The Orbea brand started in 1840 in Eibar, a little town in northern Spain. It began as a rifle and gun producer and began making bicycles in the 1930s. It now boasts some of the most desired high end road and mountain bicycles in the world, and sponsors some of the world's best professional road and mountain bike racers and teams. Orbea have pioneered the road and urban ebikes categories with their award-winning lightweight Orbea Gain and Vibe range and in 2021 delivered another game changer, the Orbea Rise dual suspension eMTB. The Rise paves the way in Australia for a new category of ebike, the lightweight eMTB, and is currently the most powerful of the lightweights available here.
The Orbea Gain D30 1X is a gravel ebike that is built on the lightweight alloy Gain platform. It runs on the highly regarded Shimano GRX 11-speed drive train with Shimano RX400 hydraulic disc brakes and 38C tires. It also has an integrated daylight running light and a tail light that is powered by the battery, a first for a road ebike.
At about 14kg the motor gives just enough oomph to take the edge off the hills and longer distances.
The Orbea Gain D30 road ebike is based on the lightweight alloy Gain platform and runs on the highly regarded Shimano 105 11-speed drive train with Shimano hydraulic disc brakes. It also has an integrated daylight running light and a tail light that is powered by the battery, a first for a road ebike.
At just under 14kg the motor gives just enough oomph to take the edge of the hills and longer distances while still providing a ride that gives you all the things you love about road riding.
The Orbea Gain D40 road ebike is the most affordable model in the Orbea Gain range and is a lovely looking, discreet road ebike. The D40 is based on the lightweight alloy Gain platform and comes with a carbon fork, 10-speed drive train and hydraulic disc brakes.
It also has an integrated daylight running light and a tail light that is powered by the battery. At just under 14kg the motor gives just enough oomph when you need it while still providing a ride that gives you all the things you love about road riding.
The Orbea Gain M20i road ebike is the Di2 version of the M20 Shimano Ultegra model. It is a beautiful looking ebike with full carbon frame carbon and OC2 carbon wheels, making it one of the lightest ebikes available in the world. The Gain models are renowned for their handling, agility and smooth natural ride feel and come with extra features such as integrated lighting.
The Orbea Katu E-30 compact electric bike is a top quality urban ebike, designed especially to be your everyday transport. It is easy to use with its 20" wheels and 8-speed internal gearing and has excellent features such as the front basket included. The power you get from the Bosch mid drive system takes care of the hard bits and the efficiency of the motor with the 400Wh battery provides plenty of range for everyday use. Uniquely universal and very handy.
The Orbea Keram SUV 20 ebike is ready-made for rugged adventure touring. Or is it a tough about-town car replacement? Take your pick. It is distinctive and strong and comes with an impressive racking system that can carry an extra 40kg. The Gen 4 Bosch CX motor will power you along and there is also the option to add a second battery in addition to the 500Wh battery it comes with. It is built on impressive running gear with a 12-speed gearing system, hydraulic disc brakes and fast-rolling tough 29" wheels with all-terrain tires.
Complete with handy extras such as bright integrated lighting and Abus Bordo alarm lock, the Keram's usefulness will only be limited by your imagination.
The Orbea Optima E40 ebike is one of the lightest stepthrough commuter ebikes currently on the market. With its deep lowstep frame and upright riding position it is comfortable, beautifully balanced and easy to ride. It is equipped with top running gear including Shimano Deore 10-speed gears and Shimano hydraulic disc brakes and features the 'Hidden Power' drive system which is discreet and strong. A top quality ebike that is beautiful to look, effortless and easy to ride and great value.
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 about 17kg, it is the lightest of any stepthrough commuter. It features the 'Hidden Power' rear drive system that provides plenty of assistance when needed and 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.
The Orbea Rise H15 eMTB is the mid model in the Orbea Rise H eMTB series, and is a top choice for those who want the cutting edge riding platform of its carbon brother, greater range thanks to the 540Wh battery and a great price tag.
