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QuietKat V Rambo - The Best Hunting Electric Bike Brands

If you are an avid hunter that is looking for a quiet way to get to and from your hunting locations, you have come to the right place.  Today, we are going to review two of the best hunting eBike brands and their new 2018 catalog.  Each of these manufacturers produces high-quality bikes that you can be proud to own.  Let’s get started learning more about these fantastic ebikes and if anytime during the read you want to take a closer look at any of them just click on the image or bike name to visit the product page.  So let's take a look..

QuietKat Bikes

 

When it comes to getting around in rough terrain all while not disturbing the wildlife, QuietKat bikes will get the job done!  With a large selection of eBikes to choose from, it won't be hard for you to find one that fit your needs. So if you enjoy hunting, camping, or simply riding off the trail, one of these bikes will be perfect for you. Designed to carry heavy loads, these bikes are perfect for installing trail cameras or simply scouting the landscape.  Below we will take a deeper look at several of their most popular models. The QuietKat has 5 modes of assisted pedal power and full throttle capabilities, giving the rider a choice of power assisted pedaling or full power without having to pedal at all. The digital display lets you easily access vital information such as how much battery life is left, distance, power control and speed. Four and a half inch wide knobby tread tires are ideal for gripping difficult terrain. The easy-to-operate throttle makes traveling at an exact speed a cinch, plus disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels offer the control you need to navigate tricky terrain. The seat is adjustable to accommodate various-sized riders. The lithium battery charger completely recharges an empty battery in 6 hours. QuietKat includes a lifetime warranty against defective workmanship for the frame. All other components have a one-year warranty.

Rambo Bikes

 

Another popular brand of eBike that is great for backcountry hunting is the Rambo brand.  These bikes are all made of high-quality materials that will last for many years.  Rambo has put a lot of time and money into the design of their bikes which really shows! Many of their bikes are geared toward hunters and some even come complete with a camo paint job. Rambo Bikes includes a one-year warranty for the frame and components.  Rambo Bikes comes out of true love for the outdoors. Tailored to fit the needs of hunters, these fat tire bikes are made for all terrain, with emphasis on fields and woodland.  When you ride a Rambo, you are using a powerful, stealthy tool that allows you to travel whisper quiet into the woods to scout the land, carry gear, or simply enjoy the ride.

 

Now that we are more familiar with both amazing eBike brands, let’s take a moment to learn more about the models that they have to offer.  Below we will compare 16 different eBikes in several different categories.  This will give you a better feel for these bikes and you will understand why so many hunters have chosen to invest in them. 

1000-Watt Models

 

The first models that we are going to compare are the 1000-watt models.  Both Rambo and QuietKat has two different bikes that are driven by these powerful motors and each of them has something different to offer those who love to hunt. 

QuietKat 1000-Watt Models

 

The Warrior 1000

 

Available May 2018

An outstanding eBike for hunting and fishing, the Warrior 1000 will help you overcome even the most difficult terrain.  This model comes in basic black and camo for those who like to blend in with the natural surroundings.  The bike has an unassisted maximum speed of 25MPH that is powered by a Bafang BBSHD 1000w Mid-Drive.  You can carry a lot of hunting gear on this bike and it is rated for a 300-pound load carry.  Driven by a stainless-steel chain that won’t rust and will hold up to the elements, this bike will last you for many hunting seasons. A spring Coil Hydraulic Suspension will provide you with a smooth ride while hitting the trail.  The Warrior 1000 comes standard with a 48v/11.6ah Panasonic battery.  An easy to use digital display will help you keep track of battery life so that you never run out of juice.  Both the Warrior and the Apex (next in the list) are the most powerful that Quiet has on the market.

