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Best Lightweight Affordable Ebikes: All Under 1,600 and 50 lbs!

It’s not surprising that ebikes are going to be heavier than traditional bikes. The added components such as the motor and battery are the two biggest factors when it comes to weight. Many bikes we see here at Ebike Escape are in the 65-75 lb range! That can be a lot of weight when trying to load it onto a bike rack! Heavier ebikes can also feel bulkier and unruly when riding, especially when you are not super comfortable on a bike.

If you want a lighter electric bike that is easier to manage, there are still ebikes that can fit the bill. Here is our list of the best lightweight and affordable ebikes!

Benefits of a lighter weight ebike

The two lightest ebikes on our list are only 33 lbs! With a lighter ebike, you will be giving up some power. Lighter-weight ebikes tend to have small batteries and/or smaller motors. They tend to be bikes designed for city riding with thinner tires and sleek appearances. Many of these bikes don’t include extras such as fenders or kickstands as a way to minimize weight.

As technology improves we will see lighter and lighter ebikes. Currently, some of the lightest ebikes are sub 30 lbs! That is even lighter than many traditional bikes but they will come with a price to match! Our review today will cover affordable and lightweight ebikes. If weight is more critical than price consider this list.

Without further ado, let’s get started with the best lightweight, but affordable electric bikes!

Ride1Up Roadster V2 at 33lbs: Tied for lightest ebike on our list

Let’s start with one of the lightest weight bikes of our lineup, Ride1Up’s Roadster V2 at only 33 lbs! It has a clean and simple design with a concealed battery. It is a quiet bike and it would be easy to mistake this ebike for a traditional bike. The Roadster V2 is priced at 1,095.

The frame comes in two sizes, 52 cm (for riders 5’3″-5’8″) and 58 cm (for riders 5’8″-6’3″). The weight capacity for the Ride1Up Roadster V2 is 300 lbs. Color options are pretty conservative and include burgundy, black, gray and silver.

There is a 350-watt nominal motor that peaks at 500 watts. This is a pretty average motor for a lightweight affordable ebike. The battery is a 36V, 7Ah battery with an advertised range of 20-30 miles. It has a compact LCD screen and 5 levels of pedal assist but no throttle. This is a class 3 ebike with a top speed of 24 mph with pedal assist.

The Roadster V2 is a single-speed with a Toptrans belt drive, it features Tektro R315 Dual Pivot rim brakes. Generally, it comes with Kenda Kwest 700cx28 road tires however there is an option for a gravel bike version. The gravel version of the V2 comes with larger tires and disc brakes for 1,245. The bigger tires will provide a bit more stability on looser surfaces and more confidence while stopping in any weather conditions. The Roadster V2 gravel is unquestionably the most affordable gravel ebike on the market. This bike is clean, simple, and LIGHT.

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Ride1Up Core-5 at 49lbs: Powerful motor and large battery

In addition to the Roadster V2, Ride1Up has the Core-5 as another lightweight bike. This ebike is only 100 more than the Roadster V2, coming in at 1,195. It is offered in both a high step and step-through frame, both of which weigh in at 49 lbs.

For the extra 16 lbs, you get a significantly bigger motor at 750 watts and a bigger 48V, 10.4 Ah battery. This is both the biggest battery and the biggest motor on our list. The range is claimed to be 25-45 miles per charge, a big upgrade compared to the Roadster. Compared to the Roadster V2, which is a single-speed and no throttle, the Core-5 has a 7-speed Shimano shifter and derailleur and a thumb throttle. With a max speed of 28 mph with pedal assist and 20 mph with the throttle, the Core-5 comes shipped as a class 3 ebike. It has 5 pedal assist levels with a cadence sensor.

The step-through frame should fit riders from 5′ up to 6’1″ while the high-step fits riders from 5’6″ to 6’4″. The color options for the Core-5 include azure blue (shown above), mint, and midnight grey. Both lightweight Ride1Up bikes sport a 300 lbs payload capacity.

The Core-5 has Tektro mechanical brakes paired with 160 mm rotors. The tires are Kenda Kwick Seven 5 27.5″ x 2.2″ which are perfect for riding on pavement and perhaps even some hard packed gravel. Another perk you get for the extra 16 lbs compared to the Roadster V2, is a bright headlight that runs off the main battery. This bike does a great job of maximizing affordability while maintaining quality on the parts that matter. This bike does have a kickstand, but does not come with fenders. Fenders and a rear rack are available for purchase directly from Ride1Up.

Propella Mini at 33 lbs: Small wheels and only 799!

Propella has a host of ebikes that fall into the lightweight and affordable categories. These ebikes include their Mini, the SS, the 7S, and the 9S PRO! This is a great company for this type of bike!

The lightest ebike Propella offers is the Mini. It is currently only 799! That makes it one of the most affordable ebikes on this list as well as tied for the lightest! It has a high-step traditional appearing frame. It is ideal for riders between 5’2″ and 5’10” and the stand-over height is 22″. The bike has smaller tires than a typical bike, they are only 20″ x 1.75″. This makes the bike, small and nimble. It is perfect to fit into small living spaces or vehicles. The small wheels also mean this bike has increased climbing power and can handle hills with up to a 10% incline.

This super light, single-speed ebike comes with a 250-watt Bafang hub motor with a peak output of 400 watts. It includes a 36V 7Ah battery, made with Samsung cells. The company advertises a 20-35 mile range with pedal assist. There is an option to buy an extra battery if you need more range on any of the Propella bikes. This is a class 1 ebike with a top speed of 18 mph and no throttle. There are 5 levels of pedal assist available and it uses a cadence sensor. The Propella Mini has Shimano mechanical disc brakes. It has a matte black frame and blue rims. For a light ebike currently selling for less than 800, this is tough to beat!

Propella SS

The Propella SS comes in just a couple of pounds heavier than the mini at 35 lbs and comes in at just 999. Just like the Mini, it is a high-step, single-speed, class 1 ebike. It has the same battery and motor, but a slightly longer range of 20-40 miles. It also has the same LCD and Shimano mechanical disc brakes.

The main thing that differentiates the SS from the Mini is the tires and wheels. While the Mini has 20″ x 1.75″ tires which are small and nimble, the SS has 700 c X 35 wheels giving it a more traditional look. The standover height is about an inch higher at 23″ and the rider height range is a little taller going from 5’4″-6’2″.

Gearing between the SS and Mini is also a little different. The SS has 46T front chainring with a 16T rear freewheel, while the Mini has a 52T front chainring but the same 16T rear freewheel.

