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From Fast Company to Men's Journal to WIRED, Gazelle bikes are making headlines and Best Of lists. Scroll down to discover recent press about our company and bikes, including reviews, awards, articles, and more.


March 13, 2024

Fast Company

This new e-bike is the nicest one I’ve tried yet -- Gazelle's new Eclipse pulls out all the stops

"Writing about ebikes isn’t as much fun as riding one, but it’s still fun, so I’m always happy to seize the opportunity. Especially since it usually involves riding an ebike—such as Gazelle’s thoroughly enjoyable new Eclipse T11+, the best all-around one I’ve spent time with."

men's journal men's journal
Jan 4, 2024


Best Electric Commuter Bikes: How to Choose the Best E-Bike for You

"When it comes to an unfailingly cozy trip, the Gazelle Ultimate C380 stood out from the herd. Gazelle’s best e-bike includes an advanced suspension system that cushions a rider’s arms, shoulders, and seat for an unparalleled level of smooth cruising that has to be felt to be believed."

November 3, 2023

Bike Mag

Gazelle Ultimate T10 Review -- A classy (and powerful) commuter with Dutch bloodlines

"With a rich history in the cycling industry, the Gazelle Ultimate T10 lives up to the expectations of its predecessors."

men's journal
Aug 10, 2023

Everything's Been Done - Youtube

Best Value eBike in 2023

"This ebike is for everyone!"

August 4, 2023

CNN Underscored

Worth the splurge: The Gazelle Ultimate C380+ HMB e-bike rides with comfort, power and style

"Looking for an everyday e-bike that goes the extra mile? Gazelle’s Ultimate C380+ HMB is — as the name suggests — the ultimate electric town bike. With the best of nearly everything on board, from Enviolo/Nuvinci’s continuously variable transmission to a maintenance-free Gates Carbon Drive belt system to a powerful, capable Bosch mid-drive motor, the Gazelle puts together all the pieces in a way we haven’t encountered with many other bikes." 

men's journal
June 22, 2023

Men's Journal

The Best E-Bikes of 2023: 9 Pedal-Assist Models for Every Kind of Rider

"This bike has so many highlights, it’s hard to know where to start. Capable and powerful—even when climbing steep hills or carrying heavy loads—Gazelle’s Medeo T10 was my top choice for running errands, casual exercise, and weekend adventures..."

June 20, 2023


Gazelle Ultimate C380+ E-Bike Review: For those times when cars are terrible

"In this case, the Ultimate C380+ by 125-year-old Dutch bike maker Gazelle boasts state-of-the-art componentry, stout build quality, a clean design and compelling performance – elements that any car enthusiast should appreciate as being representative of a connoisseur’s choice..." 

9 products i found
June 6, 2023


I went to the Netherlands with Gazelle to see a biking paradise, but found something more surprising

"When it comes to design legacy, it’s hard to beat Gazelle Bikes. They’ve been building bicycles for over 130 years, making them one of the oldest bicycle manufacturers in the world..." 

May 16, 2023


What Cycling Eden Can Teach the World About Bicycle Infrastructure

"Wave after wave of cyclists flooded past me as I straddled my borrowed Gazelle e-bike near the entrance of my Amsterdam hotel and entered the slipstream. I’d seen photos of this cycling nirvana, of course, but to actually be in the middle of it myself was almost overwhelming..."

Arroyo C8
March 3, 2023

Popular Mechanics

The 10 Best Electric Bikes, According to a Former Mechanic and Lifelong Tinkerer

"Gazelle wisely looks to bike-centric Dutch traditions for inspiration for the Arroyo C8 HMB Elite, our Best Overall pick. Its low, step-through design makes it easy for riders of all sizes to hop on board, and it’s adjustable to suit those riders once they’re pedaling away..."

