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Eleglide Citycrosser and Tankroll – Latest E-Bikes Released

Eleglide, a popular budget e-bike brand, has recently launched two new models: the Citycrosser and the Tankroll. The Citycrosser is an urban hybrid e-bike, while the Tankroll is an electric fat bike. Let’s delve into the specifications of these two new additions and evaluate their value for money.

Eleglide Citycrosser

The Citycrosser is designed for urban riding and comes with a rigid frame. Priced at just over €1000, it boasts several features not typically found on e-bikes in this price range.

Key Features:

  • Torque Sensing Pedal Assist: Provides a smooth, responsive, and efficient electric assist, improving battery efficiency.
  • 36v Rear Hub Motor: Rated at 250w continuous power and 400w peak output, it is EN15194 certified for EU and UK road use.
  • LCD Display: A multifunctional display near the left hand grip.
  • Integrated Battery: A 360Wh (36v 10Ah) battery that should offer a decent range due to the torque sensor’s efficiency. Realistic range estimates are around 40-56 km (25-35 miles) for an average rider.
  • Front Cargo Rack: Useful for carrying items such as shopping or food deliveries.
  • CST Puncture Resistant Tyres: Essential for city riding; these 700 x 38c tyres offer good width and puncture protection.


  • Motor: 36v 250w continuous, 400w peak power
  • Pedal Assist: Torque sensor with cadence sensor
  • Battery: 36v 10Ah (360Wh) Chinese cells
  • Range: Claimed 75 km (46 miles), realistic 40-56 km (25-35 miles)
  • Top Speed: 25 km/h (15.5mph), EU and UK compliant
  • Weight: 22 kg
  • Gearing: Shimano Tourney 7-speed with trigger shifter
  • Brakes: Mechanical disc brakes
  • Accessories: Kickstand, mudguards, front rack, front headlight, rear reflector
  • Water Resistance: IPX4

Eleglide Tankroll

The Tankroll is Eleglide’s first electric fat bike, priced at just over €1100. It features a 48v rear hub motor with an integrated battery.

Key Features:

  • 48v Rear Hub Motor: Continuous power rating of 250w, with a peak output of 740w, compliant with EU and UK laws.
  • Integrated Battery: A 48v 10Ah (480Wh) battery offering a claimed range of 65-75 km (40-46 miles).
  • Large Display: A sizeable backlit LED display.
  • CST 4″ Tyres: Suitable for snow or sand, allowing very low pressure for maximum traction.
  • Front Suspension: Coil sprung front fork with hydraulic lock-out.


  • Motor: 48v 250w continuous, 740w peak power
  • Battery: 48v 10Ah (480Wh) Chinese cells
  • Range: 65-75 km (40-46 miles)
  • Charge Time: 6-8 hours
  • Top Speed: 25 km/h (15.5mph), EU and UK compliant
  • Weight: 31kg
  • Gearing: Shimano Tourney 7-speed
  • Brakes: Mechanical disc brakes
  • Suspension: Front coil sprung with hydraulic lock-out
  • Accessories: Kickstand, pannier rack, headlights, tail/brake light
  • Water Resistance: IPX4


Both the Eleglide Citycrosser and Tankroll offer unique features and are competitively priced for their respective categories. The Citycrosser’s torque sensing pedal assist is a standout feature in its price range, making it a great option for urban commuters and leisure riders. The Tankroll, as a fat tire e-bike, offers versatility for different terrains including snow and sand, but its heavier weight and mechanical brakes are aspects to consider.

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