The JackRabbit 2.0, an e-bike with no pedals or an e-scooter?
After the earlier first profitable JackRabbit 1.0 – a two-wheeled electric-powered mobility answer that was launched two years in the past, the crew at JackRabbit Mobility is again with model 2.0 of the newly rebranded JackRabbit. Is it an electrical bike even when it doesn’t have pedals? Or is it an electric scooter?
The JackRabbit 2.0 mannequin goals to seek out the lacking hyperlink between electrical bikes and e-scooters, with the agility of the previous and the practicality of the latter. This lighter, extra agile mini e-bike is meant for the final mile routes.
JackRabbit 2.0 takes quite a lot of its predecessor, however a variety of enhancements separate it from model 1.0 accordingly. The mini e-bike weighs 23 lbs (10 kg) with battery and will get 9 to 18+ miles (14 to virtually 30 km) relying on rider weight and terrain (Avg. 12 miles or 19 km) from every swappable battery. Its 20-inch large tender wheels and no pedals make it a zippy, enjoyable, simple, and secure trip.
As an alternative of pedals, there are folding footrests, on which the person will relaxation, having fun with the 336-watt engine, which, together with a detachable 4.4 Ah battery, will speed up it to twenty mph (32 km/h). A 2.5A fan-cool charger takes the battery from “empty” to 42V in 2.5 hours.
JackRabbit 2.0 is predicated on a 6061 aluminum body, which boasts a folding steering wheel, a gel saddle, and a mechanical rear disc caliper brake. Its dimensions in trip mode are 48″ x 21″ x 39″ and when folded, it’s 46″ x 7″ x 30″. Regardless of its inconspicuous dimension, will probably be capable of accommodate folks with a peak of 58″ to 75″ (147 to 191 cm) and weighing as much as 109 kg on board.
The mini e-bike is at the moment the topic of a Kickstarter marketing campaign, the place it’s obtainable on the early-bird value of $499 ($999 deliberate retail value). Its gentle weight and compact dimension make it a sensible answer for a lot of dwelling in excessive rises, boats, RVs, and extra the place a full-sized bicycle merely gained’t match.