The Best Electric Bikes of 2020

This is our comprehensive list of the best electric bikes for 2020! Each product has been reviewed in depth and includes a full list of specs that we measured by hand, an album of photos, and a detailed video with ride footage. For each category below, we’ve chosen three leading ebikes. You can compare them side by side using the “Add to Compare List” checkbox. We realize that some reviews are out of date, but we keep them listed if the content is relevant or we simply haven’t gotten the latest version yet.

We’re doing our best here, covering hundreds of models each year! For more help, visit our independent electric bike forums and share your height, weight, budget, intended use, and other details, so our moderators and members can give you some personalized feedback. If you’re completely new to electric bicycles, check out my introduction video, which explains why I started EBR in 2012. I’ve also posted an informal interview with my uncle Greg, who has been riding a full suspension electric mountain bike to work in Colorado, rain or shine, for several years! Good luck, ride safe, and thanks for visiting 🙂

Explore all of the full suspension electric mountain bikes I’ve reviewed (ordered by date) on the category page here.

March 22, 2019

Specialized Turbo Levo Expert Review

A lighter, stiffer, even more powerful second generation Turbo Levo platform, custom side-arm rear suspension design improves cable routing, tubeless ready rims and tires, unique hidden SWAT multi-tool under stem cap. 29er wheel size with narrower 2.6″ tires reduce friction and improve steering precision, new battery……

December 2, 2019

BULLS COPPERHEAD EVO AM 3 Review

An all-mountain style electric bike with longer travel 150mm air suspension from Fox with thicker stanchions and preload + rebound tuning, internal Powertube 625 battery looks great and offers 25% more range, perfect charge port and locking core position on upper right side of frame. Mid-sized 2.8″ plus sized tires provide increased traction, reduced deflection, and improved comfort but are……

March 31, 2019

VoltBike Enduro Review

A value priced mountain bike at $1,999 ($2,499 in Canada) with a mid-drive system, full suspension, integrated headlight, and hydraulic brakes. The 350 watt Bafang mid-drive is capable, smooth, and quiet, pedal assist, Class 1 means……

Explore all of the hardtail electric mountain bikes I’ve reviewed (ordered by date) on the category page here.

May 23, 2019

BULLS TWENTY9 EVO 1 Review

A capable and and well-balanced hardtail mountain bike with 29” tires, hydraulic disc brakes, high capacity battery, and a reliable Bosch Performance Line CX Motor. Great Kenda Ace of Pace tires, 29” with 30-50psi, they give you some great float……

November 3, 2019

Surface 604 Shred Review

A value-priced hardtail cross country style electric mountain bike with 9-speed SRAM 11-34 tooth cassette, plus sized tires, higher top speed of 28 mph, super-responsive torque + cadence sensing bottom bracket, quiet motor, and trigger throttle that overrides assist for full power. Available in two frame sizes for improved fit and comfort, optional 14 amp hour battery……

October 18, 2019

Magnum Mi6 Review

A value priced hardtail electric bike that’s trail-ready with a front suspension fork, knobby tires, and 21 gear combinations, available at a vast network of shops for great support and service. Features an upgraded 500 watt planetary geared hub motor paired with a high-capacity 48v 13ah……

Explore all of the city style electric bikes I’ve reviewed (ordered by date) on the category page here.

November 19, 2019

OHM Quest Review

A high-end feature complete commuter ebike from a reputable company that uses some of the best brand-name components available, everything is here from rear rack, fenders, battery integrated lights, and front suspension fork, OHM has been around since 2005 and stands behind their products with shipping and assembly across North America and a 2 year comprehensive warranty. Mechanically it uses a high-end Shimano Deore Shadow + Clutch derailleur, 11-36 tooth cassette, 46……

September 30, 2019

Magnum Ui6 Review

A beautifully designed, purpose built, affordable electric bike well suited to urban riding or commuting. Step-thru frame is easy to mount but relatively stiff thanks to a double tube mid-section,……

January 31, 2019

Rad Power Bikes RadCity Step-Thru Review

An approachable, comfortable, and relatively affordable, city style electric bicycle that comes in one frame size, two colors, has an adjustable stem, swept-back handlebar, and suspension fork with lockout adjust. Ready for all sorts of ride conditions and applications with full-coverage plastic fenders, integrated LED……

Explore all of the commuter style electric bikes I’ve reviewed (ordered by date) on the category page here.

