Tribe Bikes Original Electric Plus (Bafang Mid Drive)

Tribe Bikes Original Electric Plus (Bafang Mid Drive)


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Tribe’s flagship set of (3) wheels. Cruise to the beach, the park, the shops, the school (you get the point…) with your tribe up front. Count on each ride how many smiles you get, it’s true, there’s something about this bike that makes people smile! 

The Tribe Original Electric Plus is designed for those that need the most oomph from their electric assist. With a powerful mid drive motor, it provides over twice the power of the standard hub drive motor, and eats up all but the steepest hills. When you get up hills you’ve got to safely get back down, so it's been paired with hydraulic disk brakes, normally reserved for high end mountain bikes, to maximise your stopping power.


  • Bafang 250w integrated mid drive motor with 80nm of torque
  • 400 Wh battery for a range of up to 110 km (69 mi)
  • 8-speed Shimano® Acera gears; plenty of range to get going, get up hills, and get up to cruising speed of 20-25km on the flat.
  • Dual front Tekro hydraulic disc brakes for super stopping power.
  • 100kg carrying capacity in the front Cargo Box
  • Fits riders 155 - 195 cm (5’2” - 6’5”) tall, with adjustable seatpost and handlebars
  • Lots of available kid- and cargo-carrying accessories—easily create your perfect setup
  • Gas spring steering damper to reduce side to side wobble and make the bike safer at higher speeds
  • Intergated park brake allowing you to park your bike and not have it roll away.

Kids ride up front

Chat with your kids, play games, point out interesting things, or simply stop them from fighting. Having the kids up front is a game changer for us.

Kids ride up front

Explore new areas

The on foot 1km radius from our home has now expanded to an on bike 20km radius. New parks, new beaches, new playgrounds every ride.

Explore new areas

Ditch the car

The anxiety of finding a park at the beach in the middle of summer is now gone. Plus we’re no longer dealing with a car full of sand!

Ditch the car

No wobbly traffic light takeoffs

3 wheels = slow speed stability! Your feet do not need to come off the pedals when you stop at traffic lights, and take your time to get going, there’s no wobbling going on. It’s a bigger deal than it sounds, trust us!

Pack everything, EVERYTHING!

Diggers, Barbies, buckets and spades, chuck it all in the cart and keep everyone happy, plus grab some groceries on your way home from your adventures.

No more 'negotiations' (bribes)

Say “lets go for a ride kids” and watch your kids eat breakfast, clean their teeth and get dressed in record time. The kids will be in the bike ready to go before you’ve finished packing the snacks.



Brakes - Front: Twin Tektro HD-T745 Hydraulic Disk Brakes

Brakes - Rear: Tektro HD-T740 Hydraulic Disk Brake

Brake Levers: Tektro Hydraulic levers with front integrated park brake

Cassette: Shimano Acera 8 Speed 11-32T Cassette

Derailleur: Shimano Acera 8 speed deraileur

Shifter: Shimano Acera 8 speed shifter

Pedals: Feimin steel platform pedals

Frame: CNC Painted Alloy

Handlebars: Steel, height adjustable by 8cm with 6mm allen key

Rims: Stars, double wall alloy, 24″ (rear), 20″ (front)

Spokes: 13 gauge stainless steel

Tyres: 2″ wide CST Zeppelin Kevlar puncture proof tyre, 24″ (rear), 20″ (front)

Seat post: Aluminium seat post with quick release clamp.

Steering Dampener: Single gas-spring dampner

Motor: Bafang M400, 250 W, 80 Nm

Electric Control Panel (Display): Bafang DP C07 with 9 assist settings, speedo and odometer

Crankset: 38T, 170mm Bafang Crankset with torque sensor

Battery: 36V13AH 250W Battery with Panasonic battery cell

Rear Light: Spannegia Linea light integrated into battery

Front Light: Box mounted dual front lights

Cargo Box: 9mm marine grade plywood with waterproof polyurethane coating. 100kg load capacity.


One Size Fits Most

The saddle and handlebars can both be adjusted to different heights. In our experience, riders from 157cm (5’2″) to 195cm (6’5″) can comfortably ride the bike. The bike comes with a quick release seat post clamp, so you can change the height of the saddle in a jiffy!

Need to lower the saddle further?

The minimum height for comfortable and safe riding with the included comfort seat is 5’2″ (157 cm). Shorter riders can still ride the bike by swapping  out the included comfort seat for a more traditional bike seat. This will allow the seat post to drop lower (the springs on the comfort seat hit the rear rack when fully lowered) and also reduce the height of the seat itself



The Tribe warranty is awesome because they stand by their product and take care of their customers. They guarantee their bikes and accessories against manufacturer defects for a full year. They are a small company and easy to work with – customer satisfaction is number one!

The following components are covered under their 12 month warranty:

  • The battery and motor system;
  • Wooden panels of cargo box, including delamination but excluding deterioriation of wood caused by penetration of the protective surface by wear and tear, deep scratches or excessive weather (rain).
  • Non wear and tear items, including: Frame, Fenders, Saddle, Seat Post, Brake Calipers, Brake Levers, Gear Shifter, Rear Rack, Pivot shaft and bearings.

Click here for more information about Tribe warranty

Ordering Process

Test Riding

We have a demo bike at both our Melbourne and Sydney locations set up with all the key accessories (rain cover, sun shade, bench cushion set, floor mat and cargo net). You can organise to test ride the bike at one of our stores or book in a 48 hour test ride, in which you can take the bike home and trial it with the kids, dogs or whatever cargo you need to haul. 

Ordering your Tribe Bike

Once you are ready to place an order, you can process it through our website, via email, over the phone or in person. All Tribe Bikes are built to order so you can customise the colour of the box, the colour of the saddle and the accessories you need. As such, we require full payment to get the order under way. Once your order has been made, it will take 1-2 weeks for the bike to be delivered to us and be assembled up by our professional mechanics.

Get the following accessories FREE when you purchase the Tribe Original Electric Plus (vaild till 30/06/2022):

Yep, thats right, over $200 worth of accessories FREE. What are you waiting for?

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