Riese & Müller Delite
Go-anywhere with unmatched comfort & control – urban, hybrid and pure mountain versions available

From $ 7,469

Riese & Müller Delite

Features

  • Get Your Order Started: Reserve your Reserve your Riese & Müller Delite today with a fully refundable $500 deposit.  

Order the Delite

  • Made for You in Germany: Riese & Müller assembles each bike in their factory in Weiterstadt, Germany to your specifications. This means that you can choose things like color, motor style, battery, drivetrain, and accessories. The New Wheel is here to help you to design your perfect bike. Learn more.
  • A Bike with Attitude, Perspective and Multiple Abilities: an incredible commuter, to be sure, but also a bike that begs for weekend adventure. With full-suspension and a unique rear cargo rack, on- and off-road adventure beckons.
  • Mountain and Street Models Available: The Delite comes in a touring model (pictured above), but also as a mountain bike. (For a unique full-suspension step-through bike that can also be configured for off-road use, consider the Homage.) We may not always have these on the floor, but they are always available to order in any configuration.
  • Full Suspension Means Comfort and Control: Full-suspension was adapted to bikes to make them easier to manage at speed on all types of terrain. This speed-capable bike incorporates front and rear suspension to keep you moving swiftly in full control. And comfort is a huge additional benefit of full suspension, and here it's further enhanced by the upright riding position characteristic of every Delite model.
  • Dual Batteries for Maximum Range: The only full suspension e-bike designed around the Bosch Dual Battery System. Centering the motor and battery weight  brings superb ride comfort, handling and performance characteristics. Configure your go-anywhere dream machine today!
  • Cantilevered Rear Rack Suspends your Cargo: A unique rear rack allows the rear suspension swing arm to suspend the rider and cargo, for ultimate control & comfort. Bike-packers take note - the rear rack is available for the Delite GX Mountain as well. Go anywhere with all necessary gear!
  • Three Frame Sizes: Let us help you determine the fit for you. Frame sizes range from 49 - 56cm, to fit riders 5'5" - 6'9".
  • Lighting Fenders, Kickstand, an ABUS Lock, Standard:  Delite Touring models are fully accessorized for urban use and more. Powerful front and rear IQ X lighting by Busch+Müller.
  • A Warranty You Can Trust: Riese & Müller's warranty is backed by The New Wheel True Warranty™  and upheld by our professional service department. Includes 5-year frame coverage, 2 years for electronics, and 2 years for all other components (some exceptions apply).

You Get So Much More

Complimentary Service
Your new electric bike comes standard with 6 months of complimentary service. To help ensure that your bicycle works great over its lifetime, we'll include a useful service schedule and can even send you handy reminder emails.
Extended Service Options
Expert Service
At The New Wheel our commitment to service is paramount. Throughout the lifetime of your bike, beginning with our exacting build and tune, we work to ensure that your bike performs reliably and enjoyably.
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Service Membership
Bikes purchased at The New Wheel are eligible for our unique Service Memberships. All memberships include unlimited tune-ups and 24/7 nationwide roadside assistance for total peace of mind. Upgrade to a Comprehensive Membership for even more benefits.
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Our Take

All Riese & Muller bikes are assembled in their factory in Weisenstadt Germany. This means you can customize virtually everything about the bike, including color, drivetrain, motor and battery capacity. Additionally Riese & Muller cargo bikes have many cargo bike accessories for the Packster.


Hello Weekend Adventures

Riese & Muller are known for incorporating full suspension into virtually any style of bike. The Delite is perhaps equal parts off-road e-bike, super commuter, and long-distance touring machine. The result is something that elicits daydreams, and weekend adventure schemes.

Fully Suspended Fun

Front and rear travel is 100mm, and the Delite Mountain offers a rear Fox Float 34 shock to soak up the bumps. Suspension increases control (especially at speed), preserves comfort, and has the added benefit of extending the lifespan of many components by reducing vibration related wear and tear.

Multiple Drivetrain Options

We love the three drivetrain options available on the Delite models - including Shimano derailleur, Nuvinci IGH, and even a Rolhoff hub option. The Rolhoff 14-speed internally geared hub requires minimal service and incredible feel and performance.

A Gates Carbon belt drive can be found on all Nuvinci models. Combined with a perfectly positioned pulley, the belt length and tension always remain constant while subjected to riding-related forces, making a belt tensioner a thing of the past.

Pair these drivetrain options with either a Bosch Performance Speed Motor or the High Torque Bosch CX Drive Motor.




A Rich History

The Delite was originally released in late-1990s as a full-suspension (though not electric) bike. Under constant production and regular revision, today's Delite is the product of nearly 20 years of German design and development.

New Dual Battery Technology

New for 2017, Riese & Müller is doubling the range of its E-Bikes with Bosch Dual Battery technology. This steps up battery capacity to 1,000 Wh, available on all Delite models. Depending on your needs, you may choose to bring along just one battery, or double up for a realistic range of 150 miles per charge. Using a charger, both batteries can be charged simultaneously.

Additional Model Options

There are numerous models within the Delite family, all of which can be ordered through The New Wheel. The Homage, a step-through version of the Delite, offers all the benefits of the Delite without the high top tube. The GT models of Delite upgrade components like rims, tires, and brakes for enhanced performance and serviceability.

All in All...

It's hard not to love this bike, in all of its incarnations and options. If you're looking for a commuter bike, and endless reasons to daydream about the weekends, this bike is sure to delight...


Specs

  • Size 49cm, 54cm, 56cm
    Fork Suntour Aion LO-R, tapered
    Frame Aluminum with X-Fusion O2 Rear Shock (Fox Float 34 on Delite Mountain)
    Rims Mach1 650, 27,5" (Upgradable on Mountain and GT models)
    Tire Schwalbe (Tires Vary By Configuration)
    Hub Novatec (Nuvinci or Rolhoff Upgrade Available)
    Seat Ergon SMC4-L Gel
    Seat Post Satori Trident
    Brake Shimano Deore, disc brake (Magura MT-4 on GT models)
    Transmission Shimano SLX, 11-speed (Nuvinci Upgrade Available)
    Shifter Shimano SLX, 11-speed (Nuvinci or Rolhoff Upgrade Available)
    Gear Ratio Front: 18T, Rear: 11-42 for Shimano SLX
    Handlebars Humpert ergotec ErgoXXL, 31,8 mm
    Headset Acros AZX-220, tapered, block lock
    Stem Humpert ergotec Charisma, 90 mm, 20°
  • Motor Bosch CX Drive (20 MPH) or Bosch Performance Speed (28 MPH)
    Power Pack Bosch PowerPack 500Wh @ 36 V, 13,4 Ah / Upgrade to Dual Pack @ 1000Wh
    Console Bosch Intuvia
    Ride Mode Torque Sensed Pedal Assist
    Max Range 50 or 100 miles with Dual Battery
    Top Motor Assist Speed 20 mph (28 mph optional upgrade)
  • Front Light Busch & Müller Lumotec IQ Avy LED
    Rear Light Busch & Müller Tolight mini
    Fender Included (not on Delite Mountain)
    Rear Carry Rack Optional
    Chain Guard Yes
    Kickstand Included (not on Delite Mountain)
    Lock ABUS Bordo Plus included
Specs subject to change, errors, and omissions.

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