750W Snapcycle R1 Fat Tire Electric Bike w/ Twist Throttle

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750W Snapcycle Brushless Motor, 1200W Peak

48V/14Ah Samsung 35E Lithium-ion Battery

CST BFT 26" x 4" Fat Tires on Aluminum Alloy Double Wall Rims w/ Stainless Steel 12 Gauge Spokes


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Brent McCluskey Electrified Reviews

Independent electric bike reviewer Brent McCluskey prepared a detailed review of the Snapcycle R1, saying that "this versatile fat tire electric bike checks off pretty much all the important boxes" and that I'm a huge fan of the R1's frame style." You can read his complete review and watch the video review below.

Brent says "Overall, the R1 is a great choice for anyone who needs a highly versatile electric bike at a reasonable price. Remember, the R1 starts at just $1,699, but it’s specs and refined design make it feel like it should cost quite a bit more. The R1 is going to work well as a commuter and trail rider, and pretty much everything in-between."


Snapcycle R1 Fat Tire Ebike Description

This R1 from Snapcycle can definitely handle its own. It's stylish, durable and is built with top-of-the-line parts. The R1 comes in this mountain bike frame as well as a step-thru.

750W Brushless Geared Hub Motor

With 750W sustained, 1200W peak power and 85Nm of torque at your disposal, the high-speed brushless geared hub motor can help you conquer the most rugged terrains easily.

snapcycle 750w hub motor


48V 14Ah Samsung Lithium-Ion Battery

Our batteries are rated 48V-14Ah and are made of premium Samsung INR18650-35E cells, which are renowned for their long lifespans and excellent performance. The battery management system (BMS) complies with EN ISO 13849-1:2015 standards and comes with temperature protection features to enhance its durability and safety. With each charge, you'll get to enjoy up to 45 miles of range on pedal-assist mode, and around 30 miles on pure electric power mode.

snapcycle 48v/14ah lithium-ion battery


Mechanical 180mm Disc Brake

The sensitive Tektro brake system comes with low-noise resin pads, and 180mm front and rear disc rotors. It also has automatic caliper centering features and can provide smooth and effective braking even in the harshest conditions.


snapcycle disc brakes



Half Twist Throttle

The half-twist throttle prevents accidental activation of the electrical motor, protecting you from injuries.

snapcycle half twist throttle


Quick & Smart 48V 3 Amp Charger

It only takes less than 5 hours to fully charge the battery, which greatly shortens the time between rides to keep up with the rapid pace of your commuting demands. This fast charger is certified to UL standards and its safety and reliability are guaranteed.

snapcycle smart 48v 3 amp charger

Backlit LCD Display

The intuitive display provides real-time information about your ride, including mileage, battery level, speed and power. It also provides diagnostic information to its users.

snapcycle backlit lcd display


Front Suspension Fork

The spring suspension fork has 80mm of travel, with preload adjustment and lockout. It is able to dampen the roughness of the terrain, providing a smoother, more enjoyable ride.

snapcycle front suspension fork


Wide Foam Saddle

This foam saddle on the bike is ergonomically designed to ensure a comfortable and fun ride. You can adjust it upward, downward, forward and backward- find a comfortable position that suits your riding style.


snapcycle wide foam saddle


4” Fat Tire

CST BFT 26" x 4” Fat Tires provide excellent grip and traction on all terrains. Whether it’s mud, sand, gravel, grass, or snow, our fat tires will ensure a smooth and safe riding experience.


snapcycle 4" fat tires


LED Headlight

It’s getting dark. Turn on your headlight to illuminate the road ahead. It also helps with your visibility at night.

snapcycle led headlight

Control Pad

The control pad has push buttons that allow you to easily control the bike with your left hand while riding. Our bikes also come with a built-in horn.


snapcycle control pad

Fully Integrated Battery

The sleek-looking frame holds an integrated battery that provides you with all the fuel you will need to power your bike through the toughest terrains.


snapcycle integrated battery


Shimano Derailleur

High-quality Shimano 6-speed gears and derailleurs enable you to maintain a comfortable pedaling speed, regardless of the road conditions.


snapcycle shimano derailleur

Solid Rear Rack

The sturdy rear rack with a vertical pillar is capable of carrying loads up to 110 lbs. You could bring a child or a pet along for a ride in the morning.