January 31, 2019

Rad Power Bikes RadCity Review

A sturdy, fairly comfortable, and relatively affordable, city style electric bicycle that comes in one color and two frame sizes, riser handlebars and adjustable stem improve fit range. Ready for all sorts of conditions and applications with full-coverage plastic fenders, LED lights, custom……

Explore all of the cruiser style electric bikes I’ve reviewed (ordered by date) on the category page here.

May 23, 2019

Specialized Turbo Como 5.0 Review

A great top of the line model for Specialized, starts at $4,150 and has relaxed cruiser riding position, hydraulic brakes, front rack, a smooth mid-drive motor, 28mph top speed, and a lot of great little features. Features a custom Brose S ALU mid-drive motor that was tuned just for Specialized, high……

September 4, 2019

Tower Beach Bum Review

A true beach-neighborhood cruiser ebike with a lot of comfort and style to go around, a lot of cushy touch points, relaxed riding position, capable hill climbing motor, and a twist throttle. This really is a comfort bike, thanks to these swept back yet long handlebars, angled……

August 11, 2019

Electric Bike Company Model X Review

A value priced entry from EBC for just $1,299, available in 24 custom colors with an adjustable quill stem, bike can be made to order with other options for color and accessories. Powerful 48v 11.6ah battery pack mid-mounted for weight and removablet, powerful Tektro hydraulic brakes, impressive……

Explore all of the cruiser step-thru style electric bikes I’ve reviewed (ordered by date) on the category page here.

November 12, 2019

CUBE Elly Cruise Hybrid 400 Review

A beautifully styled, well-accessorized, comfortable, wave style step-thru electric bike that’s available in four frame sizes and two happy color options, reinforced frame feels sturdy thanks to thick downtube and reinforcement bar near head tube. Ready for anything with durable plastic fenders, a color-matched full surround chain cover, integrated lights……

August 12, 2019

Blix Sol Review

An entry priced cruiser electric bike with tons of available accessories, upgraded 500 watt motor, powerful and long lasting 48v 14ah battery, disc brakes, and thicker tires. 2.2” wide tires for increased safety and stability, super wide handlebar with a back sweep……

July 20, 2019

Electric Bike Company Model Y Review

A value priced entry from EBC for just $1,299, available in 24 custom colors with an adjustable stem, bike can be made to order with other options for color and accessories. Powerful 48v 10.5ah battery pack cleverly designed to hide at the base of the front……

Explore all of the electric fat tire bikes I’ve reviewed (ordered by date) on the category page here.

November 11, 2016

2017 BULLS MONSTER E FS Review

Full suspension fat bike with a high quality mid-drive motor from Bosch and their updated 500 watt hour battery pack for extended range. Cool fluorescent paint job that extends all the way through the fork, rear shock housing,……

December 27, 2017

Specialized Turbo Levo Comp Fat Review

A hardtail, fat tire electric bike with high-volume 4.6″ tires, four frame size choices, and an extensive network of dealers in the United States. Sturdy thru-axles provide stiffness and strength, the RockShox Bluto air fork provides comfort with lots……

Explore all of the electric minibikes I’ve reviewed (ordered by date) on the category page here.

April 22, 2019

Ariel Rider D-Class Review

A 2WD dual-motor 750 watt electric fat tire bike with a stretched banana seat position, all-purpose set up, scrambler style. Comfortable fat tires can take on sand or snow, longer seat that can fit a……

August 12, 2019

Spark Bikes Blade Review

A value priced electric mini vintage racer fat-tire bike at $1,699 ($1,999 in Canada) and comes in 3 colors (black, silver, or red) and features a comfortable front suspension fork. Comes with a 500-700 watt Bafang fat-tire specific hub-drive, 48v 17ah high capacity battery, with……

Explore all of the folding electric bikes I’ve reviewed (ordered by date) on the category page here.

