29 Aug '16, 3pm

The pakiT may be the most compromise-free folding bike yet

The pakiT may be the most compromise-free folding bike yet

Folding bikes have many advantages over regular bikes; you can take them to your office or your apartment instead of leaving them locked up somewhere else; you can go multimodal and mix a bike ride in with a train, car or plane trip. But they are also often a compromise in ride quality and comfort, and are often not as portable as one would like. That’s why I am so intrigued by the new pakiT City Bike; they understand the role of a folding bike in the city. Designer Alan Scholz of Bike Friday is quoted in a press release: "People need a great bike for going to the local store, taking a nice drive around town on the weekend, and they need a bike for getting from home to the train or bus, and from public transportation to the office. With small urban apartments, condos and townhomes, you don't have space for three bikes for three purposes. I had in mind a fantastic, lightwei...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/pakit-may-be-most-comprom...

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