As the name implies, these specialized type of bikes are designed to withstand harsh conditions and harsh environments with little to no impacts to their structural integrity. Heavy-duty bikes are most commonly to be used in these kinds of situations, however all terrain e-bikes, contrary to its heavy-duty design is actually lightweight to allow it to be ridable in upward slopes with relative ease.
A noticeable structure design for all-terrain bikes are the more rigid, strong look that they have as opposed to having a thinner and sleeker foldable design. This is applied due to the fact that added moving parts such as foldable mechanisms can actually compromise shock absorption and overall wear and tear as time progresses. However, some modern e-bikes have found a way around this flaw and used the foldable feature to further stun upcoming users.
Although the weight of the bicycle is still considered as light, it is still a little bit heavier than others as the wheels are designed to be a lot stronger than regular bicycles based on intentional purpose that they have to withstand the rocky roads, they are also designed to be a lot bulkier to be able to cope with muddy environments. The steel components of the wheels and the tubes inside it are also designed to be thicker and more durable to be able to bounce away at bumps on the road at top speed with minimal damages on it.
With the added integrities and securities to the bike structure itself, it is still not in sacrificial of an e-bike’s classy design. It is still as elegant as ever, and is not falling any more beautiful than a normal e-bike, if anything, it’s even more beautiful as it adapts to the modernized look of mountain bikes and the like. In today’s day and age, people often overlook the quality of a product just to attain style and aesthetic, but with e-bikes you can find both a rigid and a classy piece of technology.