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A powerful electric bike full of features. Go anywhere with 1000 watts of power, Californian design, and even a cup holder.
A powerful electric bike full of features. Go anywhere with 1000 watts of power, Californian design, and even a cup holder.
A powerful electric bike full of features. Go anywhere with 1000 watts of power, Californian design, and even a cup holder.
293 backers pledged $441,461 to help bring this project to life.

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 Articles about The 73': Uncrate, designboom, gizmag, Coolector

 

 

 

 

 

Our 1000 watt Electric Motor is one of the best in the industry
Our 1000 watt Electric Motor is one of the best in the industry

 

 

A Thumb Throttle controls the motor and an LCD screen displays key information like speed and distance
A Thumb Throttle controls the motor and an LCD screen displays key information like speed and distance

 

 

The bike is packed with premium features
The bike is packed with premium features

 

 

High quality Disc Brakes stop on a dime
High quality Disc Brakes stop on a dime

 

 

The battery can be locked and removed for added security
The battery can be locked and removed for added security

 

 

Remove the battery and take it with you to charge
Remove the battery and take it with you to charge

 

 

The Super 73' has a USB port for charging your phone on the go
The Super 73' has a USB port for charging your phone on the go

 

 

Like in a car, but on your bike
Like in a car, but on your bike

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The idea started in 2015 while our co-founder Jon Akers was finishing his Masters of Engineering at Lehigh University. We love bikes and our goal was to create a new kind of electric bike with cutting edge technology while looking at the past for design inspiration. Motorcycles, mopeds and mini bikes of the 1970's drew our attention as durable, fun and timeless. Now located in Southern California, we've got a 4000 sq ft manufacturing space of our very own and are ready to crank out the Super 73', our ebike inspired by the 70's. 

There's a core group of four of us here at Lithium Cycles. Between us, we've worked at Honda, Yahoo, P&G, various bike and scooter startups as well as electronic companies and have designed and launched over 20 products. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                        

 

 

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Risks and challenges

Delivery of the Super 73' is supported by a team who have successfully launched dozens of products through crowdfunding and standard means. We already have the facilities and machines needed to make small batches of the Super 73' right here in the USA and can easily scale if needed. The only real risk comes on relying on outside providers for the batteries which is why we have spent nearly a year on sourcing the parts for this project.

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FAQ

  • We ship to USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Europe. If you love our product and live elsewhere, message us and we can get you a shipping quote.

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  • Yes! The Super73 falls under the same laws as an electric bicycle in the U.S. and is legal anywhere an electric bike is. Additionally, using the LCD on the Super 73, you can set a maximum speed limit.

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  • We have a 1 year warranty covering defects and if anything does go wrong, we have a full manufacturing space in the USA to fix anything.

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  • It takes 3.5 hours to recharge from empty and the battery can be recharged either on or off the bike.

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    A huge Thank You! Your help at any level brings the Super 73' one step closer production. The $1 reward also gets you backer updates and content so you can follow our project more closely.

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    A custom Lithium Cycles insulated beverage cooler perfect to keep your beer cool on a hot summer's day.

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    An ultra high quality reflective Super 73' T-Shirt made by our friends at Fiks Reflective. Perfect for riding at night. 100% made in the USA!

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    Early Bird Special! The Super 73' - 1000 watt electric bike at a special price for the first 25 supporters.

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    Local and Early Special! For Pickup Only! The Super 73' - 1000 watt electric bike at a special price for the first 5 supporters from the SoCal area. Just come by our HQ in Tustin, California to pick your bike up in October.

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    California Pick Up. The Super 73' without shipping. Come by our warehouse in Orange County, California and get yours in October.

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    The Super 73' - 1000 watt electric bike with front LED panel lights and Fiks Reflective rims.

    If you ride at night, order this one.

    (All bikes have rear light built into battery)

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    Custom Colors! The Super 73' - 1000 watt electric bike with front LED panel lights and Fiks Reflective rims AND YOU PICK YOUR OWN COLOR!

    (We can powder coat nearly any color. Select from options on page or inquire for more options. You'll pick your color at the end of the campaign.)

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    MEGA MEGA PACK 3 Super 73's, 2 Custom Colors, 3 Extra Batteries! The Super 73' - 1000 watt electric bike with front LED panel lights and Fiks Reflective rims AND YOU PICK YOUR OWN COLOR!

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