Propella 7S

Next up on the Propella lightweight ebike lineup is the Propella 7S. The price bumps up to 1,199 and the bike comes in at 37 lbs. This increased weight on this bike comes from the upgrade from single-speed to a Shimano Altus 7-speed shifter and derailleur. This offers a lot more options to allow the rider to power up hills with a combination of pedaling and pedal assist.

Many of the other features of the 7S are similar to the Mini and SS models. It has the same battery, motor, LCD display, and brakes. Like the other Propella ebikes, the 7S is a class 1 ebike. The 7S has same 46T front chainring as the SS as well as the same standover height and ideal rider height.

Check out our full review here.

Propella 9S PRO

The final Propella bike is the Propella 9S PRO coming in at 41 lbs and selling for 1,599. There are a ton of upgrades on the 9S compared to the other Propella ebikes. It has a larger Bafang rear hub motor at 350-watts with a peak of 500w. The battery is still 36V but bumps up to 10Ah. Even with a more powerful motor and bigger battery, this bike remains a class 1 ebike. As the name insinuates, the 9S is a 9-speed ebike and features a Shimano drivetrain.

The frame is also a high step with a slightly higher standover height of 23.6″. It is meant for slightly taller riders with an ideal height range of 5’5″-6’2″. The brakes get upgraded from the mechanical brakes on lighter models to hydraulic disc brakes with 160 mm rotors. With this ebike you get bigger 27.5″ x 2″ tires which should be able to handle some gravel and light off-road riding. This bike is bigger and more robust than the other Propella ebikes but still weighs in well under 50 lbs.

Lectric XP Lite at 49 lbs-A folding ebike for only 799!

Moving on from Propella, next we have a Lectric ebike. Lectric is a well-loved company and is known to have a great mix of quality and affordability. Their XP Lite is no exception. Along with the Propella Mini, the XP Lite shares the title for the most affordable lightweight bike on the Ebike Escape list coming in at only 799! Like all Lectric bikes, the XP Lite is a folding bike that ships fully assembled. The frame only comes in one size but fits a huge range of rider heights from 4’8″ to 6’2″. While the height range is generous, the weight capacity is only 250 lbs which could be limiting for some riders. Color options include classic black, arctic white, sandstorm, and electric blue. There is no front suspension on the XP lite, but you could easily add a suspension seat post for more comfort.

The motor is a 300-watt nominal and peaks at 720 watts. The battery is 48V, 7.8Ah (374.4-watt hours) and you can buy a second battery to have on hand if needed. The range on a single battery is 40 miles in pedal assist 1 and 15 miles in throttle only. The XP Lite is a single-speed ebike with 0-5 levels of pedal assist and has a cadence sensor. It has the same LCD display as the rest of the bikes on Lectric’s lineup. The XP Lite is a class 2 ebike with a top speed of 20 mph with pedal assist or throttle.

This bike has mechanical disc brakes with 160 mm rotors. The tires are 20′ x 2.4″ and have a tread pattern capable of handling some light off-road riding. It includes integrated front and tail lights, which aren’t always a given in such an affordable and light ebike.

This is a great bike for its price, weight, and size. It comes fully assembled and is easy to fold up and pack away for travel. It can handle some light hills, but due to the smaller battery and motor, it is not recommended to be trying to climb mountains with this bike.

Aventon Soltera at 41-43lbs with a mid-step option and bright frame colors

The Aventon Soltera gives you the option of a single-speed at 41 lbs and 1,199 or the 7-speed at 43 lbs and 1,299. It is a lightweight and agile bike. You have plenty of choice for size and color allowing for a wide range of rider heights and color preferences. They offer a high-step and what they call a step-through though I would consider it more of a mid-step. The smallest frame Aventon offers is the mid-step small/medium, ideal for riders as short as 4’11. And the largest frame offered is the high-step Large, which is ideal for riders up to 6’4″. The weight capacity of the Soltera is 300 lbs. Color options vary depending on which frame and drivetrain you choose but include fun options such as seafoam green, salmon pink, moonrock grey, onyx black, azure blue, and citrine.

Regardless of the drivetrain or frame design you choose, all the Aventon Soltera bikes come with a 350-watt rear hub motor. The battery is 36 V, 9.6 Ah (338.4-watt hours), and is integrated nicely into the bottom of the frame. The estimated range in ideal conditions is 41 miles. The display is a color LCD screen with app sync functionality. This is the same display Aventon offers on their more expensive bikes. This is a class 2 ebike with a max speed of 20 mph It has both pedal assist and a throttle. You also have the option of disconnecting the throttle to make this a class 1 ebike.

The brakes on the 7-speed drivetrain model are mechanical disc brakes with 160 mm rotors. While the single-speed Soltera has Tektro Caliper rim brakes. Both versions of this bike have thin Kendra 700 c x 35 x road tires but no quick release. This bike is one of the few to include integrated front and rear lights. The rear lights are nicely integrated into the frame and illuminate when the brakes are applied. In such an affordable and light ebike this is a stand-out feature both on paper and on the road.

Aventon Pace 350 at 49 lbs with a cruiser type frame and step-through option

The Aventon Pace 350 just skirts under our weight limit coming in at 49 lbs and is priced at 1,399. This bike is similar to Aventon’s Soltera with a few notable differences. The Soltera is a more traditional road bike whereas the Pace 350 is more of an up-right cruiser-style bike. The Pace 350 is offered in both a high-step and a true step-through. Between the two different frame styles, there are various frame sizes that fit a wide range of riders from 4’11” to 6’4″. Colors are mostly neutral, however they do also have plum purple.

The Aventon Pace 350 has a larger battery than the Soltera coming in at 36V and 11.6Ah battery (410.4-watt hours). The tires on the Pace are larger at 27.5″ x 2.2″. Other features including the display, pedal assist, throttle, max speed, brakes, and lights are similar to the Soltera.

Vvolt Alpha at 44-46 lbs and fits a huge range of rider heights

Our final ebike to make the list is the Vvolt Alpha and Alpha S (the step-through version) currently selling at 1,399.

The variance in weight is due to differences in frame size. Both the Alpha and the Alpha S come in a S/M and L/XL frames, covering an ideal rider height range from 4’9″ to 6’4″. This is the shortest rider height on this list! Standover height on the S/M frame on the Alpha S is only 27″ and is up to 32″ on the larger L/XL for the Alpha. The colors are pretty basic and come in chalk white and slate.

The Vvolt Alpha and Alpha S feature a 350-watt rear hub motor with a 375-watt hour battery. The estimated range on this class 1 ebike is 20-40 miles per charge in ideal conditions. It has the normal 5 levels of pedal assist plus a walk mode. The LCD display offers Bluetooth pairing and app functionality.

