Volt, a UK-based e-bike specialist, has launched its latest mannequin, the Lite. As its title suggests, this e-bike is a light-weight, no-frills, easy-access commuter. Assembled within the UK, this electrical folding bike carries a price ticket of £2,199, or about $2,747 USD. Let’s take a better have a look at this fascinating, tech-laden folding e-bike.
For starters, the Volt Lite packs a body design that contains a distinctive hinge mechanism. The bike folds in three locations – the center of the body, the headtube, and on the stage of the handlebars. This ends in a particularly compact bundle, making it handy to retailer in small locations similar to beneath your work desk, at the back of your automobile, or in a small nook of your storage. Better of all, the bike itself weighs not more than 16 kilograms, so hauling it round by hand ought to show to be a stroll within the park.
When it comes to expertise, the Lite is packing a entrance hub motor and a seatpost-integrated battery pack. Though Volt’s official assertion does not dive into the specifics, likelihood is the motor has a nominal output of 250 watts, as is the case with the remainder of Volt’s merchandise. On prime of that, the Samsung battery pack ought to provide round 50 miles on a single cost. Complementing the bike’s powertrain is a low-maintenance Gates CDX carbon belt drivetrain. A 3-speed Shimano Nexus geared hub permits the rider to tailor pedal help relying on pace and terrain.
In an article by Biking Electrical, Volt’s founder, James Metcalfe highlighted that the Volt Lite is the proper mannequin for each commuters and adventurers. “The Volt Lite, which is our tremendous mild folding e-bike, is ideal for commuters and adventurers, whereas the Pulse SE builds upon this near-legendary mannequin’s current technical excellence, enabling riders the liberty to take the bike on or off-road.”
It is price noting that Volt is without doubt one of the corporations registered beneath London’s ULEZ (Extremely Low Emissions Zone) program, so professionals trying to make the inexperienced shift could also be eligible for reductions throughout Volt’s e-bike vary. That being mentioned, if a compact folding e-bike does not fit your fancy, Volt has many different fashions on provide. You should definitely take a look at their web site within the supply hyperlinks beneath.