retro OTO electric bicycles reach 65 km/h and feature start-stop system
 
retro OTO electric bicycles reach 65 km/h and feature start-stop system
aug 04, 2014

retro OTO electric bicycles reach 65 km/h and feature start-stop system

hand-crafted OTO electric bikes resemble retro motorcycles
all images courtesy OTO

 

 

 

barcelona-based artisanal bike studio OTO cycles have taken a page from mid-century ‘craft bicycle’ design to create a series of aluminum electric bikes. the retro two-wheelers are detailed with custom components such as leather saddles and grips, a side tank which houses the 250w electric motor and NCM batteries, and an LCD display with built in cycle computer. despite weighing 23 kgs, the bikes are capable of reaching speeds of up-to 65 km/h and boast a start-stop system which goes from 0-6 km/h without the need for pedaling. to learn more about OTO and their current offering, see here.

hand-crafted OTO electric bikes resemble retro motorcycles

OTOK model in olive green

hand-crafted OTO electric bikes resemble retro motorcycles

 OTOK model in papaya orange with dropped aluminum handlebars

hand-crafted OTO electric bikes resemble retro motorcycles

hand-crafted OTO electric bikes resemble retro motorcycles

 the electric motor and battery is housed inside the retro-styled side tank

hand-crafted OTO electric bikes resemble retro motorcycles

hand-crafted OTO electric bikes resemble retro motorcycles

 OTOR model in red / matte black

hand-crafted OTO electric bikes resemble retro motorcycles

the bikes feature an LCD screen for displaying info like speed, distance and battery life

hand-crafted OTO electric bikes resemble retro motorcycles

hand-crafted OTO electric bikes resemble retro motorcycles

details include leather saddles and handlebars

hand-crafted OTO electric bikes resemble retro motorcycles

  • I mean: NOT located in the tank, of course.

    Dirk Jan
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