The expertise of carbon fiber and 3D printing are each marvels that also handle to amaze us even after years of follow. Daily, we work out extra methods to make use of each to innovate and make life simpler, quicker, and far more enjoyable. Within the biking world, California producer Arevo has launched a bicycle model known as Superstrata, and what they plan to supply is a 3D-printed carbon fiber bike body that’s constructed largely in a single piece. The handlebars and entrance forks are separate, however the lack of components signifies that Superstrata bikes are lighter and stronger than most of what they’re up in opposition to.

The bottom “Terra” mannequin is slated to be $2,799, however the $3,999 “Ion” mannequin is an electrically powered mannequin that undercuts most of its competitors by 1000’s of {dollars}. Whereas the battery is comparatively small, and the motor supplies much less torque than its Bosch-powered counterparts, the worth and weight financial savings make the Superstrata Ion a horny provide, with 60 miles of vary, 40 Nm of torque, and a 20 mph high velocity.

Arevo is crowdfunding Superstrata by means of Indegogo, and on the time of writing, they’ve eclipsed their $100,000 purpose practically eight occasions, and the marketing campaign nonetheless has a month left. With the whole lot going to plan, 500 bikes are being delivered come December.


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