Manufacturing: assembly complete!

Manufacturing: assembly complete!

This was a good week! After three years developing the FLIT-16, it was an amazing moment to see our first FLIT fleet come off the production line.  The assembly factory was a hive of activity as frame parts and components were loaded onto the production line and...
Manufacturing update: assembly

Manufacturing update: assembly

First, let's talk about delivery timelines.  Last week, we explained that the expected delivery date has been set back to late October, due our motor supplier (Bafang) supplying us with the wrong length motor controller cable. We have some good news! Bafang is...
Manufacturing update: painting

Manufacturing update: painting

Here comes the colour! This week, we've been painting your ebike frames. Dave, our Technical Lead, has been busy travelling between the frame, paint, and assembly factories in Taiwan, preparing everything for the final steps of manufacturing. Because we want to show...
Manufacturing update: preparing for final assembly

Manufacturing update: preparing for final assembly

14 days of quarantine - complete!  As you can imagine, Dave, our Technical Lead, was itching to leave his quarantine hotel room and make his way to the factory in Taichung. Dave checked out of the quarantine hotel last Sunday and headed straight out in 38 degree heat...
Manufacturing update: quarantine countdown + front forks finished

Manufacturing update: quarantine countdown + front forks finished

7 days of quarantine done... 7 days to go! Don't worry, Dave, our Technical Lead, hasn't quite lost it (yet). He's spent the past week in one of the dedicated quarantine hotels in Tapei, Taiwan. The rules around COVID-19 are very strict over there: those in quarantine...
Manufacturing update: Taiwan visa + welding of front forks

Manufacturing update: Taiwan visa + welding of front forks

This week we're celebrating because Dave's visa to go to Taiwan for his manufacturing inspection trip on August 7th has been granted! It's currently extremely difficult to enter Taiwan, which continues to see very low numbers of COVID-19 cases. One of the only ways to...

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