In this article, we describe, summarize, and discuss the best-known e-bike brands and electric bikes made in Australia. This is a long piece to read, and we have tried to make it as comprehensive as we can. Enjoy!
With a growth rate of CAGR 6%, the Australian e-bike market is expected to grow beyond USD 55.6 million by 2027. While the market slowed down during the pandemic, it has picked up pace now with a growing preference to go for mobility solutions that reduce contamination risks, especially when traveling by public transport.
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The reduced operations costs and convenience add to the reasons for the growing popularity of electric bikes. And finally, the fact that e-bikes support the environment and personal health also encourages people to adopt electric bikes for their daily rides.
So, why not traditional bicycles? Because e-bikes have a battery-powered motor that provides additional power to the rider. Unlike a manually-operated bike! Thus, e-bikes let you easily travel long distances and can be used for traveling through tough and rough roads and weather conditions.
Since 2009, Eunorau offers e-bikes in Europe, North America, and Australia. Trusted by riders around the world.
Now, with the help of technology, smartphones can be integrated, offering real-time information regarding the distance covered, the speed of the e-bike, and the battery status. For example, Neuron Mobility launched their electric bikes in April 2022 in Sydney that are integrated with Google Maps.
What does the electric bicycle landscape in Australia look like? Currently, the market is relatively fragmented, marked by multiple domestic and international players. Read on to learn more about home-grown brands and global e-bike manufacturers with retail outlets and/or online stores for sales in Australia.
Summary Table – 29 Australian-originated e-Bike Brands
In alphabetical order:
|E-bike Brand||E-bike Type|
|Ampd Bros||City, All-Terrain, Mountain, Beach|
|Dirodi||City, Mountain & All-Terrain|
|Dyson||City, Mountain, Cargo|
|Earth bikes||City, Cargo, Trekking, Folding, Fat, MTB Hard Tail|
|eTOURER||City, Commuter, Folding|
|Fishaw||Mountain, Trail, Folding, Urban|
|Leitner||Mountain, Folding, City|
|Michael Blast||Beach, City, Commuter|
|One Bike||Mountain, Off-road,|
|Ordica||Commuter, City, All-Terrain|
|Rayvolt||City, Beach, Cargo, All-Terrain|
|Reef||Road, City, Folding, Mountain, Commuter, Tricycles|
|Reid||Commuter, Mountain, Cargo|
|Ryder||City, Commuter, Mountain, Folding|
|Rilu||City, Commuter, Folding, Mountain, and Lifestyle|
|Smartmotion||City, All-Terrain, Cargo|
|Sunmomo||Mountain, City, Folding, Cargo|
|TDR||Commuter, Mountain, All-Terrain|
|Tebco||Commuter, Cargo, Folding, Cross-country|
|Vamos||Commuter, Cargo, Cruise, Folding|
|Velectrix||City, Commuter, Mountain, Off-terrain, Folding|
|Volition||Commuter, Mountain, Cargo|
|XDS||City, Cruiser, Mountain|
Summary Table – 4 International E-bike Brands with Offices and Warehouses in Australia
|E-bike Brand||E-bike Type|
|Eunorau||Commuter, Mountain, Cargo|
|NCM||Cruiser, MTB, Folding, Trekking, City|
Summary Table – 19 International E-bike Brands with Distributors and Dealers in Australia
|E-bike Brand||E-bike Name|
|Ariel Rider||City, Commuter, Mountain|
|Aventon||Commuter, Fat, Cruiser, Cargo|
|Cube||Mountain, Folding, City, Cargo|
|Giant||Mountain, All-Terrain, Commuter, City|
|Kalkhoff||City, Trekking, Allroad|
|Marin||Mountain, Transit, Fitness, Off-road|
|Norco||City, Mountain, Fat, Cross-country|
|O2feel||City, Town, Floating, Cargo, Sports|
|Polygon||Urban, City, Commuter, Mountain, E-Cruiser|
|Ride1Up||City, Commuter, Mountain, Off-Road|
|Riese & Muller||Family, Cargo, Mountain, Sports, City|
|Tern||Commuter, City, Off-road, All-Terrain|
|Trek||Mountain, Off-road, City|
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29 Made in Australia e-Bike Brands
AMPD bros for Life is a family-owned business operating from Burleigh Heads in Gold Coast City in Queensland in, Australia. Eye-catching designs, the latest technology, and superior quality are three reasons these e-bikes are worthy of investing.
A unique selling point of the brand is the use of top brands to engineer their e-bikes. For example, Ampd Bros e-bikes are fitted with Samsung batteries, Kenda tires, Tektro Brake System, Bafang Motors, and Shimano derailleurs. The presence of these big names certifies the highest-quality of make of the e-bikes.
The brand has five different models – Ace, Chubbie, Stubbie, Riptide, and Challenger. Ace comes into two versions – S and X. Chubbie comes into two models – Chubbie Electric Beach Cruiser Bike and Chubbie-S Electric Beach Cruiser Bike.
Stubbie is available in the Classic and the Original format. Riptide 2 and Riptide-S 2 are the two offerings in this model line, whereas Challenger is a mountain e-bike available in a single version.
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The level of craftsmanship is a top focus with Ampd. The design and engineering teams consist of the best talents from different streams. The company has a well-developed retail network in Australia through which it sells e-bikes. The models can also be ordered online. Shipping to all parts of Australia is possible.
AMPD models and accessories are backed by warranties. There’s also the option of a Ride Guarantee, which means that if the rider is unhappy with the e-bike, the company either changes the parts that are not up to the mark or refunds the entire amount based on certain conditions, within 30 days of purchase of the e-bike.
The bottom line is that e-bikes from AMPD Bros are fun and trendy. The stylish e-bikes have a funky element, while the functional components are top-notch. In addition, there are online tutorials, manuals, and assembly instructions for first-timers. This makes it a user-friendly e-bike brand.
Cleverley is a Brisbane-located e-bike company. The manufacturing unit and the warehouse are also located in Brisbane. It was started by two passionate cyclists driven by the zeal to make commuter cycling an accessible solution. Consequently, they are trying to encourage people to leave their cars at home and travel daily using their e-bikes.
The e-bikes are characterized by stylish designs made using durable world-class components. These eco-friendly e-bikes are a healthier and cheaper alternative for environmentally-conscious people.
There are many pros to buying Cleverley e-bikes. These are almost ready to ride (90%) when delivered to your doorsteps. All you need to do is fix the fender, pedals, and front wheel, and you are all set to ride it across all terrains.
Plus, there’s a two-year warranty on every model. Riders in Brisbane and Sydney are welcome to book a test ride. The e-bikes are delivered across the country within three days of order though delivery rates of $55 are applicable.
There’s also the return and refund policy – if users are unhappy with their e-bikes, they can request a return within 14 days of placing the order.
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The company has two models – Commuter C and Commuter S- priced at $3,399 each. The C model is a mid-drive urban classic step-over e-bike, while the S model is a mid-compact step-through version.
Both models support a weight of 120 kg. In addition, the C model is for riders in the height range of 5’8″ and 6’5″, while the S model supports shorter heights between 5’2″ and 6’2″. Other notable points for both models include Bafang motors, Samsung batteries, Shimano gearset for Commuter C, Innova IA tires, and Kenda K841 tires.
