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Shimano 60 Nm motor, long-distance electric hybrid bike, grey

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Our team of passionate designers has developed this electric bike to give your long-distance rides on hilly roads and trails that extra bit of oomph!



Eco mode: up to 120 km, normal mode: up to 90 km, high mode: up to 60km

Easy reading

Remote control screen Wide, high-contrast and easy to reach

Ease of use

Change speed easily with the Shimano 10-speed trigger shifter


A comfortable ride on hills thanks to the Shimano 60Nm central motor


Connect your smartphone to your bike with the Shimano E-TUBE app

Smooth pedalling

Pedal naturally thanks to the torque sensor integrated into the central motor

Cycling comfort

Lockable suspension fork with adjustable stiffness

Braking power

The hydraulic disc brakes provide powerful, precise braking.



Choosing your size

4 sizes available: Size S: 1.50 m to 1.65 m.

Size M: 1.66 m to 1.77 m.

Size L: 1.78 m to 1.89 m.

Size XL: 1.90 m to 2.01 m.

If you are on the edge between 2 sizes: Choose the smaller size for greater manoeuvrability and comfort (straighter back).

Choose the larger size for a more stretched out position (better suited to speed).

0, 1, 2 or 3: choosing your assistance mode

OFF mode – Assistance disabled.

Eco mode - Gentle assistance at up to 25 km/h that means you can forget about the weight of the bike - battery life of around 120km under normal conditions.

Normal mode - Moderate assistance up to 25 km/h - battery life of around 90km under normal conditions.

High mode - "Boost" assistance up to 25 km/h for more difficult inclines with battery life of around 60km under normal conditions.

Walking mode - Assistance when walking.

What are the benefits of a central motor vs a rear motor?

- A smooth ride without any jolts thanks to the progressive assistance.

- When pushing off, cycling uphill, or when you are carrying baggage, the assistance is more dynamic.

- More manoeuvrable thanks to excellent weight distribution.

- Rear wheel easily removable

- Improved battery life thanks to better energy management

- Better performance, no braking effect beyond 25km/h

- Option to attach a bike trailer

Motor: use those watts!

The new ultra-quiet central Shimano Steps E6100 motor has been designed for long-distance road and trail riding.

With its 60 Nm torque, you get powerful assistance on hills when heavily laden.

This new motor is the upgraded version of its predecessor (the E6000) to give you an even longer battery range:

- less resistance for 20% more motor efficiency

- 210 g lighter, now weighing just 2.88 kg.

Battery and charger

Shimano Lithium-ion 36v 11.6 Ah (418Wh) battery

Comes with two AXA keys.

Rapid Shimano charger and adaptor: you can directly charge while it is attached to the bike, or remove the battery to charge it separately.

Time for a full battery charge: 3h

We recommend charging the battery after each use.


LCD central screen that's backlit for better visibility both day and night.


- speed

- journey data

- remaining battery

- assistance modes

- time

- battery use in real time

The remote control for changing the mode (High, Normal, Eco, Walk) is on the left so that it remains within easy reach in all situations

Connect your bike with Shimano E-TUBE!

With the Shimano E-TUBE app, connect your smartphone via bluetooth to your bike and enhance your experience.

E-TUBE RIDE allows you to visualise your journey with a map, display real-time route data and record it while you are on the bike on your smartphone or STRAVA.

E-TUBE PROJECT allows you to customize your settings and update the firmware.

A frame designed for less weight and more comfort

Our engineers designed the hybrid frame using 6061 aluminium and lower geometry for an easy step through. This frame provides optimal comfort and great versatility.

Inserts included for a bottle cage only on sizes M, L, XL

A bottle cage can be fitted to the size S model using an adaptor

Inserts included for a pannier rack

Adjustable suspension fork

Our designers added the Suntour NCX SF17 lockable and adjustable spring suspension fork.

1⅛" aluminium pivot.

Magnesium blade.

63 mm of travel.

Derailleur & drive train: enjoy the speed!

Quickly and easily change between the 10 speeds using the Shimano Deore trigger shifter on the handlebars.

In detail:

- 10-speed cassette

- Shimano single chainring: 38 T

- Cogs: 11/36

- KMC chain with quick release

- Rear derailleur: Shimano Deore

- Shifter: Shimano Deore

Hybrid tyres: put rubber to the road

Comfortable, versatile Vittoria Terreno Dry 120 TPI flex bead tyres for riding absolutely anywhere.

The recommended pressure is between 4 and 5 bars (details on tyre sidewall).

Dimensions: 700 x 38c (40-622).

28" double-walled wheels

Go on rides with the Riverside 540 E equipped with double-walled black aluminium wheel.

To transport your bike, the quick-release on the front and rear wheels makes them easy to remove.

28-spoke front wheel and 36-spoke rear wheel.

Wheel diameter = 28 inches (21-622).

HYDRAULIC DISC BRAKES: control your braking

Cycle safely on any terrain (dry / wet) thanks to the Tektro TKD 160 mm hydraulic disc brakes at the front and rear.

Hydraulic brakes provide more precise braking as well as greater comfort using the brake levers.

Aluminium brake levers.

Handlebars, steering, stem: maintain control

Semi-raised aluminium handlebar (620 mm). 1⅛" aluminium stem that is 75 mm long.

1⅛" semi-integrated Aheadset headset.

2 aluminium spacers 5 mm in height.

Ergonomic grips with integrated bar ends.

Saddle: be comfortable

Because it's important that your seat position is adapted to your riding style, our teams have chosen a trekking-specific Selle Royal saddle.

Aluminium seat post. Collar dimensions = 35 mm.

Seat post diameter = 28.6 mm.

Tool-free saddle height adjustment (quick-release).

Crank / Pedals

The Riverside 540 electric is supplied with versatile single-piece plastic pedals with a wide pedalling surface to help keep the foot on the pedal.

170mm-long aluminium cranks.

38-tooth aluminium chainwheel.



Your Riverside 540 E is supplied with a stand, bell, lights (front / rear), wheel reflectors and pedals.

This bike is compatible with:

- front and rear mudguards

- stand

- bottle cage (sizes M, L and XL only)

- saddle bag

- rear pannier rack

- child seat on the frame or pannier rack

Please ask a sales advisor for further details.


Total weight of the bike in size S (battery included): 21.5 kg

Total weight of the bike in size M (battery included): 21.6 kg

Total weight of the bike in size L (battery included): 21.7 kg

Total weight of the bike in size XL (battery included): 21.8 kg



Bike frame: 100.0% Aluminium

Tips for storage and maintenance

Restrictions on use

Not suitable for mountain biking or BMX


Test product

Before implementation in stores, our bikes are tested by many bike trekking enthusiasts. They ride several thousands of kilometres to be properly approved. These tests enable us to guarantee comfort, ease of use and versatility to meet your expectations.

Parts guarantee

Lifetime guarantee: frame, stem and handlebar. Parts: 2 years.