Which is the Best Electric Bike for Me?

A RadRover 6 Plus on a dirt mountain road from a distance.

Once you get your hands on one of our electric bikes, we're pretty confident you'll be spending a lot of time on it. 

After all, your bike will help you conquer hills, ride longer, and go farther than you may have thought possible -- regardless of which ebike you choose. 

But we also know that every would-be rider has their own vision of a perfect bike, whether it's one they use to explore the rugged outdoors or one that will help them zip along city streets.

To make sure you're getting the most out of your bike, here's a quick guide to help match the right model with your lifestyle. 

The Best Ebike For Commuting: 

Two people ride through a city street on a RadCity 5 Plus.
 

You have places to be! You're a city dweller looking to avoid traffic and get to work without breaking a sweat. You're in the market for a trouble-free, everyday ride that's also great for tackling hills and exploring your local bike paths on the weekend. 

Recommendation: 

RadCity 5 Plus

The RadCity lets you get across town like never before. You'll power over hills with ease, and you'll do it in style and comfort with a stock rear rack, fenders, and front suspension. 

The step-thru features a low-step frame design and less distance between you and the handlebars. With all the benefits of the RadCity, in a more approachable package, this is the true comfort cruiser you've been searching for. (Learn More)

RadRunner 3 Plus

The RadRunner 3 Plus provides a comfortable, reliable ride that's perfect for whatever you might encounter on your way to work. The hydraulic disc brakes are perfect for the stop-and-go rhythm of city riding, while the front suspension can help you roll over potholes or uneven roads smoothly and with less stress.  (Learn More)

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RadRunner, RadRunner PlusRadExpand 

The Best Ebike For Outdoors:

A man walks his RadRover 6 Plus through the woods.

You can't get enough of the great outdoors. You want the best ebike for hills, rugged terrain, and all-around adventure. And, hey, it wouldn't hurt to have one that's also equipped for easy riding on paved streets too.

Recommendation:

RadRover 6 Plus

With 4” fat tires and a reputation for stability, our flagship ebike is perfect for off-road adventures, weekend spins around the neighborhood, and everything in between. It’s no wonder it’s the best-selling electric fat bike in North America.

With a lower standover height and less distance between you and the handlebars, the Step-Thru version makes it easier than ever to get on and get going -- all without sacrificing the power, strength, and durability that made the RadRover famous. (Learn More)

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RadExpand

The Best Ebike For Cargo: 

A mother rides with her child on a RadWagon.

It doesn't matter if you're hauling kids across town or hauling hardware for a weekend project, you want an ebike that gets the job done. Dependability is a must and you won't rest until you find a stable, confident ride. Maybe it can even replace your car?

Recommendation: 

RadWagon

The RadWagon is the most affordable, feature-rich, and powerful electric cargo bike on the market and it has everything you need to get the job done -- and then some. With a full line of accessories, you can add seating for up to two passengers. (Learn More)

RadTrike

More wheels, more fun, more cargo capacity. Capable of carrying 415 lbs, our electric trike can carry more than any other ebike in our lineup. (Learn More)

RadRunner

A total of 330 accessory combinations means this single-speed utility bike can be uniquely yours. Plus, at $1,199, the RadRunner outshines the competition as the best ebike for the money. (Learn More)

RadRunner Plus

A head-turning electric utility bike that comes fully-loaded with an all-new collection of upgrades and accessories. It’s built to help you take on any hill, explore roads less-traveled, and with a stylish single-person passenger package, you and a friend can put the “joy” in “joyride.” (Learn More)

RadRunner 3 Plus

The RadRunner 3 Plus is our premium electric utility bike, and in addition to the new features and upgrades, it boasts a higher weight capacity than any other RadRunner in our lineup. Gear up for whatever your to-do-list calls for, whether it’s hauling gear and groceries, or just loading up for a relaxing day at the park. (Learn More)

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RadRover 6 Plus 

The Best Folding Ebike:

A silver haired man stands next to a folded-up RadExpand in an RV.

You have a lot of big plans for hitting the bike path every day, but only a little bit of space. Or maybe you're looking for an easy bike to bring along on road trips or RV expeditions. Either way, storage is key. 

Recommendation:  

RadExpand

The RadExpand 5 is the fifth generation of Rad’s folding ebikes. We refined our “best folding electric bike” award-winner into the RadExpand, weighing in nearly five pounds lighter and featuring fatter tires, adjustable handlebars for a custom fit, and an included rear rack - all at a more affordable price!

Fold-out out to explore, and fold in to store in your vehicle, RV, apartment, or boat: adventures are yours for the taking. (Learn More

The Best Ebike For Enhanced Mobility: 

A woman with a prosthetic leg rides alongside a lake. She stops to look at the view of the mountains in the background.

You're unstoppable! You love being on an ebike, but you're not always a fan of getting on an ebike. You want a high-performance ebike with a step-thru frame that makes it easy to get on and get going.

Recommendation: 

RadTrike

We created the RadTrike on the simple premise that absolutely everybody should be able to experience the joys of an electric bike. Designed with accessibility in mind, the RadTrike is a stable, balanced ride that expertly handles tight turns. And for added comfort, it boasts a plush back rest. (Learn More)

RadCity 5 Plus Step-Thru

With all the benefits of the RadCity, in a more approachable package, this is the true comfort cruiser you've been searching for. (Learn More)

RadExpand

The RadExpand comes standard in a convenient step-thru frame.  (Learn More)

RadRover 6 Plus Step-Thru

The RadRover 6 Plus Step-Thru makes it easier than ever to get on and get going -- all without sacrificing the power, strength, and durability that made the RadRover famous. (Learn More)

RadRunner

With a low center of gravity and a step-thru frame, the RadRunner is a meat-and-potatoes approach to urban rides. (Learn More)

RadRunner Plus

With a 7-speed drive train, you can have added confidence when you tackle any hill. (Learn More)

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RadMission Mid-Step, RadCity 3 Step-Thru 

 The Best Ebike For Weekend Rides: 

Two friends ride a RadRover 6 Plus on a rural road.

There's nothing like capping off a long week (or even a long weekday ... ) with a long ride. You're looking for fresh-air and sunshine, whether that's around the neighborhood or off the beaten path.

Recommendation: 

RadRover 6 Plus

Perfect for off-road adventures, weekend spins around the cul de sac, and everything in between. (Learn More) 

RadRunner

With a low center of gravity and a step-thru frame, the RadRunner is a meat-and-potatoes approach to urban rides. (Learn More) 

RadRunner Plus

It’s an irresistible combination of performance and panache. (Learn More)

 

RadExpand

With its compact folding design and a powerful 750W motor, the RadExpand can handle city streets and rough martian terrain with ease. (Learn More)

RadMini Step-Thru

You Might Also Like: Not gonna lie, all of our bikes are pretty dang fun. 

The Best Ebike For Delivery: 

Want to get your side hustle on? You'll need an ebike that makes delivery a breeze, one that can finally let you say goodbye to idling in traffic or hunting for a parking space.

Recommendation:  

RadRunner

It's an affordable way to speed up your deliveries!

You Might Also Like: 

RadRunner Plus, RadWagon, RadCity 5 PlusRadCity Step-Thru, RadRunner 3 Plus 

The Best Ebike For My Height: 

 

Want to make sure you're getting an ebike that fits your lifestyle and your body type? Measure your inseam and see how you'd fare with our entire line-up.

Ready to start your bike journey? Take our online quiz to find the best ebike for you or browse our full lineup 

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