Both the models from Cleverly come with a two-year quality warranty. From the online website of the brand, customers can order batteries and chargers.
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Started in 2018 by Pasha Golshani in Vermont, Victoria, DiroDi is one of the few e-bikes brands in Australia that does not follow the conventional business model. It does not involve importers, dealers, or distributors; their factory-made e-bikes are sold directly to the customer.
The Australian brand makes world-class e-bikes and e-scooters. DiroDi was born when the founders realized the technological advancements in lithium batteries would soon revolutionize mobility solutions.
The brand launched the models, ClassX and Nue in 2019. The following year, the company launched the Rover, xTreme, Classimo (Gen 2), and Class X (Gen 2). DiroDi launched electric scooters in 2021. This was the year the company registered a 250% year-on-year growth. The Primo model was rolled out in the same year.
In 2022, the DiroDi e-bikes were so popular that the brand registered a 400% year-on-year growth. The brand also launched the e-dirt-bike line, solar panel line, and power station lines of models.
A vital aspect of the brand is its commitment to continued improvements as it realizes that the products aren’t flawless. And thus, DidoDi takes customer feedback very seriously and invests a lot of its R&D efforts in product upgrades.
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The 100% Australian-owned company is also known for having a highly responsive customer support team committed to responding to clients within 10 minutes. In addition, the brand confidence in all the models is pretty high as they have a ‘no questions asked, free and full refund’ policy.
Why invest in DiroDi e-bikes? For four reasons – stylish looks, affordable pricing, comfortable rides, and reliable engineering. You can book a test ride online.
The model line-up from DiroDi includes Classimo with advanced hill-climbing power, ClassX for easy uphill rides, feature-rich Primo, and vintage-inspired Rover Plus Retro and Rover Retro e-bikes. The other models are Vivo Cruiser, an all-terrain e-bike, and Xtreme Gen 3 offers hassle-free city rides.
Started by Australian couple Naomi Dyson and David Metzke, Dyson was born as an alternative to standard bicycles. They understood that the common man deters from riding the conventional cycle because of the sweat factor and the extra energy required to travel larger distances.
A trip to China in 2011 was an eye-opener for the couple. They witnessed the comfort of e-bikes and later learned that electric bikes are also a hit in Europe and the UK.
Since David already had an issue with arthritis, it made sense to bring home bicycling solutions that offer smoother rides. And in 2013, Dyson Bikes was born with headquarters in Moorabbin, Victoria.
The couple was so impressed with the power of e-cycling that their passion grew to encourage every Australian to opt for cycling. The brand financially supports ‘We Ride Australia,’ an organization that advocates and raises awareness about using cycles and e-bikes and their benefits. Dyson is also a part of Bicycle Industries Australia.
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Dyson e-bikes are designed for pleasurable performance, impressive looks, safety, and comfort. These are priced economically and are good value-for-money e-bikes.
In addition, there are city and mountain e-bikes and folding and unisex bikes. The model line-up includes Mixte RTC, Bondi, Adventure 20-inch, Adventure 24-inch, Adventure 26-inch, AVE TH9 Step Through, Benno Boost E (cargo bike), Hard Tail Evo 8-speed, Hard Tail Evo RTC, Mixte 8-speed, Tilba, and Yuba Spicy Curry V3.
Dyson offers a refund or returns for products within seven days of purchase. They ship e-bikes and accessories across Australia at either no or nominal charges. Noteworthy mentions about components include Kenda tires and Shimano cassettes for the motors.
A range of e-bike accessories available online at the website are from well-known brands like Azur, Ergon, Knog, Ortlieb, Schwalbe, etc.
With its head office in Braesie, Victoria in, Australia, Earth Bikes is a top Australian e-bike manufacturer. It was founded in 2013, and for over ten years, the company has been designing tough e-bikes suitable for Australian conditions.
There’s an extensive range for buyers to pick from. There are the T-Rex range, fat-tire folding bikes or the Ant range, and the Prime range, which is an excellent commuter e-bike.
Across the various model line-ups, Earth e-bikes are available in multiple frame styles with different sizes of batteries. There’s also the choice between hub-drive and mid-drive motor systems.
Due to the versatile range, the brand has e-bikes for all kinds of terrains and drives. Commuter and city rides, fun e-bikes, mountain and forest trails – offering riders a green riding alternative that’s practical, cost-effective, trendy, and technically robust.
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Notably, the Trex ATM mid-drive e-bike has been developed along with a German brand. Earth’s ATM Drive systems are better equipped to handle multi-terrains and are effectively less noisy than their counterparts.
The brand is known for its perfectly-balanced products, which result from consistent research and innovation at the backend. Therefore, you see a lot of improvisation – fewer hanging wires and cabling parts, lesser maintenance-related services, etc.
Interestingly, Earth e-bikes adhere to stringent manufacturing standards. As a result, all their e-bikes comply with EN15194 standards. You can shop online for Earth e-bikes and accessories at the official website or through local dealers.
Most of the models come with a two-year warranty on the frame and a one-year warranty on the mechanical, electrical, and moving parts, including the motor and battery.
There’s no option of test rides for Earth e-bikes as per the brand website, but the brand did offer trial options at Micromobility Shows 2022 in Sydney.
Configured for Australian conditions, eTOURER is Australia’s premium leisure accessory maker and supplier of RV.
The parent company has been around the country for over 40 years with a world-class distribution network and top-quality brands. With an affordable price tag, the brand has made its way into the local crowd with its no-fuss design and reliable manufacturing.
Like other e-bike brands in Australia, eTOURER also offers multiple model lines to suit riders’ individual needs. All the models are fitted with top-class components like the latest Shimano gears.
Other characteristic properties of the e-bikes include durable frames, 250-watt robust motors, and tech-driven pedal-assist systems for fast-paced, smooth riding experiences every time. eTOURER e-bikes are available online and through official distributors in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, and Brisbane.
Safety is a top priority with eTOURER. The e-bikes are compliant with EN15194 and other Australian safety standards. The e-bikes comply with AS/NZS 61558.2.16, Australia’s national electrical safety standards. The e-bikes and chargers carry the Regulatory Compliance Mark and are compliant with/NZS CISPR14.1.
There are five entry-level models from eTOURER. All the models are fitted with hub-drive motors from Bafang and Alkema. The batteries take anywhere between three and five hours to charge up completely. The mechanical disc brakes are from Tektro.
The F1 model line has choices of two folding e-bikes and is fitted with a 3-speed Shimano Nexus geared hub, Kenda tires and Selle Royal gel-padded saddle. The F2 is a folding commuter e-bike with a Bafang hub-drive motor, a step-through aluminum frame, and a 6-speed Shimano Tourney drivetrain.
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The C1 is suitable for multiple terrains and is equipped with a Samsung battery, a 7-speed Shimano drivetrain, Kenda tires, and a Bafang hub-drive motor. S1 is a multi-terrain commuter e-bike.