August 21, 2019

E-Lux Sierra Sport Review

A folding fat tire electric bike with paint-matched aluminum alloy fenders, the bike is available in many beautiful colors and comes with a rear rack, integrated backlight, and a front suspension fork. Full sized USB type A charging ports on the display panel and battery pack allow……

January 31, 2019

Rad Power Bikes RadMini Step-Thru Review

An approachable, folding, fat tire electric bike that’s stable and off-road capable, complete with integrated lights, custom reflective tires, an adjustable suspension fork with lockout, and comfortable Velo saddle. Only available in one frame size and one color, but the handlebar and seat height……

December 13, 2019

Lectric eBikes Lectric XP Review

One of the most affordable folding fat tire electric bikes from a company with dedicated customer support and a solid one year warranty, offers twist throttle and adjustable top speed, up to 28mph, includes fenders, rear rack, and integrated lights. Available in two colors, gloss black or white, with matching fenders and nice looking decals,……

Explore all of the folding electric bikes I’ve reviewed (ordered by date) on the category page here.

May 28, 2018

Gocycle GS Review

A futuristic, lightweight, folding electric bike with removable wheels, the magnesium body is lightweight and durable, the battery and motor are almost completely hidden. While much more affordable than the G3, the GS doesn’t sacrifice quality for price and……

October 22, 2019

Magnum Classic 48 Review

A value priced step-through electric folding bike from Magnum that comes in two colors, is also feature rich with fenders, rear rack, included lights in the front and rear, front suspension fork, suspension seat post, competitively priced at just $1,599, and uses a reliable drivetrain and electrical system. Driven by a powerful Bafang rear hub-drive motor that is rated at a 500-700 watts,……

March 22, 2019

Qualisports Volador Review

A affordable and sleek folding bike that hides its electric system in the frame and seat post, MXUS hub-drive, 36v 7ah battery, 7 speed Shimano cassette, and mechanical brakes with motor inhibitors. The bike folds well, you can walk it when folded or even slide the seat……

Explore all of the compact travel-sized folding electric bikes I’ve reviewed (ordered by date) on the category page here.

May 26, 2018

Blix Vika Travel Review

One of the most compact folding electric bikes around, only weighs ~40 lbs, uses smaller 16-inch tires and shorter 140 mm crank arms, long seat post and telescoping stem conform to a wide range of riders. Efficient 250 watt planetary geared hub motor gets a mechanical advantage from the smaller wheel……

August 30, 2019

JupiterBike Discovery Review

A futuristic, small, compact, and lightweight folding ebike with rear suspension, fenders, cast rims, and is said to be approved by the FAA to travel by plane. A lot of comfort and features like comfort gel saddle, rear suspension, ergonomic grips, electric……

July 15, 2019

Qualisports Nemo Review

An affordable and lightweight bike that hides its electric system in the frame and seat post, MXUS hub-drive, 36v 7ah battery, and mechanical brakes with motor inhibitors. The bike folds well, you can walk it when folded or even slide the seat……

Explore all of the most affordable electric bikes I’ve reviewed (ordered by date) on the category page here.

January 31, 2019

Rad Power Bikes RadCity Step-Thru Review

An approachable, comfortable, and relatively affordable, city style electric bicycle that comes in one frame size, two colors, has an adjustable stem, swept-back handlebar, and suspension fork with lockout adjust. Ready for all sorts of ride conditions and applications with full-coverage plastic fenders, integrated LED……

July 20, 2019

Electric Bike Company Model Y Review

A value priced entry from EBC for just $1,299, available in 24 custom colors with an adjustable stem, bike can be made to order with other options for color and accessories. Powerful 48v 10.5ah battery pack cleverly designed to hide at the base of the front……

December 20, 2019

Ride1Up 500 Series Review

An affordable urban electric bike with slightly higher top speed of 25mph, trigger throttle operates from zero and overrides all nine levels of assist for maximum control, zippy 500 watt Bafang hub motor, basic 160mm mechanical disc brakes. Upgraded Shimano Acera derailleur with basic 7-speed 14-28 tooth freewheel, upgraded rims with matching black……

Explore all of the road style electric bikes I’ve reviewed (ordered by date) on the category page here.

