Electric Road Bike Reviews

January 19, 2020

Specialized Turbo Creo SL Expert Review

  • MSRP: $9,000
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

A super-lightweight ~29lb full carbon electric road ebike, Class 3 speed-pedelec performance offers 28mph (45km/h) assisted speeds, proprietary Future Shock 2.0 steer tube suspension adds comfort while minimizing weight and maximizing rolling efficiency. Available in six frame sizes, sold through a vast network of dealers with professional fitting systems, solid two-year comprehensive warranty. The frame offers provisions for two bottle cages, fenders, and a rear rack. Boost hub spacing provides sturdier spoke bracing angle, 12mm thru-axles provide stiffness and control at…...

January 17, 2020

Specialized Turbo Creo SL Comp Carbon EVO Review

  • MSRP: $6,500
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

A lightweight gravel grinder road ebike with flared handlebars, wide treaded tires, a seat post dropper, and unique Future Shock 2.0 steer tube suspension. Available in six frame sizes, sold through a vast network of dealers with professional fitting systems, solid two-year comprehensive warranty. The frame offers provisions for two bottle cages, fenders, and a rear rack, wide range of color options. Boost hub spacing with sturdy 12mm thru-axles provide stiffness and control at higher speeds, sturdier…...

November 4, 2019

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…...

October 9, 2019

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,…...

October 6, 2019

BULLS DESERT FALCON EVO Review

  • MSRP: $6,299
  • MODEL YEAR: 2020

A solidly built aluminum alloy road bike with carbon fiber for and seat post to dampen vibration, available in three frame sizes for optimal fit, large network of dealers in the US and Canada for fitting and post-purchase maintenance. 28mph Class 3 speed pedelec performance with the 4th generation Bosch Performance Line Speed motor,…...

March 14, 2019

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,…...

January 1, 2019

BULLS GRINDER EVO Review

  • MSRP: $4,999
  • MODEL YEAR: 2019, 2020

A high speed gravel grinder electric bike, complete with flared drop bars, puncture resistant studded tires, and a paint-matched spring suspension fork offering preload adjust and lockout. Excellent weight distribution, beautiful Bosch PowerTube battery integration that frees up the main triangle for…...

June 25, 2018

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…...

April 29, 2018

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…...

April 26, 2018

Raleigh Tamland iE Review

  • MSRP: $4,749
  • MODEL YEAR: 2018

A trail-capable speed pedelec with flared drop bars and gravel grinder 650b tires, it's relatively lightweight at just 46.3 lbs and the drive system weight is all positioned low and center. The battery pack hides in the downtube and the Brose TF motor is compact and…...