the canyon orbiter is a fully electronic bicycle concept, created by industrial designer daniel frintz. the low wear, low mainenance ride is intended for gravity biking in an urban environment, and packs serious electromagnetic suspension, with compression dampening. the angular bike takes canyon bicycle’s statement aesthetic, combining elements from existing models to create a ride perfectly adapted for downhill biking in an city setting.

the bike’s design gives off a playful and agile feel, with power transmission at both the front and rear. for extra assistance, frintz also encorporates a traction control system into his concept, assisting the bike’s street tires to make for a steady ride and precision steering. to maximize safety, the ride is kitted out with sensors to detect defects in their initial stage before any injury occurs.


  • Good looking E bike what’s the cost?
    Is it on the market now?

    Don Robinson says:
  • The bike looks fantastic. Does it have motors on the front and back wheels? And would you be able to purchase a spare power/battery pack versus a larger power pack?
    Lastly would it be available in south Africa?
    Regards Mark

    Mark Rader says:
  • Steering looks a little stiff? How does the front end turn? Or maybe just for straight lines and jumping?!

    Adrian Johnson says:
  • Are you planning the production of this bike?

    Carlos says:

have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.

comments policy
designboom's comment policy guidelines
generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

- please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
- please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
- please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
- please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
- please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
(there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
the best 100-200 entries too.)

a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.


a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.

technology news