What better way to enjoy the beaches than with a bike inspired by the beach cruisers of the 70\u2019s? The Micargi Cyclone is ripped straight from the past, equipped with a modern lithium ion battery and a 300W motor. It\u2019s a combination that has made us reconsider the best electric beach cruiser bike.\r\nWhy We Like It - Micargi Cyclone\r\nRide through your favorite beaches and social spots like it\u2019s the 1970s again with the Micargi Cyclone\u2014but this time it\u2019s fitted with a 300W motor, fat tires, and a modern lithium ion battery.\r\n\r\nDurability & Build Quality\r\nThe Micargi Cyclone is built with strong hi-ten steel. After all, as a stretch cruiser it needs to be tough to handle weight and terrain across its much longer frame. Further down, you\u2019ll see a triple tree fork alloy crown with hi-ten steel chrome legs. It\u2019s 83 pounds of metal, fitted with comfortable seating.\r\nPerformance (Speed & Acceleration)\r\nThe Micargi Cyclone Electric Fat Tire Beach Cruiser isn\u2019t breaking records with its top speeds. It hovers around 15mph, sometimes a little more, and that\u2019s because of its 300W motor. For $1650, having a 500W or, better yet, a 750W motor would have been deserved.\r\nRange & Battery\r\nThe battery does a little better in regards to performance. Its Panasonic lithium 48V\/11.6Ah can help you travel over 40 miles on a single charge. And with pedal assist, you can squeeze a little more. The IZIP E3 does just slightly better in this regard, due to its more powerful motor.\r\nSafety Features\r\nLike many before it, the cruiser bike Micargi Cyclone isn\u2019t forward thinking in the safety department. You get access to a front and rear headlight, which produces enough light for an afternoon stroll. A heavy duty lock is tossed in with your order.\r\nValue\r\nThe Micargi Cyclone feels bare bones\u2014because it is. Quite frankly, it doesn\u2019t perform as well as other e-bikes in its category to deserve such an overblown price. There are electric bikes half the price performing the same standards, though not as stylish, and it is cheaper than the $2750 Raleigh Retroglide IE. Unfortunately, being stylish doesn\u2019t warrant better performance. If performance is your concern, get the Juiced City Scrambler.\r\nMicargi Cyclone Wrap Up\r\nStyle can\u2019t make up for the Micargi Cyclone\u2019s price; performance needs to be more important. For the price you pay, a dinky 300W motor isn\u2019t enough. It\u2019s also odd considering how well its tires perform on and off the road\u2014especially in sand. When it comes down in price, then it\u2019ll be time to revisit.