Raleigh Captus Electric Hybrid Bike - 2018 - Low Step

£1,480.00

Can be purchased using Cycle to work

Based on the same frame design as the Motus, the new Raleigh Captus Electric Hybrid Bike offers market leading Bosch motor technology to deliver power and comfort at a more affordable price. The new Low Step Captus has an even lower step through frame than previous models to make it easier to mount and dismount the bike gracefully. 

The Captus boasts a host of extra features over Raleigh's entry level e-bikes including the introduction of the 60mm travel Suntour suspension fork which helps to smooth out any bumps in the road making your ride that little bit more enjoyable. The most significant upgrade on the Captus is the addition of Bosch Active Line centre mount motor system. This system encapsulates German precision and reliability delivered in a beautifully efficient system that will easily carry you up hills and across town for up to 140km*. 

The new generation 2 Bosch Active Line system provides smoother acceleration whilst shifting gear to create the perfect combination of mechanical and electrical pedelec technology. Its optimized 3-sensor concept performs 1,000 highly precise measurements per second, affording optimum power tuning, extremely low levels of noise & vibration and the Torque based sensor is quicker to respond to changes in your pedalling by adapting power output accordingly. The 300wh battery boasts a range of between 35 and 140km* from one charge dependent on the level of assistance selected. 

An on-board Intuvia computer allows you to switch between four different levels of support; Eco, Tour, Sport & Turbo, as well as displaying information like speed, battery level, distance travelled and approximate range available. The powerful 50NM motor drives the rear wheel to provide a more natural power assistance when compared with the 'pulling' assistance offered by front wheel drive motor systems. Plus the handy 'walk' button delivers a low power output from the motor for those occasions where you need to push your bicycle up some steps or a short slope. 

The Captus is fitted with 9 speed Shimano Altus gears offering an exceptionally wide range of gears for you to choose from. Braking is covered by new Shimano hydraulic disc brakes, whilst e-bike specific CST tyres keep your wheels firmly planted to the road. The Captus is a fully equipped bike fitted with a kickstand, mudguards and a rear pannier rack that is perfect for carrying your extra luggage. Designed with comfort front of mind, this bike has been thoughtfully finished with a suspension seatpost, ergonomic grips, adjustable handlebar stem and an oversize hybrid handlebar all designed for fantastic comfort over any distance. 

*Range figure is an average and is dependent on terrain, weather conditions and level of assistance selected.

Raleigh Frame SizeHeight (inches)Height (cm)
46cm Frame 5'4" to 5'8" 165cm to 178cm
53cm Frame 5'8"+ 178cm+

Specification Overview

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Brand Raleigh
Type Electric Hybrid Bikes
Frame Material Alloy
Suspension Front Suspension
Wheel Size 700c
Number of Gears 9
Brake Type V-Brakes
Maximum Speed 25km/hour
Maximum Range Up to 148km
Pedals Included Yes
Approximate Weight 22kg
Gender Unisex
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Eligible for cycle to work Eligible for cycle to work
Bike Frame Size No
Primary Colour No
Brand Raleigh
Type Electric Hybrid Bikes
Frame Material Alloy
Suspension Front Suspension
Wheel Size 700c
Number of Gears 9
Brake Type V-Brakes
Maximum Speed 25km/hour
Maximum Range Up to 148km
Recharge Time No
Pedals Included Yes
Approximate Weight 22kg
Gender Unisex
Frame Alloy Lowstep frame AL6061
Forks Suntour Nex suspension fork 63mm travel
Battery Bosch 300wh
Drive Type -
Motor Bosch Active Line
Display Bosch Intuvia display Featuring: Eco, Tour, Sport and Turbo modes. Range, Speed, and Time informatio
Gear Shifters Altus 9 speed shifter with display
Rear Mech Altus 9 Speed
Front Mech N/A
Chainset Raleigh Alloy BOSCH crank set
Cassette / Freewheel 9 Speed 11-34 cassette
Chain 9 Speed E-Specific
Bottom Bracket Bosch Integrated in motor
Front Brake Shimano M315 Hydraulic Disc brake
Rear Brake Shimano M315 Hydraulic Disc brake
Pedals Comfort Pedals with Anti Slip
Front Hub Alloy 36 hole black disc QR
Quick Release Front Wheel Yes
Rear Hub Alloy cassette Hub 36 hole disc QR
Quick Release Rear Wheel Yes
Rims Black 36 hole disc brake compatible
Tyre Size 700x47c
Tyres CST Palm Bay E
Handlebars Comfort XLC Handlebar Black
Stem Adjustable angle Alloy
Grips Ergonomic Comfort Grip
Headset Low Stack semi integrated
Saddle Selle Royal Milo + women's
Seatpost Alloy Seatpost 30.9
Mudguard Mounts Yes
Mudguards Included Yes
Pannier Mounts Yes
Pannier Rack Included No
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