Hill Topper Electric Bike Kit

Hill Topper Electric Bike Kit

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Price: From $499.00 to $1,049.00


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(474 Ratings, 62 Reviews) Average Rating:
Great for old folks
Gregory Muschlitz (Charlotte, NC) 2/13/2015 7:41 AM
I spent an afternoon carefully unpacking, reading, charging and installing my motor. The wheel went right into the fork and tightened down. I used a torque wrench as instructed. I mounted the battery down by the peddles using a water bottle holder that was already there. I held the battery pack nice and tight. The wires then ran from there. I had a canvas carrier on my handlebars and that is where I stored all of the excess wired. It turned out to be a really nice installation. Now on to riding. Wow, what fun. Now I can go up that long hill (80 foot rise in 1/2 mile) without any strain. I am 76 years old and the motor is a God send for me. No more walking my bike on hills. Spring is coming soon and I will be out racking up the miles. Thanks Hill Topper
Awesome product!
Gary (Minnesota) 2/9/2015 7:42 PM
Received my kit in a few days. Installed it in minutes on my 2014 Giant Cypress. They are a perfect match, and seem to be made for each other. It is the dead of winter here, so my first few runs were in about 20 degree weather. I have made 3-ten mile trips thus far, using the motor on hills and headwinds only. The 12 mile lithium battery has had plenty of power left each time. The light weight of the kit means that you can pedal normally without any noticeable drag. My other electric bikes are heavy, and hard to pedal without the motor. I am pedaling all the time anyway, but now the wind and hills are not a factor. The only modification that I made was to make the push button a little bigger. I can't wait until summer!
Puts the fun back in biking.
George Hain (Baja, Mexico) 1/12/2015 9:46 AM
I am 76 and going up hills is a killer for me but with the electric moter assist I can do any hill with no problem. I converted my mountain bike to a cruiser and electric May of 2013 and have riden almost every day. I I live in Mexico and so there are very few flat parts to the roads around where I live. I look forward to riding my bike every morning because is is so much fun. George Hain Tacoma, WA
Love my hilltopper
Steven Baker (Montrose, Colorado) 1/2/2015 9:41 AM
I am 70 years old and live at 6,000 ft. in western Colorado and have only 40% lung capacity. Originally bought the basic kit but upgraded to the 10 mile lithium battery. What new freedom I now have to get from home to about any point in our little town. No way I can huff it, but the smaller longer range battery gives this handicapped guy an opportunity to ride everyday that weather is half decent. I am planning to add a second 10 mile battery onto my 7 speed commuter bike next spring. That way I have some backup and I don't have to fear being stranded away from home and having to call for a lift. I recommend that new purchases start with the better 10 mile battery rather than the heavier and shorter distance basic model. This kit has truly changed my life and I highly recommend it. The only question I have is about battery life. After next season is done I will know more about that. For the price the Hilltopper is a great deal in my mind. SGB, Montrose, Colorado
Jon (Lebanon PA) 10/10/2014 11:35 AM
Okay, I waited about three months before reviewing. This kit is the ticket! I weigh 170. I bought the ten mile lithium battery. When I first got the kit I decided to see if ten miles was realistic: I used my bike as a "motorcycle", no pedaling and went an honest ten miles, battery still had some power. That was on level ground, no wind, so ideal conditions. So, yes, it can take 170 pounds ten miles. I ride to work now most days, a fourteen mile round trip. I have never run out of battery power, but I do use the motor for uphill and windy conditions mostly. I have taken several 50 mile bike rides (mostly flat terrain), and used the motor for windy conditions and several small hills. Did not run out of power by end of the ride. I think what I like best about this is that it greatly increases my enjoyment of bicycling, I used to hate a steep hill near my house, now, no problem, I used to dislike long upgrades, or going into the wind... no longer. Now the whole time I'm cycling it is enjoyable. Increased enjoyment = increased riding = increased fitness and some small weight loss. I've probably put about 1000 miles on my bike since installing kit. If lithium batteries ever come down in price I might consider getting the 20 mile battery and take along the ten mile battery and do some SERIOUS long distance biking. For now the ten mile battery has exceeded my expectations. Oh, one last thing, I really wasn't expecting the 250 watt motor to feel as powerful as it does... it's really a pretty good boost, I'd say it equals about 75% of my max pedaling power, so on average it seems that pedaling plus motor together seems to be about double the power of pedaling alone. Nice!
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YOUR bike becomes an E-bike in 5 minutes!

  • No new bike required Convert your own bike to electric power in minutes from home.
  • Save money, add convenience Leave the car at home, ditch the gas bill, and easily get where you need to go.
  • Easy and healthy Ride farther, longer, and more often, conquer "that one darn hill", and arrive without sweat!

Excellent Prices

$499-$1,049 with battery choice at left of screen.
  • How far do you have to go? Price for complete kit
    "Economy"$ 4998 miles5 lbsLithium
    "Sprinter"$ 59912 miles3 lbsLithium
    "Commuter"$ 69920 miles4.5 lbsLithium
    "Max Commuter"$ 104940 miles4.5 lbs*2Lithium
  • Shipping Costs about $30 inside U.S. and $50-100 international. Calculate exactly in shopping cart.

All Parts Included

Motorwheel, Battery, Charger. Ride the day it arrives! Click for specifications.
Battery & Wheel included. Choose your battery and wheel size pair from the drop-down menu to the left.
Includes (everything you need to ride the day your kit arrives):
  • Complete Wheel 26", 24", 700c Sizes available. (tube, tire, rim) with 250-watt 24-volt brushless planetary hub motor (motor is sealed, rain and mud-proof). Compatible with disc or regular brakes. Motor wheel assists you up to 15mph when you engage the Grip Switch. Makes you feel three times stronger. Click for more specs
  • Battery 12-Mile Lithium Sprinter: 6.6Ah 3lb (2.5"x3"x8"); 20-Mile Lithium: 10Ah 4.5lb (3"x5"x8"); 40-Mile MAX Commuter pair of two 20-Mile Lithium batteries; 8-Mile Economy: 7Ah 5lb Lithium type battery (6"x6"x4.5"). Pre-installed in a rain and mud-proof quick-attach seat bag (choose in drop-down menu). Our new 40-mile Elite Twinpack offers you the flexibility of two high quality 20-mile Lithium battery packs at a discounted price. Click for more specs
  • Grip Switch On/Off handlebar motor control installs quickly, lets YOU control when the battery gets used (not a twist throttle). Smoothly cruises at 15mph. See the FAQ page for details.
  • Charger (smart/auto shutoff) for U.S./International 110-240v, 50-60hz wall sockets or extension cords.
  • Specs More specs? click on the topic: battery or wheel

Does it fit my bike? Yes!

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Shipping & Warranty

Ready to ship today! Full one-year warranty
  • Standard 1-year warranty on ALL parts If you have any quality issue with any electric bike kit component we'll replace it at no extra charge. Additional 2 year warranty coverage available (choose in Order Box to the left). See details
  • Shipping Costs About $30 inside U.S. and $50-100 International. Calculate in shopping cart.


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