Giant Explore E+ 1 2021 Hybrid Electric Bike Matte Gunmetal Black

3.4 out of 5 Customer Rating

The Details

Pick your destination and find joy in the journey. This new E-bike is ideal for trekking, giving you the power to ride farther with a boost that’s pure fun.


The new Explore E+ is engineered to help you make the most of every journey. The ALUXX SL aluminium frame features a step-through design, making it easier to mount and dismount while carrying bags or panniers. Its powerful and tunable SyncDrive Sport motor and integrated EnergyPak provide a smooth, seamless boost of power so you can cover greater distances and conquer steep climbs. Its integrated rack mounts allow you to customise your cargo capacity, making it easier to carry the essentials for journeys near and far.

Our Verdict

Pick your destination and find joy in the journey. This new E-bike is ideal for trekking, giving you the power to ride farther with a boost that’s pure fun.

Key Specifications

Key Specifications

  • Frame - ALUXX SL aluminium
  • Fork - ALUXX SL aluminium
  • Drivetrain - Shimano Deore
  • Brakes - Shimano BR-MT200, hydraulic disc
  • Motor - Giant SyncDrive Sport
  • Battery - Giant EnergyPak Smart 500, 36V
  • Display - Giant RideControl EVO

Full Specification

  • Frame - ALUXX SL aluminium, Overdrive 1½ - 1⅛" head tube, integrated KS18 kickstand mount, compatible with fenders
  • Fork - SR Suntour NEX E25 NLO 63mm travel 15AH
  • Number of Gears - 2x10 Speed
  • Shifters - Shimano Deore
  • Chainset - Forged Alloy minimal Q-factor, 36/48T
  • Chainrings - 36/48T
  • Cassette - Shimano CS-M4100, 11-42T, 10-Speed
  • Chain - KMC e.10 Sport, e-bike optimized
  • Front Derailleur - Shimano Deore
  • Rear Derailleur - Shimano Deore, 10-Speed, Shadow+
  • Rims - Giant eX 2, Tubeless Ready, 700c Aluminium
  • Hubs - Giant eTracker, [F] 15mm Axle [R] 135mm QR
  • Tyres - Giant Crosscut Gravel 2, 700x45c (622x45), Tubeless Ready, Reflex (max tyre width possible: 47mm)
  • Brakes - Shimano BR-MT200, hydraulic disc, 180mm
  • Brake Levers - Shimano BL-MT200
  • Handlebars - Giant Connect XC Riser 31.8x690mm
  • Stem - Giant Contact
  • Saddle - Selle Royal Vivo Ergo Moderate
  • Seatpost - Giant 30.9mm, 2-bolt Micro Adjustable, Forged Aluminium

Sizing Information

Giant Electric Bikes Size Guide

Giant size guide for road, hybrid and MTB electric bikes.

This size guide is for bikes designed for riding on a paved surface where the tyres do not lose ground contact, plus smooth gravel roads and improved trails with moderate grades. Also includes use over rough trails, small obstacles and smooth technical areas, including areas where momentary loss of tyre contact with the ground may occur.

Rider height (ft/ins) Inside leg (ins) Size                
5'0" - 5'3" 26" - 28" XS
5'8" - 5'7" 26" - 30" S
5'7" - 6'0" 29" - 34" M
6'0" - 6'4" 31" - 36" L
6'4" - 6'5" 33" - 37" XL
 

Delivery

Standard Delivery - FREE on all bikes**

Bikes are given a full pre-delivery inspection and delivered 95% built, with only pedals to be fitted and handlebars to be adjusted. Sent via a 24 hour courier service in a best in sector bike cargo box with wheel braces and wrapped in 100% recyclable protective packaging to prevent damage during transit.

**Some off-shore locations and areas of Scotland may incur a surcharge of £39.99. Please check shipping cost before checking out, these areas may also have an extended lead time.

 

Premium Delivery  - FREE on bikes over £3999*

Our Premium same-day bike delivery service is our quickest and best delivery service; once despatched, you'll receive your new bike later that same day with a personalised delivery slot to suit you. Your bike will come fully built and 100% ready to ride, with any accessories you've ordered fitted too. Our Customer Care team will call to arrange a delivery day and a personalised delivery slot to suit you. There are no middlemen or distribution centres - your new bike will come from Rutland Cycling, direct to your doorstep. Plus, there is no packaging to dispose of!

* Postcode exclusions apply, normally £99.

 

Same Day Premium bike delivery at Rutland Cycling

 

Click & collect - FREE on ALL bikes

Our Click & Collect service offers all the benefits of shopping online, combined with an award-winning retail experience in one of our stores. Simply order your items, select Click & Collect and pick up your item at a time that's convenient for you - our stores are open 7 days a week. Best of all, the service is completely free.

