By Richard Peace
Women’s Specific eBike Launched by California’s Karmic Bikes
The Karmic Kyoto is being targeted specifically at women and it has just gone live on Kickstarter.
Karmic say “Kyoto is built from the ground up for women and a clean-sheet design—with a price tag as low as $1799 for early backers, a $1000 savings off the $2799 retail price.”
The new Kyoto uses Shimano’s STEPs mid-drive with an 11 speed derailleur system and unusually sized 650 x 38c tyres and is offered in three frame sizes. It also uses the larger recently launched 500Wh STEPS battery mounted to the seat tube of the frame for central weight distribution. [Read more…]