stockholm-based e-bike company stark drive has debuted an ultra-affordable, foldable mini electric bike. the stark drive mini sports small 14″ wheels and a two-point folding frame, weighing in at 29 lb (13 kg), can be slung over your shoulder, making it perfect for commuting.

stark drive has come up with an ultra-affordable electric bike that's perfect for commuting

all images courtesy of stark drive

 

 

the stark drive mini features a 250 W motor in the rear wheel and can power a rider up to 15 mph (25 km/h) and up to 9 miles (15 km) on throttle and battery power alone, or up to 25 miles (40 km) with added pedal assist. the base model which costs $299 comes with a 36V, 7Ah and 252 Wh removable battery concealed within the frame of the bicycle, USB charging, integrated headlight and a 90 dB horn. at an extra cost, riders can upgrade to a 9Ah or 12Ah battery which increases the range of the e-bike. as well as many others, other upgrades include belt drive, color displays, upgrade to 350W, airless tires, racks, fenders and GPS tracking.

stark drive has come up with an ultra-affordable electric bike that's perfect for commuting

 

 

the stark drive mini is the ultimate city commuter which takes you from point a to point b in style and comfort, with its long battery life allowing for unlimited stops in between if you wish,’ says stark drive CEO oscar stark.it is the first e-bike that can be brought on a plane, making your travel experience more convenient and less reliant on other means of transportation.

  • Advertising for the snowbirds In the U.S. , I’m thinking of buying one for my wife , easy to store in the motorhome.

    Larry says:
  • Maybe ‘An-old’ would like to hike with 30lb metal beam on his shoulder… Not ich.

    Jim

    JimCan says:
  • They took a Chinese bike and put their name on it. Go check the comments on Kickstarter.

    Billy says:
  • Where can I buy one in Ca, U,S,A

    John Harris says:
  • Need to know all the information how do I can purchase a electric bike in Los Angeles Calif

    Willylinares says:
  • They say it’s affordable I haven’t seen the price on it that tells me I can’t afford it I got to ask the price

    Christopher Keillor says:
  • Hi Everyone, the frame we used is a called an OPEN MOULD and we used it in order to get lower production costs so that we could keep the base Mini under 300 USD. All affordable electric bike manufacturers do the same, otherwise the costs for tooling and manufacturing of new moulds are incredibly high, however with Stark Drive Torque hopefully coming in 2019, its our own frame design as nothing like Stark Drives frame existed for the Torque based components that were available. Mini is all about affordability.

    Stark Drive says:
  • How good is one of them in the rain and water anything shorts out

    Harold says:

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