Optibike R and M Series (R8, R11, 850R, etc)


Before working on your Optibike always turn off the main power switch located under the seat, unless directed otherwise for troubleshooting. There are 3 switch positions, the middle position is off.

For Models Including

800XLi, Helia, 850, 850R, 850XLi, M7, R8, R8HD, 1100R, and R11

User Guides

Charging Your Bike

M and R Series Owner’s Manual

M and R Series Unpacking Guide

Charging your M or R Series Optibike

Rohloff Adjustment Tips

General Info

Bicycle Component Tuning and Set-up

Internal Component Overview


LED error codes

Balancing Your Battery

Checking Your Battery Voltage

Checking Cell Voltages

Optilink Diagnostic Software

Firmware Update

Service Guides

M and R Series Torque Specifications

M and R Series Throttle Change Guide

M and R Series Display Board Removal and Installation Guide

M and R Series Battery Installation Guide

M and R Series External Battery Installation Guide

M and R Series MBB Removal Guide

M and R Series Motor Connector Replacement


Large 3 Pin Motor Connector

Component Manufacturer Manuals

Hub and Derailer:

14 Speed Rohloff Speedhub: Service and Maintenance Manual

SRAM X9 Derailer: Service and Maintenance Manual