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Electric bikes give beginning riders a boost

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…
February 3, 2013
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Share the Road: Jeb Bateman and his family ditched the minivan in favor of eco-friendly options

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
February 3, 2013
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Welcome to the first and only ebike fitness coaching website

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…
February 2, 2013
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The Electric Bike Book is available for download

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…
February 2, 2013
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Optibike Fall Adventure With Neal

By Neal Topper I love Fall! I so enjoy the cooling of the temperatures, football season starting, pumpkins all over the place, trees shedding their leaves and changing colors and the beautiful views of Colorado. Last weekend, I went on a awesomely cool and fun bike ride on an Optibike. I was cruising around Boulder and went into the mountains…
October 14, 2012
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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