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).
Battery life and assistance modes
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.
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.
Speed, distance covered and overall, the remaining power and the 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.
1⅛" aluminium pivot.
63 mm of travel.
Derailleurs and drivetrain: enjoy the speed!
Quickly and easily change between the 8 speeds using the shifter on the handlebars.
- 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). 1⅛" aluminium stem that is 75 mm long.
1⅛" 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
- 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.
CE Certificate of Conformity
Information on rear wheel compatibility
To set up a trailer, a follow me kit, or any other, you will need to know the characteristics of your rear wheel axle.Your rear wheel axle is an M12 x 1.25
Lifetime guarantee: frame, stem and handlebar.
Parts: 2 years.