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Ribble Hybrid AL e Step Through


A hybrid electric step through bike with the range and comfort to open a whole new world of possibilities. The Hybrid AL e Step Through gives you the power to explore and make you fall in love with cycling again.

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Hybrid AL e Step Through Hybrid AL e Step Through
Handbuilt with a wide-range 11-speed groupset for low-maintenance, powerful all-weather hydraulic disc brakes and versatile all-terrain tyres.
From: £2,299
This is a loan of £2,299.00 with £0.00 deposit.
Repayable by 36 monthly repayments of £78.54.
Total amount repayable £2,827.44.
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Hybrid AL e Step Through Hybrid AL e Step Through
Fully Loaded Edition
Fully loaded with a pannier rack to carry your goods, mudguards to keep you clean, front and rear lights and a bell to clear the way!
From: £2,399
This is a loan of £2,399.00 with £0.00 deposit.
Repayable by 36 monthly repayments of £81.95.
Total amount repayable £2,950.20.
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The Power
To Explore
3 power settings, up to *60 miles range.

Jump on board and at the press of a button have 3 levels of smooth power assistance as you pedal, each giving a natural boost to your ride. With 3 power settings to choose from, it's easy to pick the one that’s right for how you feel or for the terrain ahead. Tipping the scales at less than half the weight of similar e-bikes in its class, the Hybrid AL e Step Through can easily be ridden with the assistance on or off and delivers a range of up to 60 miles from a single charge.

*Range is dependent upon various factors, including rider weight, fitness and route profile


Whether you're ditching the car, riding for leisure, or just looking to get fit, the Hybrid AL e Step Through is designed to make your everyday life easier. This easy to use and comfy to ride electric hybrid bike is a stylish and fun get-around, helping you to ride further, ride electric.

Control Button

Keep both hands on the bars and your eyes on the road, whilst having the option to choose between 3 assistance levels with the conveniently positioned Trio handlebar control button.

& Tidy

A neat solution to untidy looking cables. All of the cables are routed internally, keeping everything neat and tidy while preserving the bikes clean lines and head turning looks.

Motor System

The extra pedal assistance of the MAHLE SmartBike Systems X35+ electric motor enables you to effortlessly navigate city streets, take a detour off-road, and conquer any climb. With up to 60 miles of range from a single charge, the ride feels as natural as a traditional bike and makes any journey possible.

Step on
Step off

Everything about the bike is designed to inspire confidence, from the easy access, hop on, hop off design to the comfortably upright riding position that provides you with a great view of your surroundings and the road ahead. With a step through design the necessity for swinging a leg over any fitted luggage, seat post and saddle is now a thing of the past, simply hop on and go.

Gear Range

SRAM’s 1 x gear system is simple and efficient, with a single gear shifter giving you access to all the gears that you need to ride uphill or down. Less emphasis on maintenance means more time spent maximising your ride enjoyment.

Mudguard & Rack

Designed with the option to fit a pannier rack and front and rear mudguards for carrying luggage and keeping you cleaner during wetter, muddier rides.


Pair your phone and smartwatch to the MAHLE SmartBike Systems app to unlock an unprecedented level of bike and rider interaction with a multitude of additional features.

  • Available range
  • Strava connectivity
  • Speedometer
  • Battery capacity check
  • Diagnostic info
  • Heart rate compatible
  • ... and much more!
Custom Colour

You decide the design, we create the bike. Be bold and bright or stealthy as you like. With millions of combinations, you can make a bike unique to you.

Just select customise after choosing your size.

Your Bike. Your Way

To assist you in selecting the correct size simply find you height below. The graphic below illustrates our recommendations so you can be confident that the size you order will be correct.

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Sizing &
Ribble Hybrid AL e Step Through
Size XS/S M/L
Rider Height 5'1 - 5'6
155cm - 168cm
5'6 - 5'11
168cm - 180cm
Stack (mm) 557 586
Reach (mm) 365 387
A - Seat Tube c/top (mm) 460 520
B - Top Tube horizontal (mm) 520 550
C - Head Tube (mm) 140 170
D - Seat Angle 74.5° 74.5°
E - Head Angle 70.5° 70.5°
G - Rear Centre (mm) 435 435
H - Wheelbase (mm) 1021 1053
F - BB Drop (mm) 69 69
Available on
Cycle To Work

The Ribble Hybrid AL e Step Through is available to order on cycle to work schemes.

We accept all major cycle to work scheme vouchers.

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Frequently Asked
Will I have full control of the bike?

Yes, this is a pedal assisted e-bike which means that it always requires rider input. When a power assistance level is selected the motor provides a smooth and consistent boost of power to each pedal stroke.

