korean designer puts a spin on shock with impact-absorbing wheel concept korean designer puts a spin on shock with impact-absorbing wheel concept
jun 03, 2017

korean designer puts a spin on shock with impact-absorbing wheel concept

the ‘triple shock’ is a wheel with the aim of reducing the amount of shock when it rotates on rough terrain. by installing three shock absorbers on the wheel itself, it creates smooth and easy rides for mountain bikers. created by korean designer hojun lee, he has created three product renderings in the past, which celebrate such a resolution level of graphical detail that they can easily be confused for real manufactured products.


all images © hojun lee

 

hojun lee’s ‘triple absorber’ bicycle wheel concept displaces impact energy, by adding additional shocks with the implication of less physical impact on the rider. by integrating the shocks into the frame of the wheel, it could enhance shock absorption between the hard rocky earth and the rider. it also reduces chances of the bike’s frame becoming distressed, adding to its lifespan.

 

 

 

 

 

  • Really not sure these will work, they look so heavy and would make the ride horrible in my opinion. The more points of suspension really do start to compromise the ride.

    I would like to see proof of concept and get some serious downhill riders to trail them, but I think they would meet with less than favourable results.

    Dean says:

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