Merida eSPRESSO 500 EQ
The Merida eSPRESSO 500 EQ is a super comfy touring ebike with lots to offer any budding cyclist.
New Shimano E6100, High Torque 60Nm Motor
New for 2018/2019 is the fabulous Shimano STEPs E6100 high torque motor. Delivering a gutsy 60Nm of torque, the E6100 weighs in at only 2.88kg. As a result, hill-climbing has never been easier! Building on the success of its predecessor, the E6000, this new motor is over 200g lighter. In addition, it’s quieter too! it gets better still. The new motor/battery combination saves energy and delivers 20% more range than the E6000!
Like all Merida ebikes featuring Shimano drives, the eSPRESSO 500 EQ has a huge 500Wh Shimano battery. Cleverly positioned to the front of the seatpost, access on and off the bike remains very easy. It’s low center of gravity is favoured by many. Tidy and neat, the eSPRESSO is a very easy on the eye.
Shimano’s LCD is bright and clear. There are a number of display options. The traditional mode provides info on speed, distance, trip time, clock, gear, estimated range, battery indication, and more. Further options include wireless connectivity via Bluetooth to a smartphone or 3rd party, such as Garmin. The most simplistic mode simply shows battery life and support mode.
Long Range, Super Comfy
Everything about the eSPRESSO 500 EQ is designed for ease and luxury. The eSPRESSO 500 EQ comes with front and rear mudguards, rear rack and top of the range LCD lighting. Long tours and lazy days out is what the eSPRESSO is all about. Powerful on climbs, the 10-speed Shimano derailleur gearing ensures optimum performance. In addition, Shimano hydraulic disc brakes on 180mm rotors are responsive and effective for great stopping power.
If you’re looking for a long range, comfortable touring bike utilising the very latest technology and fantastic looks, then the eSPRESSO 500 EQ is very worthy of consideration.
Also available in trapezium and step-through frames in a variety of sizes and colour options.
The range of an ebike depends on many factors including rider weight, level of power assist, terrain, weather conditions, etc. To help provide an idea of range, please use our handy link below: