Category: Electric Bikes

Electric Bike & e-Bike Reviews

Read trusted electric bike reviews from the e-bike experts at Bikes.org.uk. Our detailed electric bike reviews will help you find the right e-bike, whether you're a cyclist or motorcyclist. Bikes.org.uk isn't just another cycling website, our aim is to provide you with a personal and honest assessment of the e-bikes we review in an informative, trustworthy, safe, reliable and inspiring way that enhances your cycling experience and knowledge. Whether you're a seasoned cyclist or just starting your biking journey, Bikes.org.uk has something for everyone.

We have a wide range of electric bike reviews to aid your research into the best e-bikes and help you to find what is the cheapest electric bike, how much is the cheapest electric bike plus some useful electric bike guides to learn more on how electric bikes can help with fitness. Additional information on Electric Scooters can be found here and a dedicated electric bike shop with a list of electric bikes under £1,000.

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What are Electric Bikes and e-Bikes?

An electric bike or e-Bikelooks like any other bicycle but is one with a slight modification to the drivetrain in that it has a battery operated electric motor to assist with pedalling. Electric bikes are also known as eBikes or e-bikes, and come in a wide variety including electric road bikes, electric mountain bikes and electric motorbikes. These bikes make it effortless for people to cover greater distances, take control of their travel and do their bit for the environment. Some models of electric bikes are capable of reaching 15 mph and provide effortless cycling, allowing you to zoom uphill and into headwinds with ease.

Electric Bikes FAQs

E-Bikes are relatively new and people are asking some key questions. In this section we try to answer as many as possible to help you review your buying decisions and ensure you make the right choice but for a more extensive list of electric bike FAQs please read this article or for questions on electric motorcycles, see our article on electric motorbike FAQs.

How much is the cheapest electric bike and e-Bike?

The cheapest electric bike in the UK is currently the Hyuhome eBike [click thru to see our in-depth review of the Hyuhome], which at the time of the review was under £600.

What is the best Electric Bike for the money?

There are a number of brands that fall into the category of cheap electric bikes but don't fall into the trap of assuming these aren't good bikes. These are well-made bikes from established brands, such as Hyuhome, Swifty, Whirlwind and Ancheer.

Is it worth getting an e-bike?

Yes, absolutely. Electric bikes are great for assisted cycling, for older cyclists that need slight assistance uphill or over longer distances, or for cyclists looking for help when recovering from an accident or illness.

What is the best ladies electric bike?

Historically, ladies bikes tended to have a lower top bar on the bike frame, enabling ease of step-thru but this was to protect decency when ladies were wearing skirts and dresses. As bikes, including electric bikes, have become lightweight, most bike designs are unisex, suitable for men and women alike.

What are the disadvantages of electric bikes?

Whilst many electric bikes are lightweight, there is the obvious necessity of the additional weight of the battery to power the electric motor. However, many batteries are themselves quite lightweight and often use 8 Ah to 10 Ah batteries. The other slight disadvantage is the need to recharge the battery but distances are becoming longer as battery technology advances.

Can electric bikes go up hills?

Yes, most definitely. In fact, for many cyclists, this is one of the primary reasons for buying an electric bike, to assist them up hills when they need that little extra assistance.

Is the Sur-Ron an electric bike, ebike, motorbike, motorcycle or motocross bike?

Sur-Ron bikes are all of the above. They are electric bikes, e-bikes or ebikes as they are driven by an electric motor. The are motorbikes or motorcycles as they exceed the EAPC guidelines for power and speed and as such are classified as motorcycles in UK Law. And finally they are MX or motocross bikes as they are, well, simply fun off-road electric dirt bikes. For more information on Sur-Ron, check out our Sur-Ron FAQs and Sur-Ron Finance pages.

Sur-Ron electric bikes are formidable machines, constructed with a sturdy frame and captivating designs. The line-up includes the road-legal Light Bee L1E, the youth-oriented off-road Light Bee S designed for kids aged 10 and above, the sporty Light Bee X and the fully-fledged off-road electric dirt bikes – the Ultra Bee and Storm Bee. These off-road models boast double the torque, triple the power, and promise an abundance of thrilling experiences.

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