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Explore Farther, Connect Deeper with Shimano’s New EP5 and E5100 eDrive Units

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Today, Shimano North America reveals its new eBike drive units in the EP5 and E5100. The EP5 is designed to offer balanced power for daily commutes and weekend adventures. On the other hand, the E5100 will be targeted to “everyday eBiking”.

Shimano claims both of these units represent a significant step into the era of eBikes, empowering riders.

Shimano EP5 eBike Drive Unit

Shimano EP5 and E5100 eDrive Units EP5 full group hero
(Photos/Shimano)

The EP5 drive unit is powerful, yet is said to be quiet. It boasts a sleek design and a maximum torque of 60Nm. For daily commutes or a weekend adventure, the E5 should provide a mix of reliable performance, value, and innovative technology.

Shimano EP5 and E5100 eDrive Units EP5 drive side

EP5 Highlights

  • Extended Range: EP5’s balanced assist output allows riders to make the most of every pedal stroke and battery charge, providing riders with over 270 km range across a mostly flat commuting course.
  • AUTO SHIFT: EP5 helps even more riders focus on enjoying the ride and forget about gear changes by supporting SHIMANO’s AUTO SHIFT on bikes with an internal gear hub or rear derailleur.
  • Balanced Efficiency: Stay comfortably in control with a compact, lightweight drive unit that balances performance and efficiency.

With the E-TUBE PROJECT Cyclist App, you can tailor the EP5 to match your riding style and preferences. In the app, you can customize your EP5 by creating up to 15 unique Assist Characters in the FINE TUNE Mode. Or, you can personalize the Assist Character, Max torque, and Assist Start in the BASIC Mode.

Shimano EP5 Specifications

  • Compact, powerful motor
  • Maximum torque: 60Nm
  • Compatible with V-BRAKE, disc brake, roller brake, and coaster brake
  • Three unique customizable assist modes, including ECO, TRAIL, BOOST
  • Personalize your ride and choose the level of power assist with the E-TUBE PROJECT Cyclist App
  • Maintains assist up to 28 mph
  • AUTO SHIFT is available for both rear derailleur and internal hub gear (IHG) drivetrains
  • Weight: 3kg

Shimano E5100 eBike Drive Unit

Shimano EP5 and E5100 eDrive Units full e5100 group

Next to the EP5, Shimano unveils the E5100. This eBike drive unit is an accessible, lightweight, and compact drive unit. With “everyday eBiking” in mind, the E5100 is designed for smooth, natural rides. It sports a maximum torque of 50Nm and makes for a perfect companion for “piece of mind commuting”.

Shimano EP5 and E5100 eDrive Units E5100 non-drive side

Shimano E5100 Specifications

  •  Light, quiet, and compact motor for a smooth and natural ride quality
  • Maximum torque: 50 Nm
  • Lightweight aluminum body
  • Compatible with V-BRAKE, disc brake, roller brake, and coaster brake
  • Personalize your ride and customize the level of power assist with the E-TUBE PROJECT Cyclist app
  • Provides assist support up to 20mph
  • AUTO SHIFT is available with IHG drivetrains only
  • Weight: 2.4 kg

Bike.Shimano.com

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Masanori
Masanori
26 days ago

Any of anti theft functions like Bosch?

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