The Soil folding electric bike has been designed to provide users with the “ultimate user-friendly ebike” and features integrated Samson battery technology together with 6 speed Shimano gearing and Tektro brakes. The Soil eBike is now available to back via Kickstarter with early bird pledges available from $1200 or roughly £906.
Unfortunately at this stage of development the folding electric bike is only available for delivery throughout the United States and all pledges include free shipping direct to your door. Other features of the electric bike include integrated USB phone charger, folding aluminium frame and a 250 W brushless motor capable of providing a top speed of 15 mph and arrange of 50 miles with a little pedal assistance.
“We have been collaborating with engineers & designers to produce the ultimate user-friendly ebike. Our customer-centric approach to the Soil Bike’s design and functionality has allowed us to utilize the some of the best and most trusted brands in the world. Tektro, Shimano, Bafang and Samsung just to name a few. The idea was to create a very simple, practical ebike for living locally – and with your help we have done just that”
For more details and full specifications on the Soil electric bike jump over to the official crowdfunding campaign page via the link below. “Almost 90% of the world’s electric bikes are now produced in Asia. They simply do it the best. Our factory (which we have established a great relationship with) takes pride in minimizing waste, and utilizing high quality parts. The great thing is we designed the Soil Bike to be serviceable at your local bike store – that’s why we made it with so many trusted parts. Yes, your Soil Bike will require occasional maintenance – just like any other bicycle. The brake cables need tightening, the chain oiling etc. Support your local bike store! Most bike stores nationwide are now equipped to work on electric components too.”
Source: KickstarterFiled Under: Design News, Technology News