GeoOrbital Wheel: Make your bike electric in 60 seconds

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Use your bike to go up to 20 miles per hour for 20-50 miles - quick installation, universal compatibility.  The GeoOrbital wheel takes under 60 seconds and no tools to install and is built to last. Everything needed to power your bike is included in the wheel!

The GeoOrbital wheel is compatible with nearly every bicycle. We have tested it on hundreds of bikes of all different styles from all different eras. The wheel comes in 2 sizes to cover over 95% of all adult sized bicycles. If your bike has a 26in, or 700c (also compatible with 28in and 29in) front wheel and uses rim brakes, the GeoOrbital wheel fits!   It is by far the easiest way to add electric power to your bike. The only part that isn’t in the wheel itself is a simple thumb activated throttle, which is easily clipped onto your handlebar.

Sometimes you just need the speed. Whether you need to accelerate faster than cars at an intersection or just want to get home after work, our class leading 500W Brushless DC motor will get you to 20 miles per hour in just 6 seconds and you can always pedal to go even faster.

We use the highest quality Panasonic 36V removable Lithium-Ion battery with a pedal assisted range of up to 50 miles per-battery (up to a 30 mile range for the 26 inch wheel). With little to no pedaling you will go about 20 miles on a single battery (12 miles for the 26 inch wheel). The more you choose to pedal the more range you can expect, and you can always take a spare battery with you for longer rides. 

"I like my bike, this wheel made my bike a super-bike"

"The wheel lets me get around faster. It's much better to bike when the weather sucks."  

"I don't notice hills anymore, well, I notice them, but I don't care"

"It's small. I  keep it in my dorm-room and I keep my bike outside" 

"I like it because it goes fast. I actually feel safer going fast, it's like going with traffic when you're in a car. Cars freak me out when they pass me this way I can keep up!"

"I love this wheel. My husband and I can ride as a couple again, now he is the one slowing me down!."

"I'm not giving it back. Seriously. I need it."

The GeoOrbital wheel was developed in Cambridge, Massachusetts, just blocks away form MIT and Harvard University. The team continues to draw on the support and guidance of top experts in innovation, supply chain management, manufacturing, design, electric vehicles, and cycling. This kind of superior knowledge base should give the GeoOrbital wheel the kind of support that will allow for the best possible chances as they move to consumer delivery.

via KickStarter and GEOO

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