The weight of your new bike has always been one of the most important considerations for our customers and with good reason. Ensuring your bike is light enough for easy manoeuvring can make your life much easier when you're out riding and when you are storing your bike.
Electric bikes are heavier than standard bikes mostly due to their battery and motor, however that does not mean that you have to struggle with the weight of your new electric bike. With recent technological advancements, electric bikes can now be kept at very manageable weights.
We have put together a list of the top 3 lightweight electric bikes on the market today.
Weight - 15kg
From the smart display to the foldable pedals, every aspect of the Axon Ride works together to make your riding experience more enjoyable. Made with the environmentally aware customer in mind, the Axon Pro Max S allows you to make a difference in your city.
Why choose the Axon Pro Max-S?
- Compact - easy storage whether at home, in the boot of a car or on a train
- Quick - get your bike ready in less than 10 seconds
- Lightweight - High tech magnesium alloy frame makes this one of the lightest electric bikes on the market
- Single-speed - Simple, low maintenance and lightweight single speed gear complement the compact wheels and powerful motor.
- Display - Choice of Simple LED battery indicator or LCD display with backlight, ride data and variable-assist level
- Throttle - engage your motor without pedalling using the handy throttle
Weight - 16kg
Made in Cambridge, the Rosemont Electric is a stylish, step-through town bike designed in collaboration with award winning frame builder Toby Gallagher. It combines the elegance and poise of a bygone era with state-of-the-art engineering.
Why choose the ARCC Rosemont?
Its flowing lines are crafted from custom-drawn Reynolds Technology steel tubing and are hand brazed in the UK. Machined stainless steel dropouts allow for a variety of drivetrain options and combine with large 650b x 38 tyres to provide a wonderfully comfortable, yet responsive ride.
Fitted with the ARCC Intelligent Drive Pod, this combines Bluetooth-controlled variable power levels with automatic hill/gradient compensation, allowing commuting cyclists to choose the amount of effort both they and the motor provides; automatically compensates for hills and gradients; and provides ‘launch control’, for safety when moving away from lights and crossings in heavy traffic.
The pod uses an industry standard 4.0 Ah, 6.0 Ah or 9.0 Ah Bosch battery, which are readily available from stores and online, and have a range of up to 75km dependant on the battery used. When the battery is removed, the eBike reverts to its standard configuration and can be used as a regular bike.
Weight - 15kg
The ultimate in compact, lightweight travel, the e-go Lite is one of our best sellers and one of the smallest and lightest foldable electric bikes in the UK, weighing just 15kg net.
Why choose the E-Go Lite?
POWER AND RANGE
With its 250w 36v motor it’s capable of 25kmph. It’s unique Seat post contains a 6.4ah LG branded lithium-ion battery (7ah Samsung available as an upgrade) that really packs a punch, with a range of up to 50km (depending on the mode used and conditions).
COMPACT FOLDING DESIGN
Its lightweight aluminium frame is strong enough to take an impressive 100kg payload, folds with 4 easy steps in seconds to stow away, on a train, caravan, motor home, boat, apartment or in the boot of your car.
FOR ALL AGES
Think your bike riding days are over? This bike is really popular with the older generation, giving them a new lease of life, enabling them to return to cycling and get regular exercise. We have many customers in their 60’s,70’s, and 80’s and because it’s a folding electric bike it can be easily stored in an apartment.
CHOOSE YOUR SPEED
With 4 modes including Walk, pedal/ power assistance assist, cruise and normal bike mode, it has everything you need for a modern method of travel. Comes in 3 great colours -Satin black, Gloss red and metallic white.
ConclusionThat is our top 3 lightweight electric bikes that we recommend. If you have any questions about these bikes or any others, please feel free to contact us.