The Orbea Rise H15 weighs in at just over 20kg and has the climbing power and agile downhill handling and riding fun that the Rise is famous for. The H15 has 140mm travel upfront with Fox 36 Float Performance forks and 150mm at the rear. It runs on tough Race Face 29" wheels and comes equipped with Shimano SLX/XT 12-speed gears and Shimano M6100 hydraulic brakes. Beginner or experienced riders alike will enjoy fast, fun trail riding every time you go out.
The Orbea Rise H30 eMTB is the most economical model in the Orbea Rise H eMTB series. It is a top choice for those who want the cutting edge riding platform of its carbon brother, greater range thanks to the 540Wh battery and the best price tag for the range.
The Orbea Rise H30 weighs in at approx 20kg and has the agile downhill handling and riding fun with the uphill performance that the Rise is famous for. The H30 has 140mm travel upfront with Marzocchi Bomber Z2 forks and 150mm at the rear. It runs on tough Race Face 29" wheels and comes equipped with Shimano Deore 12-speed gears. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced rider, you will love mountain biking even more every time you hit the trails.
The Orbea Rise M-LTD eMTB is the top-of-the-range Rise model and one of the lightest eMTB's available in the world. With full carbon frame, wheels, handlebars (the lot!) and just 16.5kg it is very natural to ride - fast downhill, flickable and agile with the bonus of the power for climbing and technical. A mighty fine machine for riders who like to play and want the best.
The Rise M-LTD comes with the 140mm Fox 34 Float Factory forks and a Fox Float DPS Factory rear shock with the option to switch to Fox 36 if you prefer. Running gear is provided by Shimano's flagship XTR 12-speed gears and hydraulic brakes, and this model features the ultra light and tough Race Face Next-SL carbon wheelset.
The Orbea Rise M-Team eMTB is a deserving winner of a 2021 Design & Innovation Award. It has a sleek slimline carbon frame, and excellent spec, and is just 17.5kg. Highly regarded for its agile trail performance this is an ebike for someone who wants to take their mountain biking to the next level and someone who appreciates innovation and top quality.
The Rise M-Team is a burly spec. A 29er with 140mm Fox 36 Factory forks and a 150mm Fox DPX2 rear shock. It runs on the excellent Race Face Turbine wheels and comes equipped with Shimano's flagship XTR 12-speed gears and hydraulic brakes. A Fox Transfer Factory Kashima seatpost completes the setup.
The Orbea Rise M10 eMTB is the mid-level model in the new Orbea Rise series, a multi-award winning carbon electric mountain bike that is just 18kg. The Rise M10 is perfect for mountain bikers who love the experience of mountain biking and want just a bit more power for the steep pinches and long ups.
The Rise M10 has 140mm travel with Fox 36 Factory forks and 150mm at the rear with a Fox DPX2 rear shock. It runs on the excellent Race Face Turbine 29" wheels and comes equipped with Shimano XT 12-speed gears and Shimano M7100 hydraulic brakes. A dropper seatpost completes the package. If you are looking for something personalised then many of its standard specifications including frame colour and decals can be customised through the Orbea MyO portal.
The Orbea Rise M20 eMTB is the base model in the Orbea Rise eMTB series and is top value for those who want the cutting edge lightweight carbon platform for fast trail and XC riding. The Rise M20 is a fantastic climber and incredibly agile and fast at just 18kg.
The Rise M20 has 140mm travel upfront with Fox 34 Float Performance forks and 150mm at the rear. It runs on tough Race Face 29" wheels and comes equipped with Shimano SLX 12-speed gears and Shimano M6100 hydraulic brakes. A dropper seatpost completes the package and sets you up for excellent, fun trail riding every time you go out.
The Orbea Vibe H10 EQ ebike is the top-of-the-range model in Orbea's renowned Vibe range. It is fully equipped with some clever and stylish extras, including the OC pannier bag that doubles as a backpack, and it is still incredibly lightweight thanks to its competition-grade components. Designed ground up to be an athletic flatbar commuter, you will also find the ride comfortable thanks to touches such as the carbon fork, the 45C tires and the Brooks saddle and grips. If you appreciate the exquisite performance and durability that comes with top-of-the-range bicycles and a beautiful-looking fully equipped ebike then the Vibe H10 EQ is for you.