The Apex 1000

 

Available July 2018

One of the best bikes for hunting, the Apex 1000 has a maximum unassisted speed of 25MPH.  Just like the Warrior 1000, this eBike can haul a lot of gear and has a load capacity of 300 pounds.  The bikes also share the same BBSHD 1000w Mid-Drive motor and a 48v/11.6ah Panasonic battery.  A digital display is also included with the Apex 1000 which makes keeping up with the battery life a breeze. This will help to prevent running out of juice and you will know when it is time to head back home for a charge. Ride in comfort no matter the terrain with Mozo Air Suspension. This bike comes in two different colors including black and camo.  Shimano Deore 9-Speed gearing and a stainless-steel drive chain will help you blaze new trails.  The Apex 1000 is the perfect bike for those hunters looking for both quality and value.  Along with the Warrior this is the alpha male of the Quietkat line of ebikes in terms of muscle.

Rambo 1000-Watt Models

 

The R1000XP G3 Carbon

 

Available April 25th 2018

If you are looking for a hunting eBike that will allow you to quickly get from point A to B while not being seen, then the R1000XP G3 Carbon might be right for you! Designed with the big game hunter in mind, the R1000XP G3 has a maximum carrying capacity of up to 300 pounds. With a durable aluminum alloy 6061 frame, this bike will have no problem handling the pressures of deep woods hunting. This impressive bike is powered by a Bafang 1,000-watt BBSHD high torque mid drive motor that will give you a top speed of 28 MPH without pedaling. The motor is incased in the frame of the bike which gives you better ground clearance. A long lasting eBike, this model comes standard with a Panasonic 48V 14.5AH battery that can be quickly recharged while not in use. This gives you a total range of 20 miles without the need for pedaling.  A thumb throttle allows you to easily control the bike while you are ascending difficult terrain.  The total weight of the eBike is only 69 pounds which makes it easy to carry around. A digital display makes it easy for you to keep up with your speed and battery usage. Already before launch date the R1000XP has been selling well as the robust standard that is Rambo holds through here, always tough but now even more powerful.

 

The R1000XP G3 TRUE TIMBER CAMO

 

Available April 25th 2018

Another tough and rugged 1000-watt eBike model that Rambo has to offer is the R1000XP G3 True Timber Camo.  This stealthy bike comes in a True Timber Viper Western pattern that will let you easily blend in your surroundings.  Great for reaching hard to get to locations, this bike is powered by a Bafang 1,000-watt BBSHD high torque mid drive.  Having this much power will give you a maximum speed of 28 MPH without the need of pedaling and a maximum range of 20 plus miles.  A long-lasting Panasonic 48V 14.5AH also helps get you from place to place without having to worry about running out of juice.  Great for extended hunts, this eBike has a maximum carrying capacity of up to 300 pounds.  This will allow you to carry plenty of gear while out in the backwoods.  Just like many of the Rambo models, the R1000XP G3 comes with a durable aluminum alloy 6061 frame.  Keeping up with battery usage and your speed will be easy to do because this bike comes with a handy digital display. 

750-Watt Models

 

While the 1000-watt eBike models are very impressive so are the 750-watt models.  While they don’t have quite as much power, these bikes can handle difficult terrain without slowing down.  Great for the avid hunter who is looking for a more budget friendly eBike, the next models on the list are sure to please. And honestly 750-watts is more than enough.  Also, up to 750-watt and up to 20mph is still broadly considered 'non-motorized' so they are not only great offroad but you can take them on the road too.

QuietKat 750-Watt Models

 

The Ambush 750

 

Available late July 2018

First on the list of the 750-watt models is the Ambush 750.  This beautifully designed eBike comes with 8-speed gearing that will help you navigate steep inclines without having to get off and push.  The bike has an efficient Bafang BBSHD 750-watt mid drive motor that is powered by a 48v/11.6ah Panasonic battery.  This combination will give you a maximum unassisted speed of up to 19 MPH. Carrying a lot of gear will not be an issue with this eBike because it has a 300 pound weight capacity. This model also comes with an easy to read digital display that will give you better control of your eBike. Available in two different colors, black or camo will give hunters more options to choose from. 

