In this modern age, the folding bike is an efficient form of city transport. Folding bikes are unique from other types of bike in that, as you can expect, they fold. Their collapsible nature means that they are easily portable in places where cycling is prohibited or impossible. When talking about folding bikes, electric folding bikes are on a class of their own.
Electric folding bikes are ideal for cycling further and faster while still arriving fresh. This is attributed to the additional electrical energy which makes ascents significantly easier hence less sweating or fatigue.
Here are the best six folding electric bikes you should definitely look out for.
VOLT™ Metro is a market leader when it comes to folding electric bikes, thanks to it combination of sophisticated technology along with great design features. It is considerably light due to its frame, making it easy to ride with or without motorized assistance. The bicycle frame is quickly and easily folded and can be fitted into a wide range of storage spaces including a car boot or porch. This sophisticated foldable electric bike also features the new VOLT SpinTech technology to significantly enhance the riding experience.
The SpinTech technology is a Pedal Assisted System (PAS) that enables the rider to adjust the motorized power assistance to suit their riding experience. With the SpinTech technology, riders can choose from no pedal assistance at all to five other levels (0-5). Comfortability while riding is also enhanced with the Velo Comfort suspension saddle and front suspension. Features such as the 250 SpinTech Power Motor, Lithium Polymer Battery, Shimano Alivio 8 Speed Gears and an LCD Display showing speed, distance, battery power make this bike our favourite.
Third on our list is the Cyrusher XF770 electric bike, boasting 250-Watts of power that can cover a distance of 24-30 miles on full throttle. The bike weighs only 23 kilograms due to the aluminum frame material, making it easy to carry. The dual-suspension system combined with the Shimano M370 Shifting System also enhances comfortability when riding. Safety is an important aspect when riding and this bike has significantly improved riding safety with the installation of 27 Speeds Power-Off Mechanical Brake.
Equipped with a 48V, 250W motor and 8AH LG Cell Lithium-ion battery, the eBike-RICHBIT 730 is indeed a super electric folding bike. The bike’s maximum speed is 30-35km/hr. With a maximum distance of 45-50km. The PAS function makes the bicycle energy efficient saving up to 70% energy during cycling. This bike also comes with three different riding modes depending on the rider’s elevation or ground clearance. A rider may choose to use the throttle on the right of handlebar, the pedaling assistance-PAS or pedaling manually. The riding experience is also improved with the Shimano 7 speeds transmission System & Dual disc brake to keep you enjoying the cycling trip.
The Cyclamatic CX2 folding electric bike is easy and quickly foldable making it ideal for travelling holidays with minimal storage space. The bike’s performance is incredible thanks to an installed 250w electric motor with a speed of 15mph. It is also safe to ride in the rain. The rider has a choice of operational modes. You can use the bike as a bike with no electric assist at all, choose a partial electric assist mode to amplify your own efforts. Other notable features include 6 Speed Shimano gears, Removable paddled saddle and V brakes with Kenda tyres.
The eelo 1885 foldable electric bike is highly foldable and portable thereby significantly reducing the risk of theft. The folded state of the bike is small and light enough to be stored under the desk or in a cupboard ready until the next ride. It is perfect for travelers with small space to accommodate the bike such as in a caravanner or a boat. Energy efficient has been improved with the EELO Intelligent Controller to make the riding experience against strong winds or uphill smooth. There are three operational displays i.e. Speed, Battery consumption monitor and outside temperature. The LCD display ensures maximum functionality and ease of use.
In conclusion, with urban areas growing immensely due to increase in population, finding a space in an urban environment or at home can be difficult. However, a folding electric bike comes in handy to solve this problem along with increasing the portability and security of your bike.