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Your Questions Answered

Pick your destination and find joy in the journey. This new E-bike is ideal for trekking, giving you the power to ride farther with a boost that’s pure fun.


The new Explore E+ is engineered to help you make the most of every journey. The ALUXX SL aluminium frame features a step-through design, making it easier to mount and dismount while carrying bags or panniers. Its powerful and tunable SyncDrive Sport motor and integrated EnergyPak provide a smooth, seamless boost of power so you can cover greater distances and conquer steep climbs. Its integrated rack mounts allow you to customise your cargo capacity, making it easier to carry the essentials for journeys near and far.

Key Specifications

  • Frame - ALUXX SL aluminium
  • Fork - ALUXX SL aluminium
  • Drivetrain - Shimano Deore
  • Brakes - Shimano BR-MT200, hydraulic disc
  • Motor - Giant SyncDrive Sport
  • Battery - Giant EnergyPak Smart 500, 36V
  • Display - Giant RideControl EVO

Full Specification

  • Frame - ALUXX SL aluminium, Overdrive 1½ - 1⅛" head tube, integrated KS18 kickstand mount, compatible with fenders
  • Fork - SR Suntour NEX E25 NLO 63mm travel 15AH
  • Number of Gears - 2x10 Speed
  • Shifters - Shimano Deore
  • Chainset - Forged Alloy minimal Q-factor, 36/48T
  • Chainrings - 36/48T
  • Cassette - Shimano CS-M4100, 11-42T, 10-Speed
  • Chain - KMC e.10 Sport, e-bike optimized
  • Front Derailleur - Shimano Deore
  • Rear Derailleur - Shimano Deore, 10-Speed, Shadow+
  • Rims - Giant eX 2, Tubeless Ready, 700c Aluminium
  • Hubs - Giant eTracker, [F] 15mm Axle [R] 135mm QR
  • Tyres - Giant Crosscut Gravel 2, 700x45c (622x45), Tubeless Ready, Reflex (max tyre width possible: 47mm)
  • Brakes - Shimano BR-MT200, hydraulic disc, 180mm
  • Brake Levers - Shimano BL-MT200
  • Handlebars - Giant Connect XC Riser 31.8x690mm
  • Stem - Giant Contact
  • Saddle - Selle Royal Vivo Ergo Moderate
  • Seatpost - Giant 30.9mm, 2-bolt Micro Adjustable, Forged Aluminium

Pick your destination and find joy in the journey. This new E-bike is ideal for trekking, giving you the power to ride farther with a boost that’s pure fun.

Sizing Information

Giant Electric Bikes Size Guide

Giant size guide for road, hybrid and MTB electric bikes.

This size guide is for bikes designed for riding on a paved surface where the tyres do not lose ground contact, plus smooth gravel roads and improved trails with moderate grades. Also includes use over rough trails, small obstacles and smooth technical areas, including areas where momentary loss of tyre contact with the ground may occur.

Rider height (ft/ins) Inside leg (ins) Size                
5'0" - 5'3" 26" - 28" XS
5'8" - 5'7" 26" - 30" S
5'7" - 6'0" 29" - 34" M
6'0" - 6'4" 31" - 36" L
6'4" - 6'5" 33" - 37" XL
 

Standard Delivery - FREE on all bikes**

Bikes are given a full pre-delivery inspection and delivered 95% built, with only pedals to be fitted and handlebars to be adjusted. Sent via a 24 hour courier service in a best in sector bike cargo box with wheel braces and wrapped in 100% recyclable protective packaging to prevent damage during transit.

**Some off-shore locations and areas of Scotland may incur a surcharge of £39.99. Please check shipping cost before checking out, these areas may also have an extended lead time.

 

Premium Delivery  - FREE on bikes over £3999*

Our Premium same-day bike delivery service is our quickest and best delivery service; once despatched, you'll receive your new bike later that same day with a personalised delivery slot to suit you. Your bike will come fully built and 100% ready to ride, with any accessories you've ordered fitted too. Our Customer Care team will call to arrange a delivery day and a personalised delivery slot to suit you. There are no middlemen or distribution centres - your new bike will come from Rutland Cycling, direct to your doorstep. Plus, there is no packaging to dispose of!

* Postcode exclusions apply, normally £99.

 

Same Day Premium bike delivery at Rutland Cycling

 

Click & collect - FREE on ALL bikes

Our Click & Collect service offers all the benefits of shopping online, combined with an award-winning retail experience in one of our stores. Simply order your items, select Click & Collect and pick up your item at a time that's convenient for you - our stores are open 7 days a week. Best of all, the service is completely free.

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Purchase Price £3,299.99
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Duration (months) Interest Rate (p.a. fixed) Monthly Payments Amount of Credit Total Repayable Deferral period
12 months 0 % APR £274.99 £3,299.99 £3,299.88 0.0

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