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Electric bike reviews

Many of our customers use electric bikes for commuting, vacationing, or just cruising around the park. If you're thinking about buying an electric bicycle, you can read some electric bike reviews below to learn how some of our customers are using their bikes.
Stromer ST1 Dealer Perspective

Peter gives a dealer pespective on the Stromer ST1 electric bike: why we think it's so popular, what's so great about the company, how the Stromer compares to other models of electric bicycle. It's less about selling the bike and more about talking about what makes Stromer such a good company.

Stromer ST1 Dealer Perspective
My Electric Brompton's First Boat Trip

Steve's review has a lot of humor to it and is a great snapshot of a typical first experience with our custom electric Brompton. There are some good things and some suggestions of what could be better but we've kept it largely unedited to give you an idea of what this awesome bike is all about.

My Electric Brompton's First Boat Trip
Surly Pugsley with BionX Review

The only way to make the Surly Pugsley fatbike any cooler was surely to put an electric motor on it. That's why we installed a powerful custom BionX motor to make a truly magnificent beast.

Surly Pugsley with BionX Review
Stromer ST1 Platinum--Everything You Need and Nothing You Don't, by Turbo Bob

Turbo Bob has been riding the Stromer ST1 Platinum electric bike for some time now. He wrote this in-depth interview on the powerful electric bike, which features an impressive top speed of 30mph.

Stromer ST1 Platinum--Everything You Need and Nothing You Don't, by Turbo Bob
eFlow Nitro Electric Bike Review

Jeremy gives a review of the eFlow Nitro, a powerful electric bike made by Currie Technologies. With its speed, responsive handling, and comfortable setup, the eFlow is the perfect electric bike for city commuting.

eFlow Nitro Electric Bike Review
Currie IZIP Zuma, The Choice of Colors is Yours

The new iZip Zuma elctric beach cruiser by Currie is our coolest and most comfortable bike yet. TurboBob from the west coast luckily has nice weather most the time and did this great review of the iZip e3 Zuma Beach cruiser.

Currie IZIP Zuma, The Choice of Colors is Yours
eFlow E3 Nitro - New and Exciting, by Turbo Bob

Turbo Bob, a California based bike lover and reviewer of new electric bicycles sent us this review of the 2013 eFlow E3 Nitro electric bicycle. This is one of the coolest electric bikes we've ever seen and Turbo Bob really nails a great review here, giving readers an insightful and detailed look at the eFlow Nitro electric bike.

eFlow E3 Nitro - New and Exciting, by Turbo Bob
Mark's First Ride on the Stromer Electric Bike

Mark had the chance to be one of the first people to try the brand new, super powerful Stromer electric bike. After a ride around the Central Park loop, he's confident that this Swiss-designed ebike will be one of the best selling electric bikes at NYCeWheels.

Mark's First Ride on the Stromer Electric Bike
Seth reviews the Kettler Twin electric bike

Seth, traveling bicyclist blogger extraordinaire, wanted to test the Kettler Twin electric bike out on the mean streets of his hometown Brooklyn. We jumped at the idea and set him off on a full day test ride of the electric bike to see what he thought. The result follows, an unbiased first impressions opinion from one of the internet's best known bicycle lovers.

Seth reviews the Kettler Twin electric bike
Gepida Reptila Electric Bike Review

Peter got a chance to review the Gepida Reptila electric bike while making a product video about in the Spring. Read his review to get an inside perspective on how this pedelec electric bike performs. The Gepida Reptila is one of the most efficient electric bikes available in the USA. With European engineering and quality this is not only one of the best looking electric bikes but also one of the best for long distances and commuting.

Gepida Reptila Electric Bike Review
Riding a Brompton Electric Bike

The Brompton electric bike is unique both in how small it folds and how portable it is. This is probably the best electric bike for city commuting because it's just so convenient to be able to store it anywhere. You can convert your Brompton with our electric bicycle motor for Bromptons or get a ready to ride Brompton electric bike.

Riding a Brompton Electric Bike
EcoBike Vatavio - Deceptively compact electric folding bike

Ever wondered why electric bikes have to be so big? Why can't there be an electric bike that can fit in a closet but still deliver the performance you need for everyday use? Well the EcoBike Vatavio is the electric bike of your dreams. Not only does it fold in half, it has the range to go even long distances without quitting. Read more about the EcoBike Vatavio electric folding bike.

EcoBike Vatavio - Deceptively compact electric folding bike
An In-depth Look at The Sanyo Eneloop Electric Bike

The new bike on the block always has it hard, even when it's a super hero. What sets the Sanyo Eneloop electric bicycle apart from the thousands of other electric bikes out there? This is an in-depth look at some of the innovative and unique features of the Sanyo Eneloop electric bicycle. This is one exciting electric bike, we can't say enough about it!