The Vvolt is a single-speed bike with hydraulic disc brakes and 160 mm rotors. One unique feature of the Vvolt ebikes is a drive belt rather than a chain. The belt is a Gates CDN belt, which should last for thousands of miles and is a lower maintenance alternative to a bike chain. It can be especially helpful if you are riding in areas with lots of sand or debris.

In Conclusion…

There are some great options out there for affordable lightweight ebikes! The two lightest bikes on our lineup are the Ride1Up Roadster V2 and the Propella Mini both coming in at 33 lbs. The Roadster is a class 3 with a throttle while the Mini is a class 1. Aside from sharing the title for the lightest ebike on our list, the Mini also ties in for the most affordable ebike currently listed for only 799. The Lectric XP Lite is the other ebike coming in at only 799, what a deal! The Lectric XP Lite is the only folding bike on today’s lineup.

As far as the company with the most options in this category, Propella really leads the pack with 4 options, the Mini, the SS, the 7S, and the 9S PRO. The SS has larger tires than the Mini though both are single speeds. The 7S is a 7-speed, and the 9S is 9 speeds. The 9S PRO also has a bigger motor, battery, and tires than the rest of the Propella ebikes. Propella batteries also charge fast-under 3 hours!

If you are looking for power, the Ride1Up Core-5 has not only the biggest motor on the list by far, 750 watts, but it also has the biggest battery with total watt-hours at just under 500.

For rider height range, the Vvolt Alpha and Alpha S really shine with a huge rider height range going from 4’9″ all the way up to 6’4″. It is also the only bike on the lineup offering a drive belt instead of a chain. The frames are offered in high-step or step-through options.

Aventon also offers a great height range on both the Soltera and the Pace 350 fitting riders from 4’11” to 6’4″. The main difference between the Soltera and the Pace 350 is that the Soltera is a more traditional road bike style with a more forward riding position and thin tires. The Pace 350 is a cruiser style with a more upright position and wider tires. Both the Soltera and Pace350 come in high-step options with the Soltera offering a mid-step and the Pace 350 offering a step-through.

What affordable lightweight ebike is your favorite? Why do you like it? Comment below

Best Folding Electric Bikes of 2023: Elevate Your Urban Commutes

E-bikes of all types have had a huge growth in popularity and improvement in technology in the past few years. Folding bikes, including folding electric bikes, have also seen a jump in use.

This is because they are a convenient mode of transport for commuters or cyclists who need to transport and store their bicycles more easily.

With folding electric bicycles, you have the power to take on longer commutes without breaking a sweat, reliably bring your bike on any public transit, and fold it up easily to store it at the office or in your home.

The best folding electric bike will fold quickly and securely, be relatively lightweight, be comfortable to ride, and come fully equipped for urban commuting. With that said, let’s take a look at some of the differences we see between models.

Quick Folding Electric Bikes Buying Guide

Tire width: Fat vs Standard

Folding fat bikes and regular folding e-Bikes are both popular choices with their own distinct advantages. The reason that fat-tire folding e-Bikes are so popular is that these bikes are the most versatile and comfortable.

A folding fat-tire electric bike has the ability to go on or off-road, maintains excellent traction and control in all terrains and weather conditions, and is super-comfy because the large tires absorb almost all of the road vibrations.

Non-electric folding bike vs a conventional folding bike

Whether you choose electric or not depends on your needs and capabilities as a cyclist.

A motor and battery will allow you to commute without effort, especially if there’s a throttle. This is an excellent choice for long or difficult commutes. E-bikes also allow you to easily transport cargo such as a loaded pannier rack without noticing the extra weight.

Folding electric bikes for adults are great for those with injuries or who find it difficult to ride regularly and want to be able to without limitations.

Belt vs chain folding e-Bikes

A belt-drive electric folding bike for adults is a premium system because it requires virtually no maintenance, lasts a long time, doesn’t require grease, and is silent when running compared to a chain drive.

Suspension vs rigid

The type of fork that comes on your folding e-bike greatly affects the comfort when riding on rough terrain. A suspension fork will absorb more shocks and bumps, allowing you to comfortably ride off-road without experiencing fatigue from vibrations.

Additionally, because you have a motor for power, the loss of performance and speed from suspension is almost canceled out.

Internal gearing vs derailleur

Internal hub gearing is common on e-bikes because it requires very little maintenance compared to a derailleur. It has less exposed parts which reduces wear and tear.

These types of hubs usually can’t get as wide a gear range as a derailleur, but this is pretty much irrelevant as you are powered mostly by the motor on an e-bike.

Best Folding Electric Bikes

#1 Tern GSD S10

Best folding electric cargo bike

  • 10-speed Shimano Deore
  • 20×2.4″ 2.15″ tires
  • 250w, 85Nm mid-drive motor
  • Max payload: 440 lbs
  • 400Wh battery

The Tern GSD S10 is a unique electric folding bike. It doesn’t fold in half like most others but has a folding handlebar and stem and a telescoping seatpost.

This bike is designed to support huge cargo loads of up to 440lbs and is perfect for long-distance commutes with its 53-mile max range. At home, you can quickly fold and store the bike in a neat package.

Power comes from a premium Bosch Cargo Line motor with 400% support and 85Nm of torque to pull you up steep hills with a loaded bike. This pairs with a 400Wh battery with an integrated ABUS lock.

Finally, you have four-piston Magura hydraulic disc brakes, puncture-resistant Schwalbe tires, and a fully-equipped setup to make life in the city safe and convenient.

#2 Rad Power Bikes RadExpand 5

Best fat tire folding electric bike

  • 7-speed microShift derailleur
  • 20×4″ tires
  • 750w rear hub motor
  • Max payload: 275 lbs
  • 48V 14 Ah battery, 672Wh

The RadExpand 5 folding electric bike is a fantastic choice for anyone who wants great value, convenience, and versatility.

This Class 2 eBike is great for long-distance commutes with its 45-mile range and when you arrive at your destination, quickly fold and store the bike in a small secure package.

The RadExpand folding electric bike uses a powerful 750W motor combined with a reliable microShift 7-speed rear derailleur to get you where you need to go. It also comes with full fenders, an LCD bike computer, and integrated LED lights on arrival.

Finally, this e-bike is a joy to ride due to its plush, puncture-resistant fat tires, disc brakes, and comfort-focused geometry.

#3 Lectric XP 3.0

Best folding electric bike under 1,000

Range up: 45mi | Folded Dimensions: 37x18x28″

  • Range: Up to 45mi
  • 500W motor (1000W peak)
  • 20×3″ tires
  • Max payload: 330lbs
  • Weight: 64lbs
  • 500Wh

The XP 3.0 folding fat tire bike by Lectric is certainly one of the best electric commuter bikes for all ages and sizes, as it performs far above its cheap price tag.

