Optibike Builds the Highest Quality Electric Bikes in the World

“The Ferarri of Electric Bikes” – New York Times

The New Optibike Essex

An E-Bike for Smaller Riders

Featuring New “Fit Freedom” Frame Design

The Optibike Essex is a bike designed to fit riders of all sizes‘Fit Freedom’ technology solves the problem of getting on and off a bike. It lets you move the seat out of the way with a single button.

The perfect fit for all riding conditions. Lower the seat for mounting and dismounting, and raise it for cruising down the road.

The bike also fits larger riders. You can order a dropper seat post with a travel of 5, 6, or 7 inches, making the bike a fit for riders from 4’11” to 6’1″.

High Performance and Low Maintenance

  • German Built Rohloff 14 Speed Internal gear hub with 520% gear range
  • Gates Belt Drive for low maintenance (and oil free) riding
  • High performance Fox 120 mm Fork
  • Hand Built Wheels with Super Strong Downhill Racing Rims
  • Big 37 volt 17.5 AH 647 Watt Hour Quick Change Internal Battery
  • 500 Watt Mid Drive with Pedalec and Throttle Control
  • Marzocchi Dropper Seat Post
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Latest Videos

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New Optibike Essex Video Overview

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Optibike Model Comparison

Not sure what Optibike to look at? Compare the basic specs of all our bikes on one page.

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Electric Bike Financing

Affordable monthly payments

We offer financing through Klarna, it’s integrated with our checkout and only takes a few minutes to see if you are approved.

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Refurbished Optibikes

Fully refurbished and tested; worn parts replaced, ready to go for many more years of riding!

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The Electric Bike Book, Read Before Buying an E-Bike

Free Download!

'The Electric Bike Book' by Jim Turner

This Free Book will teach you all the basics on Electric Bikes.

- How people lost 80 pounds and eliminated prescription drugs.

- The easy way to compare the range of electric bikes.

- Why all batteries are not created equal.

- And more important info!

Be informed before you buy an electric bike. Grab the free e-book download!

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Riding an Optibike Electric Bike

Carey and Andy have always enjoyed the excitement, fun and fitness of adventures.

Today, they continue, not letting age stop them.

Watch their exciting 4 minute video!

The Best Electric Bike in the World.




Somewhere between your home and the office, between untamed dirt roads and the conformity of pavement, lies an opportunity to take command of life, to grab hold of the handlebars and ride toward freedom.

With just a flick of the wrist, or a push on the pedals, you are propelled forward by the power found only the in the Optibike. It is experiencing the perfect synergy between human and machine, accelerating on the open road.

Learn about the Technology Optibike uses

Optibike embodies the relentless pursuit of functional perfection - every day is seen as an opportunity to push forward, ensuring the ultimate riding experience. Neither its creator nor its rider would dare settle for anything less.

Optibike redefines the riding sensation. Whether as a replacement for a car, or as a high-performance machine capable of taking its rider to extremes. Optibike is built for fun, for adventure, and as the vehicle toward a healthy way of life.

Learn the benefits of an Electric Bike

"When you ride the Optibike you are getting a kinesthetic experience that you can't explain. It's Art."

Jim Turner, Optibike Founder

With Optibike You're Getting the Best E-Bike There Is

To own an Optibike is to break from the conventional. Set higher expectations, and take the riding experience to a remarkably enhanced level. Just as no two rides are exactly the same, neither are two Optibike owners.

As the premiere designer and manufacturer of the best electric bike in the world, Optibike features high-grade components from trusted manufacturers such as Fox Racing, Rohloff Speedhubs, and Avid Brakes, along with our

own proprietary technologies; to ensure that every ride is a memorable one. Optibike also has Women specific customization available with fit and features to better suit a woman's body.

We believe that each Optibike is a reflection of its owner and offer customers the ability to custom paint their Optibikes for an engaging design experience. Masterfully built, each one of a kind work is a showcase of your unique personality.

"Optibike was started in my Boulder, Colorado garage with a simple vision: make the world's best e-bike, with no compromises in quality, performance, or style"

Jim Turner, Optibike Founder