Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Oklahoma, U.S.A.
Bikes: Brompton H6L-X, Dahon Curve D3
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Originally Posted by Still Pedaling
... battery powered folding bikes. ... they look like a lot of fun, especially for my old tired legs ... they can be used as a regular folding bike ...
Your old tired legs probably won't like pedalling a 45 pound folding bike.
) is very active in this forum and has some real-world experience with electric folding bikes.
NyceWheels in NYC has experience with electric bikes, folding bikes and electric folding bikes. Based on their website information, their electric folding bikes start at ~$2,000. As I recall, the Dahon Boost folding electric bike that Dahon offered a couple of years ago was ~$2,500. And keep in mind that batteries are like tires, they will need to be replaced periodically.
Norman, Oklahoma USA
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