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Old 09-08-19, 07:33 AM
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Anyone own a Leitner Libelle?

I am seriously considering a folding e-bike and was wondering if anyone here in the forum has one of these or knows anyone who does and what their impression of the bike is? I know it has tons of good reviews but more input is always nice.

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And here is the webpage for the Libelle:

https://leitnerdirect.com/collection...eitner-libelle

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It's cute, but 53lbs would be a deal breaker for me. Put a front hub motor on a Euromini or Dahon or something else around 25lbs and you stay around 40lbs with motor and battery. However, you didn't ask for alternatives, so you can just ignore that, lol. Hope someone can answer you; I had never of this bike before.
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I ordered something very "different".

Well, I do very much appreciate your input linberl. While I am no stranger to small bikes, I am a complete e-bike newbie and not really interested at all in any DIY projects.

I really wanted something just for fun around my neighborhood so I went ahead and ordered a ZIYOUJIGUANG T18 off an eBay seller and should get here in about 5-7 days. If I get serious about e-bikes, then I might consider something higher end if the finances allow.

The video below is one of the best overall reviews on this tiny bike:





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It's cute, but 53lbs would be a deal breaker for me. Put a front hub motor on a Euromini or Dahon or something else around 25lbs and you stay around 40lbs with motor and battery. However, you didn't ask for alternatives, so you can just ignore that, lol. Hope someone can answer you; I had never of this bike before.
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It's really cute and looks like a lot of fun. Enjoy!
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Thanks! I will post something about the T18 when it's delivered to me.

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It's really cute and looks like a lot of fun. Enjoy!
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Should be here by this Friday (9-13-2019)

Well, according to the FedEx tracking number I was given, my new Ziyoujiguang T-18 mini e-bike should be delivered to my home this coming Friday. I will start a new thread to post my initial impressions about the bike.

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