ELECTRIC BIKES

Best Range of Electric Bikes in the Taupo Region

Central Plateau Cycles is your local specialist for Electric Bikes.

Here at Central Plateau Cycles, our staff are highly trained in the fast moving world of Electric Bikes (E-bikes). In the workshop we have the necessary skill and tools to diagnose Bosch and Shimano Motors, as well as providing software updates. See our repair page for more info on this. As well as being able to provide high quality repairs, servicing and general chit chat on all things electric, we also stock a great range of E-bikes from the following brands:

Merida: Merida are the second largest manufacturer of bikes in the world, and the Taiwanese brand certainly knows how to make a great E-bike at friendly price points. Merida have been taking the world by storm with their popular Eone-Sixty winning many awards in the Emtb category's for last few years. All there bikes for 2019 run with the Shimano STEPS systems, ranging from the E6000 commuter to the powerful E8000 which is arguably the best electric bike motor on the market right now.

Haibike: When it comes to electric mountain bikes, look no further than Haibike. The first company in the world to design and manufacture an electric mountain bike (Emtb), back in 2011, every other brand as been playing catch up ever since. For 2019 all Haibike sold in NZ run the Bosh electric system, with their own FLYON system due later this year. For someone wanting the best, don't look at anything until you come and check out a Haibike.

Smartmotion: This kiwi brand has been in the e-bike game since they started developing electric bikes for the New Zealand Postal service many years ago, these guys make a great commuter range with the popular E-city and Mid-city, however they also make some stuff for off road with the Hypersonic and X-City.

Kona Remote Control $7999
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Haibike Hard Seven 4.0 $4699.00
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Smartmotion Hypersonic From $4499.00
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Smartmotion X-city $3899.00
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For all the latest up to date info about the Electric bike range, check out our contact page and get in touch. Test rides are available to for those that want to have a go on an Electric Bike. E-bike hire is also available. You can also Like our Facebook page so you can be the first to know when new bikes arrive in store!

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Kona Remote Control

PRICE: $7999

DRIVE UNIT: Bosch Performance CX, 250W, 75Nm, 32km/h

DISPLAY: Bosch Purion

BATTERY: Bosch PowerTube, 500 Wh

CHARGER: Bosch quick charger 4A

FORK: RockShox Yari RC Lockout, air, Travel: 150mm

SHOCK: RockShox Monarch R, Plus 150mm

SHIFTING SYSTEM: Sram NX, 11 speed

GEAR LEVER: Sram NX, trigger switch

BRAKES: Sram Guide T, 4 piston

Haibike Hard Seven 4.0

PRICE: $4699

DRIVE UNIT: Bosch Performance CX, 250W, 75Nm, 25km/h

DISPLAY: Bosch Purion

BATTERY: Bosch PowerPack, 500 Wh

CHARGER: Bosch compact charger 2A

FORK: SR Suntour XCR Air LO-R Lockout, air, Travel: 120mm, steel steerer tube 1 1/8", quick release

SHIFTING SYSTEM: Sram NX, 11 speed

GEAR LEVER: Sram NX, trigger switch

Wisper Wildcat Carbon

PRICE: $8799

DRIVE UNIT: Shimano STEPS E8000, 250W, 75Nm, 32kph

DISPLAY: Shimano STEPS E8000

BATTERY: Shimano E8000 500Wh

FORK: Rock Shox Yari RC150mm travel

SHOCK: Rock Shox Deluxe RT

SHIFTING SYSTEM: Shimano XT

Merida Big Trail 500

PRICE: $5499.00

DRIVE UNIT: Shimano STEPS E8000, 250W, 75Nm, 32kph

DISPLAY: Shimano STEPS E8000

BATTERY: Shimano E8000 500Wh

FORK: Suntour Auron 35-Boost-RC2 130mm travel

SHOCK: n/a

SHIFTING SYSTEM: Shimano Deore Shadow

Smartmotion Hypersonic

PRICE: $4499

DRIVE UNIT: Bafang Max Drive 250 Watt.

DISPLAY: Multifunction full color LCD system including cadence rpm, speed, avg speed, max speed, trip, and battery level.

BATTERY: Panasonic 36V 11.6Ah 415Wh, optional 36V 14.5Ah 520Wh.

FORK: SR Suntour XCR32 AIR with 120mm travel, through axle, rebound and lockout adjustment.

SHOCK: Rockshox Monarch RL 165x38mm with rebound lockout.

SHIFTING SYSTEM: Deore RD-M610 derailler and shifter.

Smartmotion X-city

PRICE: $3899

DRIVE UNIT: High torque mid-motor with 40T narrow-wide direct mount.

DISPLAY: Centre-mounted LCD console with 5 level Pedal assist. Adjustable max speed.

BATTERY: 36v15.6ah advanced lithium ion battery – superior weatherproofing. USB charge port.

FORK: SR Suntour XCM 100m suspension forks.

SHOCK: n/a

SHIFTING SYSTEM: Shimano 10 speed cassette 11-36 with Deore derailleur & shifter.

Merida Espresso 800EQ

PRICE: $4299

DRIVE UNIT: Shimano [E6001]

DISPLAY: Shimano Cyclo display SC-E6010

BATTERY:     Shimano E6001 500Wh

FORK: Suntour NEX-D-DS-700C 50

SHOCK: n/a

SHIFTING SYSTEM:    Shift Switch [Di2]

Velectrix Urban 2.0+

PRICE: $2399.99

DRIVE UNIT: 300 watt rear hub

DISPLAY: Panasonic

BATTERY: Panasonic 14.5ah lithium ion

FORK: Suntour SR NCX 63mm travel

SHOCK: n/a

SHIFTING SYSTEM: Shimano Acera 7 speed