Our DNA

History

YikeBike is a driven group of inspirational people, whose vision, courage and commitment dares to change the world. With bicycle design unchanged for over 100 years, YikeBike’s unique configuration challenges the status quo.

 

YikeBike has invested years of research and development validated by 1000’s of hours testing that culminate at the bespoke production facility in New Zealand.

 

Headquarters and manufacturing are in Christchurch New Zealand where the stringent quality and assembly systems are in our full control. Christchurch is an internationally recognised High Technology hub where we leverage our relationships for technology with local electronics and component suppliers to ensure leading edge and robust solutions.

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Our Team

Our team have listened to the customers and enhanced the YikeBike experience with the new model C and model V. We are a successful team of entrepreneurs with a track record of successful businesses, we continue to innovate and push the boundaries with our international network to deliver into the evolving electric vehicle market.

At YikeBike we love cool gadgets and freedom. We didn’t want to create a namby pamby device but we wanted something that would genuinely give you more freedom to rapidly move around a city. YikeBikes are built for people who love that mix of quality, design and usability. So our optimization is not to be cheap, but rather high performance, quality finish, and great usability giving you more freedom in your life.

Our Aim

Our aim when we started this project was to design something that could become the most commonly owned transport device in the world and we think we may be on to something.

 

To design a personal transportation device that was safe, manoeuvrable and as easy to ride as a bike but specifically designed to be smaller so that it can be easily taken anywhere in a congested city. Rather than take a normal bike and crunch it up like most folding bike designs we took a step back to see if there was another safe stable configuration that is vastly smaller when folded.

 

We started from the assumption that you need a decent sized front wheel so you can go through pot holes, up curbs and over bumps in a safe comfortable way. You can see from the development history that it took a lot of trying to find a stable easy to ride design. Although we started with pedal only versions we found that we could make a smaller lighter more useful version using latest battery, motor and controller technologies.

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ENVIRONMENTALLY CONSCIOUS

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DESIGN EVOLUTION

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QUALITY MATERIALS

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ROBUST PATENT PORTFOLIO

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SKILLED TECHNICIANS

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RECOGNISED FOR INNOVATION

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COMPACT DESIGN

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INSTANTLY RECOGNISABLE

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“First of all, after riding about 15 minutes I just love YikeBike! After less than 2 minutes I could run circles on a 50x20m space easily. The YikeBike rocks!!!”

– Werner Schneider, Switzerland

“You and your team have done a great job to make this world green with the YikeBike.”

– Adam Sung, Singapore

“It’s a wonderful sense of freedom and it is very manoeuvrable and looks, may I say, gorgeous.”

– Rod Oram, New Zealand

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