clarity bike by designaffairs studio has a fully transparent frame
clarity bike by designaffairs studio has a fully transparent frame clarity bike by designaffairs studio has a fully transparent frame
jan 23, 2013
clarity bike by designaffairs studio has a fully transparent frame

‘the clarity bike’ by designaffairs studio is fully transparent
image courtesy designaffairs studio



using new materials and manufacturing techniques, german designaffairs studio has envisioned the future of bicycle
frame engineering and production with their latest project – ‘the clarity bike’. by using ‘trivex’ – an alternative to
polycarbonate, the advanced polymer combines high impact resistance with flexible and lightweight technologies
that can be found in traditional italian steel frames.


as the polymer is able to be injection molded, it allows for affordable and precise mass production,
expanding on the possibilities for different form and color combinations. initially used in military applications,
it offers outstanding chemical resistance and thermal stability for withstanding extreme temperatures.
like the FYLM speaker, the project is still in conceptual stages, but proves valid as technologies and production
capabilities advance with time.



frame detail of the ‘clarity bike’
image courtesy designaffairs studio



transparency detail
image courtesy designaffairs studio

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