Fat Tire E-Bike Stories April 20

It’s a nice break to ride a bike that’s made for someone my size. The Heybike Explore lands in the middle of a popular segment for electric bikes, being equipped for comfort, commuting, and a dash of off-road. It’s honestly a lot of fun riding a bike that’s sized just right for papa-bear.

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Fat Tire E-Bike Stories November 4, 2021

Magicycle breaks onto the USA electric bike scene with a full power fat-tire cruiser that includes a comfortable stance and a wealth of extra goodies. The high powered 52v electric system can clim most any hill, and the full-house of commuter accessories can tackle most any situation. With a clean look and decent components, there’s a lot to love about the Magicycle Cruiser.

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Fat Tire E-Bike Stories October 29, 2021

TurboAnt, makers of both electric bikes and electric scooters, aims to answer 3 rides in one with the Thunder T1 electric bike. Being a jack of all trades, the Thunder T1 can tackle the trails, blast to work, and even has a touch of comfort for a Sunday cruise.

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Fat Tire E-Bike Stories August 11, 2021

EUNORAU, the makers of electric bikes both large and larger, is blazing a new trail for both its customers and its company. The Spectre S is its new flagship electric bike, built to rocket up rough terrain and bomb down with equal grace. As the company’s first foray into a new segment of the industry, there are improvements to be had, but this solid freshman entry should catch the eye of the varsity team.

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Fat Tire E-Bike Stories November 27, 2019

If you ever thought “I need two motors on an electric bike”, you’re not alone. The rush, the challenge, the thrill of new terrain, new seasons, and new hills is quite appealing. It’s far less likely you’ve ever thought: “I need two motors to get to work” but, in case you did, you’re also covered. With a strange combination of components and accessories, EUNORAU has made an amazingly fun and somehow useful dual motor electric bike.

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Fat Tire E-Bike Stories May 10, 2018

Weekend Project: Build your own DIY fat tire electric bicycle for just $700

Update: While we originally featured Mongoose brand bicycles in this post for their low price and wide availability, their lawyers responded indicating that their bicycles are not tested for the added load of a motor and batteries and should not be used for e-bike conversions. We have replaced these bicycles with good alternative options, but which are slightly more expensive.

Update 2: We did it – here’s our $700 DIY Fat Tire Ebike

Electric bicycles are great for recreation, allowing you to take in the sights and explore trails without working up a sweat. If you want to ratchet up the fun even more though, you’ll definitely want to try a fat tire electric bicycle. With their exaggeratedly wide tires, these bikes open the door to a wider ranger of terrain and an even more comfortable ride. From beaches to muddy trails and even snow, fat tire electric bicycles can conquer nearly any type of riding.

While there are a number of commercially available electric fat tire bikes to choose from, you can actually save money by building your own. By going the do-it-yourself route, you can also choose the exact components that are right for you. Let’s take a look at a few different ways you can build your own custom fat tire electric bicycle.

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