This 500W folding electric bike comes with a punchy motor with 5 levels of pedal assistance and a 500Wh battery that delivers up to 45 miles of range. Additionally, the XP 3.0 has 3″ wide CST tires, 180mm-rotor mechanical disc brakes, and shock-absorbing fork suspension.

This 20-inch electric bike is fully equipped on arrival with fenders, lights, and an integrated rear rack that can support up to 150 lbs. You can also choose the step-through version if you want extra comfort and convenience or a long-range one with 20 miles more range. Finally, even with all of these components, it still folds up quickly and neatly.

#4 Buzz Charter F

Lightweight folding electric bike

  • 250W motor / 36V battery
  • V-brakes
  • 20 x 1.75″ tires
  • 7-Speed rear derailleur
  • Weight: 35 lbs
  • 3 Levels of pedal-assistance

Buzz Charter F is a 20-inch folding electric bike designed for anything from an urban commute to leisure weekend rides on bike paths.

This electric folding bike has a solid 250W motor combined with a 7-speed drivetrain and a 36V battery that lasts up to 40 miles per charge.

To ensure this bike is lightweight and efficient, Buzz uses simple V-brakes brakes, efficient 20 x 1.75″ tires, and a sleek aluminum frame. Therefore, the total weight of the bicycle is only 35 lbs, which is incredible for an e-bike.

Finally, the Charter F folding electric bike folds quickly and stays secure for transport and storage. Due to its low weight, it’s super-easy to carry around, which is why we also include it in our review of the best electric mini bikes.

#5 Aventon Sinch

Fat tire folding electric bike

  • Motor: 500W
  • Battery: 672Wh
  • Alloy frame
  • Mechanical disc brakes
  • 20 x 4″ tires
  • Max rider weight: 300 lbs

The Aventon Sinch folding electric bike features a set of all-terrain fat tires combined with a 45mm travel front fork for versatile off-road capability.

This affordable fold-up electric bike has a punchy 500W motor and 672Wh battery that is seamlessly built into the frame. This combination provides 40 miles of range with a max assisted speed of 20mph.

Finally, the Aventon brand gave this folding electric bike a reliable Shimano drivetrain, mechanical disc brakes, and app connectivity. The only weak point is the high weight.

#6 Swagtron EB-5

  • 250W motor
  • Battery: 36V
  • 14″ tires
  • Charge time: 4-5 hours
  • Max speed: 15.5 mph
  • Weight: 37 lbs

Swagtron’s EB-5 250W folding electric bike is one of the cheapest models we have seen that is still reliable and versatile.

This folding electric bike has a sleek design, an efficient 250W motor, and a 36V battery. Using the throttle alone you can reach max speeds of 15.5 mph for distances of 15.5 miles. Additionally, the battery charges fully in 4-5 hours and can be swapped out for an extra battery to extend the range.

The EB-5 36V folding electric bike also uses compact 14″ wheels and lightweight v-brakes to make it more comfortable and easier to control.

Finally, the Swagtron folding electric bike has ergonomic grips, a carry handle, and front and rear reflectors for safer traveling.

#7 Lectric XPremium

  • 500W motor (800W peak)
  • Two 48v 10.4ah batteries
  • 20 x 4″ tires
  • Hydraulic disc brakes
  • 7-speed rear derailleur
  • Max weight capacity: 330 lbs

The Lectric XPremium folding electric bike has a unique combination of high-quality components chosen to make your life as convenient as possible.

This bike boasts maximum practicality with a compact and easy-to-transport folding mechanism along with an efficient torque-sensing and throttle-controlled motor.

Another excellent feature on the XPremium is dual-battery compatibility. It lets you mount two batteries on the frame at the same time, boosting the bike’s capacity to around 1,000W, which results to a 100 mile range!

The system is also combined with a 7-speed Shimano rear derailleur which will help you pedal uphill more easily and make better use of the battery.

Finally, this bike uses hydraulic disc brakes, plush 4″ tires, and is fully equipped with lights, a rack, and fenders.

#8 Blix Vika Flex

Foldable e-bike with modular accessories

  • 500W, 45Nm rear hub motor
  • 614Wh, 48V battery
  • Weight: 55lb
  • Mechanical disc brakes
  • 20″ wheels
  • Suits riders – 4’10” to 6’2″

The Blix Vika Flex folding electric bike is a solid option that outperforms its affordable price.

Make your commute a breeze with its 500W rear hub motor and a 614Wh battery that delivers up to 45 miles of range on a single charge. This setup is best for relatively flat rides as it only has 45Nm of torque.

This folding bike folds into a neat package measuring 36″ x 21″ x 28.5″ to make it easier to transport. The relatively heavy weight of 55lb means it’s possible but challenging to carry.

Finally, this electric folding bike has mechanical disc brakes, an integrated rack, fenders, a 7-speed drivetrain, and a 20mph top speed. It’s a great commuting companion for any urban dweller.

#9 Vivi Folding Electric Bike

Best foldable electric cargo bike

  • Motor: 500W or 350W rear hub motor
  • Battery: 48V 10.4ah battery
  • 20 x 4″ tires
  • 7-speed rear derailleur
  • Mechanical disc brakes
  • Fits riders from 5’1″ to 6’4″

The Vivi foldable electric bicycle is a low-end model with affordable components and lots of thoughtful design features.

This e-bike comes with either a 500W or a 350W rear hub motor with pedal assistance up to 24 mph for a whopping 50 miles max range due to the large 48V 10.4ah battery. Additionally, the 7-speed drivetrain and mechanical disc brakes combine for one of the most efficient and easy-to-use drivetrains possible.

Lastly, to further boost comfort, power, and convenience, this bike has a suspension fork, 20″ x 4″ fat tires, front and rear lights, fenders, and even a rear rack.

#10 Engwe EP-2 Pro

  • Motor: 750W
  • Battery: 48V 13aH
  • Range: Up to 50 miles
  • Mechanical disc brakes
  • Max weight capacity: 330 lb
  • Fits riders: 5’2″ to 6’4″

Engwe EP-2 Pro is a popular electric folding bike that offers a lot of features at a very attractive price point. It’s powerful, convenient to use, and performs well on diverse terrain.

This Engwe e-bike uses two quick-release clamps which allow you to fold it up in a matter of seconds. It also comes with lockable fork suspension and 4″ puncture-resistant fat tires that provide comfort and performance both on and off-road.

For power, the EP-2 Pro relies on a 750W motor with five pedal assist levels and a throttle. Using a 48V 13Ah battery, this bike averages 50 miles per charge. This is certainly one of the best folding eBikes for this price.

#11 Tern HSD P9

Best folding cargo electric bike

Tern’s HSD P9 electric folding bike is a highly-functional model. It’s suitable for urban riding that requires carrying large cargo loads, which makes it ideal for work-day commutes, running errands, and weekend adventures with your kid as a passenger.

