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February 2013

Electric bikes give beginning riders a boost

By | Optibike News

From the Columbia Daily Tribune America is an aging nation, and about two-thirds of our population is overweight or obese. This makes it tough to sell the idea of using human power for transportation. For someone who hasn’t biked in 20 years, even a one-mile ride might seem overwhelming. Electric bikes, however, are one option for those willing to give…

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Share the Road: Jeb Bateman and his family ditched the minivan in favor of eco-friendly options

By | Optibike News, USV Commuter

From the Reno News & Review “They often prefer their Optibike electric bicycles. The bikes have enough power to tow small trailers, and can be outfitted with studs to be winter-friendly. Bateman notes that, as avid cyclists, he and his wife enjoy the ride even when the weather is cold.” Read the full article here: http://www.newsreview.com/reno/share-the-road/content?oid=8826493

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Welcome to the first and only ebike fitness coaching website

By | Ask Optibike!, Fitness, Health, Optibike News, Weight loss

Welcome to electricbikefitness.com The site is all about electric bike fitness using Optibike electric bikes. What? Electric bikes? Aren’t those for losers? Yes they are! People losing weight! Electric bikes are perfect for those who are out of shape but want to get fit. They’re way more fun than using a stationary bike and let you increase your effort level…

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The Electric Bike Book is available for download

By | Jim's Blog, Optibike News

In The Electric Bike Book author Jim Turner gives us an informative and entertaining look at the rapidly expanding world of electric bicycles. Forget the do-it-yourself garage projects with clunky motors mounted on heavy cruiser bikes. The reality is that hi-tech, modern electric bicycles have come of age in Western Europe and America, where quality manufacturers and some of the…

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