Oto Cycles is a Barcelona-based boutique electric bicycle builder that is quickly making a name for itself, thanks to a tastefully designed model range made up of the OtoK, the OtoR and the RaceR.

The bike you see here is the OtoK, it uses a traditional looking fuel tank to hold the lithium-ion battery and electrical system. The power is fed to a 36V 500W brushless hub motor in the rear wheel capable of 52 nM of torque and a top speed of 35 km/h in the top-of-the-line trim.

With more and more cities investing in expanding cycleways to reduce congestion on urban roads the electric bicycle is coming into its own. They’re a common sight already on the streets of China, Korea, Taiwan and a slew of other east Asian countries – largely due to the exceedingly low cost of electricity versus gasoline.

If you’d like to read more about the bikes built by Oto Cycles you can click here to visit their website.

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