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Electric bikes are at the Forefront of urban transportation

 The instant you start pedaling on one of these bikes, the motor kicks in and the grins begin! If it's been a while since you've been on a bike, if you dread getting to work sweaty but still want to commute by bike, or have a big hill to tackle, an e-bike may be for you!

Raleigh electric bikes at Bay Area Bikes

Raleigh Bicycles has been building quality bikes since 1887, and Bay Area Bikes have been selling them since we opened. Raleigh has integrated the Shimano STePS mid-drive motor on many of their bikes.  Both the Currie Tech mid-drive and Shimano motors assist your pedal stroke with motors ranging from 250-500 watts, giving you the power and range you need for where you need to go. Here's a great video describing each the new Raleigh ebikes in easy-to-understand terms.

Izip ebikes at Bay Area Bikes

With stylish designs, easy-to-use controls, and enough power for all day cruising, IZIP eBikes offer guaranteed fun with no sweat! For anyone looking for a little boost to get back into one of America’s favorite pastimes, IZIP eBikes will make you fall in love with cycling all over again!

E-bike FAQs 

And don't forget the electric cargo bike; here's your chance to finally get rid of that car!  We carry the Bosch Edgerunner from Xtracycle and the Yuba Spicy Curry.  Or come talk to Clay about converting your bike -regular or cargo- to electric. We're here to help you change your life! 

We welcome you to come in and test ride an electric bike today to see what freedom from the car feels like!

BionX SL 350 HT DT XL Electric Motor Kit
BionX SL 350 HT DT XL Electric Motor Kit

Make every journey fast, fun and easy with BionX's lightweight SL 350 Electric Motor Kit! This wonderful upgrade offers both a traditional throttle and power-assist technology along with a 65-mile… [more]

Raleigh Sprite iE
Raleigh Sprite iE - 2016

The Raleigh Sprite iE is the most comfortable electric bike around! Featuring a 350W Currie Electro-Drive centerdrive motor, a lightweight aluminum frame with a unisex, ultra-low step-through design… [more]

Raleigh Misceo Sport iE
Raleigh Misceo Sport iE

Are you ready to roll? If you are, we just found your soulmate, the always-ready Misceo IE Sport. With the Shimano STePS system, and a full set of commute friendly accessories standard, this bike is… [more]

Raleigh Route iE
Raleigh Route iE - 2017

The Route IE’s Currie Electro-Drive motor makes urban riding a blast. You’ll have total control with pedal-assist levels in a convenient handle bar display, and the powerful motor will make you feel… [more]

Raleigh Misceo iE
Raleigh Misceo iE

The Misceo IE is the ride for performance and enjoyment. The Shimano STePS and the internal 8 speed gears with automatic shifting available make this bike all fun, and nothing else! Use it for… [more]

Yuba Yuba Spicy Curry
Yuba Yuba Spicy Curry - 2016

IZIP's Yuba Spicy Curry is built for performance and fun! The strong rear rack is like the deck of a minivan or pickup truck that allows you to carry groceries, tools, packages or any large object… [more]

Xtracycle Edgerunner Electric 10E
Xtracycle Edgerunner Electric 10E - 2016

COME TEST RIDE OUR DEMO! The 10E is designed to be safe, durable, and grow with you for a lifetime. The compact 20” rear wheel makes loading children or cargo easy, and the low center of gravity… [more]