Tower Beach Bum & Beach Babe

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Facts

Gender
Release Year
Brand
Maximum Range
60 Miles
Top Speed
20 Mph
Watts
500W
Torque
65 Nm
Volts and Amp Hours
48V 14Ah
Wheel Size
Number of Gears
Weight
49 lbs
Suspension
Brake Type
Frame Material

Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the Tower Beach Bum & Beach Babe. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

16 reasons to buy

  • The Tower Beach Bum and Beach Babe are beautiful cruiser-style bikes. They have a pleasant upright riding position and wide handlebars.
  • The bikes have a throttle and five levels of pedal-assist. They come set at a maximum speed of 18mph but can be adjusted to reach higher speeds.
  • The speed limiter is password protected.
  • The pedals are flat and grippy enough to pedal barefoot.
  • With 65Nm of torque in the 500W motor, riders found climbing easy.
  • These bikes can cover up to 60 miles in one charge, depending on the mode of pedal-assist being utilized.
  • Hydraulic disc brakes from Tektro provide reliable stopping power.
  • Testers found the bikes easy to assemble.
  • Tower provides fantastic customer service to buyers.
  • The minimalistic LCD display is easy to read and small enough that it does not distract the rider.
  • The bike weighs less than others in its category, at 49 lb.
  • The aluminum frame is durable.
  • The bike is priced affordably. Competitors charge two to three times the price for bikes similar to the Tower Beach Bum and Beach Babe.
  • Schwalbe Fat Frank tires are puncture resistant with a Kevlar lining.
  • The wide saddle provides a plush place to ride.
  • The frame and wheels are highly rust-resistant.

3 reasons not to buy

  • The instructions for assembly are poor.
  • One user found the motor and shifting created a lot of noise.
  • The Tower Beach Bum and Beach Babe do not have mounting points for water bottle cages.

Bottom line

The Tower Beach Bum and Beach Babe are electric beach cruiser bikes. They have Schwalbe Fat Frank tires that roll smoothly on the boardwalk or pavement and are puncture-resistant. The bikes' LCD screens are simple and easy to read. They include data such as speed and battery life. Users can also adjust the speed limit here. The aluminum frames are rust-resistant. The motors are powerful, with only one reviewer noting issues. The bikes do not have attachment points for water bottle cages. Tower is an extremely responsive company. Testers are pleased that the Beach Bum and Beach Babe are priced lower than most competing e-bikes.

Expert Reviews

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User Ratings

93/100 based on 14 ratings
  • 5 star
    79%
  • 4 star
    14%
  • 3 star
    0%
  • 2 star
    7%
  • 1 star
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