Ego Kits – The Self Shuttle is Finally Possible

“In a move that is sure to excite the outdoorsman (or outdoors-lady, as it were) in us all, German outfit Ego-Kits has unveiled the E-Powered Downhill Bike Kit so you don’t have to go through all that pesky exercise getting to the top of the mountain to enjoy the thrill of bombing back down. The kit comes with a 1200-watt aluminum motor that mounts under the down tube of 70 percent of downhill bike models, a battery pack (contained within an included backpack), charger, controller module, crankset, chain, and twist grip throttle with a battery charge indicator. We don’t know the price or when the system will officially go on sale, but we do know that when mounted on a mountain bike, it looks cooler than other, more pedestrian electric bikes we’ve seen previously. Jump after the break to see the Ego-Kit in action.”

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5 thoughts on “Ego Kits – The Self Shuttle is Finally Possible

  1. David says:

    Or you could just pedal. 😛

  2. Hank says:

    Pretty sure I would rip that off in one run.

  3. Terry says:

    What a horrible idea.

  4. Роман says:

    об камни не раздолбится данный моторчик??

  5. Mark says:

    not having to push to may favorite trail sounds good. wanna try!

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