No-emission commuter; foldable lightweight electric bike

by: Mirjam Visser, 2011-03-09 11:08:14 UTC
Sustainability Aspects: Lightweight electric bike


Gocycle is a lightweight electric two-wheeler that combines on-demand power, portability and city-specific design innovations for an easy and no-emission commute.

Gocycle’s entire frame and wheels are injection-moulded in a high-tech and lightweight magnesium alloy. This delivers the same performance, look and feel as carbon fibre, but at significantly lower cost. Gocycle is the world’s lightest production electric bicycle, weighing just 16.2kg. It is also the first bicycle in history to use a magnesium injection-moulded frame and wheels.

They offer also lease plans or employer/employee plans with tax deduction

Gocycle Fast Facts

  • the first bicycle in history made with an injection-moulded magnesium alloy frame and wheels
  • has an instant electric power boost button for when you need to power away from the lights, uphill, into the wind or through traffic.
  • quickly and effortlessly reach and maintain a speed of 15mph.
  • battery range of up to 20 miles depending on pedal input and terrain.
  • recharges from a mains supply in just over 3 hours.
  • lightweight by design, weighing just 16.2kg.
  • has e a completely enclosed multi-speed chain drive with side-mounted wheels, which means no grease or grime on your clothes and makes fixing a flat tyre easy.
  • fits neatly into a lightweight soft bag or hard case for stowage or transportation.
  • has a lower carbon footprint than other urban vehicles.
  • uses environmentally-friendly manufacturing for its high-tech, durable and ultra-lightweight injection-moulded magnesium frame and wheels (Thixomolding® process produces zero ozone-depleting SF6 emissions).
Designer: Gocycle
Manufacturer: Gocycle
Category: electric foldable bike


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