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Following our 2023 list of the best belt drive bikes I have been compiling the 15 Best Electric Belt Drive Bikes 2023. This follows loads of interest in electric belt drive bikes. The original post was published in 2021 but I have updated it for the best deals and bikes in 2023. It would appear people are not satisfied with the niche of belt drive bikes we need to go deeper with eBikes using this tech.

If you are looking for your next low maintenance bike with some serious electric range then I have something special for you. Huge thanks to all the manufacturers who have helped me compile this list and helped me build out this guide. Read on to find the bikes I recommend and the ones I think are worth avoiding.

I have worked to identify the best prices and find bikes with strong availability to help you find the perfect belt drive eBike for your needs.

Full list of 15 Best Electric Belt Drive Bikes 2023

  1. Priority Current eBike
  2. Lekker Amsterdam GT eBike
  3. Trek Allant+ 9S Stagger 2021 E-Bike
  4. Specialized Vado 3.0 IGH
  5. Stromer ST2 Sport
  6. Gazelle Ultimate C380
  7. Tenways CGO600s
  8. Ampler Curt
  9. Priority Bikes E-Coast
  10. Schindelhauer Heinrich Enviolo
  11. Cowboy 4 eBike
  12. Urtopia Carbon E-Bike
  13. HonBike UNI4
  14. Pure Flux One Electric hybrid bike
  15. Rakede Boost Black

Best Belt Drive eBike USA

Priority Current eBike

$3499 | £2950

Trivelo Rating – 4.5/5

I have been a big fan of the Priority Bikes range of belt drive bikes for some time. So, it was welcomed when they extended their line up with the Priority Current eBike. They pitch it at the higher end of the market at over $3000. You do get a lot of bike for the money though so read on to find out what it buys you.

The bike is a relaxed dutch cruiser type frame that will appeal to a number of people looking for an eBike. With such a broad range of customers an eBike that has relaxed frame geometry and easy step through frame is perfect for older riders. The bike is only currently available in the US meaning it meets class 3 eBike terms and can be powered up to a maximum speed of 28mph. Please consider if looking to import to the UK or Europe. I have imported Priority Bikes to the UK but not an eBike. If you want help or questions I am happy to try and help in this area.

The Priority Current has a huge amount of power on tap with a monstrous 500W mid-drive motor. This is one of the best mid drive electric bikes in my line up. Able to create up to 140Nm of torque able to propel you up the most challenging of hills even fully loaded. All this power is enabled by a 500Wh 48v battery. The Gates CDX carbon belt drive system is perfect for harnessing the power with maximum efficiency transferring power through to the rear wheel.

Priority offer a wide range of projected distances you can cover with the eBike depending on the class 1 or class 3 set up. They are claiming up to 50 miles range but in class 3 mode with a heavy rider and challenging route this could be more like 20 miles.

Priority Current E-Bike

Why you should buy this bike

Priority bikes make a range of belt drive bikes and have been refining their line up for years. While they have a modest range they are truly specialists in belt drive eBikes.

Specification of the Priority Current eBike

Frame6061 aluminum
Fork6061 aluminium
BrakesDual piston Hydraulic Disc
Motor500w mid-drive torque sensing motor 140Nm of max torque
Battery500wh 48v battery
TyresPuncture resistant Goodyear Transit Tour 650b tyres
PedalsPriority pedals
BeltGates CDX Carbon Drive
SaddlePriority saddle
Seat PostPriority
HandlebarPriority cockpit
StemHeight adjustable stem
Front LightAutomatic front LED
Rear lightAutomatic rear LED

Best Price for the Priority Current eBike

US Readers – Buy the Priority Current eBike direct from Priority Bikes for $3499

UK Readers – Buy the Priority Current eBike direct from Priority Bikes for £2950 (includes shipping)

If you are looking for a folding electric bike we have created a huge round up of the best on the market. Read our updated list of the 11 Best Electric folding bikes. With belt drive bikes so good for commuters you may have one eye on a folding eBike. Take a look with all the key information to help you with any buying decision you may be considering. If your heart is set on a belt drive we also a list of the best belt drive folding eBikes that are a great option to also consider.

