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December 2014

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E Biking the Hollywood Hills

I wanted to follow up with some comments on my initial experience with the Optibike Allroad electric bike.  I just checked the odometer and see that I have already logged 121 miles on this bike in just a few days. On most days I go out for a morning ride and then recharge the battery so that I can do…
December 30, 2014
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Lost 10 Pounds and Sleeping Like a Baby

Overall, I am very pleased with my Optibike Pioneer Allroad.  This electric  bicycle is well built, and very sturdy.  Performance lives up to all of the marketing information. The first two weeks I didn't ride very far, as I was still getting familiar with the bicycle.  However, in the last 5 weeks, I have averaged more than 100 miles a…
December 18, 2014
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The 1 Horspower Solution

Can the one horsepower electric bike become as ubiquitous and useful as the horse once was? Is one horsepower still valuable? Read on to see. It was just over one hundred years ago that horses were still used for most transportation. Cars had not been invented and the horse was still the reliable form of transportation. President William Harding was…
December 11, 2014
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New Stiffer SIMBB Frame and Bigger Battery

The new SIMBB 29R electric bike frame just passed the rigorous Gates Belt Drive test for stiffness. The new frame is 38% stiffer than required by Gates and Rohloff Speed Hub to use the Gates belt drive with Rohloff. The stiffness test is done to insure the belt does not jump cogs during acceleration. The extra stiffness is important with…
December 11, 2014

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