The difference between C1 and S1 is that the latter has a step-through frame. M1 is the e-MTB, a hardtail bike with a semi-integrated battery system, 7-speed Shimano Acera gear, and a Selle Royal gel-padded saddle.
In the summer of 2016, in Byron Bay, EZ Riderz saw the light of the day as a product diversification of an existing business line called Sunshine Cycles. The concept was to make available sustainable mobility solutions to the residents of this beachside town in New South Wales, Australia.
But it also had to be comfortable and fun, and, above all, practical. That’s how the design for EZ Riderz as a fat-wheeled e-bike was rolled out, a perfect blend of retro make with green technology.
The brand is also motivated and committed to being a negative carbon company, which is the need of the hour. The other aspect of brand commitment for EZ Riderz is their efforts in acknowledging and practicing inclusivity of the land’s indigenous inhabitants, the Bunjalung, Durumbil, and Midjumbil tribes of Australia.
The Z e-bike is available in two variations of the motor system – 500 Watts and 750 Watts. The design is 1970s-inspired. These are tough beasts suitable for beach rides. Both the variants have Samsung 17.5Ah batteries offering an impressive range of 60+ km twined with the motors. The 750 Watt motor system is apt for private property.
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Personalization of these e-bikes is a possibility with different color options. There are also genuine leather-made pannier bags. The high-speed gear motors are from Bafang. The front and rear brake systems are Tektro Hydraulic Brakes.
The frame has a lifetime warranty. All other components come with a one-year warranty. Unfortunately, the warranties are only applicable within Australia.
However, the company delivers across the country, and e-bikes are almost 80% assembled when you receive them at your doorsteps. The company also has a 30-day refund policy subject to certain conditions.
The subsidiary company of Fishaw Technologies makes Fishaw e-bikes. The launch of the electric bicycles was a mix of technological advancements, superior engineering, and designing capabilities of the parent company.
The purpose was to bring forth a product that meets the changing needs of modern times, be it health and well-being, sustainability, or urban mobility.
The best brands go into making each Fishaw e-bike. This includes Bafang, Shimano, LG, Kenda, RST, Tektro, and SR Suntour products.
Even though Fishaw is an Australian company, it employs an international team responsible for collaborating and designing world-class e-bikes. The Bundall-based company has manufacturing units in Asia and Europe too.
Fishaw e-bikes are fully integrated mid-drive electric bikes sold directly to customers. As a result, the company can keep its product pricing reasonable, passing on great cost benefits to the end customer.
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Fishaw e-bikes are available in two model line-ups – Mountain and Urban. Mountain e-bikes are models M500 and M300, whereas the Urban line-up consists of four models – UB600, UB400, UB200, and TX450. In addition, there is one folding e-bike model called the F30.
With the parent company being a top technology firm, Fishaw e-bikes are also superior technologically. The REST or the Rider Electric Synergistic Technology helps optimize power inputs and integrate them effectively for the best performance. The FTS or the Fishaw Torque Sensor Technology distributes the power smoothly for consistent motion during the ride.
The display screen of Fishaw e-bikes is also a distinguishing feature. It has an automatic night mode with up to nine assistance levels. In addition, the full-color display screen has a clock, can be password-locked, is waterproof, and has an ambient light auto-adjustment feature to adjust depending on the brightness of the surroundings.
The parts and accessories of e-bikes can be bought online. All parts, components, and frames come with a two-year warranty. The company also offers refund, repair, and replacement options per Australia’s Consumer Laws.
Between 2020 and 2023, Leitner e-bikes were awarded as Australia’s best electric bike on Productreview.com.au. Enjoying 5-star ratings on Productreview.com.au, these e-bikes are made for multi-terrain adventures, with almost 16,000 e-bikers nationwide.
In 2013, the first Leitner e-bike was launched by Ephraem Leitner, who grew up in the German-speaking region of South Tyrol in the European Alps. This was when he developed a deep passion for biking and cycling. He later shifted to Australia and, in 2013, officially formed his e-bike company, Leitner.
It was timed well as the awareness for green and clean mobility alternatives to cars had gained momentum during this time. The company ships across Australia and offers a 13-day money-back guarantee as a return and refund policy. The frame and other parts of the e-bikes have a two-year warranty, while the electric components, including motors and batteries, have a one-year warranty.
Based out of Melbourne, Victoria, Leitner has three different ranges of e-bikes – folding, straight-bar, and step-through models. The e-bikes can be ordered online from the brand website for numerous reasons. There’s the promise of the best rates since there are no middlemen.
One noteworthy aspect of the 100% Australian-owned company is that the brand supports heart-related medical research, with the founder actively involved in these studies.
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There are about nine models from the brand, including the Step-over Berlin Cruiser, Step-Thru Folding Libelle, Mountain e-bike CrossX, Step-Thru Venice Cruiser, Leitner Electric Fat Bike, Leitner SuperT folding e-bike, Step-over Tirol, Step-Thru Milan Cruiser, and the Lightweight Aria Folding e-bike.
Other than ordering e-bikes online from the website, customers can order a range of spare parts too. Other than the online store, buyers can purchase Leitner e-bikes from selected physical stores designated as ambassadors of the brand – these are volunteer customers and not shops.
Michael Blast is a brand that was the brainchild of a couple of friends from different nationalities. They made their dream possible and launched Michael Blast in 2017. The journey so far has been historic.
Within three years, the brand has started shipping to 30+ countries worldwide, including Canada, the US, France, Africa, and more. Their original model, the Greaser, won the Good Design Awards 2019 in Australia.
The accolades didn’t stop at that. Their beach cruiser titled ‘The Vacay’ was voted as the comfiest e-bike of the world for consecutively two years. In 2020, another model, the Outsider, made heads turn at the Good Design Awards in Australia.
Michael Blast e-bikes are available in three product lines – Greaser, Vacay, and Outsider. The Outsider is a Class 2 e-bike powered by a 500 Watt motor and fitted with an A6061 aluminum frame, making it perfect for daily commutes. The padded seat that is extra long adds to the comfort factor. In addition, a large retro headlight adds to the safety factor.
The Vacay from Michael Blast is a 500 Watt e-bike with a retro-style design. The Bafang motor is ultra-powerful. The Samsung Li-ion battery, the extra-cushioned long seat, the Duro Beach Bum tires, and the extra-large motorcycle lamps make it perfect for city and beach rides.
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The Greaser is ergonomically designed, with comfort a key priority with the brand. The 5″ LCD offers clear insight into functional parameters, while the 7-speed gears make it easy to handle.
You can shop for spare parts and custom accessories online. The frame has a five-year warranty, while electrical components and the battery have a one-year warranty. However, it weighs about 63 pounds (28.6 kg) making it a bit cumbersome to carry and transport.
Murf Electric Bikes interestingly rhymes with ‘surf,’ and why not, since the models from the brand are all electric beach cruisers? A trendy design and equipping the e-bike with the best components make Murf a worthy buying option.
Murf e-bikes are fitted with Shimano gears and Samsung batteries 52 Volt. The frame and most other parts are all made from rust-resistant stainless steel. The motor, battery, and frame come with a two-year warranty, testifying to the durability and guaranteed performance of the e-bikes.
