Ecotric FAT20810

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Facts

Gender
Release Year
Brand
Charge Time
5, 8 Hours
Maximum Range
23 Miles
Top Speed
20 Mph
Watts
500W
Volts and Amp Hours
36V 12 Ah
Wheel Size
Number of Gears
Weight
52 lbs
Suspension
Brake Type
Frame Material

Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the Ecotric FAT20810. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

14 reasons to buy

  • The Ecotric has seven speeds, three modes of pedal assist and a twist throttle. This makes it easy for riders of all abilities to use.
  • With the addition of a rack or basket, the Ecotric is great for errands or commuting.
  • The bike folds, making it easy to transport and store.
  • Many users over 200 lbs. had no trouble getting up to speed on the bike. Ecotric recommends it for riders up to 260 lbs.
  • The battery can be charged on or off the bike.
  • The wide cushioned seat provides comfort to riders.
  • The 500w rear hub motor is powerful, helping riders quickly accelerate.
  • The fat tires absorb bumps on rough roads and allow riders to ride on snow and sand.
  • The display is easy to read, and includes information on one’s speed, distance, and battery life.
  • The bike’s battery is designed to last with overcharge protection, charge control, short-circuit protection, temperature protection and over-voltage protection.
  • The front fender keeps mud and water from hitting the rider.
  • The power key also conveniently locks the battery.
  • The Ecotric FAT20810-WB comfortably fits a range of riders from 5’1”-5’9”.
  • This bike is affordable compared to similar electric bikes.

6 reasons not to buy

  • The battery takes over 6 hours to fully charge.
  • The bike can experience technical issues in the motor and battery.
  • Removing the battery requires one to remove their seat and seat post.
  • Several users found the assembly process took up to 2 hours and stated the instructions were unclear.
  • Parts and controller replacements can be hard to find for the bike.
  • Users found that the front wheel is prone to locking up, causing unexpected crashes.

Bottom line

If you are looking for an affordable electric fat bike, that is easy to store and transport, the Ecotric FAT20810-WB is one to consider. This bike conveniently folds up. At only 52 lbs., it is not extremely heavy. With walk assist, three modes of pedal assist and a twist throttle, this bike offers plenty of options for any rider. The bike is comfortable to most, with adjustments for riders 5’1”- 5’9”. Some users found the motor and battery to have technical issues, but this can be the case on any electric bike. Many users noted it can be hard to obtain parts if they need replacement. Patience is key in assembling this bike properly, to ensure the bike is safe to rider. This bike is affordable, but due to the wheel lock up issues noted by users may not be the safest option.

Expert Reviews

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User Ratings

89/100 based on 93 ratings
  • 5 star
    72%
  • 4 star
    13%
  • 3 star
    4%
  • 2 star
    2%
  • 1 star
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