Best electric bikes under $1,000 / £1,000: Budget options to make your ride easier

Apollo Phaze e bike
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The best electric bikes under $1,000 / £1,000 will help you with your riding without breaking the bank. For shorter rides, including commuting by bike, and for leisure riding, they'll give you a boost to get you to your destination more quickly and easily.

While the best electric bikes can have price tags that run into the thousands and the best lightweight electric bikes are, in general, even more expensive, the best electric bikes under $1,000 / £1,000 are not much more expensive than the best budget hybrid bikes without a motor. 

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Paul has been on two wheels since he was in his teens and he's spent much of the time since writing about bikes and the associated tech. He's a road cyclist at heart but his adventurous curiosity means Paul has been riding gravel since well before it was cool, adapting his cyclo-cross bike to ride all-day off-road epics and putting road kit to the ultimate test along the way.