The world’s first self charging electric folding bike

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In the past few years electric bikes have seen some interesting developments. In March last year we wrote about this Japanese bike that charges wirelessly. Before that, we saw a battery powered wheel that can be attached to any bicycle. Now, Austrian design duo Valentin Vodev and Valerie Wolff have created the first completely self charging electric bike. The VELLO BIKE+ charges whenever you pedal or brake, using an integrated kinetic energy recovery system; the amount of energy generated depends on factors like the incline of the road and the pedaling speed. It weighs under 12 kg and measures just…

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