection.. Dynamic mid-drive motor from Dapu measures pedal cadence, torque, and rear wheel speed creating a…...

Specialized Turbo Como 3.0 IGH Review

  • MSRP: $3,750
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022

A refined cruiser electric bike that's lighter than most. Incredibly approachable wave step-thru frame. It's more active and sporty with narrow handlebar and suspension fork. Smooth responsive Brose motor is custom tuned by Specialized. Available in three frame sizes, four colors, and several trim levels. The IGH stands for internally geared hub, and relates to the enviolo continuously variable transmission on this particular version.. Emphasis on safety with bright integrated lights, reflective decals, and reflective tires that are puncture…...

CUBE Supreme Sport Hybrid ONE 400 Review

  • MSRP: $3,499
  • MODEL YEAR: 2022

An approachable step-thru electric bike that's available in four frame sizes and one color. Includes custom plastic fenders, sturdy chain cover, rear rack with bungee cord, and bright integrated lights that run off the main battery. E-bike rated tires are designed to handle more weight, higher speeds, and they include reflective stripes for improved visibility.. The Bosch PowerTube 400 battery pack is completely hidden inside the downtube, and it's easy…...

BULLS ICONIC EVO TR 1 750 Review

  • MSRP: $6,299
  • MODEL YEAR: 2023

A full suspension urban oriented electric bike complete with aluminum alloy fenders, rear rack, and premium integrated lights. Front and rear air suspension from SR Suntour offers 120mm travel, lockout, and rebound adjust. Dropper seatpost allows for easier mounting, and multiple body positions on varied terrain.. High volume 27.5" x 2.45" tires offer stability, traction, comfort, and safety with reflective sidewalls.…...