Shimano tuning module

Tired of being limited to 25 km/h with the Bosch motor of your electric bicycle? You are at the right place, Lilibike offers you to unblock the motor of your ebike with the help of an unblocking kit. Browse the kits, compare them and choose the one that’s right for your Bosch engine (Active, Performance or CX Line). As an expert in the field, I will answer you as precisely as possible and quickly. My clients can testify :-).

Shimano, historical actor in the world of cycling

With nearly 100 years of experience, Shimano’s reputation is well established. The undisputed leader in the design of bicycle accessories, Shimano is recognized for the quality of its derailleurs, brakes, levers, pedals, tires… Although the bicycle activity is not the only one, it nevertheless represents more than 60% of the brand’s business volume.

Shimano is known mainly for its derailleurs, notably with the Deore models for the ATV world, and more recently, the electronic derailleurs (Di2). In 2018, shimano’s turnover will be close to 3 billion euros. An undisputed sponsor in the world of cycling, shimano equips nearly 75 of the cycling professionals.

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Brands of electric bikes with Bosch motors

BMC, Canyon, Focus, Scott, Merida, O2Feel, Orbea, Bulls, Eveo, Velo de ville, KTM, Cannondale

Shimano displays and batteries

The different Shimano engines

Moteur shimano E6000

Steps E6000

With a torque of 50 Nm of 250 Watts, this engine provides a smooth and at the same time lively assistance. The perfect companion for the city.

Moteur shimano E6100

Steps E6100

For dynamic assistance in an urban environment, this 60 Nm engine is ideal.

Moteur shimano E7000

Steps E7000

Suitable for off-roading, this engine with 60 Nm allows you to overcome many obstacles.

Moteur shimano E8000

Steps E8000

An invigorating 70 Nm engine that supports you on all terrains.

Ebike tuning chip compatible with Shimano motors

Brand Modele Caractéristics
Badassbox Shimano External module
Peartune Shimano E8000 Internal module

How to tune a Shimano engine ?

E-bikes are limited to 25 km/h or slightly more depending on the country. To comply with legislation, flange manufacturers design electronic systems that automatically stop your motor above a certain speed.

If this bothers you, there are several methods to modify the original behavior of your engine. The preferred system for reliability and performance is the installation of a debriding kit. There are internal and external kits available. Below are the particularities of each installation.

Internal set up

  1. Uncoupling the Shimano Steps engine from your bike
  2. Access the cables that are connected to your motor.
  3. Connect the kit between the existing wiring
  4. Activation/deactivation of the Shimano kit is controlled from your handlebar.

External set up

  1. Identify on the rear frame, the location of the kit (at the speed sensor)
  2. Power your Shimano kit with the battery and simply attach the kit to the speed sensor-
  3. Your Shimano engine is permanently unleashed