With 500W of electric assistance, the A2B Alva+ is an effortlessly quick commuter, but its cumbersome weight can be a problem when dismounted.
It's heavy and unwieldy when you're dismounted, but the Alva+ carries its own weight and ends up being a nimble ride that flies up hills with the greatest of ease.
Remember the A2B Ultra Motor electric bikes we tested at the gadget show? The ones being tested by Raef of The Apprentice fame? Well we managed to blag a pair for an extended test, and we can bring you the definitive verdict.
The commuter-friendly A2B Alva+ gets cyclists from point A to B sweat-free with 500W of electric assistance.
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Ultra Motor says its zero-emissions ride will appeal to people who want the freedom of personal commuting, but without the hassles and costs of cars.