The Yamaha Wabash RT, a new and innovative Class 3 electric gravel bike which shares many of the features found on the Wabash and the CrossCore RC but is designed for road riders who want the option to do a little adventuring off the beaten path at higher speeds.
For ebike riders who appreciate versatility and performance, the Yamaha Wabash RT e-gravel bike will take you anywhere at speeds up to 28 mph.
The Wabash RT combines traditional road bike design elements with key off-road performance features:
Flared handlebars that provide stability, confidence and versatility on roads and trails, ultimately translating into a relaxed and fun ride.
The wider drop also allows for easier incorporation of handlebar packs for bike- packing adventure trips. (The new Wabash RT is both front- and rear-rack compatible.)
The Wabash RT combines traditional road bike design elements with key off-road performance features including:
- Shimano GRX drivetrain with a 44t chainring, 11-42t 11-speed cassette, 11-speed ST-RX600 shifter, and KMC e11 Turbo EPT Chain.
- Shimano GRX RX hydraulic brakes with 180mm centerlock rotors for ultimate stopping power even in loose terrain.
- Maxxis Rambler 700 x 45c TR EXO 120tpi tires for optimal grip on a range of paved and off-road surfaces.
- Built-in dropper seat post with 40-60mm of travel.
- 12mm thru axle on both front and rear hubs that increase control and strength when cornering and accelerating up the road.
Frame-Integrated Yamaha 500Wh Battery
Yamaha’s proven 500 Watt-hour Lithium-ion battery encased inside the frame provides you with great function, reliability, and protection.
When it’s time to plug-in the high-speed charger, you can choose to recharge with the battery pack in the frame or take it out for convenient storage.
Utilizing the Quad Sensor System, a new Automatic riding mode provides instinctive responsiveness that adapts motor performance according to rider output and terrain.
Yamaha’s new ebike display is designed for a wide range of uses, from city to trail riding and features a simple and easy to operate LCD display with speed and battery capacity functions.
The Yamaha CrossCore RC electric bike is equipped with a powerful LED headlight to help guide the way and help you be seen on the road.
The integrated headlight’s on/off button is built into CrossCore RC’s multi-function display housing for easy access while riding.
Superior Design and Innovation sets Yamaha apart from other electric bike drive systems
Yamaha’s extensive research and development led to the first prototype modern electric bicycle way back in the 1980’s. Read more about the History of the Yamaha Electric Bike.
Since the early beginnings of electric bikes, Yamaha has been constantly innovating to deliver electric bike power assist systems that over-perform in real-world situations.
Yamaha is years ahead of the competition mostly because they had a 30-year head-start.