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Microtex composites used in lightweight folding bike

Key design elements included the lightweight frame and a three-point folding pattern.

4th May 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Havant

Sports/​Outdoor

The company says it sought to simplify multi-modal transportation away from the heavy, inconveniently sized and uncomfortable “norm”. It decided to design a more compact and robust, composites-intensive folding bike. Made primarily of CFRP, the new Hummingbird Bike is currently said to be the world’s lightest folding bike at just 6.9kg, according to the manufacturer.

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