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Raleigh Motus Step Through Hub Gear Bosch

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The new Raleigh Motus Hub Gear Bosch powered electric bikes can be ordered for delivery or collection within 2-3 days. Order now from the UK's premier Raleigh eBike dealer, tracking will be provided on dispatch. 

Who is this bike suitable for?

This Raleigh Motus electric bike is perfect for everyday riding, its unique features and 700c wheel mean that it’s a good contender looking for a Commuting / Trekking / Hybrid bike. ​Raleigh UK has joined forces with the renowned Bosch eBike system to create the ultimate high quality electric bike at a price that has to be taken seriously here in the UK for 2017.

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New Features

Raleigh UK have teamed up with the German manufacturers Bosch to create a well specified Europe built crank drive bike. 

The Shimano hydraulic disc brakes ensure the Motus comes to a stop where needed, with good braking performance and minimal maintenance.

Whilst we are on maintenance, aside from keeping it clean and oiling the chain from time to time, there is not actually that much else too it!

The Raleigh Motus comes fully equipped with all the practical functions you would expect. Raleigh have opted to offer a bike that you needn't add any extras. Well, maybe a helmet and a nice set of pannier bags?.. 

Shimano Disc Brakes on the Raleigh Motus
The Motus includes a complete mudguard set, front / rear light set (powered by the Bosch system itself), comfort gel saddle, comfort grips, adjustable system, prop stand, suspension seat post, pannier rack, rear wheel lock and special puncture resistant tyres.

Hub Gear or 10spd Derailleur Version?

This is the 8 Speed Hub Gear Raleigh Motus, hub gears are best for long flatter terrain, they offer a range of gears with minimal fuss. Both up and downhill you'll have enough gears for everyday riding, for steeper hills, you'd be better on the 10spd version as this will give a little more range. 

Hub gears benefit from a user friendly system, the controls are easy to navigate (just up and down) and they also benefit from being very low maintenance. Because the chain does not move, it doesn't wear the same and there is little wear on the sprockets. Thus, not needing for frequent changes of the chain and/or sprockets. 

8 Speed Shimano Nexus Hub Gear Raleigh Motus

This Motus model features a 8 speed gear system, provided by Shimano, this neat 8 Speed Internal Nexus gear hub offers silky smooth shifting while maintaining a completely straight chain line.  

It works in harmony with the Bosch eBike drive system and offers a reliable maintenance free solution.

To glide you over some of the bumpier roads / terrain are Suntour's front suspension fork with 63mm of travel and a lock out function. 

Also the comfort Selle Royal saddle is supported with a suspension seat post to take the edge of harsher bumps through the back end of this eBike. 

26" or 700c Wheel Size?

The Hub Gear Raleigh Motus in a step through frame is offered in 2 wheel size choices, why? Because it gives more refinement depending on the rider. So, which wheel should you choose? 

A 26" Wheel offers a slightly smaller wheel. This setup is suitable for the shorter rider as the overall bike size will come up a little smaller, it's also a little easier to manoeuvre around. 

The 700c (28") wheel is the standard format on most hybrid trekking bikes. It rolls faster and further one each revolution than the smaller 26". The 700c is suitable for medium to taller riders.


New Bosch Active Line on the Raleigh Motus

Bosch Active Line System

The new Raleigh Motus 2017 eBikes also feature the latest Bosch Active crank drive motor, so you can be sure it's fitted with the latest kit and setup for optimum performance. 

This system outputs 48Nm of torque & peaks at 500w! It certainly packs a punch, it also offers up to 225% assistance on turbo mode, while Eco mode offers a more subtle 50% assistance. There are 4 levels of assistance and remember you can always turn it off completely and ride it as a normal bike! 

This machine rolls just the same as a normal cycle. In fact the quality in the design, geometry & build make it a true performer! The Raleigh Motus electric bike features the Bosch 400Wh PowerPack Battery so it hosts the most range possible on a Bosch powered eBike. 

Read more in depth articles on Bosch on our Blog information pages.

Whats included? 

This bike comes fully set-up by our workshop technicians. You can be sure that every aspect of the eBike has been dialled in for optimum performance. All our electric bikes arrive with a user manual, keys, charger & free follow up service within 3 months.

