Meet the Hyderabad duo who designed the world’s first foldable e-bike

The world’s first diamond frame full-size foldable e-bike reinvents the way electric vehicles are designed. Designed by Hyderabad-based startup ‘Kachbo Designs’, led by Nishith Parikh and Rajkumar Kewat, the ‘Hornback’ is revolutionizing the electric vehicle market in the country.

“The foldable e-bike takes up less than half the space. It can be easily transported without being lifted,” Parikh said.

It can be carried on any public transport and fits easily into car trunks or elevators.

The duo realized the need for a full-size e-bike with a foldable diamond frame through the experiences of other riders. heavy bike racks to load their bikes. Seeing this, we came up with the idea of ​​designing a diamond frame bike that could run on a battery. The duo wanted to explore the electric vehicle market and started planning the project in 2018,” he said. mentioned.

Parikh said the city is filled with greenery and provides a conducive environment for cyclists. “Better to take the green route. It’s a stone’s throw from the major polluting modes of transport. The bicycle is the champion of a green lifestyle. In addition, it only takes up 10% of the parking space “compared to cars. Not only that, but it’s also a good way to stay in shape and fight against rising fuel prices. They’re extremely affordable and cheaper to run.”

Hornback folds in 15 seconds and locks into position during folded and unfolded state, ensuring there is no accidental unlocking. It was launched by Telangana IT and Industries Principal Secretary Jayesh Ranjan on April 10.

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