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Alpha | Pedal + Electric

Dreamed of riding across the country?  Riding to work with speed and without the cost of gas?  Or maybe you're in the market for a Tesla, but want something a little more compact and affordable?  Meet the game-changing Alpha.  

Ride with purely electric power, or purely pedal power, or the perfect combination of the two.  The Alpha allows you to cruise at your desired speed with its powerful electric drive system while still having the flexibility to pedal and get an awesome workout, or not.  

Designed by Outrider, and refined by the feedback from riders around the world, the all-new 2016 Alpha is jaw-droppingly capable.  How far can it go on a charge, you ask?  The Alpha comes standard with a 30-50 mile range, and with 4 battery modules, it can travel up to an incredible 200 miles on a charge, and a blazing top speed of up to 45 mph (where legal ).   So you have the freedom to go anywhere.  

Riding a bike should feel good, not cause aches and pains.  That's why the Alpha has purpose-built front and rear air suspension, as well as an incredibly ergonomic seat for a comfortable and stable riding experience.  

Build your Alpha above, then place your order, and we'll build your dream machine from the ground up and have it delivered to your door. 

Adventure is at your command with the Alpha.  Featuring the industry's longest range, fastest recharge, and the power to climb America's most challenging mountains.  Alpha was designed by Outrider USA as the ultimate road performance electric bike.

New Frame, Suspension, Battery Enclosure

  • All major frame components have been designed by Outrider USA and are manufactured in the United States.

  •  The Alpha is built upon an all-new aluminum monocoque chassis allowing for greater design integrity and superior quality.


Drive System/Shifting

  •  Utilizes proven Outrider belt-driven electric drivetrain technology, paired with state of the art planetary gearbox for improved performance, durability and capability.
  •  A variety of drive system options, so you can be sure you have plenty of power on tap to meet your needs, and have a blast doing it.
  • Top speed of 20 mph [30 mph off-road for 2 and 3-series drive systems, 45 mph off-road for 4-series drive systems].
  • Dual-range electronic transmission with low range for climbing and high range for cruising.
  • Always be in the right gear for pedaling with an 11 speed internally geared hub with electronic push-button shifting for ease of use, improved modularity and reduced maintenance. 



  • Independent front and rear adjustable air-shock suspension, for a superior ride. 
  • Indirect steering allowing for smooth yet responsive control when cruising, turning and cornering.
  • Handle light dirt and gravel with ease and comfort.


Batteries and Charging

  • Incredible range: Build with 1 to 4 battery packs, for up to an astounding 200 miles of range. 
  • Easily upgradable - more modular battery packs can be added later (up to 4 in total) or batteries can be switched out in the future as battery performance continues to evolve. 
  • On-board charging with standard 1200W charger (~1 mile range per minute of charge).  220V charging and alternative plugs available upon request for international orders.  
  •  Streamlined Battery Management System (BMS) for automated battery maintenance and protection.


Other Components/Featured

  • Outrider's ergonomically optimized seat offers improved comfort, and the option for an upgraded seat that raises and lowers for riders to sit down and stand up from the trike more easily.
  • Removable hydrophobic seat cushion to keep your backside dry.
  • Ultrabright 1000 Lumen LED headlight standard on the Alpha for clear sight in low light conditions.
  • Illuminated LED visibility whip (standard on the Alpha) makes the Outrider easy to see.  


How to Use the Alpha

  • Take a day trip to a local destination
  • Set out on an overnight or multi-day trip
  • Get exercise while commuting to and from work
  • Explore the backroads with some friends
  • Extend your workout by adding in electric assist when you want
  • Save fuel and ride your Alpha to a meeting or to dinner
  • The list is as long as your imagination for adventure!



Power* (3 Modes)

2-Series: 750W, 1400W, 2000W

3-Series: 750W, 1500W, 3000W

4-Series: 750W, 2100W, 4200W

Shipped in Low.  Medium and High modes are for off-road riding exclusively. 


Ground Clearance



Wheel/Tire Size

Standard Wheels: Steel J-Bend

Optional Wheels: Aluminum straight-pull (industry 9)

Front: 20 x 1.95

Rear:  20 x 1.95


Top speed as shipped (if reprogrammed to offroad mode)

220: 20 mph (30 mph)

320, 330, 340: 20 mph (30 mph)

420, 430, 440:  20 mph (45 mph)


Electric Shifting

Shimano Di2 Electronic Shifting paired with 11 speed internally geared rear hub



Independent A-Arm Front, Rear Shock custom designed by Outrider USA



American Made Brushless 93% Efficient


Max Weight

Rider plus gear = 250



Battery Chemistry: Lithium Polymer

Battery Capacity: 1-4kWH



Dual Shimano Hydraulic 180 mm Disc Brakes



Chromolly / Aluminum



Onboard 1200 Watt 110V Charger standard, 2400 Watt 110V fast charger available as upgrade (220V Charger Available upon request)


Click the Overview tab to view the currently anticipated features and specifications.  These are subject to change, as the exact specifications are continuing to be finalized.  Once finalized, this Tech Specs section will be updated accordingly.

