Ridgeback Electron Plus Electric Bike.
A fantastic new electric bike from the world famous Ridgeback renowned for their touring and hybrid bikes. The new Ridgeback Electron features the new STEPS system from Shimano.
The Electron also features Mudguards, Pannier Rack, Shimano Hydraulic Disc Brakes and a kick-stand.
Ridgeback are proud to present a new level of effortless performance to e-bikes. The SHIMANO STEPS system is lightweight, has a large capacity lithium-ion battery pack and an intelligent power management system. It will bring you further than ever before.STEPS: Shimano Total Electric Power System.
The main question we get asked about electric bikes is how far can you travel on a battery charge? The information below is intended as a guide and may vary due to weight, road and weather conditions.
Shimano STEPS Features:
- Eco Mode: 125km.
- Normal Mode: 85km.
- High Mode: 60km.
The SHIMANO STEPS system is equipped with a lot of features that even fit, experienced cyclists will appreciate. Because you expend less energy on an e-bike, you’ll arrive at your destination feeling clean and refreshed. The essential electronics are incorporated in the drive unit, making for a reliable system under any weather conditions.
BT-E6000 / SM-BME60 BATTERY
HIGH QUALITY, LONG LASTING LITHIUM-ION BATTERY PACK
- Available for either rear carrier (2.550g) or down tube mounting (2.660g)
- High 418Wh capacity (36V, 11.6Ah)
- 1000 charge cycles without significant power loss.
- Charges in four hours
SG-S505/705 & SG-C6060 INTERNAL GEAR HUB DI2
INTERNAL GEAR HUB WITH DI2 ELECTRONIC SHIFTING FOR FAST, EASY AND SMOOTH PERFORMANCE
- Available in 8 or 11 speed versions
- Choose from disc brake, hub roller brake or V-brake
- Durable construction and low maintenance requirements
- SHIMANO STEPS can also be used with a rear derailleur or standard interal hub gear
DU-E6001 DRIVE UNIT
THE HEART OF STEPS – A LIGHTWEIGHT, COMPACT, SMOOTH AND SILENT DRIVE UNIT
- Weighs just 3.2kg – one of the lightest units on the market
- Intelligent power assistance gives an easy, natural feeling
- Walk assist mode for extra support while walking next to the bike
- With START MODE (Di2 only), automatically shifts down to a lower gear as you stop ready for an easy start
FC-E6000 / SM-CRE60 CRANKARM / CHAINRING
LIGHTWEIGHT, SLEEK, MODERN APPEARANCE USING SHIMANO’S PROVEN SYSTEM ENGINEERING.
- Chain cover for excellent leg protection – no need for trouser clips!
- Choice of 38 or 44 tooth chainrings
SIMPLE CONTROL THANKS TO ERGONOMIC DESIGN AND INTUITIVE LAYOUT
- Three easy to click buttons – two for shifting up or down, one for Walk Assist
- Easy to reach without having to move your hand from the grip
- Customisable operation using E-Tube system
SC-E6000 CYCLING COMPUTER
COMPACT DESIGNED CYCLING COMPUTER
Ridgbeback Electron Electric Bike Weight:
- Standard bike computer functions
- Gear indication
- Range indication
- Battery indication
- Multiple mounting options, with different angles and positions
We weighed a medium Ridgeback Electron, with battery and the total weight for the bike was 24.51kg / 54lbs