Saturday, July 1, 2017

Canyon and Kraftwerk collaborated to create the ultimate techno bike

Canyon bicycles has announced that it is collaborating with famed electronic group Kraftwerk to produce a limited edition run of bikes.

Called the Ultimate CF SLX Kraftwerk, the 21 bikes produced will feature a geometric black-and-white design that harkens to Kraftwerk’s signature aesthetic developed by founding member Ralf Hütter. It’s the most complex design ever applied to a bike by Canyon; every reflective strip is cut to measure and hand-laid, taking a total of seven hours per frameset to complete.

The limited edition bikes will also feature the SRAM wireless eTap groupset, a gear-shifting system that allows riders to shift with electronic switches instead of mechanical cables and switches. The components are placed on a bike, then...

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