Class 2 Legal Electric Bike with 750 Watt Motor
The R8C shares the same chassis and handling as the R15C but is a street legal Class 2 electric bike. There is no other road legal bike in the world with all the features and performance of the new R8C.
The R8C uses all the best components, this ensures the bike will continue the legendary durability of the Optibike R Series. Most of the Optibikes manufactured in 2008 are still on the road today. This is a testament to the quality of Optibike.
The R8C now has an ultra high capacity removable battery, which give quick access to all the wiring and controller. Maintenance is simplified as all components can be removed in less than 15 minutes.
Elegant Carbon Fiber Frame
The elegant flowing lines of the new R8C frame seamlessly integrates the high power motor and long distance battery into a high performance work of art. With a full 160mm of suspension travel in front and 200mm on the rear.
Highest Quality Components
The R8C continues the tradition of only using the highest quality performance components, like Fox suspension, SRAM Guide Brakes, Rohloff Internal Gear Hub, WTB Rims and more.
The bike has the a Fox Performance Elite 160mm Fork with a Marzocchi Bomber CR Shock. Total rear travel is 200mm and the travel is very progressive due to the motocross style linkage on the swingarm.
“The R8C is the best handling bike Optibike has ever made”