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

By | Blogs by Optibike Team, Optibike News, Press Releases

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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Volts, Amps, Watts- What do they mean?

By | How do we do it?, Jim's Blog

We are all familiar with miles per gallon for gasoline vehicles, but there is a new vocabulary used with electric vehicles. This vocabulary is often confusing, because we are not familiar with it.  It is necessary to understand this new  vocabulary to be able to compare electric bikes and make a good buying decision. The vocabulary of electric bikes is…

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