Best Commuter Belt Drive eBike

Lekker Amsterdam GT Belt Drive eBike


Trivelo Rating – 4/5

The Amsterdam GT builds on the expertise that Lekker have amassed in belt drive bikes. The Lekker Amsterdam GT has a single speed style about it. With an integrated battery within the frame it can easily pass for a standard bike and will appeal to many on this basis. This is a mid engine electric bike with rear hub gears. Mid Engine with the motor where the pedals are housed with rear hub gears inside the rear wheel.

The Amsterdam GT is very well specced using the Gates CDX belt drive system and the lightweight Samsung 410Wh cell battery giving a range of up to 100km on a single charge. If you are looking for more power to give assurance on range and infrequency of charging there is also a 500Wh battery that can reach up to 140km range.

Power is delivered by a Max Mid-drive motor from Bafang creating a maximum power output of 80N.m. Not going to be threatening any Ferrari’s at the lights but mighty on a bike. The GT comes with gearing using the Enviolo city stepless shifting technology. This delivers a continuous variable transmission perfect for stress free commuters with enough to think about traffic dodging. Enviolo have been developing their integrated hub to allow shifting while standing still making stop-start journeys simpler.


Why you should buy this bike

Huge range with that mid mounted electric motor the Lekker Amsterdam GT is one of the most powerful in our list. Lekker have achieved this with styling that masks much of that capability.

Specification of the Lekker Amsterdam GT

FrameAluminium 6061 with integrated battery case, Belt drive compatible
ForkAluminium 6061 Tapered disc only
HeadsetNeco Semi integrated sealed bearing
BrakesTektro TD-285 hydraulic Disc Brakes
MotorBafang Max Mid Drive, integrated cranks, 36v, 250 Wh Capacity
Motor Weight2.9 kg
Rear HubEnviolo CT N310 Stepless Shifting – Ratio 310%
ScreenBafang Intelligent DPC11 LCD Rated IP65, offers complete protection from dust, oil, and other non-corrosive material.
BatteryStandard: 36v 11.5 Ah, 418 Wh capacity Range: 50km-100km
Upgrade: 36v 14.5Ah, 500 Wh capacity Range: 70km-140km
Removable for easy access to charging
ChargerEU Standard
Front HubSealed bearing 32h
Rims700 Alloy 19mm internal width
TyresWTB Riddler 700 x 45c
PedalsAlloy platform
BeltGate CDX Carbon Drive Belt System ratio: 55/24
GripsVinyl Lock on
SaddleLekker slimline commuter saddle
Seat PostLekker Alloy 27.2mm
HandlebarLekker alloy commuter 31.8mm
StemLekker alloy 31.8mm
KickstandOptional: Alloy Side, E-bike specific
Front LightSpanninga AXENDO 40 Battery Connected (STVZO Approved)
Rear lightLightskin LED integrated Seat Post light Battery Connected (STVZO Approved)
FendersAluminium Powder Coated LEKKER design Fender Set

Best Price for the Lekker Amsterdam GT belt drive eBike

Buy the Lekker Amsterdam for direct from Lekker

Electric bikes are hot property for bike thieves at the moment. With many of these eBikes costing thousands of pounds bike security is important not to be overlooked. We are always looking for the best new innovations in bike tech and have reviewed the Sherlock GPS tracker. Read our review to find how this invisible GPS tracker works, can be installed by anyone and the best prices for buying it. Please read it and keep any eBike you decide to buy safe.

Trek Allant+ 9S Stagger eBike


Trivelo Rating – 3/5

Another completely new bike from Trek Bikes is the Allant+ 9S Stagger eBike. The Allant is a bruiser of an eBike with a sturdy look about it but only weighing in at 23.6kg that is comparable with others in our list. Styling wise with a drop top tube the ambition from Trek is to achieve a unisex frame in lightweight aluminium. The Trek is an electric bike with hub gears. Gearing housed in the rear wheel to accomodate the fixed belt drive system.

