The New Orbea Rise | Everything You Need to Know.

With the Wild redrawing the lines for what a full fat ebike can do, Orbea give their half fat Rise the same treatment too.

Much like the updated Wild, Orbea’s Rise half fat ebike gets frame, battery and various other tweaks to make it class-leading. Still based around 140mm rear travel and a 150mm fork with 29″ wheels only.

With Scott having just launched a 15kg cross country and trail ebike, Orbea’s release of the new Rise seems well-timed, as their new half-fat all-mountain machine tips the scales at a similar weight. Coming in at 15.9kg (35lbs) for the M-Ltd model and a frame coming in at 2.2kg (4.8lbs), Orbea have once again upped the ante when it comes to ebikes.

The new Rise once again is powered by their co-developed Shimano motor, this time, the EP801 that offers more adjustability and better connectivity than the outgoing model. You still get the 60Nm torque and this is fueled by either a 360 or 540Wh battery.

Like with the Wild, the Rise’s batteries have seen similar redesign with both the batteries weighing less whilst also charging faster and dissipating heat better. The smart charger can charge both the main battery and the range extender. The new 360Wh battery will also fit current Rise H models. A 252Wh range extender is also available.

Gone is the old LED reader for the motor modes, and in comes the wireless EN6000 control which is a much neater unit. With this unit containing the power button, it frees up the space on the frame, allowing more seat post insertion.

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Rise linkage has also been completely redesigned to provide greater rigidity while its new shape achieves a lighter weight. Now, a size M carbon Rise frame tops the scale at a scant 2.2 kg. This link is now compatible with the Orbea FLP multitool. This means that riders always have multiple allen keys on their bike.

The Rise range is seven bikes strong. Four carbon fibre models and three alloy. Prices start at £4,999.00 for the H30 and rise (whey!) to £9,999.00 for the M-Ltd.

Geometry

The Orbea Rise is available in Small, Medium, Large and XLarge.

Reach on the Medium is 450mm combined with a 419mm seat tube. Head angle is adjustable between 66 and 65.5 degrees, with the seat tube angle adjustable between 77 and 76.5 degrees. Chainstays are 445mm across the sizes with the wheelbase on the Medium sitting at 1205mm.

Orbea Rise models

Orbea Rise H30

Key features:

  • Marzocchi Bomber Z2 140mm fork
  • Fox Float DPS Performance shock
  • Shimano Deore 12-speed drive
  • Shimano MT401 2-piston brakes
  • Shimano EP6 RS motor
  • Orbea Internal 540Wh battery
  • Orbea alloy wheels
  • OC Mountain Control MC20 dropperOC Mountain Control MC20
  • £4,999.00 RRP

Orbea Rise H20

Key features:

  • Fox 34 Float Performance 140mm fork
  • Fox Float DPS Performance shock
  • Shimano SLX/XT 12-speed drive
  • Shimano Deore 4-piston brakes
  • Shimano EP6 RS motor
  • Orbea Internal 540Wh battery
  • Race Face AR 30c wheels
  • OC Mountain Control MC20 dropper
  • £5,499.00 RRP

Orbea Rise H10

Key features:

  • Fox 36 Float Performance 150mm fork
  • Fox Float X Performance shock
  • Shimano XT 12-speed drive
  • Shimano Deore 4-piston brakes
  • Shimano EP8 RS motor
  • Orbea Internal 540Wh battery
  • OQUO Mountain Control MC32TEAM wheels
  • OC Mountain Control MC20 dropper
  • £6,299.00 RRP

Orbea Rise M20

Key features:

  • Fox 34 Float Performance 140mm fork
  • Fox Float DPS Performance shock
  • Shimano SLX 12-speed drive
  • Shimano Deore 2-piston brakes
  • Shimano EP8 RS motor
  • Orbea Internal 360Wh battery
  • Race Face AR 30c wheels
  • OC Mountain Control MC20 dropper
  • £6,499.00 RRP

Orbea Rise M10

Key features:

  • Fox 36 Float Factory 150mm fork
  • Fox Float X Factory shock
  • Shimano XT 12-speed drive
  • Shimano Deore 4-piston brakes
  • Shimano EP8 RS motor
  • Orbea Internal 360Wh battery
  • OQUO Mountain Control MC32TEAM wheels
  • OC Mountain Control MC20 dropper
  • £7,999.00 RRP

Orbea Rise M-Team

Key features:

  • Fox 36 Float Factory 150mm fork
  • Fox Float X Factory shock
  • Shimano XT 12-speed drive
  • Shimano XT 4-piston brakes
  • Shimano EP8 RS motor
  • Orbea Internal 360Wh battery
  • OQUO Mountain Control MC32LTD Carbon wheels
  • Fox Transfer Factory dropper
  • £9,299.00 RRP

Orbea Rise M-Ltd

Key features:

  • Fox 34 Float Factory 140mm fork
  • Fox Float DPS Factory shock
  • Shimano XTR 12-speed drive
  • Shimano XTR 2-piston brakes
  • Shimano EP8 RS motor
  • Orbea Internal 360Wh battery
  • OQUO Mountain Performance MP30LTD Carbon wheels
  • Fox Transfer SL Factory dropper
  • £9,999.00 RRP

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