Saturday, April 17, 2010

YikeBike, the Lightest Electric Folding Bicycle

YikeBike, designed and constructed in New Zealand, the latest carbon-fibre two wheeled urban transportation that hits the market. Light yet super-strong, made with carbon-fibre, and just weight 10kg. The two-wheeled urban transportation has 1kW motor and has better power weight ratio than most sports cars. With integrated anti-skid brakes and a 20-inch front wheel, the user can experience a smooth and stable ride with smooth breaking at a shorter stopping distance than any two wheeled urban transportation.

The YikeBike has also LED safety lights
and built-in indicators, and can travel with the speed of 25kph.

The YikeBike is powered by electricity using the latest nano lithium phosphate battery / LiFePO4 technology, easy for charging and can charged within 30 minutes within approx 10km range.

The two-wheeled urban transportation is also very handy that any users can fold and unfold in less than 20 seconds. The YikeBike is the world's smallest, lightest electric folding bicycle that weigh in less than 10kg, with zero carbon emission and safe for the environment.

Weight: 10kg (22 lbs)

Frame: Carbon fibre composite

Drive: Electric brushless DC motor
Weight: 10kg (22 lbs)
Frame: Carbon fibre composite

Drive: Electric brushless DC motor

Brakes: Electric anti-skid, regenerative
Battery: LiFePO4 - 40 min recharge
Speed: 25 km/hr
Power: 1 kW
Range: 10 km (6.2 miles)
Fold size: Compact 43 litres
Fold time: Under 20 seconds
User height: 163 cm - 193 cm
Weight limit: 100 kg
Wheels: 20” front and 8” back
Lights: Hi-vis built in LED

More info, visit YikeBike

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