(VIDEO) V'lec Pocket: the lightest folding electric bicycle is French!
Here is a project imagined by a 27 years-old French man, graduated from a Lyon business school and avid user of bicycle he wanted to develop "the synthesis of all my requirements: a lightweight bike, versatile, design and reliable, with good performance at an affordable price. " Augustine Charlot founder ofV'lec
2 years after, the first V'Lec is out and offers interesting specs.
Built in aluminum, the V'Lec Pocket weighs only 9kg with its 16.8V 12Ah Lithium-Ion battery included, it announces a range of 40km for a recharge in 3 to 5 hours while her deported from 120Watt motor offers a maximum speed of 20kph.
The Pocket folds in 20 seconds and can be stored in a specially designed briefcase.
Its design is elegant and has been awarded by the IF Design Award
Available in three colors white, orange, and pink with a 2 year warranty on parts and labor (2 years on the frame, 1 year on the parts and 6 months on battery), it is priced at 1080 euros mudguards and carrying bag are available separately.
The first deliveries will happen by the end of the month.
The Flebi that we presented just a week ago now has a competitor, lighter and with a better design to compensate its price.