Yuba Boda Boda

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Release Year
Charge Time
4 Hours
Maximum Range
50 Miles
Top Speed
20 Mph
250 W
60 Nm
Volts and Amp Hours
36V 11.6 Ah
Wheel Size
Number of Gears
65 lbs
Brake Type
Frame Material

Summary of Reviews

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

16 reasons to buy

  • Testers agree the Yuba Boda Boda e-bike can replace a car. Its rear rack has a carrying capacity of 220 lb.
  • Two children can comfortably fit on the back of the Yuba Boda Boda.
  • Three levels of pedal assist allow riders to power up hills on this e-bike.
  • Wide 26” tires and the long wheelbase of the Boda Boda offer stability to riders.
  • The Shimano E6100 STEPS motor is high-quality. It comes with a one-year warranty.
  • The bike is available with a step-over or step-through frame.
  • Riders 4’9” to 5’10” are most comfortable on the step-thru model of the bike. Older teens can even use it.
  • Taller riders will find a great use for the step-over model. It fits riders 5’5” to 6’5”.
  • Front and rear LED lights increase one’s visibility in adverse riding conditions.
  • A chainguard is included. This keeps one from getting their clothing dirty with grease or caught in the chain.
  • A kickstand keeps the bike upright when stopped.
  • Full skirt fenders protect riders from getting muddy or wet when riding.
  • The bike’s frame comes with a two-year warranty.
  • The central display screen is easy to read. It shows speed, mode of assist in use, battery life and range. Riders also use it to turn lights on and off.
  • Hydraulic disc brakes ensure riders stop on demand.
  • Yuba offers several cargo-carrying accessories that are designed to be used with the Boda Boda.

3 reasons not to buy

  • The bike is heavy. It weighs 65 lb.
  • The price of the Boda Boda is high.
  • There is nowhere to mount a water bottle cage inside the frame.

Bottom line

The Yuba Boda Boda is an attractive electric bike that can take the place of a family car. Two children or gear up to 220 lb can be transported on the rear rack. The bike includes lights, a kickstand and fenders. It is available in two frame styles. The bike is heavy, as most electric bikes in this category are. It has a higher price tag than other mid-tail electric bikes.

Expert Reviews

90/100 based on 1 rated expert review

Review: Yuba Electric Boda Boda

This nimble, compact electric cargo bike is your complete car replacement.

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Caleb Clark

Review: Yuba Boda Boda V3 Electric Assist Family Cargo Bike

It’s really got that beefiness you’d expect of a mountain bike but it also has the capacity to carry kids.

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This Kid-Hauling Cycle Changed My Mind About Electric Bikes

This month, Yuba introduced its Electric Boda Boda, a slightly more compact model frame than the Yuba Mundo but one still capable of carrying two little guys on the back.

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User Ratings

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