Buyers can place their e-bike orders online. Additionally, they can shop for accessories and parts on the website. The model line-up of Murf includes the Izzy Cruiser, Alpha Murf, Fat Murf, and Mini Murf. The former has the frame of a classic beach cruiser with top-quality electric parts.
The Izzy Beach Cruiser e-bike is a good option for first-timers. The e-bike offers stability while the motor and the 52 Volt 14.5Ah battery generate a lot of power. The design is simple, with a clean flow of components like the pedal assist, thumb throttle, and more.
The other model is the Mini Murf, available in five variations – Denim, Terracotta, Black, Junglee, and Cream. This model has a 15Ah battery with a mileage between 60 and 80 km (40-50 miles) for every charge. Again, the size is small or pint-sized, but there’s no compromise on the performance.
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The Alpha Murf comes in Matte Black, Metallic Grey, Matte Seabreeze, and Matte Jungle variations. This one is a single-speed e-bike. It is fast and powerful, equipped with a bright headlight, an integrated rear rack, and an advanced screen.
The Fat Murf has a couple of variations – White, Denim, Desert, Black, Jungle, Seabreeze, Black, and Desert. This model is a seven-speed e-bike. This was the first e-bike from the brand – a fat tire e-cruiser for the beach.
The brand has a 30-day return policy with a full refund subject to certain conditions.
Melbourne-based Onebike is a popular e-bike brand in Australia. It has an online store where riders can purchase affordable e-bikes for daily commutes or recreational purposes. The company is headed by Russell Davidson, the Founder, Managing Director cum CEO of the brand.
The company ships to all places across Australia and even New Zealand. There is a 30-day money-back guarantee policy on all the models. In addition, there’s a 3-year warranty on the e-bike frame and motor, a deal that’s hard to find in the country.
Melbourne residents can request a test ride – bookings for test rides can be made online. The different models from the brand include Zeus, Troy the mountain e-bike, Vogue Step Through, Fat Bike, Hardtail e-bike, Elmax, and Apollo.
Some models are backed by components made by the best brands internationally. For example, the tires are from Kenda, the Lithium-ion battery is from Samsung, and the gearset is from Shimano.
The Apollo Step Through model has a 720 Wh battery and offers decent power when combined with the 48V 2250 Watt motor. It is a unisex mountain e-bike with an aluminum-alloy frame.
The Elmax model has a 6061 aluminum, the handlebar, and the seat post are Promax aluminum, and it is fitted with a comfortable saddle, while the tires are Innova 700c x 40c. The 250 Watt motor is from Jiabo, the battery is from Samsung, and the groupset is from Shimano Tourney.
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The fat tire e-bike has a super-light aluminum-alloy fame with Shimano Altus gears. The saddle is padded for comfort with tires from Kenda, while the 500-watt motor is suitable for off-road rides.
Vogue Step Through e-bike is a lightweight e-bike fitted with a 48V 250W hub motor with Shimano Tourney gears. The tires are from Kenda, and the Li-on Lithium battery is from Samsung.
A well-known e-bike company in Australia, Ordica delivers trusted and consistent quality e-bikes paying great attention to details and cost-effectiveness.
All the models from Ordica come with plush saddles, lightweight alloy frames, and puncture-resistant tires. A Li-ion Samsung battery powers the mid-motor system. The other branded components are Tektro brakes and Shimano parts.
The brand offers a three-year warranty on the frame with a one-year warranty on components, and a two-year warranty on the battery and motor. The brand is compliant with ISO9633, ISO7636, EN-15194, EN-14784, and EN-14872 standards.
The Braeside-based company designs and engineers all the models in the country. The entire production line, including procurement of raw materials, assembling, packaging, shipping, and even R&D, is based out of the country. Ordica electric bikes use the latest technology maintaining the perfect balance between style and design.
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A notable feature is that the electric cables and wires are minimally exposed externally to prevent damage. In addition, the brand sells e-bikes, accessories, and parts through its online store.
Ordico models are Classic, Neo, and Swift. Ordico Classic mid-drive center motor is a compact and lightweight e-bike, best for city rides. The Neo model also has a mid-drive center motor for maximum performance and comfort, suitable for the urban landscape. Additionally, both models have comfortable plush seats and comfortable grips for everyday use.
The Ordica Swift e-bike was launched in 2023 with a power-driven responsive rear-drive motor system. The Swift city e-bike has a center-mounted removable battery and is fitted with puncture-resistant tires for comfortable rides at top speed.
Broadmeadows-based Rayvolt is an Australian e-bike company motivated to empower the common public to shift from fuel-based vehicles to green mobility solutions.
The brand sells its e-bikes through the e-store plus six authorized dealers, including The Electric Bike Company in North Perth, Watt-A-Ride in Brisbane, E Ride Solutions, Energy Electric Bikes in NSW, Noosa Classic Rides in Queensland, and Scooterma in Victoria.
The product line consists of seven models – the original Rayvolt e-bike or the Cruzer with an interesting design inspired by the 1960s rock culture Cafe Racer. With the combination of EIVA or smart technology and an advanced BLDC motor, this is a powerful beast on the road.
The Torino or the Getaway e-bike has sleek tires and is a takeoff from the original Cruzer. In addition, it has humpbacked tubing that resembles a young bull, hence the name.
The Ambassador has an aristocratic flair blending beautifully delicate and retro. It is for people who still love traditional bicycles but want more power on the road. Beachin is a muscle e-bike with big wheels and is apt for a steady ride through sandy beaches. Clubman is an urban bike with a compact make and a sporty look, just right for the city.
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Trixie is a stylish cargo e-bike. It has a vintage look but can carry three kids safely. Of course, you can also carry an adult and a child with your groceries. Safety features include child seat belts, lock-in baby carriers, and a low center of gravity. It’s available in three beautiful colors.
Ringo is the street cowboy model with two seats meant for all terrains. The Shimano 7-speed gears and the latest Rayvolt technology make it best for daily rides. All Rayvolt e-bikes are fitted with Samsun Li-ion batteries.
Reef is an Australian company that’s been around since 2005. This was much before electric bikes became popular. Nevertheless, the company has pioneered some of the best technology in the bicycle sector.
The company’s patent invisiTRON Design for e-bikes. It revolved around the concealed lithium battery within the frame and powering the bike with micro-motor and controller technology.
With innovation at the core, the company makes extremely lightweight e-bikes. R&D is a key functional department where a lot of research is carried out to make the battery packs fit seamlessly within the frames while increasing their performance.
Thanks to its beastly design and power, the Reef Predator is one of the most popular e-bikes. Reef models have the best components, including brands like Panasonic, Samsung, and Shimano.
All Reef e-bikes have an LCD screen ad smarter pedal assist sensor systems. The brand supplies almost all parts of Australia, including remote areas.
There are six model line-ups of Reef e-bikes – Bullshark, Invisitron, Iceberg, Predator, Seahorse, and Escape. Seahorse is the ladies’ e-bike, while Escape is a three-wheeler with a large rear basket.
The Iceberg is a lightweight e-bike that can be folded and hence is portable. Finally, the Invistron is one of the lightest e-bikes with a full suspension frame and a small Micromotor. It is perfect for city and mountain riding.