The QKEco750

 

Available now while stocks last

If you are looking for a hunting eBike that will help get you to the destination of your choice without spending a lot of money, the QKEco750 just might fit the bill.  This single speed bike comes with a 750-watt mid drive motor that will help you reach a maximum speed of 17 MPH without having to pedal.  This bike comes with a 48v/11.6ah Panasonic battery that when fully charged will give you a maximum range of 18 miles.  This is perfect for those who love to venture far out in the wilderness.  A standard digital display will help you control your battery usage, so you will never have to worry about getting stranded.  Just like many of the bikes in this review, the QKEco750 will let you carry plenty of gear because of its 300-pound weight capacity. This model has a rigid front fork.

The Rover 750

 

Available July 2018

This budget hunter inspired eBikes is generation a lot of interest.  The Rover 750 is lightweight enough to carry just about anywhere and has a maximum speed of 16 MPH.  A 48v/11.6ah Panasonic battery will give you a range of up to 20 miles before you need to return home for a recharge or resort to pedal power.  The bike is powered by a Bafang 750-watt hub drive motor that is rather impressive for its size.  A large digital display will give you all the vital readouts that you need while blazing down the trail.  A 300-pound carrying capacity will let you bring home big game without slowing you down.  This eBike comes in two different colors that includes basic black or camo.  This model has a rigid front fork.

The Ranger 750

 

Camo available in May 2018 while Black is available in June 2018

This powerful eBike is driven by a Bafang 750-watt hub drive electric motor that will help you get up and down just about any trail.  A 48v/11.6ah Panasonic battery insures that you will not run out of power when you need it the most and gives the bike a maximum range of 20 miles.  With a maximum unassisted speed of 19 MPH, you can quickly and quietly get to your deer stand or turkey blind without being noticed.  This bike has 7-speed gearing that will help you safely climb steep hills without putting too much pressure on the motor.  A digital display is also including on this eBike and is easy to use.  As with most of the eBikes on this list, the Ranger 750 has a maximum carrying capacity of 300 pounds. 

The Predator 750

 

Available August 2018

The Predator 750 comes in two beautiful colors that includes charcoal and camo which will help avoid being detected by your prey.  This 9-speed bike comes with a Bafang BBSHD 750-watt mid drive electric motor that can easily handle any trail you wish to venture down. You will be able to cruise down the trail at a blistering pace of 19 MPH. A large digital display can easily be monitored while you are on the go which will help you keep an eye on your battery level. A long lasting 48v/11.6ah Panasonic battery will give you a total range of 20 miles before needing to return home or start pedaling. If you are a hunter that loves to carry a lot of gear, you will be happy to find that this eBike has a 300-pound load capacity. 

Rambo 750-Watt Models

 

The R750XP G3 TRUE TIMBER

 

Available April 25th 2018

Designed with the hunter in mind, the R750XP G3 TRUE TIMBER will allow you to check game cameras without disturbing the game.  Whisper quiet, this eBike is perfect for traveling to and from your deer stand or duck blind.  An aluminum alloy 6061 frame will hold up well against the elements and you will never have to worry about your bike rusting.  Stay hidden in the woods with True Timber Viper Western pain pattern.  This eBike features a strong Bafang 750W BBSH02 High Torque Mid Drive motor that will help you traverse difficult trails with ease.  The Panasonic 48V 11.6AH battery will allow you to travel up to 20 miles without the need to pedal.  It also has a maximum speed of 19MPH unassisted.  The bike features Tektro HD-E350 2 piston Hydraulic 180mm front and rear brakes for your safety.  You will also be able to carry a lot of gear on this model and it has a 300-pound load capacity.  A DP C10.UART display will help you stay on top of battery life and monitor your distance. 

