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Product information DU-E6100-CRG

Discover the SHIMANO STEPS E6100 E-Cargo system

SHIMANO STEPS e-bike system is now available for cargo bikes! And makes carrying kids, dogs or shopping around town easier than ever. The E6100-CRG motor brings optimised pedalling efficiency and allows you to ride with control and confidence. What’s more, you can rely on a power boost just when you need it. The SHIMANO STEPS E6100-CRG comes pre-installed on a wide variety of cargo brands and models.

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Motor

Motor

The SHIMANO STEPS E6100-CRG motor makes transport easy from the get-go. Thanks to cargo-specific firmware in our E-TUBE app, you’ll experience a smooth take-off – even with a heavy load. You’ve got the torque! You can also adjust the cut-off speed via our E-TUBE app. Full-automatic shifting combined with smooth pedalling creates a more natural riding experience on your cargo bike. While its short rear centre enhances manoeuvrability.

  • Compact and integrated design
  • Smooth pedalling
  • Maximum power output: 60Nm
  • Walk-assist mode
  • Start mode*
  • Fully automatic shifting
    * When combined with Di2 Internal Gear Hub
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Battery

Battery

The fast-charging, high-capacity Li-Ion battery will get you and your cargo around town with plenty to spare.

  • Supported journeys of up to 185km on one charge
  • 1,000 charge cycles with no significant power loss 
  • Quick charging time for those who are always on the go
  • Bikes also come equipped with the option of either the compact 418Wh battery or 504Wh down-tube battery – or third-party batteries from Shimano partners such as Trend Power or Darfon.
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Technical specifications

  • Quick charging time (EC-E6000 charger) of 504Wh: 80% in 2.5 hours, from 0 to 100% in 5 hours
  • Quick charging time (EC-E6000 charger) of 418Wh: 80% in 2 hours, from 0 to 100% in 4 hours
  • After 1000 charges: retains 60% of max charge
  • Built-in charging port to charge battery without removing it
  • Current existing battery line-up is compatible with new Motor series
Info display

Info display

Use the E-TUBE app on your smartphone or tablet for wireless diagnostics and to customise your ride – down to what data you view and how you view it.

Choose from 4 display options to fit your style:

  • Option 1: Sleek, bar-mounted, easy-to-read display with functions including speed, distance, trip time, clock, gear, estimated range, battery indication, and so much more
  • Option 2: Via junction, can be wirelessly partnered using ANT or Bluetooth with your smartphone app for a more personalised experience
  • Option 3: Via junction, can be wirelessly connected with one of the third-party displays from Garmin or SIGMA
  • Option 4: Junction only with LED which shows green or red to reflect battery life and support mode, so all focus remains on the ride
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Support settings

Intuitively designed ergonomic switch unit for supple switching between 3 power-assist modes while riding.

Choose from 4 support settings: High, Normal, Eco, Walk
  • High: Complete support for maximum boost (230% support) 
  • Normal: Intuitively smooth gradual support (150% support)
  • Eco: Solid support for those longer journeys (70% support)
  • Walk: Assists you when you need to walk the bike – simple to activate

Technical specifications

  • All settings (except Walk) offer support of up to 25km/h
  • Power and light on/off
  • Multiple mounting options
  • For bikes equipped with Di2: an additional optional switch to operate gears
  • Switch unit controls Walk-Assist setting, lights and fully automatic shifting
  • Monitor Di2 gear position, battery life and other functions using Shimano D-Fly Data Management system
Drivetrain

Drivetrain

Sleek, modern, fully integrated drivetrain with up to 263% gear range. Very lightweight for increased responsiveness.

  • Fully automatic shifting (Di2 only) for a more natural riding experience
  • Designed for use with internal gear hub or external gearing
  • Compatible with NEXUS Inter-5E, our new dedicated e-bike internal gear hub designed to handle all the unique demands of e-Cargo bikes
  • External gearing options are electronic 11-speed with Di2-compatible rear derailleur or mechanical 9-, 10- or 11-speed shifting
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Technical specifications

  • Chain cover for excellent leg protection
  • Chainring options: 38T or 44T
  • Crank length options: 170mm or 175mm
  • Compatible with GATES belt system
  • Crank-arm colour options: Black or Silver

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Fully automatic shifting

You can use fully automatic shifting by combining the DU-E6100-CRG motor with our Di2 internal gear hub. Based on cadence and speed, the SHIMANO STEPS E-Cargo system automatically tells the Di2 hub what gear to shift into. Expect a smoother, more focused riding experience because you won’t be breaking a sweat about whether you’re in the right gear or not. 

When you need to come to an abrupt halt, SHIMANO STEPS will automatically shift down to a lower gear as you stop at traffic lights, for example. And give you – and your load – that extra surge when the lights go green again for an easy start.

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