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One riders experience with a quiver of Electric bikes.

This wirteup was posted to a forum populated with perhaps the most dedicated group of electric bike enthusiasts on the internet.  These guys and gals have collectively tried about every combination of E-bike, kit, and everything inbetween on the market today.  You can find them at: http://groups.google.com/group/Tidalforce Al, one of the long time members of the group gives his account…
June 26, 2009
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Ask Optibike! Does the Optibike charge while you pedal?

This question from J.B: "Hi my guestion about the Optibike Helia had an error on it so please answer this question for me does the Helia recharge itself when you pedal or do you need to charge it every time?" When you pedal an Optibike, you are contributing to the overall speed and hill climbing power of the bike- not…
May 19, 2009
Optibike News

Worlds fastest electric bicycle drives 44% sales increase.

May 18, 2009 Boulder, CO:   The American made Optibike 850Xli may look like a regular mountain bike, but stealthily mounted inside the bottom bracket is an electric motor capable of producing nearly twice the power of cycling champion Lance Armstrong. The Optibike 850Xli is the invention of award winning electric bike designer Jim Turner who claims his latest bike is…
May 18, 2009
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Ask Optibike!: Tell me more about the Optibike Riding Modes.?..

This question came in from Jim: "The specs indicate there are two "riding modes" = Fast and Economy.  When clicked into either of these, is the motor outputing a 'constant' speed or is the throttle dynamic like a motorcycle would be?  (i.e. the more you throttle, the more you go - up to the motor's max).  I'm trying to understand…
May 1, 2009