January 4, 2023


Great Electric Rides For The E-Bike Curious

"Gazelle bikes have a long history and stellar reputation in their native Netherlands. This model reaches a top speed of 28mph, but it does not have a throttle, only pedal-assist, making it a Class 3 bike. The unique mid-drive motor has the benefit of being able to adjust torque and power..."

9 products i found
January 4, 2023

Fast Company

9 Tech Products I Found Essential in 2022—from a Mac to a Bike

"Back in April 2020, a couple of months into the COVID-19 pandemic, I splurged on a CityZen T9 e-bike from Dutch bicycle giant Gazelle. It turned out to be the most enjoyable form of recreation I’ve ever experienced, and I’ve pedaled it for a cumulative 6,000 miles around the Bay Area so far..."

April 25, 2022

Tom's Guide

2022 Gazelle Arroyo C8 HMB Elite Review

The Gazelle Arroyo C8 HMB Elite is best for riders looking for a sleek, comfortable, Dutch-style e-bike with a reliable motor, and lots of adjustability and comfort features.

March 13, 2022


2022 Gazelle Arroyo Preview

The Arroyo line of electric bicycles, which includes the Arroyo C7 and Arroyo C8, is a comfort e-bike line that likely aligns with the image in your head of a typical Dutch bike.

March 8, 2022

Cycle Volta

2022 Gazelle Arroyo First Look

Gazelle Bikes today announces the relaunch of its iconic Arroyo family of leisure/lifestyle ebikes in the North American market, with new iterations of the pedal-assist bikes now shipping to the Dutch brand’s network of retailers here.

Jan 13, 2022

Cycle Volta

2022 Gazelle Medeo T9 City Review

A premium ride experience at a more affordable price. “Premium” is certainly an apt descriptor for our experience riding the 125-year-old Dutch bike maker’s electrics, consistently wowing us with the ride quality and drop-dead good looks that make their prices seem not at all like an overreach.

Jul 16, 2021


Tested: The Gazelle Ultimate C380+

The Gazelle Ultimate C380+ is possibly the ultimate commuter e-bike that will have you effortlessly zipping along at up to 28mph. Great accessories and smooth motor assist make getting around town an absolute breeze. 

June 15, 2021

CNET Road / Show

(Video Review) Gazelle Ultimate C380 Plus HMB isn't your average e-bike

"This bike has a huge list of features that differentiate it from typical hybrid commuter e-bikes...The cargo light is integrated within the rear rack. I love how clean this looks." - CNET

May 13, 2021


The 4 Best New E-Bikes for Commuting This Summer

Gazelle thinks about all the little details, so the fenders provide full coverage (so you don’t get wet feet from tire spray on a wet day); there’s both a front and rear light; and even a bell. Broad gearing ensures that you can climb any apex and won’t be spun out over 30mph, bombing down a hill.

March 19, 2021


Review: Gazelle Ultimate C380 HMB

The Ultimate C380 embraces what it is. If you want to pedal from A to B in comfort, ease, and—I dare say—style, this is one of the best all-around ebikes I’ve tried..."

December 8, 2020


How joining the e-bike revolution made my 2020 a lot more bearable

In April, I bought a CityZen T9, an e-bike from Gazelle, a 128-year-old Dutch firm that’s a household name in its home market. Over the rest of 2020, rather than devolve further into couch potatohood, I’ve done more than 1,800 miles of e-biking..." 

December 28, 2020


The Best Ebikes We Reviewed in 2020

The Ultimate T10+ from Gazelle ticked every box about what we want from a commuter ebike: quick acceleration and high top assist speed..."

December 18, 2020


Gazelle Ultimate C380 HMB Ebike Review

Gazelle absolutely nailed ride comfort and stability here. I immediately felt at home aboard the Ultimate C380, whether cruising long bike paths or..." 

November 24, 2020


Gazelle Ultimate C8 HMB Ebike Review

Since it’s made by Gazelle, a Dutch company with more than a century of history, I came to think of this bike as sort of like the Dutch themselves: unassuming and reserved, yet oddly persistent and ready for any challenge...."

