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"Give your rides more power. The Riverside 500 E electric hybrid bike offers electrical rider support for distances of up to 90 km.

The three electric bike modes offer assistance up to 25 km/h, letting you enjoy high speeds and easy journeys."

  • Autonomy: Mode 1: up to 90 km, mode 2: up to 80 km and mode 3 up to 50 km.
  • Smooth pedalling: Pedal normally thanks to the built-in torque sensor (bottom bracket).
  • Cycling comfort: Lockable suspension fork with adjustable stiffness.Puncture-resistant tyres.
  • Braking power: The hydraulic disc brakes provide clean, precise braking.
  • Ease of use: Easily change speeds using the 8-speed shifter.
  • Easy reading: Wide, contrasted, accessible from the handlebars. Keep an eye on your screen.

How to choose your size

  • 4 sizes available:
  • Size S from 1.50 m to 1.65 m.
  • Size M from 1.66 m to 1.77 m.
  • Size L from 1.78 m to 1.89 m.
  • Size XL from 1.90 m to 2.01 m.
  • If you're between 2 sizes:
  • Choose the smaller size for greater manoeuvrability and comfort (straighter back).
  • Choose the larger size for a more stretched out position (better suited to speed).

0, 1, 2 or 3: choosing your assistance mode

  • Walking mode - Assistance when walking.
  • Mode 0 – Assistance disabled.
  • Mode 1 - Gentle assistance at up to 25 km/h that means you can forget about the weight of the bike - battery life of around 90 km under normal conditions.
  • Mode 2 - Moderate assistance at up to 25 km/h - battery life of around 80 km under normal conditions.
  • Mode 3 - Boost assistance at up to 25 km/h for the most difficult ascents (warning: your battery life will be severely reduced in the event of prolonged use).

Motor: use those watts!

  • Brushless 250-watt motor in the rear wheel hub.
  • 42Nm torque.


  • Lithium-ion 36V 11.6 Ah (418 WH) battery with locking system that prevents any vibrations to the battery as you ride.
  • Supplied with two lock keys.
  • Weight: 2.82 kg.
  • We recommend recharging the battery after each use.


  • LCD screen, backlit for better visibility both day and night.
  • Displays:
  • speed, time, trip and total distance, remaining battery power and selected mode.
  • USB plug for recharging your smartphone.

What is the assistance sensor?

  • A simple, clever system: the more you pedal, the more assistance is provided. You are in control of your speed and acceleration.
  • For those in the know, we're talking about the torque sensor fitted to the bottom bracket.

A frame designed for less weight and more comfort

  • Our engineers designed the hybrid frame using 6061 aluminium and lower geometry for an easy step through. This frame provides optimal comfort and great versatility.
  • Inserts are included for a bottle cage and pannier rack.

Adjustable suspension fork

  • Our designers added the Suntour NCX SF19-NEX lockable and adjustable spring suspension fork.
  • 1?" aluminium pivot.
  • Magnesium blade.
  • 63 mm of travel.

Derailleurs and drivetrain: enjoy the speed!

  • Quickly and easily change between the 8 speeds using the shifter on the handlebars.
  • In detail:
  • - 8-speed Microshift H081 cassette
  • - Single chainwheel: 36 teeth
  • - Cogs: 11/ 34
  • - KMC Z51 chain with quick-release
  • - Rear derailleur: B'Twin RD M25
  • - B'Twin SL759 shifter.
  • - Anti-derailment ring

Hybrid tyres: put rubber to the road

  • Comfortable, versatile, reinforced CST Tirent tyres so you can go anywhere.
  • Bead-to-bead puncture protection.
  • The recommended pressure is between 4 and 5 bars (details on tyre sidewall).
  • Dimensions: 700 x 40 (40-622).

28" double-walled wheels

  • Head off on tours with the Riverside 500 E equipped with black double-walled aluminium wheels.
  • To transport your bike, the quick-release on the front wheel makes it easy to remove.
  • 28-spoke front wheel and 36-spoke rear wheel.
  • Rear wheel nut can be removed with an 8mm Allen key. (Compatible with B'Twin 900 multitool).
  • Wheel diameter = 28 inches (21-622).

HYDRAULIC DISC BRAKES: control your braking

  • Cycle safely on any terrain (dry/wet) thanks to the Tektro TKD 160 mm hydraulic disc brakes at the front and rear.
  • Hydraulic brakes provide more precise braking as well as greater comfort using the brake levers.
  • Aluminium brake levers.

Handlebars, steering, stem: maintain control

  • Semi-raised aluminium handlebar (620 mm). 1?" aluminium stem that is 75 mm long.
  • 1?" semi-integrated Aheadset headset.
  • 2 aluminium spacers 5 mm in height.
  • B'Twin ergonomic grips.

Saddle: be comfortable

  • Because it's important that your seat position is adapted to your riding style, our teams developed the exclusive B'Twin Ergofit Trekking 500 saddle.
  • Aluminium seat post with graduated markings for easier adjustment.
  • Collar dimensions = 35 mm.
  • Seat post diameter = 28.6 mm.
  • Tool-free saddle height adjustment (quick-release).

Crankset / Pedals

  • The Riverside 500 electric bike is supplied with versatile plastic single-piece pedals with a wide pedalling surface to keep the foot on the pedal.
  • 170mm-long aluminium cranks.
  • 36-teeth aluminium chainring. Plastic chainguard.


  • Your Riverside 500 E is supplied with a bell, lights (front/rear), wheel reflectors and pedals.
  • Depending on the accessory type and size of the bike, the frame is compatible with:
  • - front and rear mudguards
  • - stand
  • - bottle cage
  • - saddle bag
  • - rear pannier rack
  • - child seat
  • Please ask a sales advisor for further details.


  • 22.6 kg in size S with the battery.
  • 22.7 kg in size M with the battery.
  • 22.8 kg in size L with the battery.
  • 22.9 kg in size XL with the battery.
  • 19.7kg in size S without battery.
  • 19,8kg in size M without battery.
  • 19.9kg in size L without battery.
  • 20kg in size XL without battery.
  • The bike is supplied with B'Twin Flat platform pedals.
  • The total weight (bike+cyclist) should not exceed 120kg.

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