An In-depth Look at The Sanyo Eneloop Electric Bike
IF Reach Endurance Test: To Brooklyn and Back

Mark has a 7-mile commute to work through some of the worst roads in New York City. Would the new IF Reach DC folding electric bike be able to handle the abuse of a daily commute? Here's the verdict.

IF Reach Endurance Test: To Brooklyn and Back
Sanyo Eneloop electric bike review

My first ride on a Sanyo Eneloop electric bike, man what a blast. This is one sweet electric bike. I liked that it didn't feel too much different than riding a real bike, except that I could fly effortlessly up hills and cruise without breaking a sweat! I really enjoyed reviewing this electric bicycle, I hope you enjoy reading the review.

Sanyo Eneloop electric bike review
Dahon Matrix with Bionx PL350 - The Best of Both Worlds

Mark took the BionX electric conversion kit from York Avenue all the way to Brooklyn on a Dahon Matrix folding bike. His first electric bike ride, he was impressed at how responsive the system was.

Dahon Matrix with Bionx PL350 - The Best of Both Worlds
Taking the A2B electric bike for a spin|Going beyond A to B

I spent a day in Central Park with the A2B electric motor bike. This is one powerful electric bike. It took everything New York's city streets could throw at it without flinching. A great day, a great electric bike, and great pictures to prove it!

Taking the A2B electric bike for a spin|Going beyond  A to B
Dahon Matrix with BionX electric drive system|MatronX

Tom took the new BionX PL-350 equipped Dahon Matrix for a spin. This is a very nice riding, sturdy and light weight full size folding bike with our popular BionX electric motor kit installed. Do we even have to say he enjoyed himself?

Dahon Matrix with BionX electric drive system|MatronX
eZee ForZa electric bike review by Andrew K.|California

Andrew K. from California picked up the eZee Forza electric bike so he could commute to work easily. From his home in San Marino, he travels 9 miles uphill to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena. Will the eZee Forza stand up to the test?

eZee ForZa electric bike review by Andrew K.|California
IF Reach DC, Stilletto of Electric Bikes

One look at this slick black electric folding bike will have your mouth watering. The crouched stance, the front and rear suspension, the unique folding action, everything about the IF Reach DC screams: Ride Me! This pedal assist electric bike combines your pedal power with an integrated bottom bracket motor to create a truly hybrid electric bike. It's quick, it's light, it folds in 10 seconds flat. There is no folding electric bike that matches up the to IF Reach DC.

IF Reach DC, Stilletto of Electric Bikes
Electric Bike in New York City

New York City may be the worst place to live with a broken ankle. It's hardly accommodating for a person that can't walk anywhere. Luckily, an electric bike saved my summer, and I can actually get to work, as well as many other places, with ease!

Electric Bike in New York City
eZee Cadence electric bike, fun in Florida

Gregg purchased an eZee Cadence electric bike to use as his primary vehicle in Atlantic Beach, Florida. As an avid racquetball player, the electric bike is a great way to get to and from matches with no sweat. In his eZee Cadence review, Gregg talks about some accessories and features he loves the most.

eZee Cadence electric bike, fun in Florida
eZee Cadence, David Luftig's NYC Commute

David uses the eZee Cadence electric bike as a New York City commuter bike. Since he wears a suit to work every day, the eZee Cadence is perfect because he doesn't sweat. Read about his experiences in the Big Apple as an electric bike commuter.

eZee Cadence, David Luftig's NYC Commute
My new eZee Quando electric bike

Rae got his eZee Quando electric folding bike shipped and tuned up at his local bike shop. Not only was he impressed with its power and portability, but the mechanics at his shop even took it out for a few test rides. Read about what they had to say about this unique electric bike.

My new eZee Quando electric bike
Simone Brown in Encinitas, CA on her eZee Carro electric trike

Simone, who once danced in an opera house in France over half a century ago now uses an eZee Carro electric trike in place of a car for shopping at Trader Joe's and the like. All of these years later, she still has a taste for elegance. She sent us a few handwritten notes describing how much she enjoys her new electric trike.

Simone Brown in Encinitas, CA on her eZee Carro electric trike
The eZee Forza electric bike in France

The author of 'Cycling Southern France' took the eZee Forza electric bike over 2,000 km across some of France's scenic bike routes. He put the eZee Forza to the test and it did not disappoint. It proved to be a great touring electric bike!

The eZee Forza electric bike in France
Electric trike, bird watching

Mike bought his dad an electric trike and now they can ride together through the trails in West Virginia. They enjoy bird watching, and use the electric trike to get around and carry their gear. It's become a pretty versatile vehicle for both of them!

