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E-Bikes with Mid-Drive Motor


An electric bike with mid-drive motor is stable and gives the most natural cycling feeling. Because the motor is low in the frame, it is possible to have a low instep on an electric bicycle with motor in bracket. Because the weight of the motor is low to the ground, these e-bikes are very stable. That's why mid-motors are also the most used and most popular motors for electric bikes.

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What are mid-motor electric bikes?

Electric bikes with mid-motor are popular within the world of e-bikes. They stand out for the placement of the motor, which is located in the centre of the frame, near the bottom bracket. This specific position brings with it a range of advantages and features that have made the mid-motor electric bike popular among both recreational and everyday cyclists.

A natural cycling experience

One of the main advantages of a mid-motor is the natural cycling experience. Because the motor is located close to the bottom bracket, power transfer to the wheels is more efficient and pedalling feels like an extension of your own power. This makes for a smooth and intuitive ride, seamlessly integrating the motor's support into your own pedal strokes. Another advantage of the mid-motor position is the e-bike's improved balance and stability. The weight of the motor is centrally placed, making the bike's centre of gravity low. This benefits the overall stability, especially when cornering or riding on uneven terrain. Moreover, this balance makes it easier to manoeuvre the bike, even at lower speeds. Thanks to the combination of natural cycling experience and stability, e-bikes with mid-motor are versatile in different riding conditions. Whether you cycle around town, explore hilly routes or take longer trips, these e-bikes offer reliable performance and comfort.

Brands of mid-motor electric bikes

When looking for an electric bike with mid-motor, the choice of motor brand is very important. The motor is the heart of your e-bike and affects its performance, efficiency and overall riding experience. At Mantel, you will find three leading brands of mid-motor:

Brands with mid-motor electric bikes

There are several renowned bike manufacturers offering high-quality mid-motor electric bikes, each with their own unique features. At Mantel, the following brands in particular have models with a mid-motor:

Testing electric bikes

When considering buying a mid-motor electric bike, it is worth exploring the different brands and their offerings. Each brand has its own strengths and specialities. Choosing the right brand may depend on your specific needs and preferences. Therefore, come test ride one of our stores. You will find our superstores in: The stores have test tracks on which you can easily take a lap on your chosen bike.