October 6, 2019

BULLS DESERT FALCON EVO Review

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,……

January 1, 2019

BULLS GRINDER EVO Review

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……

September 6, 2017

Trek CrossRip+ Review

A lightweight, high speed, electric road bike with sturdy 12 mm thru-axle on the front wheel, Carbon fiber fork, and Alpha 200 Gold alloy frame to dampen vibration. Capable and comfortable on hard packed trails as a gravel grinder, sturdy Aluminum fenders and……

Explore all of the ladies electric bikes I’ve reviewed (ordered by date) on the category page here.

December 10, 2018

BULLS AMINGA EVA TR 2 Review

A women’s specific full suspension electric mountain bike with high quality hardware from Shimano, Magura, Fox, Schwalbe and Bosch, available in two frame sizes with sloped top tube for easy mounting and stand over. Highly adjustable air shocks are lightweight, allow you to sag the frame to match your……

September 3, 2019

Liv Intrigue E+ 1 Pro Review

A women’s specific full suspension electric mountain bike with quality components, excellent warranty and dealer support, and four frame sizes to accommodate riders of all sizes. 11-speed drivetrain with Shimano Deore XT, proprietary Giant SyncDrive Pro mid-drive motor and powerful Shimano……

November 12, 2019

CUBE Elly Cruise Hybrid 400 Review

A beautifully styled, well-accessorized, comfortable, wave style step-thru electric bike that’s available in four frame sizes and two happy color options, reinforced frame feels sturdy thanks to thick downtube and reinforcement bar near head tube. Ready for anything with durable plastic fenders, a color-matched full surround chain cover, integrated lights……

Explore all of the cargo style electric bikes I’ve reviewed (ordered by date) on the category page here.

April 4, 2019

Xtracycle Edgerunner eSwoop Review

A long-tailed cargo bike that comes in both a step-through and a high-step frame, both very strong, purpose built, versatile, and smooth, optional Bosch CX or Bosch Speed motor, as well as tons of available accessories. The bike features a lot of thoughtful touches like battery integrated lights, optional dual battery……

October 28, 2019

Magnum Payload Review

A long-tail speed pedelec cargo ebike from Magnum that is also feature rich with fenders, rear long rack, front cargo basket, suspension seat post, tool-free adjustable stem, competitively priced at just $2,699, and uses a powerful drivetrain and electrical system. Driven by a powerful Das-Kit rear hub-drive motor that is rated at a 750-1000 watts,……

Explore all of the kids, children, and youth electric bikes I’ve reviewed (ordered by date) on the category page here.

November 25, 2017

BULLS TWENTY4 E Review

A tough, sporty looking, high-quality, kids electric bike that can reach ~15.5 mph with four levels of pedal assist, smaller wheels keep the frame low and approachable. Premium accessories including tires from Schwalbe, a Shimano Altus 8-speed drivetrain, and Tektro hydraulic disc……

October 15, 2017

Trek Lift+ Lowstep Review

A comfortable, low-step, cruiser style electric bike with balanced motor and battery position, multiple fun color choices, and several sizes (also available in high-step). Nicer 10-speed drivetrain with clutch for reducing chain bounce and slap, easy to pull hydraulic……

February 23, 2017

Pedego 20″ Trail Tracker Review

A sturdily built, lower speed electric bike with seven gears and throttle-only operation designed primarily for kids and youth but also a good fit for short riders. Max weight of 350 lbs, bosses in the rear for adding a rack and hauling……

Explore all of the cargo box style electric bikes I’ve reviewed (ordered by date) on the category page here.

