Mercedes Benz UK has aloof taken commitment of its best compact, acceptable and failing burghal runabout yet – the Mercedes Benz Folding Bike. Accessible now from all Mercedes Benz Retailers in ‘Silver Arrows’ argent or air-conditioned icy white, it’s an able way to get about boondocks back you accept not to drive.Featuring eight-speed consecutive ‘clutchless’ transmission, able disc brakes all-round and absolutely absolute advanced and rear suspension, the fresh Mercedes Benz Folding Bike is as well-specified as its driver car siblings.
The Mercedes Benz Folding Bike is absolute for the burghal commuter, or the non-driver who has consistently hankered afterwards article address the three-pointed star. And clashing any added Mercedes Benz, it can calmly be anchored on a awash train, in a collapsed flat, calm alley or car boot.
The bike’s unique, patented folding apparatus is accessible to accomplish and takes aloof a few seconds, and there are two altered bankrupt positions ensuring best convenience. The Shuttle position folds the bench column assimilate the frame, acceptance the bike to be pushed and steered – ideal for accessible manoeuvring back negotiating awash alternation stations.
When in the absolutely bankrupt bottomward position, the Mercedes Benz Folding Bike requires actual little accumulator space, barometer aloof 80×80×35 cm. These ambit accomplish the bike ideal for autumn in a car, abnormally for those who appetite to esplanade out of boondocks and aeon in, alienated bottleneck charges. In fact, demography London’s £8 circadian bottleneck allegation into account, the Folding Bike finer pays for itself in beneath six months – and added fettle is an added adulatory bonus.
The folding aluminium anatomy has a abeyance biking of 40 mm at the advanced and rear, which is adjustable for ride comfort. The bike additionally features: An adjustable gel saddle; ergonomic duke grips; boxy Continental tyres with cogitating ancillary walls; a glossy ’semi-auto’ Shimano sequential-shift eight-speed derailleur for absolute pedalling cadence; folding pedals (reducing the bankrupt width, and attention shins); and two able disc brakes to ensure a aerial akin of safety. Added to that is a ancillary stand, sprung-flick bell, a careful bolt awning bag – and a baggage arbor for accustomed practicality. Security is provided by a standard-fit advance bolt, which locks the advanced disc (and accordingly wheel) in place.
The Mercedes Benz Folding Bike is accessible from all Mercedes Benz Retailers, is accessible in Argent or White and costs £1,099.
Other bikes accessible in the fresh 2009 Mercedes Benz Bike Collection accommodate the Mountainbike All Mountain Limited 2009, the Limited Racing Bike 2009, the Fitnessbike 2009 and the Trekkingbike 2009 forth with a ambit of accouterment accurately tailored for cycling.