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Beach cruiser electric bikes are the perfect bike for cruising down by the beach on a leisurely ride. They are generally made with style and comfort in mind and some also have attachments like rear racks and baskets made for transporting stuff on your ride (towels, beach supplies, etc).
Although they are built for cruising a lot of people also use them for the general day to day riding because they are so cool looking! There are many different types of beach cruiser electric bikes out there, but we have rounded up some of our favourites.
Keep in mind that there is never one “best” ebike, it is all about what you are looking for in your bike! Some have fat tires, some are fast, some have step through frames, some have baskets, it is never a one fits all situation when buying a bike. Scroll to the bottom if you want to learn more about what to look for when buying an electric beach cruiser.
Are you looking for a quality, stylish electric beach cruiser that can go fast? Check out the Revi Cheetah Café Racer, it is beautiful and is one of our fastest bikes! It sports a classic motorcycle style look and has multiple color options. Beyond its head-turning appearance, it also delivers in terms of power and premium comfort! It comes with a 750W Bafang gear hub motor that lets you ride the bike with ease. It has a top speed of 28 mph and has 5-level Pedal Assist System (PAS) with a throttle option. Enjoy long-range cruising from 25 to 45 miles with its high-capacity 48V battery options of 17Ah or 13 Ah.
The Cheetah features an oversized and laid-back comfortable saddle with springs and high-volume 26” x 4” fat tires that provide comfort and stability. It comes with padded stitched grips and long swept-back Promax handlebars for a comfortable and upright riding position. It has a seat tube that is angled way back and moderately low with a minimum seat height of 32”. It also comes with a 19.75” Aluminum high-step frame and it has a 7-speed Shimano Altus drivetrain with SunRace Cassette 13-28 tooth.
Cruise the beaches fast and in style with the Revi Cheetah Cafe Racer!
Are you looking for an high quality step though electric beach cruiser - built for style and high performance? Check out the Emojo Panther Pro electric bike! This fat tire electric beach cruiser features a convenient step-through frame for easy stop-and-go rides. It's perfect for strolling by the beach, doing your errands, or riding your daily routes. The bike's powerful 500W electric motor and updated components provide you with quick acceleration and an enjoyable ride. It comes with a three-levels of pedal assist and a throttle, so it's easy to shift assist off and customize how you want your ride.
The handlebars and seat are simple to adjust and the Tektro-Disc hydraulic brakes are smooth and powerful. The modern 48V/10.4Ah lithium-ion battery pack guarantees a 28 mile - battery range and it can go up to 20 mph. The Emojo Panther Pro Electric Bike comes loaded with fenders, rear rack, front and rear LED lights and a beautiful LCD screen.
Drive less and bike more with the Emojo Panther Pro Electric Bike!
The X-Treme Catalina is a beauiful step-through beach cruiser ebikes that does not disappoint in any measure! It features a 500W rear hub motor that lets you enjoy a fun and effortless cruise. Push against headwinds and or climb hills comfortably. Its 48V /10.4Ah Lithium battery lets you enjoy long ranges up to 70 miles and has a top speed of 25 mph. It has a lightweight low-step Aluminum frame for easy access. The rust-resistant frame weighs about 59.5 lbs and is perfect for beaches and coastal areas. Its has a 5-level pedal assist system (PAS) and a throttle to allow you to customize your ride. You can even use no assist and enjoy normal pedaling with its smooth 9-speed Shimano Altus gears and shifter.
It has oversized 26" x 2.10” Kenda balloon tires and Suntour 700C front suspension that helps absorb bumps on your ride and a relaxed, upright riding posture with curved cruiser-style handlebars. It comes with comfortable Velo handgrips and an oversized Velo beach cruiser seat cushioned with dual springs. It comes fully accessorized with disc brakes, fenders, rear rack, lights, a folding wire basket, and even a beverage holder!
The Micargi Cyclone Deluxe is one of the most uniquely designed beach cruiser electric bikes. It features a stylish design inspired by the beach cruiser bikes popular in the ’70s. It runs on a 500W Bafang motor and 48V /11.6 Ah Samsung lithium-ion battery that lets you cruise up to a distance of 30 miles and has a top speed of 23 mph. It comes with the 5-level pedal assist system (PAS) and is perfect for comfortable cruises.
