The Orbea Optima E50 stepthrough ebike is a lovely discreet and lightweight model that consistently makes the list of 'top great value commuting ebikes'. At just 16kg, the lightest of any stepthrough commuter, it features the 'Hidden Power' rear drive system that provides plenty of assistance when needed. It is so beautifully designed it is difficult to tell it is en ebike. Its low stepthrough frame and 8-speed gearing makes it easy to ride and it also comes with all the extras required for every day riding such as integrated lights, mudguards and rear carry rack. Beautiful to look at and effortless and easy to ride.
Rarely do you get an ebike this stylish, this light and beautiful to ride at this price. The Orbea Optima E50 ebike is made in Spain and has very sophisticated design and engineering to create a lovely looking and streamlined ebike. Its low stepthrough frame combined with 8-speed gears and disc brakes is easy to ride and provides versatility for every day urban riding, and you will enjoy the nimbleness and stability offered by great design and build quality.
The Optima E50 ebike also comes with all the practical extra accessories required for everyday commuting and riding. A rear rack allows you to carry a basket or pannier bags, front and rear lights are powered by a dynamo hub to save battery, mudguards and a chainguard keep you and your cargo clean and the front hub also has a safety lock for peace of mind. Excellent value for those who love a touch of class and sophistication in a very lightweight urban ebike package.
Orbea developed its X35 electric drive system in partnership with eBikemotion to create a smooth and subtle power delivery known as the "Enough Power" concept. It is an electric system that is sophisticated yet simple and intuitive to operate. The control centre for the bike is a simple discreet display on your handlebar that you can control your power levels, and having Ant+ technology means you can sync up to other apps for navigation and health information.
The X35 eSystem features a 250W discreet and compact rear hub motor that is drag free when off. A sophisticated sensor system monitors your pedalling effort and adjusts power accordingly. The battery is completely hidden within the frame for a discreet look and for maximum protection.
Ebikemotion X35 250W rear hub
|Battery||Ebikemotion 36V/248Wh Ant+ (Internal)
|Range||Up to 100km|
OC monochrome ANT+ LEV (+$139)
|Remote||Ebikemotion iWoc TRIO|
Orbea Optima Hydroformed Alloy
|Sizes||Small (40.5cm), Medium (45cm), Large (50cm)|
|Colours||Blackberry, Orange, Blue|
Optima 400mm Alloy Post mount
Prowheel PRA105 42t
VP-Z104PD 1-1/8" Semi-Cartridge
Orbea City Riser Alu 640mm
Shimano HG200 12-32t 8-Speed
Shimano Altus M310
Kenda 1172 700x50c
Shimano MT200 Hydraulic Disc
Alloy 31.6x400mm Offset
Selle Royal Milo Plus DR
Front: Joss Spanninga Kendo Steps
Rear: Joss Spanninga Lineo XDS Dinamo
Orbea Optima hidden stays
SKS EDGE Alloy C56R
* Full specifications including geometry and sizing are here >>
The Orbea Gain F40 is a flatbar e-bike based on a road platform. It is a fantastic bike for those who want a lightweight, stylish, minimalist ebike for getting around town at a great price. At just over 14kg the Orbea Gain F40 model is a zippy, nimble ride. The F40 version comes with handy 9-speed gearing and hydraulic disc brakes and with the cleverly integrated electric drive system it is hard to tell that this stylish bike is even an electric bike. For a full overview of the Orbea Gain range see here>>.
Orbea Gain test rides available by appointment - book here . Select sizes and colours on sale. Custom orders also available.
The Kalkhoff Endeavour 1.B Move Comfort e-bike with its stepthrough frame is a unique hybrid/trekking style ebike. With its suspension fork, fast rolling puncture resistant 700C tires and silent smooth Bosch mid-drive motor it is equally at home on the tarmac and gravel. Fully appointed with high quality accessories such as integrated front and rear lights, rear rack its upright riding position offers a comfortable everyday ride.
The Tern Vektron D8 ebike delivers the uncompromised performance of the Tern Vektron family in an affordable package. It features the exceptionally strong and easy-to-use Tern Vektron folding e-bike platform and has great power through the Bafang mid-drive drive system. With its 8-speed gearing and hydraulic disc brakes you can tackle any urban terrain and features such as balloon tyres and ergonomic grips provide great comfort along the way.
You can fold the Tern Vektron D8 in seconds to carry it on the train or into a lift, and the compact folded size fits easily into car boots and smaller storage areas. A fantastic inner-city transporter and great for travellers looking for high quality, longer-range folding ebikes with a mid-drive motor.