Its fully integrated, state-of-the-art Shimano STEPS E6100 electric drive system is seamlessly mounted into its aluminum frame, making it easy to ride, simple to operate, and just the bike you need.And the removable 504Wh downtube-mounted battery lets you lock up confidently and take the battery with you for convenient charging and safekeeping.
The capable, durable 9-speed Shimano Alivio drivetrain is perfectly geared for around town, and the added speed is kept in check with powerful Tektro HD-M285 e-rated disc brakes. With included fenders, rack and lighting system, the Indie VLT is ideal for the urban cyclist with features focused on versatility and convenience to effortlessly integrate riding into daily life.
LOW KEY, HIGH TECH ALLOY FRAME
The Indie's VLT's all-new smooth welded alloy frame is built with full Shimano STEPS integration in a lightweight, tough frame that will deal with anything the city dishes out and is a blast to ride – and we also made it available with a convenient step through design.
REMOVABLE DOWNTUBE BATTERY
The fully sealed 504Wh Shimano E8035 in-tube battery is stealthily mounted, and easily removed for convenient off-bike charging, and secure, confident parking.
SHIMANO STEPS – ALL THE POWER YOU NEED
The best-in-class Shimano STEPS drive system, including E6100 display and E6100 motor, will extend every ride with up to 180km per charge, provide the perfect amount of assist and you can ride with confidence knowing it’s supported by a worldwide network of Shimano service specialists.
Integrated lights, fenders, and rear rack makes the Indie VLT ideal for around-town adventures and the dropper post allows for quick adjustment for stop lights and it also allows for simple saddle height adjustment so everyone can ride within seconds!
FRAMESET FRAMEIndie VLT Aluminum w/ Smooth WeldsFORKMobie A32 63mm 27.5 w/ Lock OutHEADSETZS Headset for eBikeHEADSET SPACER3x10mm AluminumDRIVETRAINSHIFTER REARShimano Alivio SL-M3100 9spdREAR DERAILLEURShimano Alivio RD-M3100 ShadowREAR DERAILLEURShimano Alivio RD-M3100 ShadowCASSETTEShimano CS-HG200 11-36T 9spdCHAINKMC e9s Anti-Rust ChainCRANKSETAlloy Crankarm for 6100 w/ 38T Narrow WidePEDALSDeluxe City Pedal w/ Zu BushingCOMPONENTSGRIPSDual Density Ergonomic w/ Lock-OnHANDLEBARAluminum Ergonomic 25mm Riser w/ 30Deg BacksweepSTEMAluminum - BlackSEAT POSTDropper post w/ 100mm travelSEAT POST CLAMPAluminum Bolted 34.9mmSADDLESelle Royal Lift eBike Saddle w/ HandleFRONT BRAKETektro HD-M285 Hydraulic for eBikeFRONT BRAKE ROTOR160mm 6 boltREAR BRAKETektro HD-M285 Hydraulic for eBikeREAR BRAKE ROTOR160mm 6 boltBRAKE LEVERSTektro HD-M285 2-finger leverKICKSTANDCenter Mount Alloy Kickstand - BlackWHEELSFRONT HUBAlloy 15x100mm Thru-Axle 32hREAR HUBAlloy 12x148mm Thru-Axle 32hRIMSAlex EXR25 Double Wall AlloySPOKES/NIPPLESSapim Leader - Black w/ Black Brass NipplesFRONT TIREKenda Kwick Seven5 27.5 x 2.2" E50REAR HUB SKEWERAlloy Thru-AxleFRONT HUB SKEWERSR Alloy Thru-AxleELECTRIC COMPONENTSDRIVE UNITShimano STePS DU-6100 Motor Unit w/ 504Wh BatteryBATTERYBT-E8035, 504wH, down tube/integratedSWITCHShimano STePS e7000 SwitchEXTERNAL CHARGING ADAPTORShimano Battery External Charging AdaptorDISPLAYSTePs e6100 Display UnitFENDERSFull Coverage Fenders, Front and Rear, w/ Light MountRACKLightweight Aluminum Rear Rack, Integrated w/ FenderFRONT LIGHTFork Mounted, w/ ReflectorREAR LIGHTFender Mounted