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The FLIT story so far

The FLIT story so far

We've had a lot of fun over the past few weeks sharing more about the Flit ebike with those of you who have been following us for the last 3 years. There have been highs and lows, sometimes progress has been steady and deliberate and at others we have had lots of big...

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Prototypes, assemble

Prototypes, assemble

Things are moving fast over here at Flit. After a brief battle to get our new frames cleared through customs over the bank holiday weekend (including a visit to a very big airport cargo loading bay in a very small car) we were really happy to have them in our hands...

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Colours: from Marengo to Maya

Colours: from Marengo to Maya

It's been another big week at Flit. Our latest prototypes have been finished and shipped. We're expecting them to arrive in Cambridge any day now. While we wait for the prototypes to arrive we thought we'd give you an update on something that we've spent quite a bit...

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Meet David Turpin

Meet David Turpin

If you've been following us for a while then you'll know David Turpin. David is an industrial and graphic designer who has been working with Alex and Dave since they first started developing Flit's lightweight folding ebike. David's role in the team is to translate...

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Engineering Stories: 3D Printing

Engineering Stories: 3D Printing

We talk about prototyping a lot at Flit. That’s because, after 3 years of developing a lightweight folding ebike for urban commuters, we have a lot of ideas and constantly need to test them. In this blog we wanted to show you a bit more about what goes on behind the...

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Meet our new member of the Flit team!

Meet our new member of the Flit team!

We are very excited to welcome Gemma, our Marketing Lead, into the team. Gemma will be in charge of making sure the word gets out effectively about our folding ebike - she will be running our social media channels, writing our blog posts and newsletters, and...

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Tapei Cycle Show 2019

Tapei Cycle Show 2019

Dave, our lead engineer, and Toby, our engineering intern from Cambridge University, touched down in Taiwan on Tuesday for the annual Tapei Cycle Show. Taipei Cycle is one of the biggest events in the cycling industry calendar, with over 1,000 exhibitors showcasing...

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A first look…

A first look…

Today was a big day for Flit. In 2017 we won a grant from the Department for Transport to develop our first prototype folding ebike. This was a big step as it allowed us to begin working through various physical versions of the design as we refined our ideas. Today...

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New Year, New Name

New Year, New Name

We have a big announcement today. After a couple of years as Hinton Bikes, we are changing our name to Flit. After moving back to the UK in 2016 with a dream to build a folding ebike, we decided to name ourselves after the Cambridge suburb of Cherry Hinton. This was...

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