27 Dec '13, 6pm

Gas 2 Asks: Can You Drive a Twike in Winter?

Gas 2 Asks: Can You Drive a Twike in Winter?

Because life can always get a little better, I (sadly) don’t have a Twike to try out on icy roads. That means I had to ask, and the word from FINE Mobil GmbH (the manufacturers of the Twike) was that the little machine “is very suitable for driving on snow as well as on ice. Through the drive with a three-phase motor and due to the narrow tires, the ‘grip’ on snowy roads is very good – by accelerating and recuperating. However, the ‘soft’ snow height should not be more than the ground clearance.” Which makes sense, since the aerodynamically-shaped flat bottom would make it just a sled, at that point.

Full article: http://gas2.org/2013/12/27/can-you-drive-twike-winter/

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