E-bikes have become as popular as folding bikes – and both have their pros and cons. E-bikes support cyclists with their electric engine, however, they are also usually more expensive, heavier and bulkier than conventional bikes. Folding bikes on the other hand are light, agile and can be taken everywhere, but riding on uneven or hilly terrain is uncomfortable and exhausting and the bike needs more maintenance due to its many moveable parts. What would happen if the advantages of an e-bike were combined with those of a folding bike? That’s a question that also interested Vello, an Austrian bike manufacturer, leading to the creation of the Vello Bike+. Read all about the result of the unconventional union of e-bike and folding bike in this post.
Cost: Between €2.900 to €3.990, depending on the model and additional equipment
Weight: About 12kg
Tires: 20 inches
Engine power: 250W
Battery: 160 Wh,