This folding electric bike is like a modern-day big wheel

This is the YikeBike. An electric bike you can fold. It’s small enough to fit on public transit and light enough to carry. The bike can go up to 14.3 mph. It has a range of up to 12.5 miles. A full recharge will take 90 minutes. It has permanent LED lighting for safety.

There are two models. The model V comes with an optional third wheel. It weighs just under 30 lbs. The model C is their premium design. It’s has a carbon fibre body. And weighs less than the Model V at 25 lbs. It only comes as a two-wheel option.

The YikeBike was designed to solve the last mile transport issue. It bridges the gap between public transportation and your destination. The inventor wanted it to fold in seconds. The 20″ front makes it stable enough to handle potholes and rough terrain. While the smaller rear wheel tracks easily. The YikeBike takes a little getting used to. But first-time riders say they’re comfortable after a few minutes. YikeBikes start at $US3,995.

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