better.bike: new pedal-electric car-bike, which has all chances to become the perfect public transport

September 7, 2016 at 20:43

Perhaps, some car owners sometimes thought that it would be nice to get a vehicle in which there is something of a bicycle. It is for them the best fit PEBL – project from the Massachusetts start-up better.bike. Fully enclosed recumbent pedal-electric car has some convenience and legally classified as an electric bicycle.

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In contrast to the sensational car-bike Elf, PEBL tricycle equipped with an electric motor of 750 watts, which can be used with or instead of the pedal drive. In throttle mode (in which the driver is not pedaling), it can accelerate to a maximum speed of 32 km / h. Two-three-hour charge of its 48V / 16 Ah lithium-ion battery will be enough to drive 40 kilometers, well, pedal travel distance depends on the constitution of man.

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better.bike picture

In front of the PEBL is only one adjustable seat for the driver, and behind it can fit one adult passenger (or two small children). Behind the rear seat is also a luggage compartment capacity of 170 liters, which can be expanded by folding the rear seats up.

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