This small folding electric bike weighs around 56.5 lbs, meaning it is possible to lift it when you need to carry it. It uses a Bosch Active Line Plus 250W, 50Nm motor which provides max speeds of up to 20 mph for a max range of 26-69 miles using the 400Wh battery.

Other notable features include Schwalbe Big Apple 2.2″ tires, an extra-long rear rack, fenders, a kickstand, and a Shimano groupset with hydraulic disc brakes.

Finally, the Tern folding e-bike doesn’t fold at the frame but has folding handlebars, a telescoping seat, and a compact frame.

#12 Brompton C Line Electric Explore

Best folding electric bike by the oldest folding bike brand

Brompton Electric Folding Bikes are the most established and recognized brand for this type of bike and the C Line Electric Explore is one of the most popular models they have, offering great quality and reliability, although it’s slightly overpriced for the level of components.

The C Line Electric Explore is the perfect urban commuter bike. It features an ergonomic comfort riding position, a 312Wh battery that delivers 20-45 miles of range, a punchy front-hub motor, and a 6-speed drivetrain to support it.

This Brompton e-Bike has an excellent folding and locking mechanism which is the result of years of design experience. Their hand-brazened steel frames are also highly durable and comfortable.

Finally, this bike includes full fenders, a front mount for accessories, and Schwalbe Marathon Racer 1.35″ tires.

What Else You Need to Know About Folding Electric Bikes

What to think of full suspension folding electric bikes?

Full suspension on a folding e-bike is a little excessive. In general, this type of bike is uses for urban riding, commuting, or light trail rides. To do this well, all you need is fat tires and/or front fork suspension to absorb the bumps you encounter.

Additionally, a folding e-bike usually won’t have the correct geometry to tackle tough mountain descents and singletrack.

What to think of cheap folding electric bikes?

For cyclists who need a bike for light usage and short trips, without the need to go off-road or carry heavy cargo, a cheap folding e-bike should be able to meet those needs.

For heavier usage or more difficult riding conditions like off-roading or tough gradients, a cheap e-bike might not work effectively or be durable enough.

Electric Bike Classifications

Most folding fat tire electric bikes are Class 1, which means the pedal assistance works up to 20mph. However, there are also Class 2 and 3. They are categorized as follows:

  • Class 1: Top speed 20mph
  • Class 2: Top speed 20mph Throttle 20mph
  • Class 3: Top speed 28mph Throttle 20mph

Hub drive vs mid-drive

Hub drive motors are the cheapest type. They are heavier and are generally found in the rear wheel axle. They power the rear wheel independently of the drivetrain and thus are not as efficient, especially in their power delivery or smoothness.

Mid-drive motors are the premium choice. They are more expensive, lighter, and are found in between the pedals. This location improves the center of gravity. These motors work by powering the drivetrain, delivering a smooth and efficient power output.

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Spoke vs cast wheels on a folding bike

Spoke wheels are the premium option. They are more durable and perform better than cast wheels. Cast wheels are found on cheaper models. They require less maintenance and are lightweight, but also less durable.

Electric folding bike types

  • Fat tire
  • Hybrid folding electric bike
  • Cargo folding bikes
  • Step-through folding e-bike
  • Hunting folding e-bike

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The Best Electric Folding Bikes (Of 2023)

There’s an important reason why the number of folding electric bikes is on the rise on city streets—they work. A folding bike is functional as it gives you all the capabilities of a regular bicycle but makes transportation and storage a lot less of a hassle. Add a motor and a battery to it, and it becomes accessible to a lot of people out there who are looking for more efficient ways to commute.

So whether you’re interested in folding electric bicycles as a way to commute or you’re looking to save space in your home, we’ve found and reviewed the best folding electric bikes on the market.

But before that, here’s some important information on what to look out for when searching for a foldable electric bike to meet all of your needs.

Are Folding Electric Bikes Any Good?

Contrary to popular belief, folding electric bikes are fast, nimble, and practical. They can go as fast as regular bikes, squeeze through traffic jams, and they’re easy to store and transport. Plus, thanks to the motor, you can travel longer distances, without getting too tired.

Check out the list below, choose the one you like the most, and enjoy!

RadExpand 5

Winner! Best Overall Budget-Friendly Package

MSRP: 1,499 Wheels: 20″ x 4″ Features: Fenders, a kickstand, lights, 750W motor, 672Wh battery, disc brakes FULL REVIEW of Rad Power Bikes

Rad Power’s RadExpand is a versatile folding fat-tire electric bike that can conquer different types of terrain. You can use it equally well for city commutes as well as for off-road gravel and dirt detours.

It folds down quickly and in a few steps—its folded dimensions are 29″ x 25″ x 41″. However, it also comes with a 62.5 lbs. weight, so it takes some effort to carry it up a flight of stairs.

RadMini is equipped with a 750W geared rear hub motor, therefore, power will not be a problem. The range shouldn’t be either, considering the massive 48V, 14Ah (672Wh) battery. According to Rad, you can expect up to 45 miles on one charge.

RadMini is a Class 2 electric mini bike so it has both pedal-assistance and throttle. Its maximum assisted speed is limited to 20 MPH, which is more than enough for an efficient commute.

When it comes to the mechanical parts, this folding electric bike has a 7-speed MicroShift derailleur to make pedaling more efficient. This bike comes without suspension, but it shouldn’t make too much of a difference.

The package also includes fenders, a kickstand, battery-powered lights, puncture-resistant tires, and a few other perks.

Aventon Sinch ST

Second-best! Most Comfortable Folding Electric Bike

MSRP: 1,799 Wheels: 20″ Features: Powerful electric motor, Smart and simple folding design, Trigger Shifters, and small 20″ wheels. Full Review of Aventon Bikes

Aventon Sinch ST is a folding bike that offers good value for its price. You might want it for commuting or even riding with the family, whatever you need a Aventon is a great place to start. If you are short of space and looking for something small that still packs a punch, this is the bike for you.

The bike looks rugged, with its oversized tubing and reinforced cabling it isn’t going to let you down. With it’s disc brakes and front suspension it’s not just ready for the road but those trails too with those huge 4″ oversized tires.

Aventon Sinch is one of the best value for money folding bikes currently on the market and with all its accessories well worth a look into.

Aventon built the Sinch ST around a durable 6061 aluminum frame and also equipped it with a 7-speed drivetrain, powerful disc brakes, a powerful motor, and a kickstand.

Aventon Sinch has a top speed of 20mph, on a 500W motor, and it has a range of about 40 miles depending on how you ride it. If you are looking for a bike to take you anywhere with ease the Sinch ST is for you.

