A brand new Italian-designed electrical motorbike from Velocifero takes an additional serving to in relation to tire width, giving it much more cushion.
Positive, folks laughed when the primary fat-tire bicycles got here out.
However as soon as riders realized how a lot enjoyable they have been to journey in areas where normal bicycles could never go, and that electrical bikes had the ability to beat the heavy tires, their recognition took off.
Now the Velocifero Seaside MAD electrical motorbike is embracing the identical idea: fats tires that may float simply above something.
The brand new bike was simply unveiled on the Bangkok Worldwide Motor Present and is a sight to behold.
Positive, it seems to be a bit foolish. However I’ll guess it’s a blast to journey. Virtually like a dune buggy, albeit reduce in half.
That doesn’t seem like proper riding gear to me…
Velocifero Seaside MAD e-moto unveiled
The Seaside MAD e-moto isn’t notably highly effective, rocking a 2kW steady motor and hitting a high velocity of simply 60 km/h (37 mph). That places it in 50cc efficiency territory.
However as anybody who has ever ridden a 50cc bike earlier than is aware of, they will nonetheless be loads of enjoyable in the correct atmosphere. And even perhaps extra so with a ridiculous design just like the Velocifero Seaside MAD.
Motor Fan obtained some nice pictures of the bike (although you’ll wish to use Google Translate in case you don’t learn Japanese). And whereas I wouldn’t have pegged the Seaside MAD as such a very good road bike, their testing confirmed that it held its personal on the pavement.
The Velocifero Seaside MAD sports activities a metal body, rear coilover shock, and a pair of hydraulic disc brakes.
The battery on the small bike isn’t overwhelming, providing a restricted vary of between 60-70 km (37-43 miles). That’s roughly equal to the vary I obtained on my CSC City Slicker electric motorcycle, one other roughly 50cc-equivalent e-moto that was designed for town.
However in contrast to the Metropolis Slicker, the Velocifero Seaside MAD isn’t confined to town. From the seems to be of it, the bike is also enjoyable on trails and even seaside using. You’ll most likely wish to discover a non-public seaside, although, as I can’t think about the lifeguards on my native strip of sand being too eager on seeing me weaving between solar bathers and frisbee gamers on this 90 kg (198 lb) frankenbike.
We don’t have any pricing or availability data but on the freshly debuted Seaside MAD. Nevertheless, Velocifero sells its bikes in a couple of dozen nations throughout the EU and Asia, so the Seaside MAD could possibly be coming to a metropolis or seaside close to you before you’d suppose.
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