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The Bullshark is also made for mountainous terrains with full-frame shock suspension and is fitted with Samsung lithium battery sets. The Iceberg is a foldable e-bike with a compact design and is built for daily rides.
The Predator has been made for performance and power with Bafang mid-drive crank motor and Bafang Ultra-Torque Sensor Technology. The Kenda tires and Shimano Alivio gears sync well for an extra boost.
Reid Bicycles make a range of bikes, including vintage bicycles and e-bikes. Their electric bikes are equipped with world-class components, including Bafang, Shimano Steps, or Ananda motors that are either hub motor or mid-drive. It is an Australian e-bike brand that sells across the country and in 35+ countries.
Reid e-bikes come with a lifetime warranty on the forks and frame. All other parts have a two-year warranty. Buyers can book online for test rides, and if they do not like the e-bike, they can return within 30 days. Additional attractions for buyers include two free services of their Reid e-bikes within the first year of purchase.
Since the Australian brand follows a D2C model, the prices of e-bikes are unbeatable. With sustainability and green solutions a top priority at Reid, the company plants a tree every time a rider buys an e-bike. Buyers can place orders for the e-bike online or buy from stores in Sydney, Perth, Brisbane, or Melbourne.
James Reid founded Reid Cycles in 2009. These electric bikes are designed by Australians for Australians. The first Reid bike to sell internationally was in 2013. There are five distinct lines of electric bikes from Reid – Vintage, Commuter, Mountain, Cargo, and Electric Scooters.
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Encore and Classic are the two models of the Vintage line. A Dutch-style step-through frame characterizes the design. The models are available in numerous colors and accessories.
The Commuter line of e-bikes is best for everyday use. Requires less power and helps you reach your destination faster and more comfortably. The Mountain E-bike range has three models – E-trail 1.0, E-trail 2.0, and the Sphinx FS. KADe eCargo is best for dropping kids at school and picking up groceries on the way.
Ryder is a bicycle brand launched in 2006 in Fremantle, Western Australia. They took up the challenge to design power-assisted cycling as the concept of e-bikes caught up with the Australian crowd. John Schelfhout started the brand, and in 2009, the e-bike line was started and named Ryder along with John’s grandson.
The company manufactures a good range of e-bikes meeting the specific requirements of each rider. For example, there are step-through, fat e-bikes, e-tricycles, mountain e-bikes, and folding ones. All are designed to work fabulously on multi-terrains in Australia.
The Uni Ryder is made for city rides. A 36V 12.5A 450Wh lithium battery powers it. It is equipped with puncture-resistant tires and 26-inch double alloy wheels. The step-through design helps easily access the bike for people of all ages and heights.
The Ryder Pro 2 and Ryder Pro 2 Plus are mountain e-bikes designed for both on and off-road use. The battery is a 36V 14.5A 522Wh lithium battery, and the front and rear disc brakes are hydraulic. In Pro 2 Plus, the LCD is from Bafang, while the hydraulic brakes are from Tektro.
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There’s a separate line of folding e-bikes at Ryder. These bikes are engineered with a simple mechanism that helps fold the bike, enabling better storage and portability. Ryder Fatty, Zycle, and Uni Ryder Folding are the three models in this product line.
All Ryder models come with a two-year warranty. Interested buyers can order Ryder e-bikes online or buy from the nearest dealers. There are registered dealers in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, and Brisbane. The Western Coast also has a few authorized dealers of Ryder e-bikes.
Rilu e-bike is an Australian brand started by Kurt in 2013. Kurt had spent a good amount of his time during his career in China and Taiwan. In 2015, Rilu Trading Pty Ltd started importing parts.
The logo has been designed in Australia, while all the models have been engineered to meet Australian Standard AS15194:2016 and European standards.
Quality manufacturing is at the core of Rilu electric bikes. Components of the models are sourced from the best in the industry, like Shimano gears and more. In addition, all Rilu e-bikes come with a two-year warranty, while the online store also sells spare parts and accessories.
Rilu e-bikes suit Australians of all heights, ages, and fit. The e-bikes range from city, commuter, folding, mountain, and lifestyle e-bikes. There are also delivery & cargo electric bikes and on and off-road e-bikes. Rilu e-bikes are available online and through qualified retailers across the country.
There are five e-bike models from Rilu – Bolt, Cruze, Nomad, Urban, and Onyx. The bolt is a commuter e-bike. It has front and rear LED lights, a 250W rear-hub motor with 50Nm torque, a front suspension fork, and a hidden suspension seat post. The 504Wh battery is from Samsung and offers a range of 50 km with 7 hours of charging.
Nomad is a step-through e-bike with low height, like a sit-down e-scooter, and is apt for streets and bike paths. The 504Wh Samsung battery supports a range of 40km drive seamlessly.
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If you are the adventurous type, this foldable e-bike is for you. The Cruze and the Oynx are designed ergonomically with a vegan leather saddle. The motor is the same, while the Samsung battery helps reach 70 km in assisted mode.
The Urban model is another foldable offering from Rilu. It has a 360Wh battery from Samsung that requires about 5 hours of charging. In the pedal-assisted mode, riders can easily cover 40km and over.
All e-bike models from Rilu come with a 2-year warranty.
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Smart Cycle is one of Australia’s foremost e-bike manufacturing companies headquartered in Brisbane. SMARCYCLE makes mountain, fat tires, and folding e-bikes. All Smarcycle e-bikes come with an extended 12-month warranty or factory guarantee.
The manufacturing units are all in the Asia-Pacific region. However, the e-bike models comply with all government-regulated standards in Australia. Smarcycle imports the e-bikes made in its foreign manufacturing units and has the necessary certifications to do so.
Buyers can shop online at the brand website as the company ships the e-bikes across Australia. The brand also has a strong support team on the ground to offer advisory support to customers.
The three models from the Smarcycle’s line-up are X 16”, S 20”, and Max 26”. The Smarcycle 16” is a foldable lightweight e-bike with a smart dual-folding mechanism.
It runs on a 250 Watt Bafang motor fitted with all-terrain CST tires. The frame is made from aluminum alloy that’s also weather-resistant. The S 20” has the same technical specs as the X model except that the tires are 4.0” wide.
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The Smarcycle Max 26” is fitted with a color LCD with intelligent features. The tires are from Kenda, the frame is made from waterproof aluminum alloy, and the motor is from Bafang.
All Smarcycle e-bikes come with a 2-year warranty on the frame and a one-year warranty on the motor, battery, and other electrical parts.
The company also has a Return and Refund policy where the return is accepted if done within 21 days of purchase.
Smartmotion e-bikes are known for their smart designs. This is a New Zealand-based electric cycle manufacturing company where e-bikes are designed in New Zealand. The e-bikes are fitted with long-range batteries and engineered for the Australian environment.
The brand has been featured in Choice Magazine and Ride On Magazine. Smartmotion e-bikes have also been awarded the Best Value Award in the UK.
Interested buyers can purchase e-bikes online from the website and from independent dealers nationwide. Additionally, you can buy accessories and parts from the official website as well as from dealers. For assembling, sales, and services, buyers can contact local dealers.
