The Jetson Metro Electric Folding Bike as the name suggests is electric and foldable and hence good for travelling on crowded roads and gives off much less emission. We have heard of commuting on one-wheel hoverboards, electric skateboards and even the Segway. When it comes to an alternative for travelling by car, then most people would opt for an electric folding bike.
The Jetson Metro Electric Folding Bike could relieve traffic pressure and get you to your place of work without too much of a sweat. The folding bike could easily fit under your desk at your work place.
Features of the Jetson Metro Electric Folding Bike
The Jetson Metro Electric Folding Bike comes with a 250-watt motor which is positioned in the crossbar of the bike.
It has an aluminium alloy frame and weighs 38 pounds.
When the Jetson Metro Electric Folding Bike is folded, there is a magnet that holds the front and back wheels together. It is about 25 inches high, 30 inches long and 17 inches wide in the folded position. It is compact enough to fit under your work desk or even in the trunk of a car. There is nothing to hold the handlebars onto the frame and hence one has to be careful to avoid the handlebars from swinging about.
The Jetson Metro Electric Folding Bike does a range of 40 miles.
The bike comes with three levels of wattage – 150, 200 or 250 watts. Depending on the level you select, you can get the computer output without really figuring out how much torque is required for either driving up hill or at a specific speed.
The Jetson Metro Electric Folding Bike achieves a maximum speed of 16 mph.
The safety aspect is also taken care of with its rear suspension and the fat, 16-inch wheels.
The Jetson Metro Electric Folding Bike comes with a comfortable seat and big firm grip. There is a small LCD mounted on the handlebars where you can check out your battery level, speed and odometer readings. In dim light, you can turn on the integrated front light.
On the right-hand grip there is a button for sounding the horn.
The Jetson Metro Electric Folding Bike has front and rear disc brakes. There is also a guard to prevent any mishap of getting your pants stuck in the chain. It comes with just one gear.
Few drawbacks of the Jetson Metro Electric Folding Bike
At 38 pounds, the Jetson Metro Electric Folding Bike is a bit heavy to carry.
There is no scope for a front or rear rack to store your things. Storage on the Jetson Metro Electric Folding Bikes are limited to the racks that are attached to the seat post or baskets that are attached to the handlebars. The storage weight is thus limited as opposed to the storage in compartments in the rear.
The wheel forks have limited clearance making the options for fenders limited.
The Jetson Metro Electric Folding Bike is selling at $800 and is one of the more affordable options than other bikes in the market.