OPTIBIKE R8

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US$11,990.00
Versatile on tarmac or offroads.

Versatile and capable, the R8 is suited to burning rubber on the tarmac or rolling around in the dirt.


Whether commuting or seeking adventure, you’ll enjoy every mile on the R8. The Optibike R8 is the standard by which all other electric bikes are measured.


The R8 has superior handling, hill climbing ability and stopping power than any other bike.


The large 26 amp-hr Lithium Ion battery gives you the longest range of any electric bicycle, up to 100 miles with optional Touring Battery.


Racing class Fox Suspension and Avid hydraulic brakes make this bike extremely safe and comfortable to ride.


The patented Motorized Bottom Bracket (MBB) lets this bike climb any hill and the low center of gravity of the exclusive patented monocoque frame make this bike ultra-stable.

Specification

PROVEN 100 MILE+ RANGE Only the Optibike electric bike carries enough energy to travel 100 miles on a charge, and we have proven it.


At the 2006 Tour De Sol Electric Vehicle race held in upstate New York, Craig Weakley rode an Optibike 104 miles in less than 4 hours over a course of rolling hills with minimal pedaling. (100 mile range requires optional Touring battery)


Range/Speed ECO Mode* – 55 Miles @ 20 MPH Range/Speed


FAST Mode* – 32 Miles @ 28 MPH Range w/External Battery** – 100 Miles


Motor Power ECO Mode – 300 Watts Motor Power


FAST Mode – 750 Watts LION Battery – 37 Volt 26 amp-hour 962 watt-hrs


Controller – Patented Derivative Power Control (DPC)


Motor Drive – Patented Motorized Bottom Bracket (MBB)


Frame – Patented Aluminum Monocoque Front


Wheel – Chris King 15mm 32h DT Swiss EX500 Rim


Rear Wheel – Rohloff Speedhub DT Swiss EX500 Rim


Brakes Front/Rear – Avid Code Hydraulic Disc HS1 200mm/180mm


Front Suspension – FOX 32 Talas 140 CTD Kashima Coat


Rear Suspension – FOX Float CTD Adjust w/Boost Valve Kashima Coat Drive Train Package – Rohloff Speedhub 500/14-Speed Internally Geared Hub


Tires – Schwalbe Marathon Plus Tour 26×2.0″


Paint Colors*** – Red, Blue, Silver


Fenders – Custom Front and Rear


Chain Guide – Custom Machined


Cycle Computer – Cateye Wireless


Kickstand – Included


Weight – 59 lbs


WITH PEDALING, 170 LB RIDER ON FLAT GROUND *


CUSTOM PAINT AVAILABLE – ENQUIRY FOR QUOTE **

OPTIBIKE R8

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