The brand also offers free warranty service for the first 200 km. For all orders above $200, the company offers free shipping. Additionally, there is a 30-day easy return and money-back guarantee policy. Parts and accessories are available online and at the dealer networks.
The models from the Smartmotion are E20 Step Thru, XCity MED 27.5” WHL, MidCity MED 27.5” WHL, Pacer GT, and Hypersonic Neo.
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E20 e-bikes are portable with aluminum frames and fitted with Panasonic/Samsung Lithium-ion batteries. The XCity has built-in front and rear headlights, making driving safe at night. In addition, it has a center LCD console with a 5-level pedal-assist system.
Smartmotion MidCity offers a comfortable upright seating position to the rider. It features a mid-motor system and an LCD. The Hypersonic model has the MOTINOVA mid-drive motor, Schwalbe Nobby tires, and GEMMA GA900 Hydraulic Brakes. The Pacer GT is a cargo e-bike with a robust built-in rack and easy-attach saddlebags.
Stealth has over thirty years of experience in the cycle manufacturing industry. The Stealth Bomber electric bike is an e-bike model from the brand that has revolutionized the power and ability of an e-bike.
It is a machine unmatched in its speed and is an ultra-powerful beast on the road with effortless driving and a silent mechanism.
Stealth works with C-Creative Company to design futuristic e-bikes. C-Creative is a specialist in the motorcycle designing and development industry. Stealth e-bikes are made at the Melbourne factor. High-quality components power every e-bike from the brand.
The Australian e-bike company intensified its global presence in 2021 by expanding its distribution network throughout the US and Europe. The founder and the current CEO of the brand is John Karambalis.
The brand has two product lines – Urban and Off-road. The Stealth OVerlander is the model from the Urban line. The motor generates a peak power of 800 watts at 100 Nm torque.
The frame is made from alloy Monocoque. The e-bike has minimalist features and an unconventional design. The 800Wh battery pack from Samsung helps reach 100km on a single charge and comes with an 18-month warranty. The mid-drive power train is silent and highly responsive.
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The Off-road range consists of the B-52, H-52, F-37, P7R, and P7. The B-52 reaches a maximum speed of 80km/hr and is fitted with a 6-speed HexBox.
The electro-mechanical synergy of the B-52 and the H-52 blends well with the high torque generated by the brushless DC hub motor. The 2.5kWh battery requires about 3 hours of charging and helps reach up to 70 km on a single charge.
F-37 has a 60km/hr and is referred to as the baby brother of the B-52. The hybrid-electric drivetrain has a two-speed transmission with an ergonomically-designed cockpit.
The P7R, with a 9-speed transmission, has a maximum speed of 45 km/hr. The 1.5kWh battery needs about 3 hours of charging with a range of 150 km. The Stealth P7 has a 9-speed gearbox with a range of 100km.
Based out of Sydney, Sunmono E-Bike is an expert in creating e-commute solutions. The brand has 30+ years of industry experience. It is headquartered at St. Rhombus West NSW. Mono E-bike, Bike Barn, Windsor Cycles, and Kuringal Cycles are the official dealers of the brand in Australia. It is also possible to order these e-bike models online.
The company ships for free to all metro areas in Australia. However, shipping to rural areas in the country is charged. Buyers received 85% of assembled e-bikes at their doorsteps. Alternatively, if they collect the e-bike from the warehouse, they have the model assembled by an authorized mechanic.
The E-Mono Troy and E-Mono Zeus are made for mountainous terrains. The E-Mono Vesta Plus is a compact 20 kg step-through folding e-bike. The E-Mono MARS is a cargo bike with a solid framework with a long welded cargo rack at the rear.
The Outback, Juno, Terra, and Triton are the four fat tire e-bikes from Sunmono. Finally, the city e-bike range from the brand has models like the BMX, ARES, Aura, Apollo, Pegasus, and Vega.
Buyers can buy batteries, charges, electrical and mechanical accessories from the online store as well as from the dealers directly. Some of the branded components used by Sunmono are Kenda and Tektro.
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The motor used in all the models is made in-house. The company also offers e-bikes on hire for long-term and short-term use.
Buyers also enjoy the return and refund facility if they are unhappy with the Sunmono e-bike. The electric bike, in this case, has to be in unused condition, and buyers need to return it within 14 days of purchase.
Victoria-based TDR was established in 2012. The company retail store is at Hammer Court, Hoppers Crossing in Victoria. It is an Australian-owned company with a range of products.
The brand has a dedicated customer support team. Buyers can shop directly from the company website 24/7. At the retail store, the on-site bike mechanic helps with assembling and support services.
Not happy with TDR e-bikes? You get 30 days to return the model and claim a refund. TDR makes commuter, mountain, and fat tire e-bikes other than e-scooters and e-tricycles.
The Commuter range includes Blue, White, and Black 250 W Motor 10Ah Lithium-ion Battery models called TDR. There are also the TDR Black and TDR White Step-Through folding e-bike models with 250 W motor and 10Ah/15Ah battery sets. Finally, there’s the Yellow Cargo e-bike called TDR Cargo with a 250 W motor.
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The TDR Mountain e-bikes introduced in 2023 have either a rear-hub motor, a mid-drive, or a front-hub motor. Besides, one can buy a complete range of accessories, tools, protective gear, off-road parts, on-road parts, engines, batteries, and electric conversion kits online from the brand website.
The warranty period for the e-bike frames is one year. In addition, the motors and the battery sets are also covered by a one-year warranty.
Other than the facilities mentioned here, the brand offers various payment facilities, for example, Zip which stands for own it now and pay later, and Afterpay, which stands for buy it now and pay later. Both these services can be requested online.
TEBCO stands for The Electric Bicycle Co. It was established in 1995, and in 1999, TEBCO imported its first shipment of e-bikes. It has been more than 20 years and more since the brand has been one of the top e-bike manufacturing companies, importers, and distributors of e-bikes in Australia.
The manufacturing unit of TEBCO is based in China. There are two factories – one each in Nanjing and one in Tianjin in China. The TEBCO e-bike frames are built in reputed frame-building units in China.
The electrical and mechanical components are sourced by TEBCO Australia, and 100% of the construction is done in Australia. Therefore, e-bikes meet the standards and regulations in Australia.
There are eleven different e-bike models from TEBCO. Discovery is a Step-Through e-bike. Suburban is an e-bike for daily commutes. Sovereign is also made for daily commuting, while Explorer is suitable for everyday rides and weekend adventures. Wanderer is a folding e-bike that’s easy to carry and store.
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The Transporter is the Rolls Royce on three wheels, suitable as a cargo e-bike. The Carrier comes with a considerable cargo basket. Cross Trail is for cross-country adventures, while the Voyager is another Step-Through model with a unisex frame.
All spare parts, components, and accessories can be bought online from the brand website. Australian buyers can purchase the e-bikes from the website or the branded retail store at Cheltenham. The company also ships outside Australia, but the buyer must pay the freight charges.
New Zealand-based UBCO was founded to make all-wheel-drive e-bikes. At present, the brand makes on-road and off-road e-bikes.
