During the Covid-19 lockdown, biking became so popular there was a shortage. Many people explored different hobbies, from bread making to biking. As biking became bigger and more popular, people started riding electric bikes, or e-Bikes. They used them as a way to commute (and save on energy costs) while getting time outdoors.
If you’re looking for a new e-Bike, here are the five best options on the market right now.
Ranked by several publications as one of the top e-Bikes of 2021, the Aventon Aventure e-Bike is chock-full of elegant features. Hydraulic disk brakes, a fully-integrated battery, pedal-assist, four-inch fat tires, and an average range of 45 miles are just some of the perks offered by this bike.
This e-Bike features an LCD display in full color, which makes it easier for riders to check the battery percentage available. The front suspension boasts excellent bump absorption, and the battery is larger than the previous 672W standard size.
E-Bikers can also choose to purchase additions such as the phone holder, front pack, and a rear rack for storage and ease.
Gazelle Ultimate C380
With a top speed of 20 mph and weighing just over 54 pounds, the Gazelle Ultimate C380 is a highly sought-after e-Bike. This bike uses an Enviolo Trekking Manual stepless gear system and runs on a Bosch Performance Line 3.0 engine. As for the brakes, the Gazelle Ultimate C380 has a hydraulics brakes system and four pistons.
The bike’s frame is a low-step and has 28-inch wheels, an aluminum frame, and Ryde Dutch rims. It has excellent lock safety to provide extra protection as it uses a ring lock with a plug-in cable, which lets you attach the e-Bike to a fixed spot.
The Gazelle Ultimate C380 is available for $4,249.99 in Light Olive or Mallard Blue and in two sizes.
Ride1UP 700 Series
The Ride1UP 700 Series e-Bike is another excellent choice. It’s great for e-Bikers looking for a new ride with plenty of exciting features. This bike weighs 62 pounds with the rack and fenders.
Some of the specs people love about this e-Bike are the Tektro Dual Piston Hydraulic brakes, which include an electric cut-off sensor, a 48V geared hub Bafang motor that goes up to 28 mph, and a left side thumb throttle.
This bike arrives 85% assembled. Buyers can expect a kickstand, two keys to remove the battery, Schwalbe Super-Moto X Tires with Green-Guard, an LCD TFT with a 2.2-inch screen to display advanced metrics, a charger, and cable, and an integrated LED headlight.
Excellent size for most adults between 5’5 and 6’4, this bike comes in two sizes and has a maximum weight capacity of 275 pounds. The Ride1UP 700 Series e-Bike is available for $999 in two colors.
Aventon Pace 350 Step-Thru
With a 20 mph top speed, five levels of pedal assist, app sync functionality, and an average range of 40 miles, this e-Bike combines affordability and excellence.
Its updated frame includes an integrated removable lithium-ion battery and brake light. The latest model was just released in March 2022. It features a 36V, 350W brushless hub motor and a handlebar thumb throttle.
Excellent size for most adults between 5’1 and 6’4, this bike comes in two sizes and has a maximum weight capacity of 300 pounds. The Aventon Pace 350 Step-Thru is available for $1,399 in Ghost White or Plum Purple. (The company also makes a step-through version of this e-Bike.)
Lectric XP 2.0
The most inexpensive option of the five e-Bikes on this list, the Lectric XP 2.0 E-bike has a price tag of less than $1,000. Its features and price tag makes it one of the most popular e-Bikes out today.
This is the second version of the Lectric XP e-Bike and boasts mechanical disk brakes and a 500W motor. The 48V, 9.6Ah battery has a great range for its size. The bike folds, making it easy to store and carry, which is a major plus, along with the price.
The three-inch tires provide more comfortable off-road capabilities. The LCD screen makes it easy to read the battery life and other data. The Lectric XP 2.0 e-Bike is available for $999 in black or white.
Go ahead…get yourself a new e-Bike today.
There are so many options for electric bikes on the market now. However, the five bikes listed above are the best on the market right now. All in all, any one of these e-Bikes is a winner. Which you choose all depends on your budget and needs as an e-Biker. Happy shopping!