Electric trike, bird watching
eBike review by Mark Bush, CA

Mark uses an eBike by EV Global as his primary vehicle in California. To date, he's put more than 1600 miles on his electric bike. If more people would adopt his lifestyle, there would be no need for cars on the road!

eBike review by Mark Bush, CA
e Bike review / technical report by NASA

This is a report about Baseline Testing of the EV Global Ebike electric bicycle performed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Yes, you read that right: NASA. Electric bikes are now being tested by astronauts. Pretty cool huh? This is a pretty serious read, so if you enjoy technical documents and lots of complicated graphs, dive on in!

e Bike review / technical report by NASA
The EV Global Ebike Still Runs!

David purchased an ebike battery workaround kit so he could start riding his EV Global Ebike again. After he took it for a spin, he told us what he thought of the experience. After riding his Ebike Electric Bike for a few months, he decided to upgrade and get a BionX electric bike motor kit.

The EV Global Ebike Still Runs!
Merida PowerCycle review

The Merida Powercycle electric bike is one of the best Japanese-manufactured electric bikes on the market. In a recent Finnish magazine review about electric bicycles, the Merida Powercycle was the overall winner. Here is our impression of this powerful electric bike.

Merida PowerCycle review
Julia Martin on V is for Voltage review of the Tidalforce M-750

Julia Martin from V is For Voltage wrote a lengthy review of the Tidalforce M750 electric bike. Designed for the military, the Tidalforce electric bikes made a huge impact when they became available to the public. Read about Julia's experience with this powerful electric bike.

Julia Martin on V is for Voltage review of the Tidalforce M-750
Tidalforce M-750 review by Art Weiss

Art commutes regularly in New York on his Tidalforce M750 electric bike. He gave us a pretty great in-depth review of this powerful electric bike, right down to the components and additional accessories. To him, it's a purchase that was worth every penny.

Tidalforce M-750 review by Art Weiss
Tidalforce M-750 review

Dr. Rich from Westchester, New York gives us a short testimonial after his purchase of the Tidalforce M750 electric bike. During his hilly commute, this powerful electric bike helps immensely. He says it is worth every penny.

Tidalforce M-750 review
LashOut electric bike review by Ken Kalb

The LashOut electric bike is a monumental breakthrough in the development of electric bicycles. The propulsion system is state-of-the-art, the battery is easily removable, and the 600 watt brushless motor packs a lot of power. Here is Ken's rundown of this unique electric bike.

LashOut electric bike review by Ken Kalb
Winner of our Spring electric bike giveaway (LashOut)

Roger won our electric bike raffle in the spring and ended up with a brand new LashOut electric bicycle! It's better than he ever expected, and now he's even thinking about upgrading to bigger and better electric bikes!

Winner of our Spring electric bike giveaway (LashOut)
LashOut Fun

Bill and Amy moved to Doylestown and got a brand new LashOut electric bike. They both use it to zip around the neighborhood, stopping to pick up lunch and beating traffic on the way home. It's the best birthday gift ever!

LashOut Fun
My new Giant Lite electric bike, first impressions

Goran got a Giant Lite electric bike and is amazed at its responsiveness. He uses it for cardio, for commuting, and can easily carry it up a flight of stairs. This is his Giant Lite electric bike review.

My new Giant Lite electric bike, first impressions
Giant LaFree Lite review - Margaret Kivett

Margaret came into NYCeWheels looking for an electric bike for her mom. After test riding a few models, they ended up leaving with the Giant Lite electric bike. The results? Happiest she's been on a bike in years!

Giant LaFree Lite review - Margaret Kivett
Giant LaFree Lite review Cliff Landesman

Cliff uses a Giant Lite electric bike to commute regularly in New York. With a 20 mile round trip, he was impressed with the life of the Giant Lite battery. It helps him get exercise when he needs it, or relax if he wants to rely on the motor.

Giant LaFree Lite review Cliff Landesman
Giant LaFree Lite review - Rudranath Talukdar

Rudy got a Giant LA Free Lite electric bike to help out on hills. Without the battery, this is one of the few electric bikes that weighs about the same as a regular bicycle. Giant makes some of the best electric bikes in our store.

Giant LaFree Lite review - Rudranath Talukdar
Revive spirit on Treehugger.com

The Giant Revive Spirit electric bike is a semi-recumbent bike that maximizes comfort and efficiency. It uses a Panasonic motor and top-notch components. This review by Treehugger takes a closer look at this awesome electric bike.

Revive spirit on Treehugger.com
Randy's first impressions on his Giant Lite electric bicycle

For his third electric bike, Randy went for the Giant Lite electric bike. Not as powerful as his previous bikes, he likes the Giant Lite for its lightweight frame and responsive pedal-assist motor. This electric bike is also far more comfortable!

Randy's first impressions on his Giant Lite electric bicycle