commuter

  1. K

    Cafe Vintage Electric - First EBike?

    Hi everyone! I am a college student looking for a bike to commute with/also just use to explore my city more. I live in a fairly hilly area so I want a bike that would be able to power through some hills. My commute is about 25 km with lots of up and down. I have found that the Cafe bike by...
  2. M

    My WW Custom Design / Build Diary

    Hello All. I'm excited to share with the forum my new design / build journey from start to finish. The timeline for a completed build is early August 2021. I will update this thread as I move through the different steps in the process. Design, component selection, finishing touches, and my...
  3. G

    City commuter ebike in Canada

    Hi everyone, New prospective buyer here, looking for a bike for a 12km hilly urban commute that usually takes 55m one way (more uphill) and 50 min returning (more downhill). I ride uphill to work and I'd prefer not to have to shower on arrival... Transit takes longer (at least 1 hour) and I try...
  4. Curiouslearner

    Please recommend a 1st time budget bike Acc to my requirements

    Hello guys this is my 1st community post I am here to get recommendations for my 1st bike my budget is 1500CAD and I would like to have a bike which can possibly provide me best range in the budget and can be ridden on roads for long range daily commute even during snow ....... please help me m...
  5. Achterbahn

    Sub $3000 Leisure/Commuter Bike For Hilly Area [Final Choice: Priority Current]

    Hi folks, Holiday season is upon us, which also means decision season. I have been admiring e-bikes for years and feel it is finally the time for me to get one of my own. However, the amount of different companies, models, feature sets and price-points has been honestly overwhelming. My goal...
  6. Thoracius

    Looking for all-weather, rural-friendly commuter, must ship to Iceland

    Hello. New here and looking for some guidance. I want my energy levels and the weather to no longer influence whether I can be bothered to bike to town (which is 20km/13mi and a couple long steep hills away)! To that end, I'm looking for an e-bike that can get me there and back, rain or shine...
  7. l3n

    Aventon Level or....

    Hey All! I am considering my first eBike purchase. I want a Class 3 with a throttle and removable battery to use primarily for relatively flat city commuting in Philadelphia. I expect to rely heavy on the throttle during the hot and humid summer months so that I don't arrive at work in a...
  8. Petropoliskhan

    Can anyone tell me what brand/model this beauty is

    Hi,Can anyone tell me what brand/model this beauty is Thanks
  9. S

    Blix Packa: Fun for the Family and EBR review

    Here is the latest Blix Journal! This summer, finding a new way to run errands, take the kids around, and even get to work, can add fun for the entire family. The Blix Packa compact cargo ebike, is ready to replace the car and help you and your kids spend more time outdoors, adventure...
  10. NorthWestRider

    Commuter from Seattle -2019 Raleigh Redux ie owner here

    Hey all, Glad to be part of this community after lurking for months while determining the route I wanted to go with an ebike. I recently started commuting via bike again but always had to take the bus into work due to no showers at the office (I have lots of big hills in the Redmond/Microsoft...
  11. NorthWestRider

    2019 Raleigh Redux IE Step Over -First 70 miles commuting

    My previous ebike experience: None, other than a dozen test rides of other bikes. Purpose: Commuting. About 17 miles each way, 1.5 miles of which are gravel. A couple very big hills. My first impression is that it looks pretty plain Jane looking which is exactly what I wanted. My second choice...
  12. R

    Thoughts on a Used 2014 iZip E3 Dash?

    Hey All, I am in the market for my first ebike, but have not pulled the trigger yet as I'm a little strapped for cash. In my ideal world, I would replace our family's second vehicle with an ebike, but I am nervous to put down big money on a nicer model before trying one out and making sure it's...
  13. krdugger

    New eBike Brand. Help me with Reviews!

    Hello. I'm the owner of a new electric bike company, Ride1UP.com. I know a lot of people probably think there are already too many and what's the point... I was tired of seeing cheap junk and overpriced corperate brands. I ultimately just want to see more people biking and less people driving...
  14. jaboiy

    Surface 604 Colt? Or something a bit pricier?

    Now that I've graduated college I can finally afford an ebike, and want to make sure I get the right one. Here are my general requirements: 1.5k-3k price range Commuter/Cruiser Bike No swept handlebars Throttle and Pedal Assist Class 2 (commute will be on bike paths, so no class 3)...
  15. Gator

    I got my Quick E +

    Hello Friends Just wanted to report that my bike came in and it has met most of my expectations. The charcoal paint with black lettering and strips is pretty sharp. I have rode it a total of 12.4 miles. (I would ride more but it started to rain pretty hard.) The bike shop charged the...
  16. J

    Experience with the Turbo Vado 3.0

    Hi all, The name is joe if you couldn’t tell from the forum handle. Prior to purchasing my new turbo Vado 3.0 last month I used these forums extensively for research and tested out multiple types and brands of ebikes. Rear hub, Bosch mid drive, trek, giant, specialized and a couple of others...
  17. S

    4 Top Choices for 15 mi. Commute and Weekend Fun

    Hi all, I've been researching and test riding bikes to use for a 15 mi. flat commute and weekend excursions. I'm 6'2" 225 lbs. so prefer large frame and 27.5" or 28" tires + have bad knees. Bigger battery is better for longer range. Looking for upright riding position, throttle, cadence sensing...
  18. M

    Commuter bike for tall/large person

    Hello All! New to the ebike world. Looking for a commuter primarily, occasional weekend use as well. Commute: 2.5 miles or 7 miles. All flat, some lights, nowhere on the commute has a speed limit higher than 35. Me: 6’5 320 pounds. The weight should come down a bit but that’s where it is now...
  19. V

    What type of electric bike motor is good for commuting without sweating.

    Hi, I am looking to buy an e bike and I have some requirements that I think most people will find odd. These are specific to me and since I am new to this world of e-bikes I would like some advice please. Goals: I want to use an e bike for daily commutes -all year round without sweating. (I...
  20. Matthew Losey

    Favourite ebike brands and why

    Recently, I purchased a Stromer ST1X from Quantum eBikes This was my first experience in electric assisted bicycles and I could not be more thrilled with the outcome. I'd like to expand my knowledge. What are you favourite brands and why? Though Stromer is mostly used for commuting, anything...