At TAWS Bike Garage, we offer E-Bikes equipped with the best, industry supported systems, from Norco and Kona bikes. Here you'll find a bit of info on Shimano STEPS, Bosch E-Bike, and EbikeBC systems. We have a great selection of models available and in store, as well as a selection of Demo bikes for you to experience the ride.
EBikes In Store
Norco Scene VLT - Demo Bikes Available
The Scene VLT’s step-through aluminum frame offers riders ease of use and versatility combined with a Shimano STEPS E6100 electric assist. Its removable battery makes charging easy, and the thru-axle hubs ensure your bike and its wheels are securely locked when you park. The Tektro hydraulic disc brakes and Shimano drivetrain add reliable, effective performance, whether you’re stopping or going.
Drive: Shimano STEPS E6100 - Battery: Shimano 500Wh
Norco Charger VLT - $4399
The Norco Charger VLT is built to meet the needs of the modern electric bike rider. It looks and rides trails like an ultra-capable electric mountain bike, and its frame is decked out with features that add versatility. With an easily removable downtube-mounted battery and rack, fender, and bottle mounts, it’s ideal for the urban rider who also wants to get adventurous on the weekend.
Drive: Shimano STEPS E7000 - Battery: Shimano 504Wh
Norco.com: Norco Charger VLT
Benno Boost E - 500w Bosch CX - DEMO AVAILABLE!
The rigid aluminum frame and big 24” x 2.6” custom tires combine with the Bosch Performance Line/CX/Speed Electric motor to provide a powerful, yet composed ride. The unique upright riding position and ergonomic handlebar design lets you ride with purpose without sacrificing comfort and maneuverability. And a smart, interchangeable rack and rail system lets you pick and choose from dozens of possible configurations to suit the mission. Capability meets versatility to make the Boost E the choice of professional rescue teams, adventurists, bike couriers and everyday suburban explorers.
Drive: Bosch Perfomance CX - Battery: Bosch 500Wh with dual battery option.
Norco Sight VLT A1 29er - $6999 - DEMO Available
The Sight VLT A1 29 offers 150mm of Rockshox Super Deluxe Select + travel and is equipped with a RockShox Yari RC e-rated 160mm fork. The SRAM SX Eagle drivetrain keeps the power on and Shimano MT520 4-piston brakes slow things down, while the 34.9mm TranzX dropper offers size-specific drop.
Drive: Shimano STEPS E8000 - Battery: 630Wh
Norco.com: Norco Sight VLT A1 29
Mid-drive systems now make up approximately 90% of the ebike market, Bosch is a worldwide leader in the category. The mid drive system is light weight, centrally located on the bike, and the direct power is extremely efficient. With 4 different drive units, and various battery options, Bosch makes systems for electric bikes which are designed for recreational riding, commuting, off road riding and even cargo bikes.
Bosch drive units offer smooth acceleration, plenty of power and a low centre of gravity. Paired with their intuitive controller systems, the e-bikes offer a very natural riding feel. The Bosch ebike system offers a 4 tiered assist system between 30% and 300%. The batteries are made up of lithium ion cells, with a high quality monitoring system. We offer ebikes from Norco and Kona equipped with the Bosch drive systems.
Similar to Bosch, Shimano makes a mid drive system for ebike manufactures to use when designing electric bikes. Shimano's systems are very lightweight, and smooth riding. With the drive unit placed around the crank, the bicycles centre of gravity is quite low. The 3 tiered controller system gives you the option to run low, medium or high assist levels, or run the bike without assist. Shimano makes two different batteries, with capacity up to 150km (optimum conditions) and 1000 charge cycles. Norco makes great on and off road ebikes equipped with the Shimano STEPS drive system.
Similar to Bosch, Shimano makes a mid drive system for bicycle manufactures to use when designing electric bikes. Shimano's systems are very lightweight, and smooth riding. With the drive unit placed around the crank, the bicycles centre of gravity is quite low. The 3 tiered controller system gives you the option to run low, medium or high assist levels, or run the bike without assist. Shimano makes two different batteries, with capacity up to 150km (optimum conditions) and 1000 charge cycles. Norco makes great off road bikes equipped with the Shimano STEPS drive system.
E Bike BC Kits
Conversion kits are still the way to go for many riders. E Bike BC offers front and rear wheel conversion kits, depending on your preference. With E Bike BC you are able to select your power and battery size to customize your ride. Do you have a bike you are thinking about converting? Kits and pricing are available on E Bike BC's website. Come into TAWS and we can discuss which kit might be right for you!