©Barry Sandland/TIMB – Flaunting the weight of the Ahooga foldable.
“There are always decisions to make when you look for a folding bike. I wanted something a little stiffer, like mountain bike and the X-type riding. It is a faster bike. If I had my way, I would have the handlebars lower so you have a more aggressive, racing position. But I have already changed the crankset for something stiffer, harder to ride. I do not want an electric bike. I like to pedal the bike.”
©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.
©Barry Sandland/TIMB – Finding Ahooga bikes in the city is getting easier and easier.
“Go ahead and take a photo. It is a nice bike.” Continue reading
©Barry Sandland/TIMB – Folding bikes are just part of city life.
“I bought it because it is the lightest folding bike on the market. I had make some sacrifices. I would prefer my gears to be in the wheel hub, but that is where they have the motor. But it Continue reading
©Barry Sandland/TIMB – Pairing up the e-bikes foe an outing
“We both bought electric bikes and they’re both made in Belgium. I tried to get her to buy and Ahooga but she wanted the Continue reading
©Barry Sandland/TIMB – Fresh from the drawing board and welding shop, a Belgian foldable bike.
“We were working together in the same IT company and he took a year long sabbatical, went to the Solvay Business School and, two days before he defended his end of term paper, he thought, ‘This is not what I want to do’, and he decided to go for a bike project. He came and said he wanted to do this and would I be with him. I said, ‘Yes’. He had a few sketches and then took classes on welding and then went to the UK to build his bike with the same people who worked on the Moulton. Designed in Brussels. First versions built in the UK alongside experts and artisans. And now we have signed with a Belgian company to produce it.”