New folding e-bike Flit-16 launches on Kickstarter

Joe Robinson 30 Jul 2019 Only 14kg, integrated lights and a claimed 10-second fold time for the latest folding e-bike The folding e-bike market got a little larger today as the Flit-16 folding electric bike launched on Kickstarter . Developed following a three year design and build process fronted by former Jaguar Land Rover engineer Dave Henderson, the new Flit-16 looks to combine the convenience and practicality of folding bikes with the ease of electric assistance. 'Our vision was to make an electric folding bike that feels great to ride, whilst keeping the convenience of a compact commuter bike,' said Henderson. 'Using my background as an automotive engineer, I focused on the e-bike’s geometry to give a comfortable and responsive ride, perfect for city journeys.' The team behind the bike has developed a custom lithium-ion 250w removable battery built into the frame that offers 50km in a single charge and ...

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