Orbit Velocity electric assist Steps E8000
In stock - Test ride model availableTest ride model available.
The Velocity E8000 is designed and built in the Yorkshire Dales using Shimano's E8000 mid-drive motor and is perfectly suited to the hills. The low gearing will take you up the steepest of climbs and the 3 brakes will take you down the steepest of descents with confidence.
The Velocity can take plenty of luggage with the front fork being rack compatible too, and it's 48 spoke wheels make it a great touring machine.
The Velocity is assembled for each customer so we can customise it to suit you exactly, drop handlebars are an option on the front as well.
Weight, as pictured, 26.81kg, length 252cm or 250cm with a 38c tyre.
A drop handlebar model is available at an extra cost of £200.
|Options||19/15" Satin black
21/17" Satin black
19/15" Gloss maroon red
21/17" Gloss maroon red
|Description||Comes with 500wh battery, 630wh batteries are available at an extra cost of £150|
|Frame||Orbit lightweight aluminium|
|Forks||Orbit full chromoly steel disc|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano SLX 12 speed|
|Shifters||Shimano SLX 12 speed right hand shift lever|
|Chainset (Pilot)||Shimano 170mm crank length with Steps E8000 motor|
|Chainset (Stoker)||170mm crank length 42 tooth|
|Bottom Bracket (Pilot)||Alloy eccentric & external cups|
|Bottom Bracket (Stoker)||External cups or square taper|
|Chain (Crossover)||KMC E1 nickel plated 160 link|
|Chain (Rear)||KMC E12 speed|
|Cassette||Sunrace cassette 12 speed 11/51|
|Pedals (Pilot)||Alloy touring with strapless toe cups or Flatties|
|Pedals (Stoker)||Alloy touring with strapless toe cups or Flatties|
|Front Brake||TRP Spyke cable pull disc brake, with 203mm rotor|
|Rear Brake||TRP Spyke cable pull disc brake, with 203mm rotor|
|3rd Brake||Shimano V brake, controlled from the front handlebars with Shimano friction lever|
|Front Hub||Orbit tandem large flange, cartridge bearing, 6 bolt disc 48 hole|
|Rear Hub||Orbit tandem large flange, cartridge bearing, 6 bolt disc, 145mm OLD 48 hole|
|Rims||Alex G6000 deep section aero|
|Spokes||Sapim Strong butted stainless|
|Tyres||Schwalbe Marathon E plus 700 x 35c, 38c or 47c|
|Headset||Tange Thunda 1 1/8" semi intergated, reinforced bottom cup|
|Stem (Pilot)||Satori 31.8mm ahead|
|Stem (Stoker)||Orbit adjustable, 160mm to 200mm|
|Handlebars (Pilot)||Zoom black riser, 31.8 clamp size|
|Handlebars (Stoker)||Black alloy stoker bars, 25.4 clamp size, 49cm external width & 4.5cm stoker riser|
|Saddle (Pilot)||Velo plush comfort touring or Velo Sport|
|Saddle (Stoker)||Velo plush comfort touring|
|Seatpost (Pilot)||Black alloy, 400mm x 27.2|
|Seatpost (Stoker)||Zoom suspension seat post 40mm travel|
|Grips (Pilot)||Wave ergo lock-on with integrated bar ends|
|Grips (Stoker)||Velo black cork bar tape with under bar gel|
|Pannier Rack (Front)||-|
|Pannier Rack (Rear)||Black alloy 3 leg|
|Bottle Cages||2 alloy|
|Mudguards||Black or silver with stainless steel fittings|
|Extras||Every Orbit Tandem is built to order, so should you wish to change any part of the specification please get in touch.
Planning a trip? Additional batteries are available to hire please ask for further details.
Can be built into a drop handlebar model for an extra £200
As with any product, specification is subject to change without prior notification. You are advised to confirm current specification before buying.