Swagtron Swagcycle EB5 Universal Portable Bike, 1-Speed

Last updated: November 1, 2022

This bike has a 250W rear hub motor and can operate as a full e-bike, power assist or standard bike. It can be folded three times to fit inside compact vehicles.

Swagtron Swagcycle EB5 Universal Portable Bike, 1-Speed

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: This bike can go 15.5 miles on a single charge toggling between power assist and pedaling.

In our analysis of 68 expert reviews, the Swagtron Swagcycle EB5 Universal Portable Bike, 1-Speed placed 14th when we looked at the top 21 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Swagtron Swagcycle EB-5 Lightweight & Aluminum Folding Ebike SWAGTRON EB-5 Power Assist E-Bike Add a boost of swag to your travels with the EB-5 E-Bike! Reinforced with quality materials and a long-lasting battery, this electric bicycle is the answer to revamping your everyday commute. From major cities to country sides, this spectacular e-bike can take you just about anywhere. Twist the throttle and speed just over 15 MPH as you race to class with power assist or break a sweat as you pedal through your morning errands. The EB-5 hybrid bike packs enough punch to last up to 15.5 miles on just power alone or, for even more distance, start pedaling. Go full throttle then change to pedaling or switch between the two at intervals for a great workout, with the EB-5 you can ride whenever and however you want. Ultimately, this folding electric bike weighs 37 lbs / 16.8 kg and features a triple-fold design allows for extreme portability. Stow your bicycle inside trunks, subways, closets, or any compact space. Traveling up flights of stairs? Easy! Unlike most hefty adult bikes, the EB-5 E Bike is light enough to accommodate residents living on the fifth floor and travelers always on the go. Grab adventure by the handlebars or enjoy the passenger side of this modern day luxury hybrid bicycle. With SWAGTRON, get the best in mens bikes, ladies bikes, and so much more. Limitless Riding Turn on the power and twist the throttle to engage the e-bike’s power assist mode. This mode makes the EB-5 a great commuter bike that’s sure to add an extra boost to expedite your daily commutes, especially for those uphill struggles. This way, you can get your heart pumping as you pedal to work and then use the throttle to cruise your way back home. Plus, with a rechargeable li-ion battery, traverse up to 15.5 miles of blissful commutes and adventures on power alone then pedal for even more distance. Use one after the other to extend your travel distance or even use both at intervals for a new way to exercise. Ride the EB-5 electric scooter bike any way you want! Stopping Power When You Need It Ride knowing your electronic bike can stop on a dime thanks to special Autoguard technology. Autoguard is a safety feature that ensures the motor automatically disengages upon braking. Even if you’re holding the throttle and a surprise obstacle comes in view, rest assured you’ll have the immediate, effective stopping power as soon as you hit the brakes. Maintenance-Friendly Features quick-disconnect power lines that are fully removable for quick and easy maintenance. Taking your e bike to the shop to change out the tires or just for general maintenance will be a breeze! Easy to Transport Why leave your precious cargo locked outside on the streets when you can safely tuck it under your desk? Simply collapse its stem, bend its frame, and fold its pedals to stow your foldable bike in any compact space. Whether you live in a third story apartment or run on a tight schedule, the EB-5 folding bike can fit perfectly in.

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Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

The handlebars also have a few different controls. There’s a pair of brakes – which work entirely sufficiently, front and back, regardless of the speeds I’ve gone down very steep hills.
The aluminum alloy frame’s triple-fold design is one of its main advantages. It combines durability with convenience, allowing you to store or carry your electric bike without much hassle.
The patented Autoguard system ensures the electric bike swiftly comes to a halt when the brakes are applied.
It has a 250W rear hub motor and operates either as a full e-bike, power assist, or standard bike. The lithium-ion battery will have you covering up to 15 miles per charge on power alone, further if you use power-assist mode.
It is pretty small after folding and you can fit 2 or even 3 of those bikes into a car trunk. The folding and unfolding processes are quite straightforward, just like any other folding bikes.
Comes pre-assembled
The EB-5 is powered by a brushless motor which allows for top speeds of just over 15mph in pure electric mode and is powered by a long-lasting lithium ion battery.
The SwagCycle EB-5 Pro can be foldable into a very compact e-bike and you can effortlessly put it in your car trunk.
The frame folds for easy storage and has an ergonomic design with adjustable seat height and handlebars.
Both the seat and handlebars can be adjusted to find the optimal riding position. Air-filled rubber tires help cushion the ride while providing.
- Heavy
Folds to a more compact size.
- 5Best
Speeds up to 15+ MPH.
Adjustable saddle and handlebar makes it comfortable for everyone to ride.
This lightweight e-bike has an aluminum body and is foldable at the same time. The body is compact enough to withstand any outside pressure. The bike weighs only 18.8 kg.
Autoguard Technology is the most remarkable point that riders enjoy the most. EB-5 equipped with V-brakes and Swagtron’s Autoguard technology. The Autoguard technology ensures the hub motor immediately disconnects the motor whenever you want to use the brakes. Thus, you will feel safer on your excursion.

What reviewers didn't like

Kickstand spring a tiny bit flimsy.
One level of speed assist.
Not fast enough
Only one level of power assistance.
Doesn’t hold charge.
The air-filled tires puncture easily.
Can be a bit heavy to carry when folded.
- Heavy
Doesn’t feel sturdy.
- 5Best
Battery is built in (instead of easily swappable).
Adjustable saddle and handlebar makes it comfortable for everyone to ride.
Not for kids.
It doesn’t hold a charge.
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