Mando Footloose is a very different kind of electric bike. Instead of a traditional bicycle drivetrain, it has an alternator in the cranks of the bike that converts your energy into electricity to power the motor of the bike!
This is a paradigm change in the e-bike world for sure. It is a clean and simple design. It removes all of the typical bicycle drivetrain components: the chain, chainrings, cogs, derailleurs, and shifters. This also removes the dirty, greasy chain!
Of course it adds the alternator and some other electronic components but overall [Read more…]