Electric BMX Bike and HOTEBIKE 20 Inch Bike Review
Electric BMX Bike Review
The variety of electric bikes is growing every day and Life EV has launched the first affordable production electric BMX bike for $699!
Not only that, but this eBMX is assembled near Ft. Lauderdale Florida!
The Life EV eBMX provides assist up to 20 mph with a stated range of 25 to 40 mph and there are many color options to choose from.
The introductory price of $699 will not last long because this a first production price that they are running with their Indiegogo campaign. Once the bikes are in full production they will be $1,399.
Life EV did a good job of streamlining the design of this eBMX because it is hard to tell that it is an electric bike. The battery is housed in the downtube of the frame and the rear hub motor is barely visible.
Life EV has a partnership with ProdecoTech to build the eBMX at their assembly facility near Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. James Aversa founded Life EV and he has been head of R&D at ProdecoTech for the past 6 years. He also has a longtime passion for BMX.
The eBMX Details
Here’s a look at the components of the eBMX and below are more of the specs. The stated weight of the eBMX-4 is 35 pounds which is pretty light for an electric bike.
The 25.9V 8.7Ah lithium battery housed in the downtube of the 6061 T6 aluminum frame. Life EV states a range of 25 to 40 miles.
The 20″ mag (magnesium) wheels feature ProdecoTech’s 350W (420W Peak – 20mph) Free Spinning Planetary Gear motor in the rear wheel. They never need truing! Available in different color options.
life-ev-electric-bmx-bike-throttleThe eBMX- 4 Assists up to 20 mph with a twist grip throttle. A smartphone app & bluetooth connection provide info like speed, distance & the status of the bike’s systems. A smartphone mount is also included.
The eBMX-4 uses the trusty Avid BB5 mechanical disc brakes to slow the bike down.
Many of the components have color options to add some style to your ride.
HOTEBIKE 20 Inch Bike Review
Hotebike folding bike 20 inch frame suspension with 7 speed power motor 350W
|Motor||36V 250W/350W gearless brushless hub-motor||36V 500W gearless brushless hub-motor|
|Max speed||25-32 km/h||25-35km/h|
|Battery||36V 10AH lithium hidden battery||36V 13.6AH lithium hidden battery|
|Range||1:1 PAS mode, 40-60KM|
|Warranty||12 months(Motor & Battery)|
|Initiating mode||PAS and Thumb Throttle|
|Charger||42V 2A 100-240V input CE/UL Certification|
|Charging time||5-7 hours|
|Controller||36V Intelligent brushless|
|Folding head tube||Aluminum alloy|
|Frame||Folding 6061 aluminum alloy|
|Wheel rim||Aluminum alloy double wall||6 spoke magnesium alloy|
|Front fork||Suspension fork|
|Front brake||Disc brake|
|Rear brake||Disc brake|
|Gear||Shimano 7 gears|
|PAS||Five adjustable speed, 1:1 pedal assistant|
|Brake lever||Aluminum alloy|
|Saddle||Comfortable saddle||Other saddle|
|Seat tube||Aluminum alloy|
|Front light||3W LED headlight with USB charging port|
|Rear light||Riding light, flashing brakes|
|Rear suspension||Rear suspension|