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2014 Installment Payment Plan- Optibike Examples By E-Bike Model

Installment Payment Plan Examples Find out how you can get your Optibike electric bike in as little as 3 months with No Credit Check or Loan Application  *** These are examples for each Optibike model. You can choose any down payment amount and monthly payments that fit your budget to create your own personal installment payment plan with Optibike.  ***…
May 6, 2014
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Great story about how the best electric bike came to be..

Optibike was started in Jim Turner’s Boulder, Colorado garage with a simple vision:  Make the World’s best electric bicycle, with no compromises in quality, performance or style.  Born from the Experience 1977 Jim Turner races moto-cross for the Suzuki Factory Team and wins the Canadian National Championship. Not without a quality mechanic, Jim traveled with then mechanic Mike McAndrews, now…
March 9, 2010
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Ask Optibike: "Why do you use the monocoque frame design?"

Great Question.  A great electric bicycle is perfectly balanced, the Optibike has the lowest center of gravity of any electric bike. Balance and Performance based design Award winning electric bike designer and former National Motocross champion Jim Turner designed the patented Optibike monocoque frame from scratch to include 4 key elements: balance, style, performance, and safety. Balance The Optibike frame…
August 11, 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
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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