The Allant shares many of the components with the Lekker Amsterdam Enviolo GT above. The drive train and gearing are mirrored with the Gates CDX carbon belt drive coupled to the Enviolo CVT rear hub. Trek have adopted the Bosch motor and battery. This has one of the most powerful batteries in our list of belt drive eBikes with the Bosch motor delivering a slightly lower max power output of 75Nm. The battery capacity is a monster 625 Wh delivered in an integrated battery. This is 125 Wh larger than the upgraded Lekker model. The range of this combination gives up to 150 miles of assisted cycling but this varies dramatically depending on speed, cadence and weight.

The Allant + 9S comes with a Suntour suspension front fork with lockout for those not looking to lose any power and trade comfort for speed. The seat post includes suspension mitigating need for full suspension in a more cost effective manner. In addition to suspension the Allant has 4-piston hydraulic disc brakes for confidence in all-weather conditions. Final features include mudguards, rear rack and lights to further provision all-rounder capability.

At this price point I can only award the bike 3/5 compared to others that are more competitively priced.


Specification of the Trek Allant+ 9S Stagger eBike

FrameHigh-performance hydroformed e-bike frame, Removable Integrated Battery, Motor Armour, internal cable routing, post-mount disc
ForkSR Suntour Mobie25, coil spring, tapered alloy steerer, preload, rebound, lockout, post mount disc, 100×15 mm thru-axle, 50 mm travel
HeadsetFSA Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8″ top, 1.5″ bottom
BrakesMagura MT5NE, 4-piston hydraulic disc brake w/brake light switch
MotorBosch Performance Speed, 75 Nm, 45 km/h (28 mph), 25 km/h in Europe
Rear HubEnviolo Trekking CVT rear hub, 380% range, 32 h
BatteryBosch PowerTube 625
ChargerBosch standard 4A (220-240 V) charger
Front HubBontrager sealed bearing, 32-hole 15 mm alloy thru-axle
RimsAlex MD35, Tubeless Ready, 32-hole, 35 mm width, Presta valve
TyresBontrager E6 Hard-Case Lite, reflective, wire bead, 60 tpi, 27.5×2.4″
PedalsBontrager Satellite City pedal
BeltGates CDX Carbon Drive Belt System, 22 T, steel
GripsBontrager Satellite Elite, alloy lock-on
SaddleBontrager Commuter Comp
Seat PostComfort suspension, 31.6 mm
HandlebarAluminium comfort
StemBontrager alloy, 31.8 mm, Blendr-compatible, 7-degree, 70 mm length
KickstandPletscher Comp Flex 18
Front LightBusch & Muller Top Light
Rear lightSpanninga Axendo Speed

Best Price for the Trek Allant+ 9S Stagger eBike

Buy the Trek Allant+ 9S Stagger eBike for £5200 direct from Trek Bikes


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Specialized Vado 3.0 IGH

£3450 | $3750

Trivelo Rating – 4/5

The Specialized Vado 3.0 is new for our line up of the best belt drive eBikes in 2023. A bike that Specialized launched in 2022 and is subject to an update in 2023.

The Specialized Vado 3.0 is a hybrid commuter bike with a 250W motor and a beefy 530Wh battery. In USA spec it can go to 28 mph but European restricted models will only reach 16mph. Both specs have the bike running with pedal assistance able to generate up to 4x your torque. Results are it feels pretty fast.

Specialized have been developing the electric motor and user interface to optimise user experience. They have dubbed the interface “MasterMind”. Make of it what you will but it gives credible controls through the bike and the Mission Control mobile app. This includes security with remote disabling of the battery and a motion sensitive alarm.

Packing a full size rear rack that has a weight limit of 27kg the bike will help shift even the heaviest of loads. All that is made possible by a hefty total bike weight so don’t expect to be loading it on the rood of any cars.


Why you should buy this bike

Fully developed Specialized components throughout coupled with the best of Gates carbon belt drives using the CDX belt drive. Strong and reliable performer that is a turbo charged load lugger.

