Riese & Muller Packster 80 Cargo E Bike 2020

  • The Riese & Muller Packster 80 cargo electric bike is the heavy duty model in the Packster series and has the largest cargo area in the Riese & Muller range. Beautifully designed and engineered, it has an impressive 80cm x ~62cm cargo area and 200kg capacity which means you can transport almost anything. Comfortable, surprisingly nimble for such a large ebike, and hugely practical this is the ultimate transporter. 

  • The Packster 80 is available in either a Shimano Deore ("Touring") or Enviolo 380 / carbon belt drive ("Vario") model. There is also the option to add a dual battery 1,000Wh, a comfort kit, a SmartphoneHub display and multiple accessories. 

  • Book a test ride to try this style of electric bike and let us help you work out your best configuration. If you require further information or would like to place your order, contact us today.
    • Drive System: Bosch Performance Line CX
    • Motor: 250W mid-drive, 75Nm of torque
    • Battery: Bosch Powerpack 500Wh
    • Range: Up to 130km
    • Comfort: Front suspension, suspension seatpost, adjustable handlebar, ergonomic grips and saddle
    • Accessories: Lights, lock, double kickstand, mudguards, ergo grips and saddle
    • Brand: Riese and Müller
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The Packster 80. Transport Almost Anything. 

The Ultimate Transporter.  The Riese & Müller Packster 80 cargo electric bike is an incredibly innovative and practical design. It is easily adjustable for most rider heights and the smooth power from the Bosch CX motor and amazing stability and balance means that just about anyone can comfortably ride it. 

It has the largest cargo area of any of the Riese & Muller cargo ebikes and yet still handles with surprising agility and stability thanks to its high quality frame, heavy duty wheels, balloon tires and innovative design. It has a cargo area that is 80cm long and approx. 62cm wide and a 200kg capacity. Each Packster 80 comes equipped with hydraulic disc brakes, balloon puncture resistant tires, 70mm front suspension and additional features such as a thudbuster suspension seatpost to increase comfort and improve handling. 

Every Packster cargo ebike is equipped with thoughtful and high quality extras such as a wheel lock (with an option to add a 130cm chain), and bright integrated Supernova front and rear lights. It also has a wide double kickstand which folds up neatly and provides a stable platform for cargo when stationary. 

Sit up and enjoy the world about as you go about your daily tasks, or head for the bush with your camping gear to escape the urban jungle. A transporter that doesn't forget that getting places can mean fun and adventure. If you prefer something smaller then have a look at the Riese & Muller Packster 60 and if you need a large cargo area and more  traction offroad see the Riese & Muller Load 75 cargo ebike. 

Riese & Muller Packster 80 Cargo E Bike 2020
Riese & Muller Packster 80 Cargo E Bike 2020


Comfort. Power and the Option for Internal Gears With Gates Belt Drive. 

Like all Riese & Muller ebikes every bike component and accessory has been carefully considered for durability, performance and comfort. If you prefer a more upright riding position Riese & Muller have introduced the option to add a 'comfort kit'. This offers classically curved handlebars, a longer stem and wider saddle (pictured) at is no extra charge. 

For the Packster series Riese & Muller use the powerful Bosch Performance Line CX motor and it comes standard with a 500Wh battery, although you also have the option to custom order with dual battery if you want the extra distance. There is also the option to upgrade from the standard Purion display to the new Bosch SmartphoneHub display (pictured). 

If you want an ebike that is lower maintenance and very easy to change gears on then have a look at the Vario model. This is equipped with the easy-changing Enviolo internal hub gears and also comes with a Gates carbon belt drive instead of a chain. The belt drive is a tough drive train that offers a near-silent ride and requires little maintenance. 

Riese & Muller Packster 80 Cargo E Bike 2020 - Comfort Kit
Riese & Muller Packster 80 Cargo E Bike 2020 - SmartphoneHub display


Practical Packster 80 Accessories. For Cargo. For Family. 

For 2020, Riese & Muller have redesigned many of their core accessory items for the Packster series so they offer even more safety and versatility. The child carrying accessories have received the greatest attention with the addition of 5-point seat belts and child seats that can be individually added or removed. The child seats are now height-adjustable and can be reclined for a sleeping child. There is also a child cover now that provides protection from the weather or you can opt for a tarpaulin to cover your cargo area when unattended or when raining. Note: The child carrying accessories are only available if you select the 'Box' option when you configure your Packster 80. 

