Sales of electric bikes are growing faster than electric motorcycles: they say fundamental differences

Although scooters are a mature technology, their sales in Lithuania are increasing every year. The company shared that Topo Center growth alone exceeded 20 percent this year.

The most popular are scooters, which cost 350-600 euros. Xiaomi is still number one here with the most wanted models being the Xiaomi Pro 2, Xiaomi 1s and Xiaomi Essential. The second most popular brand is Ninebot by Segway with the latest E Series, Ninebot Max G30, F Series and D Series with rugged design and bright details.

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Unexpectedly, however, sales of electric bicycles are growing faster.

“We have seen an increase in demand for rechargeable equipment over the years, but the growth of these goods has been partially hampered by a shortage of goods, and especially the demand for electric bicycles is particularly high in Europe. Stable supply after the epidemic, we have already sold three electric bikes this year compared to last year. Although it is slightly more expensive than scooters, they are increasingly appreciated by Our compatriots for durability, safety, convenience, longer distances in coverage and the ability to complete the journey even when the battery runs out, “said Remigijus Štaras, President of Topo Center.

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Many electric bikes can cover distances of up to 100 km with minimal assistance from passengers, which will be enough to travel from Vilnius to Širvintas and back.

Among the most popular models in Lithuania are the “Tenways” made by the Lithuanians and the “Wau” by the British. With these bikes you can travel up to 160 km. Also popular throughout Europe is the German electric bicycle So Flow. Also interested in folding bikes, the most popular among such small bikes is the HIMO.

When asked the manager “Topo centro” whether electric bikes will replace the popular electric bikes, especially in the last 5 years, he was not specific.

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“These are different modes of transport. Although at first glance both help you get from point A to point B, the scooters are smaller, they fit snugly in the trunk and you can Find a place for them easily in the office or at home, meanwhile it’s easier to overcome long distances and mountains with bikes, but they already need a special parking space. I think in the future Both means of communication will have live users in some homes, you will also see emails. Scooters and bicycles ”R. Štaras shares his insights.

Previously, LOGIN.LT asked its readers – how did they get to work? Thirty-five percent said they chose a car, 20 percent – 16 percent work from home. Choose to travel on foot and 14 and 13 percent, respectively, by public transport and motorbikes / bicycles. The survey is not representative – 321 website visitors participated in it.

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