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E-BIKE HOW-TO | Assist Modes

Sometimes you need a boost, sometimes it is all about going eco, and at other times you just need a helping hand to get going. Whichever SHIMANO STEPS system you use, here’s how to activate that assistance.

How to switch the assist modes - E6100

You can switch between ‘off’, ‘eco’, ‘normal’ or ‘high’ assist modes simply by using the top and bottom buttons on the left switch unit.

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How to activate walk assist - E6100

It’s incredibly straight forward to activate walk assist. Just press and hold the bottom button on the left switch unit until ‘walk’ appears on the display, then press the bottom button again to activate.

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How to adjust the start mode setting - E6100

Start mode enables your bike to shift to the set gear position when starting from a standstill, meaning you can get going with ease. To set this gear, select ‘start mode’ in the menu and then use the top and bottom buttons on the left switch unit to choose the gear position and the middle button to finalise and return to the menu.

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How to switch support modes – E8000

You can switch between ‘off’, ‘eco’, ‘trail’ and ‘boost’ support modes simply by using the top and bottom buttons on the switch unit.

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How to activate walk assist – E8000

It’s incredibly straight forward to activate walk assist. Just press and hold the bottom button on the left switch unit until ‘walk’ appears on the display, then press the bottom button again to activate.

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