Gravel-capable electric scooter rocks a set of tubby tires | New Atlas


Electric scooters may be a simpler alternative to full-on ebikes, but those tiny wheels don’t do well on gravel paths, snow, or pothole-filled roads. That’s where the Vinghen Ti1 comes in, as it has big ol’ fatbike-style tires.

Designed by Bulgarian engineer Tsvetan Iliev, the scooter features a galvanized steel frame (despite the titanium-suggesting “Ti” in its name), a longboard-like impregnated plywood deck, and a 250-watt rear hub motor. A 13-Ah/36V lithium-ion battery pack, located in a polycarbonate box beneath the deck, provides power to that motor via a handlebar-mounted throttle.

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