Riese & Müller MultiCharger
A high-performance bike for amazing adventures with or without a passenger

From $ 4,989

Riese & Müller MultiCharger

Riese & Muller Multicharger Vario HS pictured above for $5809. Multicharger Light starts at $4989, pictured here.


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

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  • 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 the perfect bike. Learn more.
  • The 'Social' Charger: Thanks to an extended cargo rack and optional accessories, the Multicharger is ready to carry a child or adult passenger to join you on your adventures.
  • Able To Handle Your Cargo: Whether it's groceries, camping gear, or tools for your trade, the Multicharger can haul it all with ease thanks to oversized front and rear racks and ample panniers.
  • No Longer Than the Standard Charger:  This fact defies logic, but it's true.  The engineering of the rear rack accommodates the extra payload, allowing the bike to retain its standard length footprint and excellent handling.
  • Totally, 100%, Fully Loaded: The Charger comes fully loaded with everything you need to ride, including front and rear racks, integrated front and rear lights, sturdy metal fenders, a kickstand and top-end tires.
  • Lower Step Mixte Style Multicharger  - Perfect for sharing with a rider of a different height, and great if you just want additional stability when getting on and off of a fully loaded electric bike.
  • Fully Integrated Battery:  Not only does the new integrated PowerTube battery look great - it improves handling by keeping the battery weight low and centered.  Battery charges on the bike, or can be removed and charged off-board.
  • Optional 2nd Battery Extends Your Range:  Add an optional 2nd external Bosch PowerPack to double your range. Only available on the diamond-frame Multicharger due to space requirements
  • Comfortable and Well-Appointed: An upright ride position is complemented by front-suspension and a Thudbuster suspension seat post. 
  • Enviolo + Belt Drive = Amazing: If you're looking for ease of use and low maintenance, consider equipping the Charger with an Enviolo  (formerly Nuvinci) transmission paired with a Gates Carbon Belt Drive.
  • 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.
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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.


Is this The 'Better' Charger?

The Multicharger is a standard length utility bike that can carry a kid or an adult or tons of stuff.  That's right - the Multicharger is the same length as the regular Charger, but can do so much more!

What's In a Name?

Perhaps the meaning derives from this bike's ability to carry multiple people with ease.  Or perhaps it's connected to the multiple functions that this bike can help you accomplish - lugging stuff, or people from here to there.  Or maybe it's linked to the multiple terrains this bike can tackle - the GX model being especially ready for off-road utility cycling.  Then again, perhaps it references the multitude of options available for you to choose from on this bike.  This bike will multiply your experience of cycling through incredibly smart design, near-perfect integration of electric assist.


Two Bosch Motor Options

A high-speed Bosch Performance Speed motor option on the Charger will help you devour those miles in record time. Or, look to the Bosch CX Drive for unbeatable torque to tackle the most challenging terrain.

Designed for Comfort, Built for the Long Haul 

An upright ride position make the this Multicharger supremely stable and comfortable even at speed.

Premium components and an extensive feature set make it ideal for long touring, but also just a durable, sturdy bike that can act as your commuter and passenger carrier.


  • Size One universal size - 80cm standover
    Fork Suntour XCR32 Air 70mm
    Frame Aluminum with elevated chainstays
    Headset Acros AZX-220, tapered, block lock
    Rims Alex MD40, 27,5"
    Tire Schwalbe Big Ben Plus Reflex
    Front Hub Novatec QR 32H
    Transmission Light: Shimano Deore XT 10-speed // Vario: Enviolo Nuvinci N380 + Gates Carbon Belt Drive // GX: Shimano SLX 11-speed
    Seat Selle Royal Shadow
    Seatpost Satori Trident
    Brake Magura MT4, disc brake
    Shifter Shimano XT/SLX or Enviolo Twist Shifter
    Crankset FSA/Riese & Müller, 170 mm
    Chainring Light & GX: 18T // Vario: 26T Gates Belt Drive
    Handlebar Light: FSA V-Drive Low Riser, 31.8 mm // Vario & GX: FSA Afterburner, 31,8 mm
    Stem Light: FSA V-Drive, 80 mm, +/-17° // Vario & GX: FSA Afterburner, 6°, 90mm or FSA Afterburner, 6°, 60mm
    Grips Ergon
  • Motor Bosch CX Drive (20 MPH) or Bosch Performance Speed (28 MPH)
    Power Pack Bosch PowerTube 500Wh With Optional 2nd 500Wh PowerPack
    Console Bosch Intuvia
    Ride Mode Torque Sensed Pedal Assist
    Max Range 50 mi or 100+ mi with optional 2nd powerpack
    Top Motor Assist Speed 20 mph or 28 mph based on motor selection
  • Front Light Supernova E3 E-Bike
    Rear Light Busch & Müller Toplight 2C LED
    Fender SKS A65R
    Rear Carry Rack Custom
    Chain Guard Yes
    Kickstand Included
Specs subject to change, errors, and omissions.

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