Specification of Specialized Vado 3.0 IGH

FrameE5 aluminum
ForkSR Suntour MOBIE A32
BrakesShimano BR – MT200 Hydraulic Disc
MotorSpecialized 2.0E 50Nm, 250W nominal
BatterySpecialized U2-530 530Wh
TyresPathfinder Sport Reflect
PedalsSpecialized commuter
BeltGates CDX Carbon Drive 122T belt
SaddleRivo Sport
Seat PostSpecialized 6061 alloy
HandlebarSpecialized alloy
StemSpecialized flowset
Front LightSpecialized front LED
Rear lightSpecialized LED

Best Price for the Specialized Vado 3.0 IGH

UK Readers – Buy the Specialized Vado 3.0 IGH from Tredz for £3,450 (all sizes available – Noted January 2023)

USA Readers – Buy the Specialized Vado 3.0 IGH from Specialized for $3,750

If belt drive bikes are something unfamiliar to you then read through our advantages and disadvantages of belt drive bikes. They are a perfect fit for many bikes. Check out this guide and find out if it is suitable for your eBike.

Best Touring belt drive eBike

Stromer ST2 Sport Belt Drive eBike

£6499.99 | $4799

Trivelo Rating – 3.5/5

The Stromer ST2 Sport is a high end electric bike by anyone’s standards. With an enormous 750W rear wheel motor this could pull your caravan if you could hook it up. Reaching a limited top speed in the USA of 28mph it is positively a caged beast in Europe where that motor is electrically limited to 16mph.

The ST2 has been with us for nealy a decade now and one of the first to couple Gates carbon belt drive tech with electric motors. Until recently only available in mainland Europe Stromer now has distribution in the USA and in the UK. We have sourced the best prices in both locations for you and availablity.

With all that power it needed a monster battery. The bike can be specced with check this out, a 618Wh battery as standard! This can be upgraded to 814Wh or even 983Wh. Easily the biggest battery capacity of any eBike in our round-up.

The Stromer App has been developed with Swiss efficiency to give comprehensive information on your bike. Better than I get for my car! This includes monitoring to alert you of servicing needs by a central service team.

This is an amazing bike but I can only award it 3.5/5 based on the price at double the price of most other bikes in the list. That said with all that power it still merits a strong rating.


Why you need this bike

In the UK this is so powerful it is classed as a moped. In the USA this is best in class power. You will not struggle to find things to talk about if anyone asks, “Is that your bike?”

Specification of the Stromer ST2 Sport eBike

Frame Aluminium
BrakesStromer HD922 by Tektro
MotorStromer CYRO Drive IG | 570 W, 40 Nm Torque
Rear HubEnviolo Trekking
BatteryBQ618 | 48 V | 618 Wh | up to 75 miles
ChargerStromer CR190 | 190 W | 4 h max charge time
Front Hub5-Speed by Sturmey Archer
RimsStromer 27.5 x 30 by Alexrims
TyresStromer E-Gridlock by Vee Tire | 57-584
PedalsUrban Light, with anti slip protection and reflector
BeltGates Carbondrive CDX
GripsErgon GA30 Single Twist Shift black
SaddleErgon ST10
Seat PostConcept EX, aluminium
HandlebarSweep (Rise 0 mm | Back Sweep 15°)
StemM 90 mm +17° | L 110mm +17°
Front LightRoxim Z4E Pro
Rear lightRoxim R3E

Best price for the Stromer ST2 Sport eBike

UK Readers – Buy the Stromer ST2 Sport for £6499.99 from Wiggle UK

USA Readers – Buy the Stromer ST2 Sport for $4799.99 from Mikes Bikes (currently discounted with 16% off – January 2023)

For more information on the growth of eBikes check out our post on the way eBikes sales have been skyrocketing including which are the biggest selling eBikes. We also include quotes from industry experts on their views on the eBike market.

Gazelle Ultimate C380

£3829 | $4999.99

Trivelo Rating – 3.5/5

The Gazelle Ultimate C380 is a city bike that has been designed with a stellar set of components. Gazelle have focused on the frame but leaned on premier partners to build a first class belt drive eBike.

Starting with the motor and battery system. The bike combines Bosch performance components with mid mounted motor that will generate up to 75Nm of torque. This is coupled with removable 500Wh Bosch battery so you can be confident the system has been fully tested and will continue to be reliable. The cockpit is dominated by the Bosch display, for me a bit over-bearing and would rather see this more integrated to smoothen out the lines of the bike.

The belt drive no surprises is the Gates carbon drive CDX belt coupled with the Enviolo 380 Trekking hub for smooth shifting. The bike glides along in near silence. It is ironically the Schwalbe tyres covering the road surface that you can hear above everything else. For those not used to a belt drive and eBike this can be somewhat disconcerting.