The R750C G3 MOSSY OAK OBSESSION

 

Available Now

A true hunting eBike, this model was built to provide maximum range and comfort.  You can go just about anywhere with this bike so getting to those hard to reach hunting areas will not be a problem.  This bike features a Bafang 750W BBSH02 High Torque Mid Drive and a long-lasting LG 48V10.4AH battery. The Mossy Oak Obsession paint pattern make staying concealed in the woods easy!  To keep riders safe, this eBike has SRAM BB5 160mm breaks on both the front and rear tires.  The bike has a maximum range of 19 miles and a maximum unassisted speed of 19MPH.  A thumb throttle is also included with this amazing model.  Just like all the eBikes on this list, the R750C G3 MOSSY OAK OBSESSION has a maximum load capacity of 300 pounds which will let you move around lots of gear.  A durable Aluminum Alloy 6061 will easily hold up to wet conditions without the need to worry about rusting.  This will allow you to cross streams and ride in the rain.   

The R750XP G3 CARBON

 

Available April 25th 2018

Built to last, the durable R750XP G3 Carbon eBike has a solid aluminum alloy 6061 frame.  While this bike can handle the pressures of the trail, it only weighs in at 69 pounds.  This model comes with an efficient Bafang 750-watt BBSH02 high torque mid drive electric motor that is powered by a Panasonic 48V 11.6AH battery.  This duo of battery and motor will give you a maximum speed of 19 MPH unassisted and a range of 20 miles without pedaling.  A bright digital display will help you to keep up with your distance and speed along with the current battery level.  A thumb throttle makes driving this eBike fun and easy.  This bike has a maximum carrying capacity of 300 pounds which is perfect for the avid hunter.  The main difference between the R750XP models apart from the paint job is the choice of drive train.  The Carbon model comes with a derailleur set up while the Camo model comes with a 3 spd internal rear cog system.  The choice of derailleur or rear cog is something to consider.  Both options are great, while the derailleur will give you more options to choose from when climbing hills the rear cog is an internal component with less moving parts so it's a fraction quieter and requires no oiling or regular maintenance, some prefer the rear cog as it's one less component to get snagged in the thick brush but that is almost never an issue.  whichever system you choose you will have fun!

The R750C G3 NWTF

 

Currently Unavailable

This eBike is one of Rambo’s most popular models and comes with lots of on board accessories including a Mossy Oak half saddle bag and headlights.  The R750C National Wildlife Turkey Foundation is truly a one of a kind hunting bike that was designed with the hunter in mind.  Weighing in at 57 pounds, it is surprisingly lightweight with everything that is included on this bike.  The bike’s aluminum alloy 6061 comes painted in beautiful Mossy Oak Obsession that will help you blend in with the woods around you.  This unit is powered by a Bafang 750-watt BBSH02 high torque mid drive electric motor that uses a long-lasting LG48V10.4AH battery.  The bike has a range of 19 miles unassisted and a maximum speed of 19 MPH giving you plenty of ground to cover before having to recharge.  An easy to use thumb throttle helps you control speed while traversing difficult terrain. Just like all Rambo eBikes, the R750C comes with a digital display that makes keeping up with the battery an easy chore.  This bike will allow you to carry a large amount of gear and has a weight capacity of 300 pounds.    

The R750 G3 MATTE BLACK

 

Available April 25th 2018

If you are a hunter that needs an eBike that is quiet and long lasting, then the R750 is perfect for you!  This bike features an aluminum alloy 6061 frame that won’t rust and will stand up to the test of time.  Powered by a Bafang 750-watt BBSH02 high torque mid drive electric motor, you will have a maximum range of 19 miles without having to pedal.  Additionally, your maximum speed of 19 MPH will help you get to your hunting location quickly and without putting pressure on the wildlife.  It comes with a LG 48V 10.4AH battery that will last for many hours without the need for a recharge.  The bike only weighs 57 pounds which will allow you to carry it anywhere your game goes.  A thumb throttle is a standard feature that makes handling the bike in adverse conditions less stressful.  This eBike comes in beautiful matte black. 

Smaller Models

 

If you are looking for something a little smaller than the eBikes above, then you might want to check out these smaller eBikes.  While they may be smaller than their counterparts, they are just as impressive.  Both Rambo and QuietKat have put a lot of time and working into producing these smaller units. 

