Ridgeback Arcus 2 Open Frame Hybrid Electric Bike - 2021

The second generation of the Arcus has become more refined without losing any of its original practical charms. The Arcus 2 is built around a 6061 heat-treated aluminium lightweight and strong frame which is paired with a 63mm travel suspension fork which makes sure you maintain a comfortable ride whatever the terrain.

Equipped with a Sport drive MD250S drive unit offering 250w of power and up to 90nm of torque mounted in the bottom bracket it allows you to take on any urban environment. Finished off with full-length guards, pannier rack and lights out of the box the Arcus 2 is a truly modern urban utility bike. 


  • Maximum Speed
    15.5 mph / 25 km/h
    Maximum Range
    The distance that you can travel on a single charge. This can be influenced by terrain, riding style and environmental factors.
    34 miles / 55 km
    Frame Material
    Metal aluminum frames are strong, reliable and cost-effective. Carbon frames offer greater stiffness and less weight, but are more expensive.
    Motor Power
    The rated power output of the motor. The higher the wattage then the higher the power consumption will be.
    250 W
    Motor Model
    Sportdrive MD250S
    Torque Output
    90 Nm
    Battery Model
    Battery Capacity
    The amount of charge that a battery can hold, measured in Watt-hours. The larger the numer of Watt-hours, the greater the potential range of the e-bike.
    418 Wh
    Sportdrive 2AH
    Battery Recharging Time
    4 Hours
    Range Extender
    Some e-bikes can be fitted with an extra battery to extend riding time and travel further.
  • Brakes
    Shimano BR-MT200 Hydraulic Disc Brake
    FSA HS NO.10 1-1/8"
    Handlebar Grips
    WTB Riddler 700 x 45c Reflex
    Front Hub
    Shimano HB-M4050
    Rear Hub
    Shimano FH-M4050
    WTB SX19
    Alloy 27.2mm
    Ridgeback Metro
    ZOOM 188D
    Alloy 65 mm
  • Drivetrain Brand & Model
    The crankset is the set of toothed rings and the cranks in the middle of a bike. Rings with fewer teeth are easier to pedal, while rings with more teeth enable you to travel faster.
    Sportdrive 42T / 170 mm
    Shimano CS-HG200-9 11-36T
    Number Of Gears
    KMC X9E
    Shimano Altus SL-M2000
    Rear Derailleur
    Shimano Altus RD-M2000
  • Front Light Type
    Rear Light Type
    Front & Rear
    Kick Stand
    Resin Metro
    Pannier Rack
    A pannier rack allows pannier bags to be added, which is a classic storage solution for riders who need to transport a lot of gear.
  • Display
    LCD screen

What does the warranty cover? 


  • Steel – lifetime (limited to original owner)
  • Aluminium – lifetime (limited to original owner) 


  • Steel – Lifetime (limited to original owner)
  • Aluminium – Lifetime (limited to original owner)
  • Carbon – 5 Years (limited to original owner)


  • Minimum one year – determined by manufacturer. 

How long is the warranty cover?

Electrical Parts 2 years, Frame lifetime  

What does the warranty exclude?

Warranty does not cover: Normal wear and tear; Improper assembly; Improper follow-up maintenance; Installation of components, parts, or accessories not originally intended for or compatible with the bicycle as sold; Damage or failure due to accident, misuse, abuse, or neglect; Labour charges for part replacement or changeover.

More information 

Please visit For more details please visit: https://www.ridgeback.co.uk/warranty

How to make a claim

To make a claim please contact us at Pure Electric on help@pureelectric.com or visit one your nearest Pure Electric Store.

Electric Bike Delivery

UK and Northern Ireland
We offer FREE UK and Northern Ireland Delivery weekday delivery. Deliveries take up to 5 working days to arrive.

Republic of Ireland
Deliveries to the Republic of Ireland is charged at £9.99 and takes up to 5 working days to arrive.

Import Charges from 1st January 2021

All Republic of Ireland orders will be shipped with Delivery Duty Unpaid. Prior to the delivery of your order, the carrier delivering will be in contact with you to provide a link to pay any excise, VAT and customs clearance fees. Any orders above €150 will also incur additional import duty charges. 

Please note: Accessories ordered with e-bikes may come in separate deliveries.

Showroom Click & Collect

Not around to accept a delivery? We offer free click & collect in all our UK showrooms. Simply purchase your item online to secure stock and collect it from your local Pure Electric showroom.

Your order will be ready within 5 working days and we’ll be in touch when it's available to collect.

International Ordering & Delivery

We currently only take orders from the UK and Ireland. Please see our Ordering & Delivery page for more details.

Built & Ready To Ride

When you order an e-bike from us, it’ll be built and inspected by a qualified member of the Pure Electric team before being boxed up and sent to you. Once delivered, all you’ll need to do is use the supplied Pure Electric multitool to straighten the handlebars and attach the pedals.


You have 30 days from the date in which your product has been delivered to return your product.

To obtain a full refund, the goods must be returned in an “as new” condition, unridden with all parts, manuals and accessories included in the original box and packaging.

To find out more information and how to return your items please visit our returns page.

Showroom stock

Please contact us on help@pureelectric.com to see if there is stock available in one of our showrooms. Unfortunately, we are unable to reserve showroom stock, this is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Visit your local showroom for a test ride

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Save up to 42% on Cyclescheme

Cyclescheme is an initiative that allows you to spread the cost of your new e-bike and accessories, directly from your salary, usually over a 12-month period. And, if that wasn't enough, you also save up to 42% on the cost too!

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