You can get an E-Cargo, E-Mini or E-Mini-Max with integrated Shimano STEPS EP8 Cargo power unit. The STEPS EP8 is by far the best system for an electric bike – we tested a lot of options and we are certain this is the e-bike that will take you to the very TOP of the hill.
More info on the STEPS system see: Bike Radar STEPS system review
The powerful SHIMANO STEPS motor is strong enough to handle the steepest of hills, yet intuitive enough to give you just the right amount of support for every pedal stroke along the way. Designed specifically to give you the natural feel of riding a normal bike. Weighs only 2.6kg, one of the lightest motors on the market. Stable, smooth intuitive power for improved bike handling over every part of your day. Solidly supports speeds up to 25 km/h.
Lightweight yet rigid crankset for direct power transfer. Both crankset and the rest of the drivetrain are built on SHIMANO’s proven technology. This gives you reliability and confidence from first to last pedal stroke. Drivetrain components are designed to work in sync with each other for unparalleled effectiveness and reliability. Spec’d with Gates Carbondrive chainring, belt, and rear sprocket for a maintenance low, durable, and strong drivetrain. A 165 mm crank arm minimises pedal strikes and maintains smooth cadence and motor assistance.
Extensive choice of power-assist settings to match your unique riding style. Compact, easy-to-read display with dynamic visuals when switching between support settings. Further personalise your support settings by choosing Dynamic, Explorer or Custom Mode to perfectly match your riding style and intended terrain. The computer is specifically designed to be compact and also durable for bad weather riding. Easy-to-read LCD – each support setting assigned a unique colour. Sleek bar-mounted computer with dynamic LCD display shows gear number, power assist mode and battery range information. Wirelessly customise your preferences via Bluetooth.
Ultra-durable, replaceable, powerful battery specially designed for the rigours of cargo biking. Low profile design for improved impact and vibration resistance. High capacity long-lasting Li-Ion battery of 504 Wh to cover more territory. Supported travel up to 100 km on one charge. Holds 60% of maximum capacity after 1,000 complete charge cycles.
OMNIUM E-CARGO FRAME SPECIFICATIONS
Double-Butted Chromoly Steel Frame
|Frame + Fork + Steering Rod||6870g +/-|
|Standard Rack Weight||1320g +/-|
|Rack dimensions||83cm x 50cm|
|Seat post diameter||31.6 mm|
|Seat post clamp size||34.0 mm|
|Rear Wheel||700C, 135×9 mm spacing, disc only (can be changed with new inserts)|
|Front Wheel||406C, 100×12 mm spacing, disc only|
|Tyre clearance, front||55mm with mudguards|
|Tyre clearance, rear||55mm with mudguards|
|Fork headset||1 1/8″ Threaded|
|Steerer headset||1 1/8″ Aheadset only|
Recommended maximum loading weight including rider: 175 kg
Full Equipment List – Complete Bikes
|Brakes||SRAM Guide RE, 4 piston Hydraulic|
|Gears||Nexus 5 internal gears di2|
|Seatpost||31.6mm forged alloy 6061 aluminium, T6, matt black|
|Grips||Omnium locking, black, foam|
|Pedals||Cast metal platform, black|
|Kickstand||Cast aluminium twin-leg|
|Motor||Shimano Steps EP8 CRG|
|Gear Shifting||Shimano MU-UR510|
|Mudguards||With rain flaps, matt black|
|Handlebar||6061 aluminium, 700mm wide, 15mm rise, oversized|
|Stem||3D forged 6061 aluminium, oversize, 80mm standard, matt black|
|Headset/s||VP Components, sealed bearings|
|Wheels||Omnium Wheelset: 622 (700c) & 406 (20″)|
|Tyres||Schwalbe Big Ben Plus|
|Saddle||Velo, black vinyl, steel rails|
|Chainring||Gates CDX 39t|
|Belt||Gates CDX 125t|
|Rear Sprocket||Gates CDX 28t|