Engwe EP-2 Pro

Third Place! Folding E-Bike with Longest Range

MSRP: 1,400 Wheels: 20″ x 4″ Features: Fenders, a kickstand, lights, 750W motor, 615Wh battery, disc brakes, front suspension

Engwe EP-2 Pro is a solid choice both for urban commuters and off-roading enthusiasts.

This folding electric bike comes with 20 x 4″ wheels and tires that don’t provide the most stability on trails, but definitely don’t lack grip due to their width. Therefore, they’re best suited for bumpy city streets, but you can also take them onto light trails, gravel, and dirt roads.

We gave Engwe EP-2 Pro the podium place because it packs decent components in a good-looking package that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg.

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When it comes to electronics, Engwe equipped EP-2 Pro with a 750W rear hub motor and a respectable 615 Wh battery. This setup translates to a 28 MPH top speed and a 50 mile maximum range. Ride it in one of the five PAS levels or use the throttle to get maximum power straight away.

What we also liked when reviewing this bike is all the accessories. You’ll get fenders, front and rear lights, a kickstand, and even a rear rack. That’s all you need to commute every day, no matter the time and weather conditions.

Folding the bike is easy as well, you just need to fold the frame in half and collapse the handlebars, which doesn’t take more than 20 seconds. After that, you can store or transport EP-2 Pro without any issues.

Aventon Sinch

Affordable Fat-Tire Foldable E-Bike with Suspension

MSRP: 1,499 Wheels: 20″ x 4″ Features: Wide tires, easy folding mechanism, disc brakes, powerful motor, wide and thin display, suspension

Aventon Sinch is one of the most affordable choices on our list. But don’t let that fool you, this folding e-bike hides some nice surprises that you’ll like when you take it for a ride.

Aventon Sinch is propelled by a 500W rear hub motor that’s powered by a huge 672Wh battery. You can control these electronics with a big backlit LCD display that resembles a smartphone in design and size.

This is a Class 2 e-bike with pedal-assistance, throttle, and a 20 MPH maximum assisted speed. It combines 4″ tires with a suspension fork to let you make off-road detours without second thoughts.

You also get a 7-speed Shimano drivetrain and mechanical disc brakes, so Sinch is ready to ride up steep hills and descend even steeper hills.

This bike offers five levels of assist, plus a throttle. If you use them smartly, you can get up to 40 miles of range out of the battery.

Though Aventon Sinch folds quickly and completely, the folded dimensions are not super compact because of the wide 4″ wheels—41″ L / 23″ W / 31″ H. Plus, the bike is not ultra-light at 68 lbs.

However, if you’re fine with the higher weight and larger dimensions, Sinch will save you money and do all the things more expensive folding e-bikes do.

Lectric XP 3.0

MSRP: 1,099 Wheels: 20″ Features: Rear hub motor, 460 Wh battery, fenders, mechanical disc brakes, lights, aluminum frame

Lectric XP 3.0 is one of the most popular entry-level folding electric bikes out there. It delivers good value for the money, has powerful electronics, and looks really good as well.

As a Class 3 foldable e-bike, XP 3.0 offers pedal assistance with a rear hub 500W motor and a 460Wh battery. The maximum assisted speed is 28 MPH and the expected range is up to 45 miles. This is enough power and enough range for everyday commutes and urban outings.

Lectric XP 3.0 is a folding electric bicycle that’s ideal for commuting year-round. It has fenders, lights, a rear rack, and mechanical disc brakes, so you can ride it day and night, come rain or shine.

The XP 3.0 is also equipped with a 1×7 Shimano drivetrain that provides quick and precise gear shifting, which will make riding uphill even easier for you.

This folding e-bike rolls on 20″ wheels and 3″ tires that are ideal for city streets. It folds down quickly in a matter of seconds into a small package that weighs 64 lbs. Therefore, carrying it should not be an issue for most riders.

Finally, two colors are available and the bike looks modern and attractive. If you commute regularly and want a bike that you can transport or store easily, Lectric XP 3.0 is a fool-proof choice.

Buzz Charter F

MSRP: 999 Wheels: 20″ x 1.75″ Features: 250W motor, 20″ tires, 7-speeds, aluminum frame, V-brakes

Buzz Charter F is an elegant folding electric bike ideal for fast city commutes. This folding electric bike looks good, performs even better, and costs just 999, which is among the cheapest on this list.

Charter F boasts a 250W geared rear hub motor with an integrated 36V battery. The battery is hidden inside the seat post, so it’s hard to tell this is a foldable e-bike until you see it speed across the city.

This is a budget bike, so it does come with some entry-level parts, like the basic 7-speed drivetrain and V-brakes. According to the company, it provides a range of up to 30 miles, which is pretty good.

Buzz Charter F has three levels of pedal assist that you can use to complete your commute faster, climb more easily, or extend your leisure weekend rides.

Charter F doesn’t have any accessories, so you’ll have to wear a backpack if you want to bring anything with you on a ride. It does have a kickstand, though, so you can make quick stops.

All in all, this is a good-looking e-bike that folds quickly into a 39” x 18” x 29” package and weighs just 35 lbs. We recommend it to budget-conscious riders with limited storage space.

Huffy Oslo

MSRP: 1,100 Wheels: 20″ Features: Quick folding mechanism, 7 speeds, aluminum frame, 36V battery

Huffy is one of the oldest manufacturers of bikes in the world. This authentic American company now makes folding electric bicycles as well, with a Smart design and 20″ wheels.

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The tiny wheels on Huffy Oslo limit your choice of terrain, but they allow you to fold this e-bike really small and easily carry it around. The entire bike also doesn’t weigh too much thanks to its aluminum frame and minimalistic design.

When it comes to electronics, Huffy Oslo features a sleek rear hub motor and a 36V battery.

This bike offers a 20 mph top speed, which puts it into a Class 1 category and makes it ideal for daily commutes. The battery charges fully in just a few hours, so you can recharge it while making a coffee stop.

Huffy Olso also boasts a 7-speed drivetrain that will make it easier for you to climb hills and allow you to preserve the battery by being able to pedal more and use less assistance.

We recommend Huffy Oslo to city folks who combine different means of transportation during their commute and need a folding electric bike that’s light, compact, and easy to carry around.

Lectric XP Lite

MSRP: 900 Wheels: 20” x 2.4” Features: 300W motor (750W peak), 48V battery, folds neatly

Lectric XP Lite is a perfect electric commuter for people who want to enjoy riding to work or going to the store. As the name suggests, this bike is pretty lightweight — 46lbs, but it can hold up to 275lbs of weight.

XP Lite has pedal assistance and throttle, enabled by a 300W rear hub motor and a 48V integrated battery. The maximum speed is 20 MPH and you can get up to 40 miles of range if you use a low pedal-assist level.

