Posted on 31 October 2009.
Winchester, England — One of the drawbacks of electric bikes is that the battery and motor add an extra thirty pounds of weight. So even though it’s possible to pedal an ebike should the battery go dead, it will make it twice as hard to go up hills!
The fit cyclist doesn’t need to worry about this, but those who use an e-bike in order to get into shape, or who live in an area with a lot of hills, may view this as a cause for concern.
Which is why Modern Times Ltd. has proudly launched what it calls the lightest e-bike ever. They’ve put their power assist on a Cannondale Capo Cytronex, currently priced at £1650 .
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