With a range of 43 miles it is comparable to others but not outstanding. For such a chunky bike with obvious eBike credentials I would have wanted more than this. All that torque clearly impacts the range.

For such a high price and with modest range I can only award the Gazelle 3.5 / 5 in spite of all that quality under the skin.

Why you should buy this bike

Tried and tested first class components that mean this eBike will go on and on.


Specification of the Gazelle Ultimate C380

Frame Aluminium 6061
ForkAluminium 6061
BrakesMagura MT-C4 Hydraulic disc brakes
MotorBosch Performance Line Speed Gen 4
Rear HubEnviolo 380 Trekking Hub
BatteryBosch PowerTube 500, 36V, 13.4 Ah/500Wh
ChargerBosch 4A
Front HubGates™️ Carbon CDX Drivetrain
RimsRyde Dutch 19
TyresSchwalbe Energizer Plus 47-622
BeltGates Carbondrive CDX
GripsErgon Ergonomic
SaddleSelle Royal Essenza
Seat PostConcept EX, aluminium
Handlebar540 mm width, 7 deg sweep, 15 mm rise
StemSteplessly Adjustable
Front LightAxa Blue Line LED front light
Rear lightLED light

Best Price for the Gazelle Ultimate C380

UK Readers – Buy the Gazelle Ultimate C380 direct from Gazelle for £3829

USA Readers – Buy the Gazelle Ultimate C380 from Mikes Bikes for $4999.99

Cheapest belt drive eBike

Tenways CGO600s

$1599 | £1399

Trivelo Rating – 4/5

Tenways is the newboy in the block here. Which given this is a real niche market filled with recent manufacturers that is saying something. Tenways are a European brand but have focused in on the belt drive eBike market launching 2 bikes. This one, the Tenways CGO600s and the CGO800 that features a step through frame. The Tenways CGO600s is an electric single speed bike. Meaning the electric assistance comes through progressively but with no gears to adjust torque applied to the rear wheels. This keeps it simple for the rider but limits if you wanted to take off road. Not an issue for a bike that targets inner city riding.


Tenways have delivered a very attractive bike which many mistake for a normal city bike as the internal battery is hidden in the lower tube of the frame and easily missed. It is light too weighing in at only 15kg making it the lightest bike in this line up. This reduced weight means it can offer decent range of over 50 miles when we tested in our in-depth review over a 6 week period.

I like this bike with simple functionality and light weight. It is super easy to use so I would highly recommend for anyone nervous about moving to an electric bike.

Read my epic long term review of the Tenways CGO600s belt drive eBike.

Why you should buy this bike

Priced to be competitive against belt drive non electric bikes this is a bargain. And a quality product as well. Personally I love the styling that masks the eBike credentials.

Specification of the Tenways CGO600s

Frame6061 aluminum
Fork6061 aluminium
BrakesHydraulic Disc
MotorMivice M070 250W Rear Hub
Battery 36V 7AH Lithium-ion 
TyresCST Puncture Proof 700C
Pedalslight weight aluminum
BeltGates Carbon Belt Drive
SaddleTenways lightweight saddle
Seat PostTenways
Front LightTenways integrated LED
Rear lightUSB rechargeable LED

Best price for the Tenways CGO600

UK Readers – Buy the Tenways CGO600 direct from Tenways for £1399

USA Readers – Buy the Tenways CGO600 direct from Tenways for $1599

Lightest Belt Drive eBike

Ampler Curt eBike

3190 | £3090

Trivelo Rating – 3.5/5

The Ampler Curt is shares much of its look with the Cowboy eBike but has elected to integrate the battery in the lower frame tube. Ampler have invested in their own tech developing an in-house motor creating 45Nm of torque coupled with a 336Wh battery. The Ampler can reach around 50 miles on a full charge thanks to incredible lightweight package.

Ampler have delivered a polished product with integrated display included in the top tube and a gorgeously slick mobile app. Unlike a number of others here the bike comes with three frame sizes and any colour you like as long as it is matt black!

