Raleigh Redux iE Electric Bike Review Part 1 – Pictures & Specs

Raleigh Redux iE electric bike 2The sporty Raleigh Redux iE mid-drive speed pedelec (28 mph) has arrived for testing & review!

A high torque Brose mid-drive with a nearly 500 watt hour integrated frame battery powers this agile commuter up to 28 mph. 

At $3,199 the Redux features a well designed frame and a solid component line up from Brose, Shimano, Schwalbe, and more. 

In this first part of the review you will get a detailed look at this bike with a BUNCH of pictures and the specifications. [Read more…]

Fantic XF1 Casa Electric Mountain Bike Review Part 2: Ride & Range Test [VIDEO]

Fantic XF1 Casa electric mountain bike 4With their roots in off-road motorcycles Fantic brings their fun and extremely capable XF1 Casa full suspension electric mountain bike to the North American market.

After many miles of testing the Fantic XF1 Casa has proven its ability to handle rough terrain with its 120 mm of front and rear travel and 3″ wide grippy off road tires.

The smooth, quiet, torquey, and efficient Brose mid-drive combined with the velcro like Vittoria tires allows the Fantic XF1 Casa to climb even the most challenging terrain and go the distance for long weekend rides. 

The Fantic XF1 Casa has a starting price of $5,490 ($5,790 w/ dropper post) with a quality component selection from Brose, BMZ, RockShox, SRAM, Vittoria, and more.

In this second part of the full review you will get an idea of the ride characteristics, range test results, pros, cons, and overall thoughts on this electric bike. [Read more…]

Fantic XF1 Casa Electric Mountain Bike Review Part 1 – Pictures & Specs

Fantic XF1 Casa electric mountain bike 1New to the North American market is the Italian Fantic XF1 Casa full suspension electric mountain bike with 3″ wide off road tires and the high performance Brose mid-drive system.

In addition this 27.5″ Plus size wheel full suspension eMTB features a solid mix of components from Rock Shox, SRAM, and others for $5,490 ($5,790 w/ dropper post).

In this first part of the review you will get a detailed look at this bike with a BUNCH of pictures and the specifications. [Read more…]

IZIP E3 Peak+ Electric Bike Review Part 2: Ride & Range Test [VIDEO]

IZIP E3 Peak+ If you are looking for a fun all terrain electric mountain bike that can roll over almost anything while still being fairly nimble then you should checkout the IZIP E3 Peak+. 

The IZIP E3 Peak+ has nearly 3″ wide “Plus” size tires with the high quality Bosch Performance Line CX for riding up and over all sorts of terrain.

At $3,099 the Peak+ offers a lot of fun, performance, and value for this new category of Plus size wheel eMTB’s.

In this second part of the full review you will get an idea of the ride characteristics, range test results, pros, cons, and overall thoughts on this electric bike. [Read more…]

IZIP E3 Peak+ Electric Bike Review Part 1 – Pictures & Specs

izip-e3-peak-electric-mountain-bike-5The all terrain 2017 IZIP E3 Peak+ with nearly 3″ wide off road tires and Bosch mid-drive system has arrived for testing and review!

This 27.5″ Plus size wheel eMTB features the Bosch Performance Line CX 350 watt mid-drive and a nice mix of components for $3,099.

In this first part of the review you will get a detailed look at this bike with a BUNCH of pictures and the specifications. [Read more…]

IZIP E3 Dash Electric Bike Review Part 2: Ride & Range Test [VIDEO]

izip-e3-dash-electric-bike-profileAre you looking for a versatile eBike that can fly around town and efficiently cruise up the steep climbs?

Then the 28 mph IZIP E3 Dash with it’s 48V system and 350 watt mid-drive motor is worth taking a look at!

It has a smooth, balanced, and solid ride feel that makes you want to take the long way home from work.

This versatile commuter and touring style eBike rider offers a lot of features for the price of $2,599.

In this second part of the full review you will get an idea of the ride characteristics, range test results, pros, cons, and overall thoughts on this electric bike. [Read more…]

IZIP E3 Dash Electric Bike Review Part 1 – Pictures & Specs

izip-e3-dash-electric-bike-hillThe fast and versatile 2017 IZIP E3 Dash eBike has arrived for testing and review.

This 350 watt mid-drive speed pedelec (up to 28 mph) commuter style eBike has a smooth ride with a healthy assortment of accessories for $2,599.

In this first part of the review you will get a detailed look at this bike with a BUNCH of pictures and the specifications. [Read more…]

Populo Sport Electric Bike Review Part 2: Ride & Range Test [VIDEO]

populo-sport-electric-bike-profileAfter many miles on the Populo Sport it has proven to be an agile, lightweight and affordable eBike at $999. 

At 35.7 pounds this hybrid style eBike is one of the lighter eBikes on the market too and you can feel that when you ride this efficient road style eBike that glides on the road and carves into corners. 

In this second part of the full review you will get an idea of the ride characteristics, range test results, pros, cons, and overall thoughts on this electric bike. [Read more…]

Populo Sport Electric Bike Review Part 1 – Pictures & Specs

populo-sport-electric-bikeThe lightweight and economical Populo Sport eBike has arrived for testing and review.

This 35.7 pound fixie style eBike has a clean look with a focus on keeping things simple and economical with a price of $999!

In this first part of the review you will get a detailed look at this bike with a BUNCH of pictures and the specifications. [Read more…]

Raleigh Tristar iE Electric Trike Review Part 2: Ride & Range Test [VIDEO]

raleigh-tristar-ie-electric-trike-2After many miles of putting the Raleigh Tristar iE through it’s paces it has proven to be a comfortable, easy to ride, high performance electric trike that is a fun neighborhood town and country cruiser!

At $2,599 the Raleigh Tristar iE has added a lot of modern day electric bike tech to the comfortable upright trike design.

It can climb steeper hills with its mid drive motor, make errand running easy with its cargo basket, and really go the distance with its option for double batteries!

In this second part of the full review you will get an idea of the ride characteristics, range test results, pros, cons, and overall thoughts on this electric trike. [Read more…]