October 9, 2018

Riese & Müller Load 75 Touring HS Review

A high-capacity electric cargo bike with full suspension, so your supplies or child passengers will be protected and comfortable, two drivetrain choices, optional second battery for long range. Available in two colors (black or white), integrated lights, reflective tires, and extra stick-on reflectors……

May 27, 2019

Yuba Supermarché Review

A sturdy, reliable, non-flexy, front loading electric cargo bike with plenty of accessories to transport kids or even other adults, rated to haul over 330lbs. Highly visible with reflective tires and integrated LED lights, great fenders and chain protector…

July 4, 2016

Virtue Cycles Schoolbus+ Review

A three-wheeled electric assist box bike designed to transport up to four children, includes a locking bench seat cargo cubby, full fenders and chain guard, optional canvas cover to keep the kids dry. Solid braking with two 160 mm mechanical disc brakes up front and a linear pull……

Explore all of the touring electric bikes I’ve reviewed (ordered by date) on the mid-drive category page here.

December 19, 2017

Riese & Müller Delite 25 Review

An ultra-premium urban commuter with Shimano Di2 electronic shifting, Fox front and rear air suspension, Bosch CX high-torque centerdrive, and Shimano XTR hydraulic disc brakes. Everything matches and blends beautifully, the gloss black frame, fork lowers, fenders, rear rack, battery……

May 23, 2019

Riese & Müller Supercharger GX Rohloff HS Review

A rugged, powerful, and versatile electric bike platform with dual frame-integrated Bosch PowerTube 500 batteries for excellent range and beautiful look, room for a bottle cage. Smooth electric Rohloff shifting complimented with a belt drive, this makes everything super reliable and……

Explore all of 28 mph electric bikes I’ve reviewed (ordered by date) on the category page here.

January 1, 2019

BULLS ICONIC EVO TR 1 Review

A comfortable full suspension urban electric bike with adjustable upright body position, wider Boost hub spacing and sturdy thru-axles front and rear, high volume tires offer comfort and stability, they don’t have reflective sidewalls but they do offer puncture protection. Totally blacked out aesthetic, everything matches and looks very cool, wires and cables are internally……

July 16, 2019

Haibike SDURO Trekking S 9.0 Review

A fully loaded and feature rich trekking bike with rack, fenders, suspension fork, integrated lights, powered by a 28mph speed pedelec Bosch mid-drive and optional dual battery setup. Available in 6 sizes with upright seating and grips, 80mm suspension fork with plenty of……

December 22, 2019

Ride1Up 700 Series Review

A commute-ready ebike with sturdy aluminum alloy fenders and versatile rear rack with triple bungee and pannier hangers, available in two frame styles (high-step and step-thru), two color choices, and ships to US, Canada, and Mexico. Great value given the name-brand components: 160mm Shimano hydraulic disc brakes, Selle Royal comfort saddle,……

Explore all of the upright tricycle style electric bikes I’ve reviewed (ordered by date) on the category page here.

August 25, 2018

EVELO Compass Review

A heavy duty electric trike with five levels of pedal assist, instant-power trigger throttle, adjustable top speed (the default is 16 mph for safety), large 180mm disc brakes, motor inhibitors on both brake levers. Comes with durable plastic fenders on all three wheels, a full-surround chain cover, three integrated……

June 15, 2019

Liberty Trike Electric Tricycle Review

A value priced mobility style electric delta trike with a lot of practicality, while remaining simple and keeping thoughtful considerations. Made to fit through narrow doorways and aisles, able to remove the handlebar and fold……

Explore all of the electric fat trikes I’ve reviewed (ordered by date) on the category page here.

