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An apt bike for millennials that offer health as well as environmental benefits to the commuters. Folding bikes are trending as they are more comfortable than regular bikes. Lightweight and easy to transport-an owner’s pride. More and more people are looking into buying a folding bike as they come handy when finding parking space. You can tuck, you can tow wherever you go. Riders can fold the bike and board the bus or train or climb up the stairs to their apartment.
The weight that Counts and Money Saver as Well
Folding bikes are fitted with 20-inch wheels. Most models consist of an aluminum frame and fork making it durable and lightweight. They also come with 3 gears making it possible to climb small and medium hills. Initially, we may have to shell out a few hundred dollars but would be recovered within a few months. The reason is apparent. We don’t have to pay any more on transit fares or maintenance fuel or parking fees.
Most of us have faced this problem when it comes to our regular bikes. We are always concerned about its safety. Foldable bikes are small enough that it can be tucked inside a table or in the corner of the office.
3 Trending Folding Bikes
Brompton Folding Bike
We can customize Brompton folding bikes from selecting colors, gearing options, riding styles to accessories. Brompton bikes consist of steel frame and puncture-resistant tires thereby giving fast acceleration and easy maneuverability through the busy streets.
Tern Verge Foldable Bikes
Three technologies- 451 wheels, T-Tuned™ geometry, and hyper-wide 1x drivetrains run the verge x11. It climbs steep climbs with its no-holds-barred Verge, with hand-built Kinetix™ Pro X wheels, a carbon fiber crankset, optional mirror finish, and a monster 10-42 tooth cassette
Humming Bird Bicycles
British bicycle manufacturer Hummingbird launched an electric edition of folding bikes. It weighs 10.3 kg. An e-bike With 160 Wh lithium battery, Hummingbird Electric folding bike has an electronically limited top speed of 25kmph and a travel range of 30+ km on a single charge.
Hummingbird Electric bike also comes with Bluetooth connectivity. The Bluetooth connects the rider to his smartphone via the bitride app. The app enables accessing services such as online diagnosis, bike-oriented navigation, mobility stats, and other social functions. The app also locks the rear wheel thereby preventing the bike from getting stolen. Hummingbird fits the green credentials as it generates zero carbon footprint.