Lightweight high-tech comes with a price tag. At £3090 this is one of the most expensive bikes in this collection of the best electric belt drive eBikes 2023.

Much like the Cowboy and Tenways the Ampler is an electric single speed bike with belt drive.


Why you should buy this bike

If you are seeking to remain modest about your eBike then this is for you. With a lower frame tube housing the battery and rear hub motor this could readily be mistaken for a stylish city bike. Cruise past your non-eBike commuters without breaking a sweat. Or letting them know.

Specification of the Ampler Curt

Frame6061 aluminum
Fork6061 aluminium
BrakesHydraulic Disc
MotorAmpler rear motor with new hub shell, 250 W nominal output
BatteryAmpler integrated battery, 48V 336WhH Lithium-ion 
TyresPanaracer GravelKing Semi Slick Plus 40-622
Pedalslight weight aluminum
BeltGates CDX 122T Carbon Belt Drive
SaddleAmpler lightweight saddle
Seat PostAmpler
HandlebarAmpler Straight handlebar
Front LightAmpler integrated LED
Rear lightAmpler integrated LED

Best Price for the Ampler Curt

UK Readers – Buy the Ampler Curt for €3190 from Ampler (free shipping within Europe)

USA Readers – Ampler are currently not shipping to the USA but please contact them for more information

Priority Bikes E-Coast


Trivelo Rating – 4/5

Priority Bikes have a second spot in my line up with the only belt drive beach cruiser electric bike. Priority have focused on belt drive bikes only since they were founded. Building a strong partnership with Gates for the belt drive system. The Priority E-Coast is a lifestyle bike. Fat bike style tyres and a sweeping beach cruiser style frame.

For those outside the US this is not an option as it is shipped only locally to the US market. Priority know the wider market is there but current shipping constraints for eBikes make shipping a real challenge.

With 3″ wide tan tyres the E-Coast is a bike perfect for the beach. Using the belt drive unaffected by the trials facing chains in the sand. Its not just a pretty face packing some serious electric capabilities. The e-Coast uses a removable battery. This is housed within the integrated rear rack keeping the sweeping frame lines clean. The power comes from a 500-watt rear hub motor that offers up to a 60-mile range. Being a class 3 electric bike the e-Coast has a top speed of 28 mph that can be engaged with the throttle or with 5 different pedal assist modes.

With the Gates belt drive supporting the motor the beach cruiser can glide silently along. Clearly not limited to use next to a beach it has real iconic looks for anyone that longs for that beach vibe. Priority have lead the way in this niche with the only electric belt drive beach cruiser.

Priority Bikes E-Coast beach cruiser

Why you should buy this bike

Perfect for anyone looking for a lifestyle bike. Broader than that it manages to couple 2 of my favourite things. The e-Coast has an optional extra you can buy with a surfboard rack that attaches to the side of the frame. Surfing plus cycling. Brilliantly brought together.

Specification of the Priority Bikes E-Coast

BrakesHudson Hydraulic Disc
MotorPriority 500 watt rear hub motor
Battery576 watt
TyresCST Big Boat
Pedalslight weight aluminium
BeltGates CDN Carbon Belt Drive
SaddleVacuum moulded vinyl leather with elastomer shock absorbers
Seat PostAluminium
HandlebarAluminium Cruiser Bar
StemAdjustable angle
Front LightLED
Rear lightBrake sensing LED

Best Price for the Priority E-Coast

USA Readers – Buy the Priority e-coast from Priority Bikes Direct for $1999

Best long range belt drive eBike

Schindelhauer Heinrich Enviolo


Trivelo Rating – 3.5/5

The Schindelhaeur Heinrich Enviolo is a heavyweight in this line up weighing in at just under 24.7kg in a medium frame. It looks pretty chunky too with a massive downtube. Not masking any of its eBike credentials the Schindelhauer boasts its Bosch motor loud and proud from the frame. A departure from many of the other bikes in this round up of the 15 best electric belt drive bikes 2023 that are styled to blend into non-eBikes readily.

A beefy 500Wh Bosch battery and motor with 250W of power up to a max torque of 65Nm it is good for a range of up to 200km. 200km! That is more than plenty electric cars on the market. All the bulk is being put to good use to create all that range.