August 7, 2019

Electric Bike Technologies Electric Fat Trike Mid-Drive Review

A fat-tire mid-drive powered electric trike that is purpose built for backwoods adventures or anything else you can come up with thanks to its powerful motor and large cargo rack in the rear. Comfortable as well as capable with the ergonomic grips, Velo comfort saddle, approachable step-through frame,……

September 6, 2019

Electric Bike Technologies Electric Fat-Tad Trike Review

A tadpole trike with a focus on comfort as well as stability with fat tires, recumbent seating position, and adjustments to get you dialed in. Open platform allows you to swap battery sizes, adjust the top speed and amp flow……

September 26, 2019

Electric Bike Technologies Electric Fat Tire Trike Review

A fat-tire front hub-motor powered electric trike that is purpose built for backwoods adventures or anything else you can come up with thanks to its powerful motor and large cargo rack in the rear. Comfortable as well as capable with the ergonomic grips, Velo comfort saddle, approachable step-through frame,……

Explore all of the recumbent electric trikes I’ve reviewed (ordered by date) on the category page here.

September 7, 2015

HP Velotechnik Scorpion FS 26 S-Pedelec Review

A full suspension, pedal assist only, recumbent style electric bike capable of ~28 mph top speeds. Designed to work with up to two battery packs for increased range, great for commuting……

October 16, 2019

Electric Bike Technologies Electric Eco-Tad Trike Review

A tadpole trike with a focus on value as well as stability with efficient tires, recumbent seating position, and adjustments to get you dialed in. Open platform allows you to swap battery sizes, adjust the top speed and amp flow……

June 22, 2019

Electric Bike Technologies Electric Eco-Delta Trike Review

A value priced recumbent style electric delta trike with a lot of adjustability, possible configurations, and thoughtful considerations. Comfortable recumbent style seating, adjustable telescoping main tube, adjustable handle bar, and the seat is……

Explore all of the electric bike kits I’ve reviewed (ordered by date) on the category page here.

November 2, 2019

Electric Bike Outfitters 48V Burly Kit Review

A complete geared hub-motor and mid-mounted battery electric bike conversion kit, made with versatility and application in mind, can fit a wide range of accommodations from various frames, various speeds, and various layouts. Powered by an upgraded 350-816 watt hub motor than can be mounted on front or……

September 6, 2019

Magnum R2 Conversion Kit Review

A versatile electric bike conversion kit with a ton of features, priced at $1,099, comes in multiple wheel sizes so you can make most any conventional bike into a rear hub motor ebike. A complete kit with battery, geared rear hub motor, functional rear rack that holds the……

November 26, 2019

Alizeti 300C Review

A fully featured and complete friction-drive electric bicycle conversion kit that allows you take a conventional bike and upgrade it with an electrical system, is extremely versatile in application as well as options available to the consumer, comes with lights, turn signals, display, speakers, and even built in alarm and electric security lock. Driven by a friction roller that electronically engages by the arm extended from it by……

These bikes offer something special… they are well designed, well supported, and unique.

June 17, 2019

Vintage Electric Scrambler Review

A motorcycle-inspired electric bike with two drive modes, 20mph stock and optional 36mph “Race Mode” for use on private property or off-highway vehicle (OHV) trails, one frame size and color. Powerful gearless hub motor is durable and near-silent, pure sine wave controller delivers fluid power……

February 22, 2019

Tern GSD S00 Review

A sturdy, reliable, non-flexy, compact electric cargo bike with plenty of accessories to transport kids or even other adults, rated to haul up to 400 lbs. Highly visible with reflective tires, frame and bag decals, and integrated LED lights, great fenders……

October 4, 2019

Propella 3.0 7-Speed Review

A handsome and sleek yet agile, lightweight, and affordable road ebike continually upgraded and revised via Propella’s crowd funding campaign. Reliable Bafang 250 watt hub-drive with 7 speed Shimano Altus system and Shimano Tourney TX……

To discover even more great electric bikes, check out the full list of electric bike reviews, which are ordered by date. You can also use the search tool and advanced search options at the top of the right rail of any page to find bikes by brand, model, or type.

If you cannot find the bike you’re interested in, please contact me and I’ll do my best to track it down, record some videos, and add it to the website! New videos are regularly added to my YouTube Channel here, and the EBR Forums are full of friendly enthusiasts that can provide alternative perspectives and one on one help. Have fun and ride safe 😀

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