snapcycle rear rack



Snapcycle R1 Fat Tire Ebike Specifications

  • Motor: 750W Snapcycle Brushless Motor, 1200W Peak
  • Battery: 48V/14Ah Samsung 35E Lithium-ion Battery
  • Frame: 6061 Aluminum Alloy Frame
  • Gears: 6-Speed Shimano Tourney MF-TZ500-6 14-28T Freewheel & 5-Level Pedal Assist System w/ Twist Throttle
  • Charger: US Standard 3.0 A Smart Charger, UL Certified
  • Charge Time: 4-5 Hours
  • Controller: 48V/22A 12-Tube
  • Display: Adjustable-Angle, Backlit, Grayscale 3.2" LCD
  • Tires: CST BFT 26" x 4" Fat Tires on Aluminum Alloy Double Wall Rims w/ Stainless Steel 12 Gauge Spokes
  • Brakes: Tektro MD-M280 w/ 180mm Front & Rear Rotors & Motor Cutoff Switch (R1 w/ Hydraulic brakes now available)
  • Crank Set: 48T, 170mm Aluminum Alloy, Double-Sided Plastic Guard
  • Pedals: Neco Aluminum Alloy Platform w/ Reflector
  • Grips: Ergonomic, Stitched Imitation Leather
  • Headset: Semi-Integrated, Sealed Cartridge, 1-1/8" Straight
  • Handlebar: Aluminum Alloy, Mid-Rise, 700mm Width, 31.8mm Bore
  • Seatpost: Aluminum Alloy, 320mm x 27.2mm Dia
  • Suspension: MOZO Spring Suspension Fork, 80mm Travel, Lockout and Preload Adjustment
  • Pedal: Neco Aluminum Alloy Platform w/ Reflector
  • Accessories: Headlight, Fenders, Rear Rack, Kickstand, Toolkit
  • Recommended Rider Height: 5'-3" to 6'-4"
  • Bike Weight: 72 Lbs.
  • Max Load Capacity: 275 Lbs.
  • Box Dimensions & Weight: 62" x 12" x 32" (99 Lbs.)
  • Assembly: The R1 comes mostly assembled. Final assembly includes attachment of the front wheel, handlebar, seat, rear rack and pedals. Please see the assembly video below.
  • Tools Required:Open-end Wrenches, Hex (Allen) Keys (Included), Phillips & Flat-blade Screwdrivers, Adjustable Wrench 9/16", Slip-Joint Pliers (NOT Included) 
  • Shipping: Free shipping to the lower 48. Shipping to Hawaii is $300/bike. We are unable to ship this brand to Alaska or Canada at this time.

R1 Ebike Geometry

snapcycle R1 Bike Geometry

A. Total Length: 74.8"

B. Handlebar Height: 45.3"

C. Wheelbase: 45.3"

D. Minimum Seat Height: 28.7"

E. Maximum Extension: 9.1"

F. Chain Stay Length: 19.3"

G. Standover Height: 28"

H. Top Tube Length: 23.2"

I. Wheel Diameter: 28"

J. Head Tube Length: 6.3"

K. Handlebar Length: 26.8"

Snapcycle R1 Owner Manual

Snapcycle R1 Assembly Video


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Ask a Question
  • Can you add a seat for back rack and pegs?

    You could defintely add a cushion to the rear rack. There are several univeral buddy seats on Amazon that would fit. Not sure about pegs however, since you might need to get an extended rear axle to accommodate the pegs. Hope this helps.

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    Life Changing

    Love this bike. It has really been a life changing experience since I sold my car. I was a bit worried that there would be days where I wouldn't be able to ride due to rain or that I might be too tired after work etc. Much to my surprise that hasn't happened, I look forward to riding regardless of the weather. This bike is designed and built to maintain a comfortable ride no matter the terrain. I only wished I had checked the recommended rider height before buying, it was a little too short than what I was accustomed to, but this was easily fixed with a seat extender.

    Richard P.
    Dominica Dominica

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    Thank you for the review.


    Amazing Fat-Tire Electric Mountain Ebike

    I am very impressed with the build quality and specifications of the R1 from Snapcycle. I have ridden this fat tire electric mountain bike on smooth pavement and rough trails, and the performance was excellent. It has a lot of power, the brakes stop with authority, shifting is smooth, and the electronic operations are highly intuitive. My experience shopping for this bike was also impressive. Steve was super informative and helped me find this bike. I should mention that after I got the R1 for myself, I ordered the R1 Step-thru for my wife, and she just loves it.

    Rodger R.
    United States United States

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    Thank you Rodger. Your review is greatly appreciated.


    I Highly Recommend

    This bike has been a great investment. I take this bike on off-road trails 90% of the time and it's keeping up great. Recommended to anyone looking for a daily commuter or a fun weekend rider.

    Jon D.
    Dominica Dominica

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    Thanks for the review.


    Fun! Fun! Fun!

    This is my 1st ebike and I love it. Sturdy and good quality. It makes long rides so much fun. I actually bought this to share with my wife but I use it so much that we’ll likely buy the step-thru model for her.

    Frank J.
    Dominica Dominica

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    Thank you for the review.