Optibike Reviews

Optibike

Optibike was started by Jim Turner in 1998 in his garage in Boulder, Colorado. After graduating with an advanced degree from Stanford, Turner first became a design engineer in the Advanced Vehicle Controls Division at Ford Motor Company. But after he became frustrated with slow innovation in a large corporate life, Jim looked for something that would provide a positive impact on people’s lives. After learning about the electric bike, he knew he had to be a part of the industry.

In 2007, after 9 years of “trials and tribulations”, the first Optibike was sold. Since then, Optibikes have been sold in over 33 countries and Optibike has been featured on ESPN, The Today Show, Forbes, Business Week, USA Today, The New York Times, and CNN.

“I love that e-bikes are good for your health and the environment, with Optibike, I get a chance to directly impact the lives of others” – Jim Turner

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Optibike Pioneer City Review

  • MSRP: $2,995
  • MODEL YEAR: 2014

A high powered city style electric bike with headset suspension, adjustable riser bars and ergo grips for comfort. Efficient 700C wheels, full length fenders with mud flaps, chain guard, rear Led light and…...

Optibike Pioneer Allroad Review

  • MSRP: $2,795
  • MODEL YEAR: 2014

Sturdy, well balanced mid-drive electric bike that's capable on roads or medium grade trails. Improved motor strength and efficiency, this latest version is also quieter than the original...

2013 Optibike Pioneer Allroad Review

  • MSRP: $2,795
  • MODEL YEAR: 2013

Sturdy and efficient mid-drive motor system with pedal assist and throttle mode for under $3K. Motor and battery positioned low and center on the bike keeping it balanced and easier…...

Optibike SIMBB 29C Review

  • MSRP: $5,700
  • MODEL YEAR: 2013, 2014

The smoothest accelerating and lightest weight Optibike available. Motor, controller and battery pack are all sealed in the bottom bracket creating a very…...

Optibike R11 Review

  • MSRP: $13,990
  • MODEL YEAR: 2013

Optibike's top of the line off-road ebike is incredibly powerful, capable of moving larger riders and ascending the steepest hills. High end long-travel Fox 36 Talas fork, hydraulic Avid Code disc brakes, intense dual-bulb headlight,…...

Optibike R8HD Review

  • MSRP: $12,990
  • MODEL YEAR: 2013

A high end off road ebike that's capable of moving larger riders and climbing steeper hills. High end long-travel suspension by Fox, hydraulic disc brakes by Avid, ultra bright headlights, front…...

Optibike R8 Review

  • MSRP: $11,990
  • MODEL YEAR: 2013

A high end "all around" ebike that's comfortable on pavement or trails. Top of the line full suspension by Fox, Avid Code hydraulic disc brakes, ultra bright…...