Saturday, April 9, 2011

Audi's car manufacturer introduces three superlight wooden bikes

AUDI make a wonderful bike? It happens. And definitely in your mind, you will imagine a exciting bike made ​​from a lightweight aluminum spaceframe, a material that has been attached to the car manufacturer from Ingolstadt, Germany. Wait ... you misunderstand this time because frame bike made ​​of wood!

To make a bicycle with wooden frame, Audi embrace RenovoDesign, a company which is famous as a maker of bicycle frame made ​​of wood. As a result, Audi now own a bike with a monocoque frame made ​​of hardwood called Duo.



According to Audi, the finest wood offers a smoother ride than other materials thanks to perfect its ability to absorb shocks and vibrations. The most surprising, Audi says that for every kubiknya,wood has a weight of only one quarter the weight of aluminum.

That means, bicycle alerts with Audi Design Renovo frame ialighter than most other bikes. And more importantly, they still offerstrength, durability and toughness are equal to the aluminum frame.

The most prominent of a series of bicycle-wheel drive Audi Duowas not using chains, but the belt drive. In addition, the duo alsobrings features components made ​​of aluminum and carbon fiber,disc brakes and LED lighting. Wood material was chosen to matchthe interior of the Audi car.

Audi Duo is offered in three variants. City Audi Duo, Duo and DuoSport Road which was all made by hand made handmade alias that the process worked in the studio Renovo in Portland, Oregon United States.

You might be surprishing that this bike reveals for an expensive price. For pricing and shipping, Audi Duo City is priced for U.S. $ 6,530,Audi Sport Duo U.S. $ 7,350 and the Audi DuoRoad to U.S. $ 7,460

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