*It is the full and exclusive responsibility of the customer to determine the legality of riding at a location, and to abide by the laws of any location in which they are riding.  Prior to shipping, the power setting can be programmed according to the laws in your country state or province.  It is the full and exclusive responsibility of the customer to determine the legality of riding at a location, and to abide by the laws of any location in which they are riding. All power settings should only be used in a safe and legally abiding manner.  Legislation varies by country and state, be sure to know your local laws.

Alpha Records:


It’s also a blast to ride. If you don’t think 40 mph sounds like much, consider that, that’s about how fast you’d be traveling after a five-story freefall. Riding the Alpha is probably about as visceral. - Ezra Dyer, Yahoo Autos, Popular Mechanics, etc.

 The only electric bike ever to receive a score of 100 out of 100. - Find the Best

"What can I say... these trikes are totally awesome. This counts as my favorite test ride of any production electric bike ever. This is also my longest and farthest test ride. Outrider trikes are so much fun to ride, that anyone spending a day on one in the right terrain on a good day will probably not forget that day for the rest of their life. Everyone should have one..." -

We stand behind what we build.  Every Outrider is assembled by hand in Fletcher, NC by our highly skilled assembly team.  Before we bring a product to the market we prototype it extensively, and then take those prototypes and torture test them in the most grueling and brutal scenarios possible to make sure they're going to stand up to serious use.  And when we say warranty, we mean it - in the unlikely scenario you do need to warranty a part all you need to do is call us at 828-654-7555 where you'll immediately speak with one of our team members at the shop.  We'll pinpoint the issue, request proof of issue, and then do whatever needs to happen to fix that part and get you back out there riding.  

2 Year Limited Warranty - Includes All Non-Wear Items 

Example: Tires, tubes, brake pads and similar wear items are not covered under the warranty

Example: Batteries, motor, frame and similar non-wear items are covered under the warranty


DISCLAIMER:  ALL OUTRIDER USA TRIKES AND FRAMESETS SHOULD BE PERIODICALLY CHECKED for indicators of stress and/or potential failure, including cracks, deformation, corrosion, paint peeling, dents, and any other indicators of potential problems, inappropriate use, or abuse. These are important safety checks and very important to help prevent accidents, bodily injury to the rider, and shortened useful product life cycle of a Outrider USA bicycle or frameset. Failure to follow this warning may result in catastrophic failure of the component or tricycle, which may lead to serious personal injury or death. 

All other remedies, obligations, liabilities, rights, warranties, express or implied, arising from law or otherwise, including but not limited to, any claimed implied warranty of merchantability, any claimed implied warranty arising from course of performance, course of dealing or usage of trade, and any claimed implied warranty of fitness, are disclaimed by Outrider USA and waived by the original owner. If any provision is found unenforceable, only that provision shall be stricken and all others shall apply.

Not every component is designed for every conceivable use.  Broken parts resulting from riding performed on surfaces or locations not intended for the particular model can shorten the useful product life cycle of the trike and invalidate warranty of certain parts.  Broken parts resulting from performing jumps, tricks, riding down stairs, aggressive riding, riding in severe climate, riding with excessively heavy loads, commercial riding and all other types of nonstandard use will also shorted the useful product life cycle and invalidate warranty of certain parts.

This warranty is void if the trike is subjected to abuse, neglect, improper repair, improper maintenance, alteration, an accident, or other abnormal excessive or improper use.  Additionally, this warranty applies only to the original owner of the trike and is not transferrable to subsequent owners.

Every Outrider ships fully assembled in a custom crate.  Within 5 business days or less.  Please be aware that this is shipping time, not including build time.  We customize each build per the customer's request, so this shipping time is in addition to current build times.  Most often, your Outrider will be shipped LTL "Less Than Truckload", which means it will arrive on an 18 wheeler.  If your delivery location is inaccessible by an 18 wheeler it is your responsibility to notify us prior to shipment so that we can make alternate delivery arrangements.  Scissors and/or wire cutters are recommended to disassmble the crate, and remove your Outrider from the crate. 

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By pre-ordering a Alpha, you will be among the first in the world to receive an all-new Alpha.  To secure your spot, a 60% deposit is required.  This deposit is refundable up to 60 days prior to the date at which we go to production, minus a 500 dollar restocking fee.  After placing your deposit, you will be notified 2 weeks prior to the that 60 day cut-off, to verify that the Alpha is everything you want it to be!  Final balance and shipping costs are due 7 days before shipping.  Once that final payment is received, your Alpha will be shipped out or delivered.  Deposits may be made via check or card, for one or multiple Alphas.


*Delivery dates are at our best effort to keep pace with demand, and should be taken as such.  Contact us for information about lead times.

(828) 654 - 7555




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