If you go with a no name made in china bike you can get a descent lithium powered electric bike for the $1000-1200 range. China
March, 2012 So on this date of March 10th I will take a look and evaluate the e-bikes on ebay, looking for bargains and ripoffs.
Wide framed, wide tired electric e-bike offer many advantages over slim tired mountain bikes. First is there ability to ride where no one else dares
Pictures above is my E-bike. A one year old BMC-powered folder conversion with over 3000 miles on it in about a year and a half