Your e-bike and loadshedding - this portable power station is exactly what we all need

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The Red-E 614Wh portable power pack is perfect for e-bike adventures. Or home device use. (Photo: Revolution Cycles).
The Red-E 614Wh portable power pack is perfect for e-bike adventures. Or home device use. (Photo: Revolution Cycles).

Power outages have become an inconvenient schedule of reality for South Africans. And as our lives become increasingly digitized, the demand for smart power solutions increase.

Not every household has the capital or requirement for a sophisticated off-grid power system. To many, the inconvenience of an Eskom power outage is digital disruption: not being able to use your home internet or streaming devices.

Local mountain bikers have been way ahead of the portable power trend. South Africa has the world’s most developed mountain bike stage racing calendar. And when you are hosting hundreds of riders, with their Smartphones and cycling computers requiring charging, necessity begets innovation.

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