LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Cero Bicycle, which raised about $25,000 with an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for its electric cargo bike last year, has now fulfilled those orders and is looking to establish consumer-direct and dealer sales.
The company’s first model, the CERO One, starts at $3,399.
“Our goal was to design and build a modern version of the Japanese ‘Mamachari’: a practical utility bike that could be used by almost anyone as a replacement for a car in their daily lives,” said CERO’s founder, Kiyoshi Iwai, who moved to California from his native Japan over two decades ago.
“The CERO One allows urban dwellers to do almost anything they’d do in a car, but more quickly and efficiently thanks to a powerful electric motor and a wide range of accessories that make CERO One perfect for moving almost anything. I even take my surfboard to the beach near our office in Santa Monica with the CERO One.”
CERO One was designed by former GT engineer Forrest Yelverton and colleague Zach Krapfl, and is available in four colors. Yelverton and Krapfl designed the CERO One with a small, 20-inch front wheel for a lower center of gravity. Hauling duties …read more