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Optibike R22 Everest e-bike has 300 miles range and 36 mph top speed

The Optibike R22 Everest e-bike has a top speed of 36 mph (~58 kph). (Image source: Optibike)
The Optibike R22 Everest e-bike has a top speed of 36 mph (~58 kph). (Image source: Optibike)
Optibike has launched a new e-bike, the R22 Everest. The bike is named after its 300 miles (~483 km) range, which would technically allow you to use the vehicle to climb Mt. Everest. The electric bicycle has a top speed of up to 36 mph (~58 kph) with five-speed modes, and the motor provides a maximum of 190 Nm of torque.

The Optibike R22 Everest is a new adventure e-bike. With up to 300 miles (~483 km) range, the company claims you could use the bike to climb Mt. Everest if such a road existed. This estimate assumes you travel at an average speed of 15 mph (~24 kph), and the rider weighs 160 lbs (~73 kg). The range is made possible thanks to a 3,260 Wh removable dual battery pack, weighing 36 lbs (~16 kg).

A 1,700 W motor with 2,500 W peak power can assist you at speeds up to 36 mph (~58 kph). With up to 190 Nm of torque, the Optibike PowerStorm MBB makes inclines up to 40% feel effortless, according to the company. You can ride with assistance or use the throttle to travel without pedalling.

The R22 Everest is equipped with a downhill dual crown fork and long travel suspension for enhanced stability and handling. A Rohloff 14-speed internally gear hub is low maintenance and provides a longer chain life. A built-in LCD shows you information such as battery level and speed, and you can use the gadget to switch between five power levels.

The electric bicycle has a carbon fiber frame and swingarm, weighing 93 lbs (~42 kg) in total. You can buy the Optibike R22 Everest e-bike in the US for US$18,900; the company notes that there is limited availability of the bicycle.

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Polly Allcock, 2022-07-29 (Update: 2022-07-29)