Two front wheels and one rear wheel. The Cityskater was designed for last-mile travel – for example from a parking space or bus or train stop to the final destination. The Cityskater moves on three wheels (two in front, one at the back) with electric power (from the rear wheel) through a city. Unlike a conventional skateboard or scooter, the Cityskater has a footboard with a front wheel for each leg. A control rod provides the necessary stability; steering is similar to skiing, as the skateboard is steered by intuitively shifting weight from one leg to the other.
Mobility out of the luggage compartment. The Cityskater is a three-wheel mobility supplement for urban spaces that can be folded up to fit into almost any luggage compartment. It can then be unfolded and made ready to use in just seconds. The control rod is used to start, accelerate and brake the double-board. The Cityskater operates at bicycle speed (up to 20 km/h), which means it’s perfect for bridging distances too far to cover on foot. Its lean angle of 22 degrees makes quick cornering a breeze. The electric motor at the rear wheel has an output of 350 watts. The lithium-ion battery has an energy capacity of 200 Wh and can be charged to up to 50 per cent of this capacity in less than an hour using a conventional household socket (230 volts). Range at half capacity: up to 7.5 km. this increases to around 15 km at full capacity. If a power source is available, the Cityskater can also be charged in the boot of a car or in a train.
Less than 15 kg. The Cityskater is currently in the homologation phase; the goal is to obtain approval for use on cycle paths. This lightweight 850 mm long Cityskater, has a height of 1,170 mm when folded out and can support up to 120 kg. It has a hill-climbing capacity of 10 per cent. It also comes with front and rear lights, a horn and a disc brake at the back. When folded up, the Cityskater is only 330 mm high, which means it can fit alongside an office desk.