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Shimano Steps E8000 motor

Climbing on the Focus Jam2 E-Bike and Shimano E8000 motor

I climb the Cabelleros Trail in the “Trail” mode on the Shimano STEPS motor. There are four modes Off, Eco, Trail and Boost. The Trail setting can be one of two modes if you use the eTube app to modify the motor settings. There is a Low and Medium option and this was left at the stock setting of Low.


  We were the first in the U.S. to be allowed to ride the all new Bulls E-Core electric full-suspension mountain bike, and the only ones to ride it at Sea Otter. The big difference with this one is the motor. This is Bulls’ first bike with the Shimano Steps E8000 motor. The bike rides […]

Focus Debuts New Jam2 At Sea Otter Classic

We had the chance to ride a bunch of new bikes at the Sea Otter Classic this year. Most of the major bike manufacturers are finally bringing their electric bikes to the U.S. The new Focus Jam2 (Jam Squared) is built on their Jam full-suspension mountain bike, with a slightly bigger down tube to house […]