5 light e-bikes you should know about

Electric mountain bikes have been gaining popularity in recent years, especially among adventure enthusiasts who enjoy hitting the rugged terrain of mountains and forests.

The addition of electric assistance has made it possible for riders to cover more ground and tackle tougher trails. However, one of the biggest concerns among e-mountain bike enthusiasts is the weight of the bike.

A lighter bike is easier to maneuver and provides more agility, making it ideal for the trails. 

Canyon Spectral: ON

The Canyon Spectral: ON is a versatile electric mountain bike that is perfect for both trail and enduro riding. It weighs just 21.9 kg, thanks to its lightweight carbon frame and battery technology. 

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The bike features a powerful Shimano EP8 motor and a battery capacity of 900 Wh capable of providing an impressive range of up to 60 km on a single charge.

Pivot Shuttle SL

The Pivot Shuttle SL is another great option for those looking for a light electric mountain bike. It weighs just 16.44 kg thanks to its carbon frame and innovative design that delivers high performance and reliability. The bike is powered by a A 60Nm FAZUA motor, combined with a 430Wh battery, and three different assist modes. It also features a long-range and no removable battery that makes the bike silent and sleek looking.

Trek Powerfly LT 9.9

The Trek Powerfly LT 9.9 is a high-performance and full suspension electric mountain bike that is designed to tackle the toughest trails. It weighs about 22.5 kg, thanks to its lightweight carbon frame and wheels.TREK POWERFLY LT 9.9

The bike features a powerful Bosch Performance CX , a 500wh battery, and the best quality components of the PowerFly series. This e-bike is a sure bet for a long enjoyable ride.

Haibike XDURO AllMtn 10.0

The Haibike XDURO AllMtn 10.0 is a premium electric mountain bike that is designed for the most demanding riders. It weighs just 24.7 kg, thanks to its lightweight aluminum frame and battery technology which makes it easy to dominate all mountain excursions and steep climbs. 

Haibike XDURO AllMtn 10.0

 The bike features a powerful Yamaha PW-X3 motor and battery capacity of 720 Wh that offers plenty of capacity for long rides on a single charge.


Specialized Turbo Levo SL Comp

The Specialized Turbo Levo SL is a top-of-the-line electric mountain bike that is designed to provide an incredibly smooth and responsive ride. It weighs just 19 kg  thanks to its lightweight carbon frame and small battery with capacity of  320 Wh. It also features a powerful Specialized SL 1.1 lightweight motor. 

Our conclusion

In conclusion, a light electric mountain bike is essential for riders who want to experience the thrill of the trails without the added weight of a traditional mountain bike. The bikes listed above are some of the best on the market and offer a range of features that make them ideal for off-road riding. 

Whether you choose to ride conventional or e-bikes, it is also important to use proper frame protection. The AMS E-bike frame protection is essential to protect your investment from scratches, dings, and other damage that can occur while riding. Make sure to invest in a quality e-bike frame protection to keep your bike looking and performing its best for years to come.

Carles Carrera

Co-Founder, Product&Marketing

Carles' passion for Enduro MTB ignited the creation of AMS. Nowadays, you're more likely to find him speeding along scenic gravel paths, enjoying the thrill of his gravel bike.