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10-Year Anniversary as the Oldest Maker of Electric Bicycles in America

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Optibike Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary as the Oldest Maker of Electric Bicycles in America Paonia, CO – Optibike inventor Jim Turner is proud to announce that the company has now officially been building custom, handcrafted high performance electric bicycles for 10 years. On a mission to manufacture the best quality E-bikes in America, Optibike sells its products all over the world,…

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Optibike Announces New Electric Police Bike Model

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June 22, 2013 – Boulder, Colorado Optibike, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-end electric bicycles, announced today they are in production with the first electric bicycle designed for police and EMS first responders. The news comes just in time for the Police Security Expo at the Atlantic City Convention Center next week. “The Optibike ePatroller incorporates all of the latest electric…

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Optibike Appoints Neal Topper to Staff

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Optibike Appoints Neal Topper to Staff October 10, 2012   (Boulder, CO) –. Optibike is pleased to announce that Neal Topper has joined Optibike as the new Electric Bike Solutions Expert. Originally from Pennsylvania, Neal moved to Boulder in 2005. Neal holds a Masters Degree in Sport Marketing from Indiana University.  Topper primary responsibility will be helping customers…

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

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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 ….

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Winner of 2011 Weight Loss Challenge Announced

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Optibike Electric Bicycles is proud to announce Bob Brewer of San Diego, CA the winner of the 2011-2012 Optibike Weight Loss Challenge. Bob Brewer lost 89 lbs., beat diabetes and is free of the debilitating disease. Brewer wins $5000 to donate to a charity of his choice. Contestants spent the year riding their Optibike, changing eating habits and learning healthy…

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World’s Top Hill Climbing Electric Bike now Available.

By | Optibike News, Press Releases, R-Series

11/3/11 Boulder, CO USA: Optibike, the US based manufacturer of the world’s top hill climbing electric bike, introduced their latest electric bike by dominating the field at the 2011 Pikes Peak Hill Climb Event. The new 48v Optibike 1100R, propelled the 7 member Team Optibike to finish the world’s premiere E-bike event in 1-7th places, with the 8th place electric…

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Bloomberg: Race N.Y.C. With $12,000 Electric Bicycle, $19,000 Golf Cart

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I was reminded of the tortoise and hare while pitting a Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet against a Vespa GTS scooter in a “race” across Manhattan. It was a low-speed sprint, with Bloomberg TV anchor Matt Miller wending his Vespa around the crosstown traffic I was stuck behind. My top speed was 15 mph. Despite the $140,000 and 478-horsepower disparities, my Porsche was beaten…

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