• Demand growing in US for the award-winning electric utility bike ‘UBCO' designed in New Zealand

    2 monthes ago - By NZ Life & Leisure

    An award-winning New Zealand-designed e-bike for the farm is on the road to success in the US market. Words: Emma Rawson When the UBCO 2×2 electric utility bike launched at Fieldays in 2016, it was a strange sight among the hulking tractors, burly quad bikes and rip-roaring cherry-red motorbikes for sale. The New Zealand-designed UBCO is a farm bike, but not as we know it. It's as quiet as a mouse, has a non-showy, compact 64.5kg frame with a battery that plugs into a standard power socket. There's no petrol tank, exhaust or external drive motorbike chain. While the UBCO has been winning a...
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