“Ideal” Hillmaster E9 E-MTB

Classic Hardtail E-MTB with 27.5 ” wheels and Shimano STEPS centre drive unit



The Ideal Hillmaster is a classic hardtail mountain bike designed for off road and on road use,and available in 2 frame sizes 44 & 48cm.   The core power unit of the bike is the Shimano STEPS centre drive unit, powered by a Shimano STEPS E6000 series motor with Shimano 36V X 14Ah (504Wh) batterywhich should give a good rider approx 45miles of travel over a hilly terrain on road like surfaces. Difficult or rocky terrain will reduce range as will very knobbly or soft tyres.

The rider also has a 9 speed 11 – 32T cassette operated by Shimano STEPS switch and Shimano Acera quick fire shifter.  For stopping power there are Shimano Hydraulic disc brakes with 160mm disc on the rear and 180mm disc at the front.

There is a wide range of ancillary equipment, such as mudguards which can be fitted to the bike for the owners choice.

The Hillmaster is also available as a 29er in 44,48 & 52cm sizes

Additional information

Frame Size

44 cm, 48 cm


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Bike Model "Ideal" Hillmaster E9 27.5 E-MTB
Battery Type Shimano STEPS down tube battery.  36V X 14Ah  (504Wh)
Power Shimano STEPS centre drive unit 36V X 250w 50Nm light off road motor
Charge Time 7 – 9 hrs Full Charge.  3 – 4 hrs Part Charge.
Range Approx. 50 miles on medium power pedal assist
Maximum Speed 15.5 mph (25kph) for EU Law
Power Control Shimano STEPS Large Display and left hand button control
Throttle Walk Start (No Pedaling) up to 4 mph (6kph)
Frame 44 or 48 cm  Al 6061 Shimano STEPS Hydroforming with internalcabling
Wheels 27.5 inch alloy wheels with Cross X6 rims
Tyres Impac Smart Pac 27.5 X 2.25inch (57-584)
Front Suspension RST Blaze-ML  100mm,lockout, with adjustable preload.
Gears Shimano Acera 9 speed  and casette sprocket 11- 36T.  38T crank set
Brakes Type Shimano hydraulic disc brakes.  160mmdisc on rear. 180mm on front
Stand No Side stand
Lights Type No Lights
Handlebars id- Project alloy riser bar, 720mm ans alloy 31.8mm stem.
Chain Shimano CN-HG53
Saddle Selle Italia X-Base
Rear Wheel Lock None
Standard Equipment Bell.
Weight Weight:
Price £1999.00

Shipping of bikes will be FREE on all orders to Standard UK mainland Post Codes and ISLE of WIGHT. We employ an overnight courier for bike delivery.

Shipping is charged on Accessories according to weight and destination. The price quoted is for 2 – 5 days delivery and the service is tracked.

For delivery to Highlands, Off Shore Islands, EU and other destinations, please contact us and we will give you a quotation for your delivery. We do not expect to make a profit on shipping, so our quote will be the price that the carrier has given us.

Payment for an order will only be accepted in full if we can dispatch your electric bike complete within 3 working days. If we are unable to do this we will contact you and give you the up to date situation, and re-fund any money paid. If you pay a £100 deposit on an electric bike, we will book your purchase and guarantee that the price does not increase. You may, of course, change your order.