Do I need tax or insurance to ride this bike?

No, as a pedal-assisted e-bike that is limited to a maximum speed of 25kph/15mph (higher in the US) you are not required to hold a valid driver’s licence, pay any form of road tax or take out insurance.

What exactly is a Step Through bike?

A step through bike’s design includes a low top tube (sometime referred to as a crossbar) which allows you to simply step onto the bike and dismount without having to swing your leg over the saddle. This makes it especially suited to riding whilst dressed in business attire, a skirt or for those who have restricted flexibility. Plus this design also helps you to mount when luggage is fitted, without the need to balance the bike as you swing your leg over luggage, seat post, and saddle.

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What size bike do I need?

The Hybrid AL e Step Through is available in 2 sizes; Extra Small/Small to fit rider heights 5’1” to 5’6” (155-167cm) and Medium/Large to fit 5’6” to 5’11” (168-180cm).

Is it possible to test ride the bike?

Due to the challenges associated with the Covid pandemic, test rides are not currently available. We hope to be able to offer these soon. Alternatively, you can hire the e-bike from E-Venture Bikes in Keswick, the rental cost will then be deducted from your purchase should you decide to buy one of our e-bikes. We also hope to be able to reinstate the Ribble roadshows which travel around the UK offering people the opportunity to test ride our bikes. We will update the events page of our website and share the details via our social channels once we have any events confirmed.

What is the range of the Hybrid AL e Step Through?

This is dependent upon many factors which includes rider weight, fitness and route profile. A rider of 90kgs, on a varied route that includes climbs, descents and flats can expect an average distance of 60-miles.

How do I control how much power the motor delivers?

Three power settings are available at the press of a button, low, medium and max assistance, so you can select the setting that you need to suit the terrain. The bike comes fitted with an iWoc Trio control unit that is mounted for convenience to the handlebars. You can cycle through the assistance levels simply by clicking the upper or lower buttons without having to take your hands off the handlebars or take your eyes off the road ahead.

Can I ride this bike in the wet?

The electric components used on our e-bikes are IP54 rated. They are protected against splashing, but not against full immersion. The electric bike should never be subjected to pressurised water from a hose pipe or jet wash, failure to adhere to this may result in damage to the electrical components that comprise the motor system . When transporting the bike on the outside of a vehicle a waterproof cover should be used to ensure the protection of the electronic components from water ingress during transportation.

How long does it take to charge the battery?

From fully depleted, the battery reaches full capacity in just 3.5 hours and can be charged from any household power socket.

How will I know how much battery remains?

The handlebar mounted iWoc Trio control button has built in LED’s which display how much battery power remains. It uses a simple traffic light system, White indicates a full charge, progressing down through Green, Amber and finally Red to indicate that there is 25% or less remaining.

What is the life expectancy of the battery?

Like any battery, it will degrade over time. In the case of this Panasonic battery, after approximately 500 charging cycles. Please take some to read our battery care blog in which we outline the best practices to ensure that your e-bike's battery continues to function at optimal efficiency throughout its lifetime.

What is the widest tyre that I can fit?

The widest tyre that can be fitted is a 45mm without mudguards or 40mm when mudguards are fitted.

Can I fit a pannier rack?

Yes, the frame has built-in mounts to enable the fitting of a pannier rack.

Can I fit a basket?

Yes, a basket can be fitted to the handlebars.

What if I get a puncture?

It is just as simple as fixing a puncture on a normal bike except you first need to disconnect the rear wheel by unclipping the connector at the chainstay and releasing the wheel nuts on the axle. Once the puncture has been repaired you simply bolt the wheel back on and connect the cable once again.

What sort of a pump will I need?

The most common type of inner tube valve is the Presta high pressure valve and this is what this bike comes fitted with. There are a couple of options in terms of a pump, we recommend something that can be carried either on the bike, in a bag or in a jersey pocket. The most popular types are.

  • Mini Pump – A small pump that normally includes a clip so that it can be bolted onto an existing bottle cage mount on the bike or that is small enough to fit into a cycling jersey pocket or bag.
  • CO2 pump – CO2 pumps use a pressurised CO2 canister to inflate the inner tube, much faster and much more efficient. The only drawback is that a full canister is required for a roadside repair.
  • Hybrid Pump – Some models of pump are compatible with CO2 canisters as well as having the option to inflate the tube normally. The best of both worlds.
Is the bike supplied with pedals?

Yes, the bike is supplied with a set of flat pedals for use with normal shoes or trainers. You can also find a wide selection of pedals here

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