mores petitpierre: world's first carbon balance bike for children
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jun 13, 2013
mores petitpierre: world's first carbon balance bike for children


mores petitpierre: world’s first carbon balance bike for children

 

 

made entirely out of carbon fiber, the ‘petitpierre’, the world’s first running bike was introduced by mores. a low center of gravity enables children as young as 1.5 years old to easily control and maneuver the bicycle. manufactured like a high-end sports bike for adults, it integrates three-dimensional CAD technologies and finite element methods (FEM) for its engineering. weighing only 600 grams, the ‘petitpierre’ is incredibly stable and can easily be lifted by kids to cross curbs and obstacles. in addition to adjustable handlebars and seatposts, a cable running inside the frame and the brake levers have been designed to fit children’s hands for ultimate comfort.

 


black carbon balance bike

 


rose carbon balance bike

 


white carbon balance bike

 

 


carbon balance bike – detail – footrest

 

 


carbon balance bike – detail – headset

 

 

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