This foldable e-bike does not have too many accessories, the good thing is, you can choose your favored accessories and purchase them with the bike. The bike comes with integrated front and rear lights to make you more visible at night.

The Lectric XP Lite also boasts mechanical disc brakes and a single-speed drivetrain. Though these are entry-level features, they perform well in the real world and give this bike an added layer of practicality.

What Should I Look For in a Folding Electric Bike?

You might have experience with buying bicycles, but purchasing a folding electric bike is a bit more challenging. In addition to all the standard features you need to consider, you should also think about the electric components and the folding mechanism.

The folded dimensions should be small enough to fit your car’s trunk or the storage space in your apartment. Most models nowadays have easy-to-use folding mechanisms, so that shouldn’t be an issue.

A good folding electric bike should be compact, light, practical, and easy to fold.

Next, you should think about the motor and the battery. If you live somewhere hilly or windy, you should get a more powerful motor and a bigger battery. Also, choose between a hub and a mid-drive motor. The former is cheaper, but the latter is more stable because of better weight distribution.

If it often rains in your area, consider better-quality hydraulic disc brakes as well.

We’d also recommend paying attention to the wheels and tires. Big wheels are more stable, but they increase the bike’s folded dimensions. If you plan to ride off-road, choose a folding fat-tire electric bike, such as RadMini or Aventon Sinch.

In the end, look for a bike that you will find practical to use every day and that will thus significantly improve the quality of your life.

Looking for different kinds of electric bikes? Take a look at our list of best electric bikes.

What to Keep in Mind About Motors?

For practical purposes, most folding e-bikes come with hub motors. However, there are some exceptions, including a few models on our list, that have mid-drive motors.

The reason why hub motors are the go-to choice for electric mini bikes compared to other types is the lack of space. Folding electric bicycles are small, compact, and need to remain that way to fold small. If you add a mid-drive motor, folding will not be impossible, but it takes more engineering to develop an efficient folding mechanism.

Hub motors can be placed in the front or in the rear wheel. But in most cases, you’ll see hub motors in the rear wheel, as this is a much better solution.

Front-wheel hub motors are cheaper to install, but they have a few disadvantages. Namely, they affect the bike’s handling and don’t offer as much traction.

When riding a bike, most of the rider’s weight is on the rear wheel, so the tire has plenty of grip and won’t skid if you apply a lot of torque. On the other hand, the front wheel might spin out if the motor is too powerful and there’s not enough weight keeping the tire in contact with the ground.

Of all the available options, mid-drive motors are usually the most powerful and offer the best riding experience. They provide assistance directly through the pedals, so you have a good feel of how much of your own power you need to apply.

But in addition to the motor placement, you also need to think about power—watts and torque.

Watts—Is There Such a Thing as Enough?

If we assume that Watts=Power is correct, we can conclude that the more Watts your foldable electric bike has, the better. But that’s not completely true for a folding electric bike. Due to smaller wheels, you don’t need that much power to feel like you’re getting somewhere. Too much power can even be dangerous as the small-diameter wheels are not as stable as larger ones.

The majority of bikes on our list have either 250W or 750W motors, but there are a few 500W models as well. The wattage depends on the amount of assistance you require, but it also depends on your country’s e-bike laws. For example, in the UK, e-bikes are allowed to have 250W; in the EU, e-bikes can have up to 500W motors; in the US, e-bikes are limited to 750W.

But wattage is not the only metric you should be worried about. You should also consider the torque. A 500W motor with 40Nm or 80Nm of torque is not the same. torque means that the motor will have more immediate power, climb better, and offer faster acceleration.

Keep in mind that more Watts and more torque does not translate to a higher maximum assisted speed. Most folding e-bikes are Class 1 and Class 2 e-bikes and are thus limited to between 15–20 MPH. The only exception is Class 3 e-bikes or speed-pedelecs, which can go up to 28 MPH. But these are rare in the folding world.

As a rule of thumb, if you are a heavier individual or you live somewhere hilly, you should look for a motor with more power. A 250W motor with little torque might struggle to pull you up a steep hill.

Which Wheel Size Is the Best?

Wheel size is one of the main considerations when choosing the best folding electric bike for you. The smaller the wheel, the more compact the bike will be when folded. However, small wheels come with some limitations, especially when it comes to the terrain they can conquer.

Most electric mini bikes have 20″ wheels, including the models on our list. This wheel size offers a good compromise between practicality, stability, and rolling efficiency.

If you want, you can go even smaller and choose 16″ wheels, but keep in mind that you’re limiting yourself to the choice of terrain you can ride on. Such small wheels won’t feel stable on pretty much anything but completely smooth city streets. Also, they don’t roll over bumps and rocks as easily, so comfort is affected as well.

Small wheels mean that you will have to pedal a bit more to reach a certain speed. But that is not a big problem considering you’ll be getting assistance from the motor.

Those who don’t want to compromise on speed and pedaling efficiency can choose a folding bike with full-size, 700C wheels. But keep in mind that such bikes don’t fold down as small as models with smaller wheels. Thus, storage and mobility become bigger challenges.

To sum, if you’re uncertain, go for 20″ wheels. They’re the gold standard when it comes to folding electric bicycles, as they combine the best of both worlds.

To learn more about electric bikes, see our guide on how to choose an electric bike.

Why Did We Select These Foldable Electric Bikes?

To put it in simple terms, we chose to include these bikes on our list because they provide the most value for the money.

We’ve thoroughly analyzed each of the bikes you see below and compared them to dozens of other choices to find the best buys.

While doing our research and compiling the list, we focused on the most important features, such as power, range, folded size, build quality, weight, and appearance.

The result is a list of the seven best folding electric bikes that should fit the needs of most types of cyclists out there.


Check out some of the most frequently asked questions about folding electric bikes below.

What is the best folding electric bike?

The best folding electric bike is the one that meets your needs the best. If you need a model with fat tires, Rad Power RadMini is a good choice. If you want the lightest and the smallest folding e-bike, Brompton Electric is the logical choice. When choosing, make sure to consider their features and your needs.

What is the lightest folding electric bike?

Brompton Electric is one of the lightest folding electric bikes on the market. With the battery included, the 2-speed model weighs just 36.6 lbs. Without the battery, Brompton Electric weighs just 30 lbs. The 6-speed model is approximately 2 lbs. heavier, which is still very light.

Are folding e-bikes fast?

Most folding e-bikes are Class 1 and Class 2 e-bikes, which means their maximum assisted speed is 20 mph. You can go faster than that by pedaling on your own, but electric mini bikes are not as fast as regular bikes due to small-diameter wheels. Still, they are far from slow and you can easily achieve a ~17 mph average speed.