The founders, Daryl Neal and Anthony Clyde, worked on a model called Genesis in 2014, a 2-wheel electric lightweight utility bike. The prototype was awarded at the National Agricultural Fieldays, the largest tradeshows in this part of the world.
The company was formed in 2015 with the help of Timothy Allan. Slowly, the company evolved its dealer network in New Zealand. Later, it globally expanded when they met Bob and his son Ethan at the time of the distribution company’s opening in Oregon for the US market With this, the company also entered the European market.
The 2×2 AWD is designed in New Zealand but built in the US. At 155 lbs (70 kg), it is lightweight. The minimalist features of the e-bike make it user-friendly. The rides are quiet, with the engine making less noise, and there is no gas or fumes; hence a sustainable choice.
The frame is made from a strong alloy. The intuitive e-throttle, regenerative braking, low center of gravity, and powerful battery offer 75 miles (120 km) of travel on a single charge. The company offers a 1-year warranty on the bike and two years on the battery.
The e-bike has received multiple awards – Gold Winner at the Good Design Award, Winner of NZ High-Tech Award 2022, Export NZ Award, Deloitte Fast 50, The Wellington Award 2016, and more. Buyers can book a virtual test ride at the site. Physical test drives are also possible – in that case, the buyer needs to book with a dealer.
Vamos is the brainchild of two childhood friends from Bondi, Michael, and Conrad. It was founded in 2016. Vamos e-bikes are made with the best components from around the world. There are Bafang motors, Kenda tires, Shimano gearsets, Panasonic and Samsung batteries, and Justek and Tektro components.
What started as an experiment to replace his dad’s e-bike, Conrad became a part of the Australian e-bike revolution, and along the way, Michael got involved. As a result, everything about Vamos is home-grown, from design to engineering and manufacturing.
Vamos makes e-bikes for daily commutes, cargo, and cruises. It also has tricycles and foldable e-bikes in its line. It has two warehouses in Sydney.
Of the seven models, Rapido is for the everyday rider. It has a step-through design with a Samsung battery and a Bafang motor. It has integrated front and rear lights. The frame is weatherproof.
The El Hete is an off-road fat tire e-bike. If you are going to the hills, this one is for you. The El Diablo is the best alternative to ride on the city roads. It is a lightweight model. El Doblez is a foldable e-bike from Vamos and is an excellent option for regular campers and travelers.
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Papa Grande Pro is a three-wheeler with a rear rack that can handle up to 50 kg of additional weight. The All-Purpose Amigo has fat tires, a comfortable suspension seat post, and a front fork suspension. If you have a family and kids to carry, this one is for you. Lastly, Sancho is the retro e-cruiser with all-terrain capability.
Vamos e-bike frames have a two-year warranty, while electrical parts have a one-year warranty. Buyers also have a 28-day period for Returns and Refunds.
Based out of Sunshine Coast, Australia, VelectriX was started early in the last decade. The e-bikes are designed, manufactured, and tested in Australia.
VelectriX e-bike frames have a warranty of five years, while non-electrical components have a warranty of one year. The electrical components have a warranty period of two years.
There are four product lines from the company. This includes the Compact, Cruiser, Urban, and MTB & Adventure. The Compact line has five models – Pulse White, Blue, Foldable Blue, Foldable Grey, and Foldable Green.
The e-bikes are all small and compact, driven by an M200 Bafang mid-drive motor and a 460Wh battery. The gears are from Shimano.
The Cruiser has two models – MY22 and MY23- available in various colors. The MY23 is a top-notch cruiser e-bike helping in easy uphill journeys. The M200 Bafang mid-drive motor works in sync with the 416Wh battery. The MY22 model is fitted with a 250-watt rear-hub Bafang motor.
The MTB and Adventure product line has ten models, while the Urban line has eleven models in various colors. Buyers can order e-bikes online or purchase from authorized local dealers. Similarly, parts and accessories are available at the VelectriX website as well as at local dealers.
Also referred to as VOLT, Volition e-bikes were found in 2016 in Sydney. The objective was to create stylish yet affordable eco-friendly bikes guaranteed for high–performance. It took about two years for the company to get officially approved as an Australian-made e-bike. In 2019, the brand was relaunched as VOLITION E.BIKE.
Test rides are available for Australian customers and can be booked online. The parent company of Volition is the country’s biggest distributor of Bafang motors. Since 2016, the brand has been working very closely with Bafang Motors for improved products. Accessories, e-conversion kits, batteries, motors, etc., are all available online at the brand website.
The batteries of Volition e-bikes have a range of up to 150 km and are powered by Quick Recharge Technology. The e-bike models are Max Carbon eMTB, Max Performance, Dingo eMTB, Dingo Pro, Jet All-Rounder, Hugo Velo, Hugo Velo X10, Wallaby All-Rounder, Koala Cruiser Pro, Jumbo Performance, and Koala Performance.
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These models are made for mountain rides, daily commutes, and cargo. Components used in the e-bikes range from the latest and advanced Bafang motors to Samsung Lithium-ion batteries and Dengfu Full Carbon Frames.
The brand delivers to all parts of Australia. It is charged at a flat rate of $150. All the e-bikes are 95% assembled when it reaches the user. The user must install the hand bars and the front wheels before use. Volition offers a one-year warranty on electrical and non-electrical components.
XDS has made high-quality flight carbon machines and frames since 1995. It has been partnering with many national brands in Australia for the past few decades for its premium frames. In 2010, the company engineered its first commuter e-bike in the retro/vintage style.
Partnering with SureStop, XDS created a new-age braking technology to make brakes smarter. Similarly, the brand developed one of the lightest aluminum Alloy frames, the X6 Ultra-Light.
In addition, the company uses Bafang mid-drive motors, Bafang LCD, Bafang cable, Bafang Sensors, and Shimano drivetrains in its e-bike models. The Lithium-ion batteries are from Panasonic.
In 2012, the company built the UCI international cycling training base covering 120,000 sqm in Shenzhen, China. This has become the testing center for all XDS e-bikes.
XDS has also built a cultural museum to promote the cycling heritage and culture. XDS e-bike frames have a lifetime warranty, while the electrical and non-electrical parts come with a year warranty.
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XDS has 24 electric bike models. This includes E-City 20, which is a foldable commuter e-bike. The other models are – E-Conic S2 which has a step-through e-bike with a retro look, while the E-Cruz Ladies and the E-Cruz Men come with an adaptive Pedal Assist System.
The E-Lectro is a low step-through e-bike, while the E-Lectron is a foldable e-bike with a compact alloy frame. The other e-bike models are E-Merge, E-Metro Mens, E-Micro, E-Rupt 3.0 MTB, E-Rupt 4.0 MTB, E-Spresso S2, E-Spresso S218, E-Street, E-Street Ladies, E-Voke, E-Voke Ladies, and E-Volve.
4 International E-bike Brands with Offices and Warehouses in Australia
Engwe is an e-bike brand with warehouses worldwide, including Australia, the US, and the EU. The e-bikes come with a one-year warranty and free shipping worldwide. In addition, the Help & Support Center is available 24×7.
