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Engineering stories: how the rear swing arm is manufactured

Engineering stories: how the rear swing arm is manufactured

Hi guys, Dave here. Things are progressing pretty quickly over in Taiwan, and we now have the majority of the parts for the rear swing arm (the part that swings underneath when folding the FLIT-16) manufactured. We thought that now would be a good time to give you a...
Engineering Stories: first parts made off manufacturing tooling

Engineering Stories: first parts made off manufacturing tooling

After an incredible end to our Kickstarter, we are very excited to let you know that manufacture is underway! The FLIT-16, as you guys know, was designed and built around our custom lithium ion battery pack, which has enabled us to fully integrate the electrical...
Engineering Stories: Does the FLIT-16 charge as you pedal?

Engineering Stories: Does the FLIT-16 charge as you pedal?

Hey everybody, Dave here, Technical Lead at FLIT.  We’ve been attending a lot of shows recently to meet many of our backers and let them test ride our ebike. One of the unexpected questions that I often get asked is “Does the FLIT-16 recharge itself as you ride?” I...
Technical Interview with Dave Henderson, Inventor of the FLIT-16

Technical Interview with Dave Henderson, Inventor of the FLIT-16

Interested in learning more about the engineering behind some of the key features of the FLIT-16?  Here, our Technical Lead and Inventor of the FLIT-16 tells us about his inspiration for the design and gives an in depth explanation on how some of the bikes of the bike...
Handlebar & stem upgrade!

Handlebar & stem upgrade!

We have an upgrade to unveil this week. Our new handlebar design has passed mechanical testing and a sample has arrived in our office. We've been working on this for the past few weeks and are really happy with the result. It is lighter, better looking, and more...
Prototypes, assemble

Prototypes, assemble

Things are moving fast over here at Flit. After a brief battle to get our new frames cleared through customs over the bank holiday weekend (including a visit to a very big airport cargo loading bay in a very small car) we were really happy to have them in our hands...

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