If you are only interested in carrying cargo and just want a platform, then select the 'Boards' option when configuring your Packster 60. This gives you weatherproof and waterproof plates that you can use to tie down cargo such as large bags, crates, cardboard boxes and more.  Alternatively you can select the 'Box' option which also offers a tarpaulin to cover it. Have a look at the Riese & Muller website for the multiple configurations. 

Riese & Muller Packster 80 Cargo E Bike 2020 - Box and Boards

Riese & Muller Packster 80: Options and Upgrades

The Riese & Müller Packster 80 is offered iwith a choice of two gearing platforms - Touring with Shimano Deore 10-speed gearing or Vario with the Enviolo internal hub / Gates belt drive combination.  Once you choose which model you want then you can customise your bike with options such as the dual battery, comfort kit, and accessories.  It comes with a Bosch Purion display as standard however an upgrade to the new Bosch SmartphoneHUB is also available. See below for a summary of the combinations available for a customised order.  

Models Available 

DualBatt Option
(1,000Wh)

Comfort Kit

Smart
phone Hub upgrade

Child carrying accessories (multiple)

Cargo accessories (multiple)

130cm chain with lock

Rear Carrier option

 

+$1,409

$0

+$159

varies

varies

+$79

+209

Touring $9,289

y

y

y

y

y

y

y

Vario $10,069

y

y

y

y

y

y

y

 For a complete overview of the features and configuration options available for the Packster 80 model, visit the Riese & Muller website

You can also read more about the differences and benefits of Riese & Muller's core technology platforms (Gearing, Bosch integration etc) to help you understand the choices better.

Riese & Muller Packster 80 Cargo E Bike 2020

Ordering a Riese & Muller eBike

Electric Bikes Brisbane has a selection of Packster ebikes in stock however if we don't have your preferred configuration Riese & Muller offer a modern just-in-time order system. This way you can configure and order the bike exactly the way you want it. The cargo electric bikes are transported from Germany via sea freight which generally takes 2-3 months. All ebikes are delivered to Electric Bikes Brisbane where we build them, test them and fit your accessories to ensure your ebike is as perfect as it can be for you take delivery. 

If you want some help working out which model and configuration suits you best, or wish to place an order, then don't hesitate to contact us.  

Riese & Muller Packster 80 Cargo E Bike 2020

E-Bike Technology

System Bosch Performance Line CX
Motor Bosch 250W mid-drive
Battery
Bosch Powerpack 500 36 V, 13,4 Ah/500Wh
Range Up to 130km
Charger Bosch 4A 
Display Standard: Bosch Purion
Upgrade: Bosch SmartphoneHUB* ($159)
Riese & Muller Packster 80 Cargo E Bike 2020


Bike Specifications

Parts
Frame Type: Cargo, one size 
Colours
Light Grey
Suspension
Suntour XCM32, 20" 70mm
Wheel Size 20" front, 27.5" rear
Tyres
Schwalbe Big Ben Plus 55-406 Reflex; Schwalbe Super Moto-X 62-584 Reflex
Rims
Alex MD30, 20"; Rodi Tryp35, 27,5"
Shifting System Touring: Shimano Deore Shadow+, 10-sp
Vario: Enviolo 380 R&M Custom, Continuous, 36H
Chain
Touring: KMC X10 ( 107x )
Vario: Gates drive belt CDX
Brakes
Tektro Auriga E-Comp HD-500, hydraulic disc brake
Handlebar
FSA V-Drive, 31,8 mm, Alu; Satori NoirettePlus, 31,8 mm, Alu*
Stem
Riese & Müller, adjustable height; FSA V-Drive, 80 mm, +/-17°; Satori, 60 mm, +/-17°*
Saddle
Selle Royal New Lookin Moderate
Seatpost
Cane Creek Thudbuster ST
Carry Capacity 200kg
Fitted Accessories
Lights
Front:  Supernova E3 E-Bike
Rear: 
Busch & Müller Secula plus; Busch & Müller Toplight 2C LED*
Lock
ABUS Shield (option: 130cm chain) 
Carrier Rack Optional: Riese & Muller 
Mudguards
SKS A65R 
Kickstand
Double leg stand Packster, integrated

*See the Riese & Muller website for detailed specifications per model, geometry and optional upgrades.

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