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 one of the lightest stepthrough commuters available. 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.
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)|
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 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.