Yes, affordable and Optibike don’t normally go together in the same sentence, but the M4 is the most economical of the Optibike line up at $5995!
But that is the price for the quality that Optibke prides itself on.
This is what Optibike has to say about the new M4:
“Introducing the new Optibike M4; If you have been looking for the American quality and award winning design of the Optibike at an affordable price; this is the bike for you.
You will love the Rock Shox suspension, durable and unique powder coated frames and 9 speed derailleur gear systems. The M4 uses the patented Optibike frame and Motorized Bottom Bracket (MBB).”
Here is a video from Jim Turner (owner of Optibike) about the new M4.
And here is a little recap of some of the specs of the M4:
Frame: The Optibike aluminum monocoque frame
Motor: 440 watt motorized bottom bracket
Battery: 37 Volt 10.4 ah lithium ion housed in the frame. There is the option to upgrade the pack to 37 Volt 26 ah battery.
Suspension: Rock Shox and Fox(?)
Brakes: Avid BB7 mechanical disc brakes
Wheels: Mavic Cross Ride
Drivetrain: SRAM 9 speed
Here is a link to more of the M4 specifications.
All in all it looks like a solid component spec.
So if you have been saving to get an Optibike of your own, the M4 may be your ticket to affording one sooner!
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