Are folding e-bike worth it?

If you live in a big city or in a small house or apartment, a folding electric bike is an excellent choice. These are small bicycles that can squeeze through tight spaces, you can carry them on trains and buses, and you can easily store them in a corner of your home.

How do I choose an electric folding bike?

When choosing the best electric folding bike, you need to consider your needs and priorities. Consider how much power and range you need from the electric system, how tiny you want the folding bike to be, and whether or not you need any accessories.

How to fold an electric bike?

Folding an electric bike is a simple process, usually taking just a few seconds. However, different manufacturers have different designs and guidelines, so it’s better to see the manufacturer’s info first.

In general, folding bikes fold down from the frame, handlebars, and sometimes even the rear wheel. Pedals usually fold down too, and saddles can go down to make the bundle more compact.

However, as we said, manufacturers have a set of guidelines for folding down their bikes, so checking them should be the first step.

Can I take my folding electric bike on a plane?

Electric bikes are generally not allowed on planes because of the batteries. However, if the battery is removed, the bike is safe to be taken on a plane.

What are the disadvantages of folding bikes?

While folding bikes are a great option for commuters, they still come with some downsides. The most prominent being the weight of the bike and the weight limit. Smaller frames can usually not hold that much weight, and to turn things around, heavier electric folding bikes are heavier to carry around.

Another possible downside is control. While smaller wheels come in handy in most situations, they can be harder to control at times. Paired with narrow handlebars, it can be a struggle at times.

Final Words

When it comes to urban and multi-modal commuting, nothing beats a folding electric bike. They are easy to use, store, or carry around. Plus, the electric motor enables you to ride faster and go further, even if you haven’t ridden a bike in years.

However, choosing the right folding e-bike can be a daunting task for laymen, which is why we’ve created this guide. We comprised our list by including high-quality, tried, and true choices, so you won’t make a mistake whichever you choose.

Don’t fold up your tent when it comes to cycling until you’ve given folding electric bikes a chance!


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The MetroMini

Introducing the JUNTO MetroMini, one of the lightest eBikes on the planet! The MetroMini allows you to get to where you’re going fast, and when folded up, it takes up less space than a suitcase! Plus every time you ride you’re lowering your carbon footprint.

Key Features

Lightweight Foldable Design: The lightest folding eBike on the market, the MetroMini’s compact design makes it perfect for apartments, boats, vans, and RV’s!

Twist-Grip ThrottleSometimes you just don’t feel like pedaling and that’s okay! Pull the throttle and let the MetroMini do the work for you!

Super BRIGHT LED Lights: Integrated front and rear advanced LED lights to ensure that you can always see and be seen.

Integrated Fenders: No more puddles ruining your day! These fenders will protect you from whatever mother nature throws your way.

Convenient. Lightweight. Foldable. ONLY 39 lbs!

The MetroMini’s compact design makes it the lightest, foldable eBike on the market! Whether you’re live in a house in the burbs or a 10 story walk-up in the city, this eBike is made to save space and carry without breaking a sweat.

  • Brake Calipers: Mechanical V brake
  • Brake Levers: Alloy with motor cut off switches
  • Brake Pad Material:
  • Brake Rotors: NA I would remove this
  • Chain: KMC
  • Crank Set: 52T chain ring, 165 mm crank with double guard
  • Derailleur: Shimano 7 speed
  • Fenders: Front and rear oversize with stainless stays
  • Fork: Rigid
  • Frame: 6061 Aluminum alloy
  • Freewheel: Shimano 7 speed
  • Gearing: 7 speed
  • Grips: Ergonomic
  • Handlebar: Custom 560mm
  • Headset: Alloy 1-⅛”
  • Kickstand: Alloy adjustable rear mounted
  • Pedals: Folding
  • Racks: NA
  • Rims: Alloy 20” x 1.5
  • Saddle: Black white stitched
  • Seatpost: 400mm
  • Seatpost Clamp: Quick release
  • Shifter: 7 speed thumb
  • Spokes: 12 gauge stainless with copper nipple
  • Stem: Foldable and length adjustable
  • Tires: Kenda 20” x 1.95”
  • Battery: 36 Volts 8.8 Ah Lithium-ion
  • Charger: DC 36 volts,2 amp, operates on 100-240V
  • Controller: 36 volts high output frame integrated controller
  • Display: LCD backlit with assistance level, speedometer, odometer, trip, timer, battery voltage and light indicator
  • Hub Motor: 350 watt brushless hub motor connected to high output controller
  • Lights: Integrated LED lights front and rear
  • Pedal Assist: 5 levels of pedal assistance
  • Throttle: Twist grip throttle
  • Wiring: Central loom with water resistant connectors

All our eBikes ship Free of charge within the continental U.S. Our eBikes are now shippingg and will arrive within 7-10 business days after ordering. Please email for shipping outside of the continental U.S.

Your JUNTO will arrive at your door, 98% assembled. We will provide videos and guides to make the last 2% a breeze.

We’re so confident that you’ll fall in love with your JUNTO, we give you three weeks to test it out!

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  • Free, fast shipping
  • 1-year warranty
  • Reliable service

Expanded Shipping Window

You may have noticed that the shipping date for some models is currently listed as several months away.

While we understand that this is a long time to wait, we wanted to make sure that these bikes were available to purchase for any rider who had their heart set on a preferred model and wanted to secure theirs well in advance.

The dates listed are as accurate as possible, but please note that the entire manufacturing world is in the middle of a global supply chain challenge. As a result, there are some variables that are out of our control (like container shortages, port delays, and the Suez Canal incident).

We know how excited you are to get your new ebike and we are continually scaling up our operations to get it to you as soon as possible.

RadExpand 5 Assembly

Requires some technical skill, we recommend our ebike assembly service so you’re ready-to-ride.

Size Guide

What to Measure

Your “bike inseam”.- or inside leg length.- is the distance between your body where it sits on your bike saddle and the ground. This will typically be an inch or two longer than the length of your trousers, but you’ll want to measure to be sure. You’ll use this number on the chart to get a feel for how the different models will fit you.

How to Measure

Wearing your regular riding shoes and with your back to the wall, stand with your feet spread so there is about 7 inches between them. this is about the distance apart your feet would be when straddling a bike with your feet on

Place a hardcover book against the wall with the spine of the book facing upward. Slide the book upwards towards your groin until it is solidly against your body. This may be a bit awkward, but is way more comfortable.- and safer!- than trying to ride a bike that is too big.

If you have a buddy helping you, get them to measure from the floor to the top of the book spine while you hold the book in place. If you’re going it alone, carefully hold the book in place and measure from the ground to the top of the book spine.

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