Orbea Optima E40 Stepthrough eBike 2020

  • The Orbea Optima E40 ebike is the lightest stepthrough ebike currently on the market at just over 16kg. It features the same 'Hidden Power' drive system that the Orbea Gain range is famous for - discreet, strong and offers plenty of fun, helpful assistance when needed. A lovely low stepthrough frame makes it very easy to ride and it is equipped with quality hydraulic disc brakes and excellent 9-speed gearing. It also comes with all the practical accessories required for every day riding such as integrated lights, mudguards and rear carry rack. A quality ebike that is beautiful to look at and effortless and easy to ride. 

  • Taking orders for new stock arriving soon. 
    • Drive System: X35 eSystem
    • Battery: Ebikemotion X35 36V/6.9A Ant+
    • Range: Up to 100km 
    • Quality: Stepthrough alloy frame, strong 700C wheels, Shimano hydraulic disc brakes, 9-speed gearing
    • Brand: Orbea
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Stylish. Lightweight. Easy.

Orbea Optima E40 urban electric bike

If you love style and want a lightweight urban every day ride then look no further than the Orbea Optima E40 ebike. It has very sophisticated underlying design and engineering that has have kept things clean and streamlined in looks. Its low stepthrough frame combined with 9-speed gears and hydraulic disc brakes provides versatility and safety for every day urban riding, and you will enjoy the nimbleness and stability offered by great design and build quality. 

Aimed at the everyday urban rider Orbea have ensured comfort is provided as well as all the practical extra accessories required. Front and rear lights are powered by a dynamo hub, mudguard and a chainguard keep you and your cargo clean, a rear carry rack offers extra room for luggage and the front hub also has a safety lock for peace of mind.

The Orbea Optima E40 ebike is phenomenal value, for those who love a touch of class and sophistication in a very lightweight urban ebike package.  

Hidden Power. Sophisticated X35 eSystem

Orbea Optima E40 electric bike

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.     

E-Bike Technology

System X35 eSystem
Ebikemotion X35 250W rear hub
Battery Standard: Ebikemotion 36V/248Wh Ant+
Range Up to 100km
Ebikemotion X35
OC monochrome ANT+ LEV
Remote Ebikemotion iWoc TRIO

Orbea Optima E40 stepthrough electric bike

Bike Specifications*

Orbea Optima Hydroformed Alloy
Sizes Small (40.5cm), Medium (45cm), Large (50cm)
Colours Blue, Blackberry, Orange
Optima 400mm Alloy Post mount
Prowheel PRA105 42t
VP-Z104PD 1-1/8" Semi-Cartridge
Orbea City Riser Alu 640mm
Orbea TDS-D617
Sun Race CSM989 11-36t 9-Speed
Shimano SL-M2010
Shimano Altus M2000 SGS Shadow
Airline Corsa
Kenda 1172 700x50c
Shimano MT200 Hydraulic Disc
Shimano HG53 9-Speed
Alloy 31.6x400mm Offset 
Selle Royal Milo Plus DR
VP-856 Black
Weight approx 16kg
Front: Joss Spanninga Kendo Steps
Rear: Joss Spanninga Lineo XDS Dinamo
Sunon A017
Rear Carrier
Orbea Optima hidden stays

* Full specifications including geometry and sizing are here >>

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