One of the crucial features of all Engwe e-bikes is the use of proprietary technology – the I-ERS or the Intelligent Sensor that can regenerate about 60% of energy during downhill drives.
Engwe is a China-based company focused on creating unique electric bikes. In Australia, the brand has a warehouse in Melbourne. All deliveries within the country are done from this warehouse.
E-bikes models available in Australia are the C20, C20 Pro, Engine Pro, and EP-2 Pro. The first two models are for city drives, while the latter belongs to the off-road series.
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The difference between C20 and its Pro version is the presence of the LCD on the latter. The sensor mode for C20 is the 8-speed 3-riding mode, while for the Pro, it is a 7-speed 3-driving mode.
The difference between Engine Pro and EP-2 is the sensor mode – for the former, it is an 8-speed 3-driving mode with a maximum speed of 40kph, and for the latter, it is a 7-speed 3-driving mode with a maximum speed of 45kph.
E-bikes ordered online from Engwe has a warranty of one year. Parts and accessories can be purchased online from the official Australian site.
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The brand name ‘EUNORAU’ has been derived from Europe, North America, and Australia. The family-operated business has been around since 2009, getting involved in the line to help tackle global warming. The brand is headquartered in Shanghai, China, and has an office/warehouse in Melbourne, Australia.
The company has nine product lines fulfilling the needs of different sections of riders. There are e-bikes for daily commutes, mountains, fat tires, step-throughs, cargo, AWD, etc.
Since 2009, Eunorau offers e-bikes in Europe, North America, and Australia. Trusted by riders around the world.
The brand offers a one-year warranty for its e-bike parts and components. There’s free shipping on orders above $100 and a no question asked 7-day refund policy. The brand also offers its Australian buyers a unique flexible payment mode.
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There are 20+ dealers of the brand in Australia and New Zealand. Buyers can also place online orders. Accessories, conversion kits, hub motors, and components are also available from the dealers and the online website of Eunorau. Test rides are possible with the selected dealer network.
The components used by the brand to design its e-bikes are premium quality. For example, the motors are from Bafang and Tektro hydraulic brake sets.
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Amsterdam-based Lekker makes Dutch-style e-bikes. The company has exclusive brand stores in Australia based in Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane. Besides these three brand stores, the country has multiple other authorized dealers of Lekker e-bikes. Buyers can also order these fun electric bikes from the online store.
The company has two exclusive lineups – Amsterdam and Jordaan. The models are Amsterdam+ and Amsterdam GT, Jordaan+, and Jordaan GT. The Amsterdam range is sleek, stylish, and smooth. These have a sporty no-frills look, lightweight with a rust-proof and weather-proof aluminum frame and carbon belt drive.
Amsterdam+ has a Bafang hub motor, while the GT version has a Bafang mid-motor. The tires are from WTB. The drivetrain is Gates CDX, while the gearset in the GT is from Enviolo City.
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The Jordaan range has a classic Dutch-inspired design. Jordaan+ has a Bafang hub motor, and the GT version has a Bafang mid-motor system. The tires are from CST Zeppelin. Gears in the + model are from Shimano Nexus, and GT is from Enviolo City.
All accessories are available online for both product lines. In addition, most components and the frame of the e-bikes come with a two-year warranty.
Hanover-based Leon Cycle is the maker of the NCM brand. The brand started in 2014, and by 2019, the company had begun selling the NCM brand in Australia through its brand stores in Melbourne, Sydney, and Adelaide.
The products are all designed in Germany and are also available for purchase through the online store.
NCM e-bikes are mostly about adventure and off-road experiences. The product line includes e-trekking, e-cruiser, e-folding, and e-MTB categories. The products have a range of rear and mid-motor engines from Bafang. The motor drive systems are made by Leon Cycles called the Das-Kit and were done to keep the costs low.
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The battery system in NCM e-bikes is from DeHawk, which is a leading manufacturer in this niche. The E-Mountain line has four products – NCM Moscow Plus, NCM Prague, NCM Moscow M3, and Aspen Fat. In addition, the e-trekking line includes four models NCM Milano, NCM Venice, NCM Milano Plus, and NCM Milano T3s.
The e-folding range includes ET-Cycle F720, ET-Cycle F1000, NCM Paris, and NCM London. The city range has two models that are C5 and C7. Besides e-bikes, buyers can buy batteries & kits, conversion e-kits, accessories, and spare parts.
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19 International E-bike Brands with Distributors and Dealers in Australia
Riders interested in trying foreign-made e-bikes in Australia have plenty of hands-on options.
Quite a few well-known global electric bike manufacturers sell their e-bikes in the country through their authorized partners or distributors. Some of these international brands are also available online and offer shipping facilities to Australia.
Ariel Rider is a Washington-based company with four models – Kepler, X-Class 52V, X-Class 52 Step-Thru, and Grizzly.
California-based Aventon presents seven technically-advanced e-bikes, shipping all across the world.
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Waldershof-based Cube is the winner of the German Design Award Gold 2023.
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California-based Electra (which is part of Trek Bicycles) has four Townie Go models suited for city riders.
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Headquartered in Stuttgart, Focus makes high-quality trekking and mountain e-bikes. The German-made e-bikes are powered by Bosch motors and Shimano components. For its Australian buyers, the company offers test rides on selected models.
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Netherlands-based Gazelle has been in the bicycle business for 130+ years. Their pedal-assist models are available in different styles, performance levels, and seating positions.
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Taiwan-based Giant bicycles have manufacturing units in Netherlands, Hungary, and China. They have six product lines of e-bikes that can be ordered online.
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German cycle maker Kalkhoff engineers city, trekking, and all-road e-bikes.
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Marin is a California-based e-bike brand that ships its product range to Australia. There are mountain, transit, fitness, and off-road e-bikes.
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Taiwan-based Merida is a specialist maker of mountain and hardtail e-bikes. It has factories in Taiwan, China, and Germany.
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France-based O2feel makes top-notch e-bikes for city & town rides, floating and cargo, and sports and adventure.
Norco is a Canadian e-bike company that makes city, mountain, fat e-bikes, and cross-country e-bikes. The brand sells through multiple third-party stores in Australia.
Based out of Basque in Northern Spain, Orbea makes road and mountain e-bikes that can be customized when you order online.
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Polygon is a Canadian e-bike company with a track record of 25 years in the cycle manufacturing industry. In Australia, it sells via its online stores and third-party retail stores.
San Diego-based Ride1Up manufactures about nine different product lines to meet the varying needs of e-riders today.
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Darmstadt-based Riese & Muller offers comprehensively-designed family, cargo, mountain, sports, and city e-bikes.
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The Specialized e-bike company is located in Morgan Hill, CA. It has mountain, road, and active e-bikes, offering a model for every kind of e-rider.
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Taipei-based Tern has offices in the UK, the US, China, and Finland. The company ships its e-bikes to about 65 countries worldwide.
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Trek Bicycles is one of the largest cycle manufacturing companies in the US. The manufacturing units of Trek are primarily located in China, Taiwan, Germany, and the Netherlands. It makes e-bikes for mountains, off-road, and city drives.
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