Fat Tire Electric Bike

The fat tire electric bike adds a whole new dimension to cycling fun. The tires that are 4 inches wide, on average, enable the rider to ride on almost any surface including mud, snow, sand, and loose stone. 

With the wider and softer tires the ride is cushioned and the grip is outstanding. When you add the electric motor for pedal assist you have a combination that is hard to beat. 

Not only do these bikes enable you to go more places that you could before they extend the riding season so for the hardy souls that ride in the winter it is much more do-able in the snow.

It is also noteworthy that with the wider and softer tires (10 to 15 psi) most riders choose to forego the suspension since it adds to cost and maintenance.

Most electric bikes now use lithium ion batteries that are smaller, lighter in weight, and more power dense. They are typically removable and charge within a few hours.

Like most electric bikes the fat tire electric bikes have a range of 20 to 30 miles at a max speed of 18 to 20 mph. The Surface Boar shown below is one exception having a range of 50 mile max.

Most fat tire electric bikes use disc brakes for exceptional stopping power.

The Baad Rad is one of the most popular fat tire electric bikes.

Baad Rad Fat Bike Electric With it's 26 x 4 ultra-wide rims and fat tires you get a super-smooth ride and killer looks.


  • Aluminum frame
  • Panasonic lithium 48V-14.5 Ah battery (with USB outlet)
  • 500W motor provide great performance. 
  • Tektro disc brakes
  • Shimano 7 speed Acera gears ensure secure stops and smooth shifts

Here are some other great choices...


  • Battery: Panasonic 48V 11.6AH
  • Pedal Assist with 5 levels of speed 
  • Bafang 500W Engine


  • Coaster Brake 
  • Frame: Micargi oversized hi-ten steel
  •  Retro cruiser bar alloy chrome
  • Brake: Disc brake (Radius)
  • Seat: Cruiser seat with springer
  • Rims: Alloy color 26" X 36H
  • Hubs: Coaster brake 
  • Display: Bafang LCD
  • Engine: Bafang 500W


  • Maximum speed: 20 MPH*
  • Battery range: 25 Miles**
  • Battery charging time: 4-6 hours
  • Maximum rider weight: 330 lbs


  • Sturdy alloy frame
  • Torquey Bafang 500 watt electric motor that provides the boost you need to push your limits
  • powerful grip of the front and rear Tektro disc brakes
  • 7 speed gearing - it’s everything you need to follow any route you choose
  • 26" Wheels
  • 48V Lithium-Ion 10.4 Ah Battery
  • DC Brushless Motor


  • Weight Capacity: 400 Pounds
  • Battery attaches/locks to top tube with key
  • 1,000W Bafang Mid Drive Motor
  • 48V Lithium battery
  • 25-40 mile range per charge *
  • 17 - 20 mph maximum speed on the flat with no pedaling**
  • 6 hour charge time
  • 800+ charge cycles


  • Tires: Vee Rubber Mission Command 24×4.0
  • Rims: Alloy Double Wall 36 Spoke
  • Brakes: Tektro Novela Disc, 180 mm, Front and Rear  
  • Speeds: 8
  • Derailleur: Shimano Deore 
  • Shifter: Shimano Acera Trigger

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