My Ahooga Christmas present

©Barry Sandland/TIMB - Cyclist with her folding Ahooga bike on the Grand Place in Brussels

©Barry Sandland/TIMB – Bright red has to be the ideal Christmas present colour

“I have always been on a bike. It is the fastest way to get around  in the city.  For my Christmas present, my husband bought me this folding electric bike. The battery is there and it is really light. Just 13kgs. We have a home with a long stairwell and this is easy to manage. For me, it is perfect.

“I use the bike every day and I am in a dispute with car drivers every day, as well. When I ride I like a certain autonomy so I have a second battery. But I do not use the battery all the time. I can simply turn it off and ride even further. Some people think foldables are expensive, but when you have a foldable bike, you save money when you commute every day on trains.”

 

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