Electric Mountain Bike Gets the Equivalent of 2,287 MPG

24 09 2009

Heres an electric bike i actually like, they need to mainstream the production of this ASAP.

The Optibike OB1 electric bike gets an equivalent of 2,287 MPG.* Could bikes like these be the future of transportation?

Ever wonder what happens when you cross the finest mountain bike components money can buy, an 850w brushless DC motor and a 20ah lithium-ion battery with motocross styling and sensibilities? You get the Optibike OB1, an electric bike that can get up to 45 miles on a nine-cent charge, and what is arguably the finest electric bicycle in the world.

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One response

25 09 2009
Will Campbell

I got a chance to ride one of these Optibikes up and down a block in Westchester a few months ago. I was totally awed by the performance. But the pricetag man. Damn! Mainstream it is right!

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