Charge Electric Bikes Review (2023)
A well-known and respected electric bike brand with a long-standing reputation for quality, durability, and customer service...
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Founded in 2004 by Nick Larsen, Charge is a long-standing bike brand that’s owned by cycling industry juggernaut, Dorel Sports. In addition to Charge, Dorel Sports is also the company behind several other popular brands, including GT, Mongoose, Cannondale, and Schwinn.
With a mission to make riding more accessible for everyone, Charge designs and manufactures high-quality e-bikes that are built to last. With 4 models in its 2023 lineup, Charge offers something for a variety of riders and backs its e-bikes with a 1-year warranty and 30-day money-back guarantee for additional peace of mind. Whether you’re looking for a city cruiser or a mountain bike, you’ll find a bike that’s perfect for your needs in the brand’s current lineup.
What sets Charge apart from other electric bike companies is its attention to detail and commitment to customer service. Each of its bikes is carefully crafted from top-quality components and backed by an excellent reputation. Additionally, their fold-flat handlebars and pedals make it easy to store your bike in tight spaces.
In this review of the Charge electric bike brand, we’ll take a look at each of the company’s models, compare features and prices, and share details on current promotions and coupon codes.
A winner of multiple e-bike awards, the popular Charge City is a well-equipped commuter that packs a ton of value. Powered by a 36V 11.6Ah battery and 250W Bafang hub drive motor, the City has a 50-mile range and 20 mph top speed...
City Low Step
Featuring a low-step frame for easier mounts and dismounts, the Charge City Low Step packs all of the same features, components, and performance of the popular Charge City electric bike in a more convenient frame design...
With its comfortable upright riding position and super convenient step-through frame, the Charge Comfort is a rider-friendly e-bike that will appeal strongly to recreational riders of all ages...
Charge's top-of-the-line electric bike model, the popular XC is available in both small and large frame sizes and comes loaded with top-shelf Shimano components, fenders, LED lighting, a 100mm coil fork, and rear cargo rack...
Charge is currently running a special promotion that can save you a ton of money on a new e-bike. From now until December 30, 2022, just use the promo code CHARGE500-11 for $500 instant savings on any Charge e-bike. This is a crazy deal and represents the best discounts ever offered by the brand.
All Charge e-bikes come with a 1-year warranty which provides coverage in the event of a manufacturing defect. Additionally, Charge throws in a 30-day money-back guarantee for added peace of mind.
If you need to contact Charge for customer support, you can contact the company via the contact form or live chat on their website. They also offer toll-free phone support (800-626-2811).
As part of the Recharged Rides e-bike review process, we test the responsiveness of the customer support departments for each electric bike company we cover. Jennifer over at Charge responded to the inquiry we submitted through the contact form on the brand’s website in less than 1 hour…
In addition to the 4 e-bike models in Charge’s 2023 lineup, the brand also sells a nice range of accessories, including:
- Batteries and chargers
- Child safety seats
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All of Charge's e-bikes are manufactured in China.
While Charge's electric bikes are not completely waterproof, they do protect from rain and splashes with an IPX4 water resistance rating.