Electric Assist Systems

Many of the trikes we carry offer electric assist options directly from the manufacturer.

Two Shimano STEPS motor choices are offered, with three choices of battery. Electric shift and auto shifting options are available.

STEPS E6100 SYSTEM

DRIVE UNIT

Both ICE Trikes and HP Velotechnik offer the Shimano STEPS E6100 system, which includes a powerful motor with a smooth output. Providing a seamless and easy ride from a standing start even on steep inclines. Featuring a powerful 250w electric motor, 60Nm torque, 418 Wh or 504 Wh battery. Choose between High, Normal, Eco and Walk modes. Provides assistance to speeds up to 20mph.

The easy to read LCD computer and its control unit have a clear and intuitive interface, loaded with functionality. Compact, fully weather resistant and durable. Bluetooth technology lets you adjust modes and setting of your ride from your smartphone. The computer will keep you up to date with all the information you need throughout your ride.

The Shimano STEPS runs, as standard, with Di2 software communication and Bluetooth technology. This software allows ICE dealers to quickly and simply run a full diagnostics test at your convenience as part of a general service.

ICE Trikes offers an optional Alfine 8 speed Di2 hub, which gives the trike electronic gear shifting at the push of a button. This option can be shifted while stopped. The electronic Di2 hub also comes with an optional automatic shifting function; this user selectable function simply changes gear for you.

HP Velotechnik offers an optional Nexus 8-speed Di2 hub, which gives the trike electronic gear shifting at the push of a button. The electronic Di2 hub also comes with an optional automatic shifting function; this function simply changes gear for you.
 
Gear ratio (20″): 44 t. / 16 t.
Gear ratio (26″): 44 t. / 22 t.
Development (20″): 2,19 m – 6,64 m
Development (26″): 2,12 m – 6,44 m
Shifter (electric): Shimano Di2 with buttons

The Shimano STEPS system comes with an optional integrated 6v DC power output for powerful lighting. A great choice for a completely seamless system.

The E6100 system comes with a high quality 36V/11.6Ah (418 Wh) or 36V/14Ah (504 Wh) Shimano lithium-ion battery. Securely key locked to the trike using the low stable mounting point, the battery can be conveniently charged in situ on the trike or away from the trike.

An optional second battery mount is available for Ergo seats. This lets you carry an additional battery on the rear of your seat, to further extend the range of your ride.

STEPS EP8 SYSTEM

DRIVE UNIT

The Shimano STEPS E8P system. The E8P series is designed for hilly terrain to provide performance and range on the drivetrain side. With your choice of an electronically controlled Shimano XT Di2 11-speed derailleur system or the legendary Rohloff Speedhub.

The easy to read LCD computer and its control unit have a clear and intuitive interface, loaded with functionality. Compact, fully weather resistant and durable. Bluetooth technology lets you adjust modes and setting of your ride from your smartphone. The computer will keep you up to date with all the information you need throughout your ride.

The Shimano STEPS runs, as standard, with Di2 software communication and Bluetooth technology. This software allows ICE dealers to quickly and simply run a full diagnostics test at your convenience as part of a general service.

The optional Alfine 8 speed Di2 hub gives the trike electronic gear shifting at the push of a button. The additional Start Mode setting will automatically change to a low gear when the trike comes to a stop to allow for an easy getaway. The electronic Di2 hub also comes with an optional automatic shifting function for less experienced riders, or for riders who have had trouble shifting gear in the past; this function simply changes gear for you. The non Di2 Alfine 8 hub gear shifting system is also available for a more traditional mechanical feel.

The Shimano STEPS system comes with an optional integrated 6v DC power output for powerful lighting. A great choice for a completely seamless system.

The Shimano STEPS Sytems come with a high quality 36V/11.6Ah Shimano lithium-ion battery in three capacities. Securely key locked to the trike using the low stable mounting point, the battery can be conveniently charged in situ on the trike or away from the trike.

An optional second battery mount is available.

Motors

E6100

Rated Power

250 Watts

Max. Torque 60 Nm
Top Assist Speed 20 MPH
Walk Mode Speed

3.7 MPH

Levels 3 levels: Eco / Normal / High

EP8

Rated Power

250 Watts

Max. Torque 85 Nm
Top Assist Speed 20 MPH
Walk Mode Speed

3.7 MPH

Levels 3 levels: Eco / Trail / Boost