raw material fixed gear 'trophy bike' by rapt studio for VF outdoor corporation raw material fixed gear 'trophy bike' by rapt studio for VF outdoor corporation
jul 13, 2014

raw material fixed gear 'trophy bike' by rapt studio for VF outdoor corporation

raw material fixed gear ‘trophy bike’ by rapt studio for VF outdoor corporation
all images courtesy rapt studio

 

 

 

to create ‘trophy bike’, the raw material fixed gear bicycle for VF outdoor corporation senior vice president steve rendle, san fransisco-based rapt studio teamed up with designer michael pfaltzgraff. referencing classic products by VF corp, the frame is built with brushed chro-moly, boasts a stained leather saddle, walnut handlebars, and sections of white painted aluminum.

raw material fixed gear 'trophy bike' by rapt studio for VF outdoor corporation

 

 

to reflect steve rendle’s love of the outdoors, a topographical pattern overlay is implemented onto the exposed raw steel of the frame. coordinates of five brands celebrates the companies he has been directly involved with—the north face, timberland, jansport, lucy, and smartwool as well as a marked seat post with the years of his key milestones at vf; as he ascends the ranks, the seat post rises.

raw material fixed gear 'trophy bike' by rapt studio for VF outdoor corporation

top view

raw material fixed gear 'trophy bike' by rapt studio for VF outdoor corporation

subtle pattern details

raw material fixed gear 'trophy bike' by rapt studio for VF outdoor corporation

coordinates of five brands celebrates the companies steve rendle has been directly involved with

raw material fixed gear 'trophy bike' by rapt studio for VF outdoor corporation

paul road crank and paul tall and handsome seatpost with selle anatomica TruLeather saddle

raw material fixed gear 'trophy bike' by rapt studio for VF outdoor corporation
F&Y 17 inch walnut handlebar detail

 

 

bike specs:

 

paul tall and handsome seatpost
paul high flange hubs – 24 hole DT swiss spokes
velocity ailaron rims (700c)
salsa seat clamp
vitoria rabino pro tires, 700 x 23c
paul road crank (39 tooth)
cane creek 110 headset
F&Y 17” walnut handlebars
selle anatomica truleather saddle

  • And if yout want to brake? Nevermind, just keep cycling.

    Eduardo says:
  • Too nice to ride. Hang it on a wall.

    jimCan says:

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