August 29, 2020

The Strategist

The Best E-Bike for Every Type of Rider, According to Experts

It’s never a bad idea to take bicycling cues from the Netherlands, where the citizens ride more than in just about any other European country..." 

August 26, 2020


5 Speedy Commuter Ebikes We Want To Try

We covered the release of the Medeo T10+ a couple of weeks ago, and it caught our attention for two reasons: 1) We had an absolute blast testing the Gazelle Ultimate T10+..."

August 20, 2020


Gazelle Medeo T10+ might be the ultimate commuter ebike

But what I’ll probably miss most is the reliability, range, and sheer hill-chomping torque of the Bosch Performance line Speed system. The T10+ is a truly great commuter."

August 11, 2020


Gazelle Ultimate T10+ Electric Bike Review

Right off the bat, the build quality, the thought, the design, and components on the bike make it clear the Gazelle Ultimate T10+ is a premium bike...”

July 8, 2020


The Gazelle Ultimate T10+ HMB Craves Variety

It’s a sturdy, well-constructed, rattle-free, reliable bike that feels solid on the road, lets you ride no-handed with confidence, takes corners like a champ, and flies through tight spaces without slowing down. review
May 20, 2020


Gazelle Ultimate T10+ Ebike Review

Some bikes stir your heart from the first blush. Just pure eye candy. That’s what I felt after unboxing and assembling the Gazelle Ultimate T10+...”

May 19, 2020


E-bikes are eating the bike market

Whether it's the coronavirus crisis or the climate crisis, e-bikes can be part of the solution. We have been saying for some time that e-bikes will eat cars, that cargo e-bikes will eat SUVs...”

May 8, 2020


New Gazelle Medeo T9 mid-drive e-bike mixes Dutch style and trail riding

Gazelle doesn’t just make Dutch-style e-bikes, they make actual Dutch e-bikes. As in, they’re built in Holland. And the company’s latest release...

March 10, 2020


10 Best Commuter Bikes

Arrive at work in record time on the sleek CityZen, a relatively sleek e-bike that boasts everything you need and nothing you don’t. Creature comforts include: a front shock, 10-speed Shimano gears and hydraulic disc brakes for responsive stopping...

December 4, 2019


We tested over 1,000 products in 2019. These are the best.

“Most gadgets claim to improve your life. Most fail. A new laptop or fancy phone might be fun, but life-changing? Not really. Gazelle’s Ultimate T10 is a different story. This can legitimately make your life better.“

November 12, 2019


Gazelle Ultimate T10 review: The best commuter ebike

“Most electric bikes look a mess, but not the Gazelle Ultimate T10. It’s a stunner, and the best commuter bike I’ve seen yet. Available in white or red, the Ultimate T10 ebike takes an unexpected road towards beauty."

November 1, 2019


6 month report: My e-bike ate my car

It changes everything – how you think about bikes and how you think about cars. I often paraphrase analyst Horace Dediu and say, "E-bikes will eat cars." I have now been riding a Gazelle Medeo e-bike for six months and can report that it's true; it ate my car”

September 27, 2019


The Best E-Bikes of 2019

“Best for Cruising: Arrive at work in record time on the sleek CityZen. It has all the creature comforts: a front shock, 10-speed Shimano gears and hydraulic disc brakes for responsive stopping.”

July 1, 2019


Can a $2,500 E-Bike Replace Your Car?

“I tested the Gazelle Medeo electric cruiser to see how many gallons of gas it saved me on my daily commute. I live just over 18 miles from, and 1,345 feet in elevation below, my office in Santa Fe.”
March 7, 2019

Digital Trends

This ebike is so good it won a prestigious design award

“Since 1953, the IF Design Awards have been given out on an annual basis in an effort to shine a spotlight on amazing breakthroughs in industrial design...This year, one of those winners is a new ebike from Gazelle that took home an award for its outstanding performance.”

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