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Hub-drive vs. Mid-drive Motors

Updated: Jul 11

Electric bike motors fall into two categories: hub-drive and mid-drive. When deciding on your next ebike, it's important to think about which style of motor you'd prefer.



Hub-drive motor ebikes are the most common type of ebike we offer here at Crazy Lenny's eBikes. You will find the motor in the hub of the rear wheel. Some ebikes will offer hub motors in the front wheel but this is uncommon. Additionally, some off-road ebikes will offer an all-wheel-drive option where there are hub motors found in the front and rear wheels to provide even m