In 1975, a guy named Rob Felt owned
a small engine repair business. And some odd balls were built. But nthey were
heavy and illegal. But then necessity became the mother of invention. "I wanted to buy
No license, no
insurance. Desire for autonomy. Freedom. Desire was the mother
Originally called "The EDGE" before incorporating
(1986) into Dimension EDGE Inc. We, like many others, started in a garage. We
used chainsaw engines of all things, while noisy they would make the bike go.
Fun, but...Not something we would care to market.
We were all
The product proved to quietly outperform
whatever competition existed. At that time, the Whizzer, Bike Bug, Terra-bike,
and a few flash in the pan companies offered likttle competition. The first orders came primarily from physically challenged individuals and those who had difficulties obtaining a motor vehicle drivers
license. We also sold a considerable amount for export, as a form of efficient
begin manufacturing auxiliary power solutions for bicycles and other forms of
human powered transportation. R&D focused on legal bicycle usage without the
bureaucracies of motor vehicles.
Our first customers where handicapped, and or did
not have a valid driver's license. Then we attended trade shows, and that
changed how people viewed motorized bicycles.
This "Field" experience, as well as feedback from thousands of our clients helped us to
get things just right. Our systems were tested at numerous colleges
loaned students our engine system with the instruction to "tear it
It was a great way to perform research and performance testing
as the students gave our shop a real workout. Chain and belt drive concept
work, but failed in real world situations. Things like sudden stops, chuck
holes, and spoke frailties. This is how our patented
engagement system advanced and is now validated for safety and strength.
News of our performance and economy spread rapidly by word of mouth.
In 1997, We purchased a new 5000 sq ft manufacturing facility located in Billings Montana.
(Our home town.) Most manufacturing is done in-house, with many US manufacturing
companies supply the rest.
We readily fabricate custom brackets and mounting devices from two types of aluminum 50/52 and T60/61.The
combination provides excellent vibration and heat absorption. And it is
tough. Laser cut bearing plates and transmission parts are superior. We invite you to visit our showroom to see examples of our work.
the long Haul!" was
our first slogan. Photo taken at East Rosebud Lake, MT in 1987. Before the
1-406-652-6766, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
additional information. We are happy to serve.
marketing our shop stateside or abroad? We have a sample package of four
complete bolt-on engine systems. 25% off!
If you require more than four units, please call 1-406-652-6766 and ask for distribution/franchise.