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How Much Cargo can a FRIKAR hold? A LOT! It Can Even Accommodate a Child Seat

A standard family car can hold five adults and has a large trunk or hatch area at the back for storage. But most cars never travel with a full load. Usually, it’s just the driver on board, and maybe one passenger. So very large, resource-hungry vehicles are using unnecessary energy...

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Why an e-bike is the best choice – Six reasons for an e-bike

Pedal a little and roll comfortably up a hill. E-bikes are convenient modes of transportation for the commute to work or the weekendtrip, and they're growing in popularity. Every year, more people are buying an e-bike. In 2020, a total of around 1.95 million e-bikes were purchased in Germany. More...

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Against gravity: riding uphill with the FRIKAR e-bike

The road gets steeper and pedaling becomes more difficult. With an e-bike, riding uphill becomes much more pleasant, but it could be even better. If you want to ride an e-bike on bike paths, EU law allows you to be electrically assisted with a maximum of 250 watts up to...

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Why vehicle weight and resources matter

All vehicles consume resources. Some more and some less. Here we compare the weight and resources of a SUV and a small e-car with the Frikar e-bike. The value of a resource is measured by its availability in nature and the cost of its extraction. If we consume resources faster...

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Materials prices are rising

Cycling is becoming more popular and the prices for materials are rising. In one of our previous blog posts, we wrote about the extended delivery times for bicycle parts. This one is about the increasing prices for materials. The trigger is the same: COVID-19. Bicycle instead of bus and train...

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