For sure, they can do more than "just" Deore XT: SHIMANO also builds top quality e-bike drive systems. These systems surely impress on selected STEVENS models with their lightweight, compact dimensions and minimal audibility - even under heavy loads.
In terms of electric drives for touring and city bikes, until recently there was hardly any way around market leader Bosch…that is, until Japanese component giant SHIMANO introduced its innovative SHIMANO STEPS E6100 system which visibly shook the e-bike world.
Their top model, SHIMANO STEPS E8000, had already been incorporated into our ultra-responsive enduro and all-mountain highlights – E-Sledge and E-Whaka – for quite some time now. And the verdict? Here you go: