A new electric bike is currently available to back via Indiegogo in the form of the Elbi, which not only offers electrical power plenty of space to carry your every day items. Rather than hanging large battery packs of the frame of the bike, the Elbi e-bike as its battery integrated into the front cargo basket. Available in three different colours and models : Pedal (non-electric), 250W (EU) and 500W (US).
Pledges are now available from £769 offering a 50% saving off the recommended retail price. If all goes to plan worldwide shipping is expected to take place during July 2019. “Elbi cycles do away with messy chains that ruin clothes and feature clean belt drives that’ll make your ride smooth. In 1984 Harley Davidson replaced their chains with belt drives, too. Why? Chains require lubrication, they rust, and are susceptible to the weather. Belt drives are more durable, more quiet, and cleaner.”
“Designed for convenient city living for all your urban needs. With large storage for a quick and dirty drop of grocery bags. The carrier helps you to get al your everyday needs possible with a smile. The Slim High-Quality Battery is integrated into the front carrier for easy removal.”
Features of the Elbi electric bike :
– Aluminium alloy is a metal with other things added to improve some of its properties. Strong and light so you can ride it for a long time. Fully powder-coated in a thick layer of scratch-resistant thermoset polymer to protect against the elements. The wiring will be integrated in the main tube, which is also reinforced.
– Say goodbye to sweaty backs and unsightly stains. Stow your bag in the front carrier. A customized mesh bag, to make your life easy, is included.The bag will keep things such as handbag straps from falling into the front wheel. A 60L shopping bag is available as an upgrade
– Belt-up, up, and away! Gates Drive™ Carbon Drive, clean maintenance-free no lube required, quitet with no chain clatter, weighs less and is stronger than a chain.
– 3 speeds too thanks to a Shimano Nexus 3 shifter and an internal hub combo. Incl in model : pedal, EL250, EL500
– 8 speeds too thanks to a Shimano Nexus 8 shifter and an internal hub combo. Incl in model :pedal+,EL250+,EL500+
– The 36V x 10,5Ah (250W) or 48V x 10,5Ah (500W) lithium-ion battery can be locked and removed from the ELBI and taken inside to charge while at home or at work. The battery also has a USB charger and an integrated front light. You can even charge your phone while riding the bike.
– With a front hub motor, outputting 250 or 500 watts with every pedal stroke, getting from point A to B has never been so easy.
For more details and a complete list of all available page options jump over to the official Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign page by following the link below.