It comes with a sturdy 15” stretched retro cruiser alloy chrome frame capable of handling a heavy rider. The 26” x 4” fat tires are excellent in the sand and rough terrain. They provide good traction and are good shock absorbers for uneven terrains. The cyclone has front and rear disc brakes with fast braking power and it offers a low seat and ape-hanger handlebars so you can ride in a comfortable cruiser position. It also comes with an oversized saddle cushioned with springs to absorb bumps on the road and give you a comfortable ride.
The Micargi Cyclone Deluxe is easy to operate, quiet when riding, and is a head turner!
The X-Treme Malibu Elite 36V is a great affordable beach cruiser electric bike. It runs on a 300W zero resistance rear hub motor and 36V/ 10Ah Lithium battery so you can cruise up to 30 miles on a single charge and it has a top speed of 20 mph. It has a 3-level Pedal Assist (PAS and a throttle so you can enjoy your cruise without breaking a sweat. It features a lightweight Aluminum 18” step-through frame for easy access and its rust-resistant frame weighs about 57 lbs making it easy to handle and is perfect for areas by the beach.
It comes with adjustable curved handlebars for easy steering and an upright relaxed position. It has front and rear disc brakes with the sharp braking power to keep you safe. It also comes with oversized Kenda balloon 26" x 2.125" tires and a wide set cushioned saddle with rear springs to help absorb bumps on the road. It offers extra features such as fenders, LED headlight, front basket, and a rear rack for carrying your essentials.
Cruise the beach in style with the X-Treme Malibu 36V
You should consider comfort, ease of use, components, extra features, intended use, and last but not least, how cool it looks!
A few defining features are the frame, saddle, tires, handlebars, gears, and grips as they provide the foundation of comfort in your electric beach cruiser.
Some people like step through beach cruisers because they are easier to get on and off. Some people prefer the chopper style because it looks cool and others want a cross bar. There is no right answer! It is all about what you are looking for in an ebike. It should be durable to support your weight, cargo, and/or groceries. You also want the frame to match your style and functionality.
The seating of the beach cruiser should be comfortable. It should have a good cushion and springs help. Some people prefer the oversized seat, you can also generally swap any seat out and purchase your ideal one at your local bike store. Since a key factor of a beach cruiser is having fun, you always want to make sure that you feel comfortable!
You can get regular tires or fat tires. Regular tires offer less resistance and can be use a little bit less power. Fat tires with less air pressure provide more shock absorption for a smoother and more stable ride. Some people also enjoy biking on the sand so in that case you want to make sure to get a fat tire bike because the regular tires will slip out. Make sure to check out our blog on The Pros and Cons of a Fat Tire Electric Bike if you want to learn more about fat tire electric bikes.
There are many different ways you can elevate your ride with accessories. A lot of beach cruisers can hold baskets, rear racks, cup holders, phone holders, surf board holders and so much more! It seems like that are coming out with new accessories every day! If these are important to you, make sure to get a beach cruiser electric bike that is compatible with the accessory you want.
Some beach cruiser ebikes offer single-speed gearing that gives the bikes a cleaner look with fewer cables whereas others have options of multi-speed gearing to enable riders to switch gears on their rides. Multispeed gears can help if you have a lot of hills around. It can help make the ride more comfortable when you have multiple gears to suit the steepness.
A beach cruiser ebike should have comfortable. Most beach cruiser ebikes have leather, gel, rubber, cork, or alloy grips. Some people prefer thick grips whereas some prefer thin grips. Since comfort is a main priority you want to make sure your hands feel comfortable!
The placement of the handlebars also varies. Some prefer to have a low rider feeling with a chopper feel, others prefer the handlebars of a beach cruiser ebike to bend towards the rider to allow an upright seating position. An upright riding position is easier on the back and lets you move around better if you’re stiff and worried about your back.
These are just some of the basic things we ask our customers when they are looking for a beach cruiser. If you have any other important things you think we missed please reach out so that we can add it in!
Beach cruiser electric bikes are becoming more and more popular every day and we are proud to be part of the revolution! People are realizing just how convenient they are for transportation and it is a wonderful thing! They are great for the environment, cost effective and just flat out fun! With the increasing popularity cities are having to determine new ebike laws and they tend to be supportive of the new electric revolution! Just this year Huntington beach reversed a ban of ebiking by the beach and it shows the direction the legislation is heading. Share this article with your friends and promote the electric revolution with us!
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