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Parillino e-bike is fat-tired and folding-framed

Parillino e-bike is fat-tired ...
The Parillino folds up in seconds
The Parillino folds up in seconds
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The Parillino is being made in both non-motorized and electric-assist versions
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The Parillino is being made in both non-motorized and electric-assist versions
The Parillino has 16 x 4-inch all-terrain fat tires
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The Parillino has 16 x 4-inch all-terrain fat tires
The Parillino folds up in seconds
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The Parillino folds up in seconds
The Parillino has front and rear mechanical disc brakes
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The Parillino has front and rear mechanical disc brakes
The electric version of the Parillino has a claimed range of about 50 km (31 miles), and tips the scales at around 15 kg (33 lb)
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The electric version of the Parillino has a claimed range of about 50 km (31 miles), and tips the scales at around 15 kg (33 lb)
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A couple of years ago, we told you about Moto Parilla's radical Carbon off-road e-bike – it certainly made a visual statement. Go ahead and click on the link, we'll wait. Well, now the Italian company is back with the Parillino, a fat-tired folding bike/e-bike that's also pretty eye-catching.

Being made in both non-motorized and electric-assist versions, the Parillino features a Shimano 7-speed transmission, 16 x 4-inch all-terrain fat tires, front and rear 140-mm mechanical disc brakes, and a truss-like steel space frame that quickly folds down in three steps.

The electric model adds a 250-watt rear hub motor powered by a 7-Ah battery pack, boosting the rider's pedalling power to take them up to a top speed of 15 mph (24 km/h). It has a claimed range of about 50 km (31 miles), and tips the scales at around 15 kg (33 lb).

The Parillino is being made in both non-motorized and electric-assist versions
The Parillino is being made in both non-motorized and electric-assist versions

If you're interested, the Parillino is currently the subject of a Kickstarter campaign. A pledge of US$599 will get you the non-motorized version (if all goes according to plan), with $899 required for the electric-assist model. The planned retail prices are $1,165 and $2,100, respectively.

You can see the bike being ridden and folded, in the video below.

For other takes on the "folding electric mini fatbike" idea, check out the Fat Bad and the Billy.

Source: Kickstarter

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