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Old 06-03-2019, 01:55 PM
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I really want to fly my RV-12 with a electric folding bicycle and particularly liked the Tern S10. However it doesn't look like the S10 will fit. It folds to 32" x 30" x 15" I looked on Amazon for other choices and I haven't found one that fits well. Now starting to think about removing the passenger seat and hauling it there. Has anyone else have an electric bicycle solution for the RV-12?
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Old 06-03-2019, 04:23 PM
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Not a cheap solution, but the electric Brompton should be available soon in the US.
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Old 06-03-2019, 06:52 PM
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How about this @ 25 lbs.... http://vi.raptor.ebaydesc.com/ws/eBa...=1559437114031

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Old 06-04-2019, 03:39 AM
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i have 2 of these for my RV10
https://booyahstrollers.com/collecti...bike-by-soljer
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Old 06-04-2019, 08:00 AM
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What, these don't come with a rainbow wig, big shoes, and red nose? Sorry, I had to. Actually, that's pretty cool but pricey.

If you don't mind scooters, there is this:

https://gotrax.com/products/gxl-elec...muter-scooter/

I have one and have flown with it in my RV-9A a couple of times. It is a tight fit but you can finagle it.
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Old 06-04-2019, 09:32 AM
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Not a cheap solution, but the electric Brompton should be available soon in the US.
While I didn't see the folded measurements, pretty sure this bike will fit in an RV-12. I'm OK with the price but not excited about the top speed of 15. The US standard is 20 mph and many bikes will do 28.


Thanks for the tip because I didn't realize that the Brompton folds double for a much smaller package. So I will look into this more when time.
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Old 06-04-2019, 09:34 AM
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Is this an electric? Anyway it is small so I'll look into this more.

Thank you.
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Old 06-04-2019, 09:35 AM
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Now this is a small package. Thank you.
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Old 06-04-2019, 10:28 AM
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Where do you put your feet??
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Old 06-04-2019, 11:41 AM
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Is this an electric? Anyway it is small so I'll look into this more.

Thank you.
I gave you bad link. It is a Jupiter Bike 2.0 - Smallest Folding Electric Bicycle/E-Bike/Scooter with 10 Mile Range, 15 Mph Speed - 240w Hub Motor.

It has foot pegs for your feet.

https://www.jupiterbike.com
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