The QuietKat Bandit 750

 

Available July 2018

This smaller eBike model comes with a super strong 750-watt Bafang BBSHD mid drive electric motor that will quickly get you from place to place.  While it has a small to medium sized frame it can carry up to 300 pounds of load which is really amazing!  This 3-speed bike comes with a nice sized digital display that will be easy to read even in low-light conditions.  The bikes can reach a maximum speed of 19 MPH and has a range of 20 miles without having to pedal.  This impressive range is due to the fact that this bike comes with a long-lasting 48v/11.6ah Panasonic battery which can be quickly recharged.  This bike comes in black, white or tan and is the only compact folding hunting eBike of the list.  It’s lightweight and compact folding size makes extremely easy to take with you, stick it in the boot of the car and pull it out when you’re ready to enter woods to reach your blind or stand.  It has 20” wheels compared to the standard 26” that the other full size eBikes use.

The RAMBO R350JR

 

Available Now

At only 50 pounds, the Rambo R35OJR is one of the easiest to carry hunting eBikes on the market today.  Built for both space and budget in mind, you can store this affordable model just about anywhere.  Just like all Rambo models, this unit comes standard with a durable aluminum alloy 6061 frame.  This bike has an energy efficient 350-watt Bafang rear hub motor that is powered by a LG 36 volt 10.4AH battery.  The R35OJR comes in matte black and has a KT-LCD3 digital display that will allow you to keep up with important information such as the battery level.  This model is great for hunting and can carry up to 300 pounds.  It has a maximum speed of 15 MPH and a range of 19 miles without the need for pedal assistance. With 20" wheels instead of the usual 26" and a smaller frame size this would be suited for a shorter person that wants to feel in control the whole time.  Stand over height is 26".

Bike Trailers

 

Now that we have learned all about the amazing eBikes that are perfect for hunting, we will take a look at some handy bike trailers.  As a hunter, you know all too well that you probably can’t fit all your gear on your eBike so having a bike trailer to help bring your gear up the trail is vital.  Additionally, these trailers made by QuietKat and Rambo are great for bringing back big game such as deer. 

The QuietKat FatKat Cargo Trailer

 

If you have a lot of hunting gear or you need an easy way to bring that trophy home, then the FatKat cargo trailer will help you get the job done.  This trailer has a 14”x 24” carrying space which can hold a lot of items.  It quickly attaches to the rear axle and has a single wheel design that adds stability and maneuverability.  Purposely built to be no wider than the eBike itself so this single wheeled trailer with rear suspension and quick attachment/release only adds to the hunt.

The Rambo Single Wheeled Cart

 

This single wheeled cart was designed for those who need to carry gear deep into the backcountry.  Great for hauling out game, you will have plenty of room with a basket size of 18.75″ wide x 25.25″ long x 11.25″ tall.  Due to its low profile, it can easily be pulled along narrow pathways.  Priced just right, this cargo trailer will not break the bank. 

As you can see, both of these eBike brands are great for hunting.  Each of their models offers something different but they all are made from durable materials. Each bike on this list was designed to travel long distances under rough conditions without making noise.  If you are thinking of getting a new eBike for the purpose of hunting, you really can’t go wrong with either of these brands!  So check them out for yourself to see which might be right for you.   

Warranties

One thing that separates these two are their warranties.  Rambo offer a 1 year limited warranty.  While Quietkat offer a 1 year limited warranty on all it's components including the battery, but each frame is covered by a lifetime warranty.  Quietkat have been around longer and are a proven, reliable manufacturer.  They've got it figured out and this year's catalog shows just how good they are.  Rambo is a new, small company with big ambitions and a quality product that they can stand behind.

So what do you think of Quietkat & Rambo's 2018 catalog? will any of the ebikes tempt you?  Let us know what you think.  You can leave a comment below or give us a call with any questions you may have.  We'd love to know your thoughts..


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