Rambo The Bushwacker

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Release Year
Maximum Range
38 Miles
Top Speed
20 mph
750 W
120 Nm
Volts and Amp Hours
48V 14Ah, 48V 11.6Ah
Wheel Size
Number of Gears
66 lb
Brake Type
Frame Material

Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the Rambo The Bushwacker. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

9 reasons to buy

  • The Bushwacker’s 750W Bafang BBSHD mid-drive motor puts out 120Nm of torque.
  • The Bushwacker has an independent thumb throttle available.
  • An owner-hunter says the Bushwacker is quieter than walking in the woods.
  • The Bushwacker’s internal hub wacks bush well, without vegetation becoming caught in the bike’s drivetrain.
  • Hydraulic 2-piston disc brakes deliver powerful stopping to Bushwacker riders.
  • One 200lb owner towed their game cart behind the Bushwacker, with 80lb of gear.
  • The Rambo Bushwacker is often lauded for its sturdiness.
  • Bushwacker buyers described this e-bike as “good-looking”.
  • Porcine 4”-wide Maxxis Minion FBF/FBR tires roll over the ashes and debris of fallen empires.

9 reasons not to buy

  • Some owners say the Bushwacker struggles on hills.
  • An upset owner had their motor fail within the Bushwacker’s warranty period, but Rambo would not honor their warranty.
  • Two buyers found their Bushwacker was not warrantied for service at local bike shops.
  • A mechanically proficient owner found the Bushwacker’s GT MRK 860 air suspension fork to be excessively stiff.
  • A couple who bought Bushwackers said these bikes are heavy to lift.
  • Bushwacker owners have described Rambo’s customer service as ‘kinda lacking’.
  • A loud clicking sound was reported from the Bushwacker’s internal hub, in higher gears.
  • A buyer with limited internet access wished the Bushwacker was packed with a complete manual.
  • A disappointed owner said their Bushwacker would not stay in gear when climbing.

Bottom line

How much bush could a Bushwacker wack if a Bushwacker could wack bush? Loads, apparently. With incredibly porky 4”-inch-wide tires and front air suspension; this hardtail, electric, hunting fatbike is intended to traverse diverse terrain with nary a whimper. Even so, the Bushwacker's suspension fork was found to be stiff, despite multiple adjustments. The Bushwacker is equipped with a reputable Bafang 750-watt BBSHD mid-drive motor that delivers a maximum of 120 Nm of torque. This should push the Bushwacker up steep hills and carry a trailer full of game or cargo. It’s available in a single 19” frame size. Most owners were satisfied while others were disappointed with Rambo’s customer service and a lack of warranty support. Older models are fitted with an 11.6Ah battery.

Expert Reviews

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User Ratings

95/100 based on 106 ratings
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