Looking for a lightweight folding e-bike?

Discussion in 'Which electric bike should I buy?' started by Farleymarley, Apr 8, 2017.

  1. ncpdnc

    ncpdnc Finding my (electric) wheels

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    Hi :)

    I have been looking at this bike as an option among others.
    Frankly, the 6.8Ah Battery :eek: is a bit off putting.
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    May I ask, how is this bike holding up for you?
    I am looking to commute 14 miles each way, "stowing" it away under a desk and don't have to worry about security. :oops:
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    May I ask, have you considered any other option when going for this? Would you recommend this Raleigh to someone else? :rolleyes:
     
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    The Swagtron electric bike is a solid bet! Swagtron is also having a sale at the moment. If you're looking for a different price point check out the recertified version of the Foldable E-Bike.
     
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    Charliefox Finding my (electric) wheels

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    I have a Witter bike rack that attaches with a plate bolted behind the tow ball. Means it can still be used when towing...try to avoid those max lock turns though! Generally rear racks are a pain if your bike does not have a normal crossbar. My Giant frames were too tight and had to fork out more buying adjustable False crossbars. Which can scratch the handle bars on a long holiday. They also got very grubby! But normally they fit inside my Berlingo.
    Much safer too in theft hotspots!
     
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    I have gocycle gs,- light folds, low step,
    wonderful to ride, and costs 2500. Perfect.
     
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    I have a Mate. folding bike but it's so heavy it really cannot be considered portable.
    Walking around with it really isn't possible,unlike the ads they promote and I can't even stick it in my fiesta boot without both the back seats going down but foldabilty was low on my list so not too bothered.
     
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