Aftersales support on the Raleigh Motus eBike

Our electric bikes also include a 5yr warranty on the frame, 2yr warranty on all the electrics & 1yr warranty on the components. In the event of a problem, we handle all warranty claims in-house. We can also offer worldwide support for customers further afield using a laptop or PC connected to the internet, combined with our diagnostic equipment.

E-bikeshop is a UK Bosch Electric Bike Service Center and our in house workshop is now exclusively reserved for our own eBike customers. We also have parts / spares to hand should they be required.

*Range is dependant on many factors inc rider weight, wind, hills, terrain etc. For a better estimate, please use our range calculator. 

Free Electric Bike Insurance Cover

FREE 14 Days Electric Bike Cover

We've exclusively teamed up with Bikmo to offer 14 days free electric bike insurance when you purchase your new electric bike with

You'll be covered for eBike theft, accessories, crash damage, clothing/headgear, accidental damage, public liability and Bikmo will even cover the cost of getting you home as a result of damage or theft.

The perfect package to get you started with your new eBike without the need for any worry or hassle. Of course, you'll have the no obligation option to continue your insurance over after the initial period.

To get this exclusive special offer, simply tick the checkbox in the checkout. 

*You must meet all of the standard Bikmo eligibility criteria and understand the Bikmo locking requirements. You can find this info on the dedicated page here

Customer Reviews

I live in the USA. The 7 speed Motus shipping was outstanding. What a great bike for the price. Martin in sales has been very prompt and helpful in resolving the only issue I had with the Bike. I could not get the "walk assist" to operate, Martin walked (no pun intended) me thru the problem as soon as I contacted him. Outstanding Martin!!!!

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General Bike Specifications


Alloy 6061 Step Through Frame


Suntour Nex suspension fork 63mm travel


Shimano Hydraulic Disc Brakes 160mm


Shimano Nexus 8 Speed Twist Shifter

Rear Mech

N/A 8-Speed Shimano Hub Gear


N/A 8-Speed Shimano Nexus Hub Gear


Heavy Duty Straight Chain


Double wall rims on Shimano Nexus Disc Hubs


CST Classic 700 / 26" Puncture Resistant Tyres


Alloy Suspension Seatpost


Selle Royal R2 Comfort Saddle

Luggage Carrier

Alloy Pannier Rack


Full Length Mudguard Set


Alloy Fold Away Kick Stand



Electric Bike Specifications


Bosch Lithium Ionen 36 Volt, 400 Wh, with BMS Management


Bosch Intuvia Multifunctional Display with Push Assistance


Bosch Active 36 Volt, 250 Watt. 50 - 225% Assist, 48Nm


30-110 miles of power assisted range, depending on terrain

Further Information


The most frequently asked questions on this eBike -

The below questions relate to this bike. You can find a full F.A.Q on eBike & website questions by clicking here.

What sizes is this bike available in?
The Raleigh Motus Hub Gear Step Through is available in 2 wheels sizes: 26" or 700c (28").

Is this bike in stock now?
The stock status is shown at the top of this page next to the price. If the stock level is shown as 'Pre-Order' this means it is a new model arriving soon, you can see a better date at the top of each bike description, it is highlighted in a grey box. You can order a bike for pre-order. Once the checkout has been completed we will take a small deposit, then settle the balance when the bike becomes available. 

Are there any colour options?
The Raleigh Motus Step Through is only available in the colour shown.

Where is this bike made?

Can I try the bike before I buy?
Yes of course, you can visit, we can talk you through your riding style and requirements and offer expert advice as to which model to select. We will be able to advise particular eBikes and talk them through in more detail. We also give you the opportunity to ride crank drive bikes so you can get a feel for them prior to purchase. 

At e-bikeshop we work by appointment only, so we can talk to each customer on an individual basis to give the best advice possible. If you like the bike, you have the option to take it away there and then with any accessories selected fitted and a full fitting session on the bike itself. We ask you to go for a short ride on the bike to make sure you are happy with the setup and also able to answer any operational questions you may have. 

If you can't find the answer you are looking for, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
Remember you can find a full F.A.Q on general electric bike & website questions by clicking here.

The following links will open PDF files in a new tab -


Bosch eBike System Overview - Bosch eBike Active Line System Product Brochure

Bosch eBike Manual - Bosch eBike Active User Manual

Raleigh Motus Review in Electric Bike Mag - Raleigh Motus eBike Review

Raleigh Generic Cycle Owner's Manual - Raleigh Owner's Guide

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