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May 2012

Fitness

All about Batteries for Electric Bikes

Battery size and Range Determination To determine the true range of an electric bike, a person must look beyond the mileage claims made by the manufacturer. No Standard Range Calculation for Electric Bikes There is no National or International standard for Electric Bike range calculation, as there is with EPA car mileage ratings. Each manufacturer makes up their own mileage…
May 9, 2012
Fitness

National Bike Month is here!

MAY!!! National Bike Month is officially here! With longer, milder days, May is a perfect time to recognize bicycling for the multitude of benefits it provides – improving our health, economy, and environment.   Here are few ways to get involved, get on two wheels, and celebrate National Bike Month: 1. Go for a type of bike ride that you…
May 7, 2012
Fitness

Optibike featured in Elevation Outdoors Magazine

Turn Me On-  April 2012 Issue Jim Turner, 55, the owner, founder and chief engineer of Colorado’s OptiBike likes to proselytize about electric bikes. “It’s common to run away from what’s hard, but it’s my personality not to do that. I do what I want. That’s the mythos of America,” he says with a wry smile. “If you don’t do…
May 3, 2012