Folding bikes on board are a nice addition. They not only speed up the process of getting bread rolls in the morning, but the land program also wins if there is no bike rental nearby to explore the area. More and more manufacturers are now also offering folding bikes with e-support. Thanks to the practical and trendy electric drive, you hardly break a sweat on a bike tour in summer - but at the latest when the little speedsters have to be heaved back on board. Because the additional drive and battery add a little more weight.
Hidden: the battery on this folding bike is housed in the central frame tube. It is only visible when the frame hinge is opened
But how practical are the e-folders really? Apart from the fact that the bikes can be transformed into more or less manageable packages, the test reveals significant differences in equipment and suitability for everyday use. We tested five folding pedelecs. Read the report in the new YACHT 17/2017 - now at the kiosk, order here or get the digital edition.