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August 2012

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Help Us Pass the Proposed 10% Electric Bike Credit- Receive a $1200 credit on an Optibike today as a Reward

The Senate subcommittee has passed a proposal bill that will give a 10% tax credit for the purchase of an electric bike, up to $2,500. To get this bill through congress, we all need to write our congressman and urge that they vote for the bill. The passage of this bill will support manufacturing and jobs  in the USA .…
August 23, 2012
How do we do it?Jim's Blog

Volts, Amps, Watts- What do they mean?

We are all familiar with miles per gallon for gasoline vehicles, but there is a new vocabulary used with electric vehicles. This vocabulary is often confusing, because we are not familiar with it.  It is necessary to understand this new  vocabulary to be able to compare electric bikes and make a good buying decision. The vocabulary of electric bikes is…
August 22, 2012
Blogs by Optibike TeamFitnessHealth

The summer on the Optibike

By Tim Kyer It’s been a great summer on the Optibike 1100R-Pro, a special variant built for use in professional racing and training settings!  Having now had world and national champions “on the wheel” of the 1100R-Pro, both on the road and in velodromes, we’ve continued to prove the professional potential of our patented mid-drive technology on a global stage. …
August 21, 2012