Equipped with the Gates CDX carbon belt drive and Enviolo shifting delivering continuously variable planetary (CVP) transmission. Lovely. Whats that then? This sits in the hub and allows for an infinite amount of gearing to be deployed rather than a fixed set of gear ratios. It deploys power from the belt drive directly with minimal loss of efficiency. This allows the bike to move through ratios without the cyclist being aware of the adjustment.

Braking is handled by Shimano MT401 hydraulic disc brakes. Very much needed as the bike is weight tested up to a total of 155kg allowing for a mammoth amount of touring luggage. This bike really is the ultimate tourer.


Specification of the SchindelHauer Heinrich Enviolo

FrameAluminium AL6061-T6 triple butted tubing
ForkHydroforming Aluminium
BrakesShimano MT-401 Hydraulic Disc
MotorBosch Performance line (cruise)
BatteryBosch Powertube 500
TyresWTB – Horizon 47-584
PedalsSchindelhauer urban pedal
BeltGates CDX Carbon Belt Drive
SaddleFABRIC scoop shallow sport saddle
Seat PostSchindelhauer
HandlebarSatori – stealth aluminium
Front LightSupernova mini 2 front integrated LED
Rear lightSupernova mini E3 integrated LED

Best Price for the Schindelhauer Heinrich Enviolo

Buy the Schindelhauer Heinrich Enviolo for €5,195

Most Stylish Belt Drive eBike

Cowboy 4

£2,990 | $2990

Trivelo Rating – 4/5

The Cowboy 4 is the newboy on the block. With the Cowboy 3 no longer being sold Cowboy are focusing all efforts now on the latest model. I flipping love the Cowboy 3 and it is great to see Cowboy continue to push their bike design with the Cowboy 4. The Cowboy 4 is now £1000 more than the earlier Cowboy 3. So what do you get for the extra money? The frame has a common look between 4 and 3 with the fixie style city bike including a detachable battery.

The cockpit on the Cowboy 4 has been completely redesigned with a Quadlock phone stem that includes wireless charging allowing the mobile app to double up as your bike computer. Responding to market demands the Cowboy 4 now also comes with alternative colours to black offering cream of green. It also offers a Step Through frame that should appeal to a wide range of cyclists.


Under the skin the Cowboy 4 has seen one of the biggest changes with a new motor delivering 45Nm torque compared to the Cowboy 3 that produced up to 30Nm of torque. This increase is valuable for any inner city riding with some steep inclines. The new Cowboy 4 is also tougher able to carry up to 140kg including the bike. An increase in 30 kg over the predecessor. An important factor if you consider the bike weighs nearly 20kg and I am over 80kg myself so any heavy rucksack could blow the limit on the older model.

The Cowboy 4 is a single speed electric bike keeping gearing simple. Power is applied progressively as you pedal without any gearing changes to consider.

Read my full review of the Cowboy3 following a 3 month test. I have ridden the Cowboy 4 and am looking to do a full review later this year. First ride did not disappoint.

Why you should buy this bike

Stylish city eBike at a great price with a fantastic support service through the mobile app ensuring you are never far away from help should you need it.

Specification of the Cowboy 4

FrameAluminium 6061
ForkAluminium 6061
BrakesCustom Cowboy
MotorCustom Cowboy 45Nm / 250W motor
BatteryCowboy 10Ah, 360Wh
TyresCowboy 47mm puncture resistant tyres
PedalsCowboy custom urban pedal
BeltGates Carbon Belt Drive
SaddleSelle Royal
Seat PostCowboy
HandlebarCustom Cowboy Cockpit
Front LightIntegrated LED
Rear lightIntegrated LED

Best Price for the Cowboy 4

UK Readers – Buy the Cowboy 4 direct from Cowboy for £2990

USA Readers – Buy the Cowboy 4 direct from Cowboy for $2990

Other Belt E-Bikes to Consider

Compiling the list of the best electric belt drive bikes 2023 I also considered the following 4 e-bikes. Well worth consideration as exciting new belt drive ebikes to consider.

  1. Urtopia Carbon E-Bike
  2. HonBike UNI4
  3. Pure Flux One Electric hybrid bike
  4. Rakede Boost Black

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