New Raleigh Electric Bikes with Shimano STEPS Mid Drive System [VIDEO]

For 2015 Raleigh is jumping into the electric bike market!  This is pretty big news because Raleigh is a traditional bicycle brand that has been around for a long time. They must see the future in electric bikes.

Here is a video of the new Raleigh e-bikes (Misceo, Venture, Detour, Tekoa) for the US market, presented by Larry Pizzi at Interbike 2014.  The Misceo is the first bike in the US market to feature the new Shimano STEPS mid drive system:

Here are some detailed pictures of the new Raleigh electric bikes:

raleigh misceo e bike

The new Raleigh Misceo with the 350 watt Shimano STEPS mid drive system.

raleigh misceo electric bike

The production version of the Raleigh Misceo will come with a carbon fiber front fork.

raleigh misceo shimano steps motor

The 350 watt Shimano STEPS mid drive motor.

raleigh misceo shimano steps battery

The Shimano STEPS 400 watt hour lithium battery mounted on the downtube of the frame.

shimano alfine di2

The Shimano Alfine internally geared hub has Shimano Di2 electronic shifting. High tech!

shimano steps display

The Shimano STEPS display; front and center on the handlebars.

shimano steps control

The Shimano STEPS pedal assist control pad on the right side of the handlebars.

shimano steps control pad

The Shimano Di2 electronic shifter for the Alfine rear hub on the left side of the handlebar.

raleigh tekoa electric mountain bike

The Raleigh Tekoa electric mountain bike with TransX 350 watt mid drive system.

raleigh tekoa battery

The TransX lithium battery mounted on the downtube of the Raleigh Tekoa frame.

raleigh venture electric bike

The Raleigh Venture comfort style electric bike with TransX rear hub system.

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