Carbon fibre Tag Archive

Films

First Light – The story behind the McLaren MP4/1 F1 car

This short film tells the story of one of the most important Formula 1 cars of all time – The introduction of the Carbon Fibre chassis. John Barnard – the lead engineer behind the development of the car talks us through it. Continue Reading

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Art + Design

USA’s Rio Olympics racing wheelchair is designed by BMW

All top athletes are looking for an edge in their performance and the BMW-designed wheel chair is set to help the United States Paralympic team in Rio this year. To achieve the best possible connection between the athlete and their equipment, each wheelchair has been custom made ensuring an excellent fit to go along with a stiff chassis and advanced aerodynamics. Continue Reading

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Fashion

The New Balance M577K Carbon Fibre colourway

The New Balance 577 in this colourway is a must have for every motorsport fan. Trimmed with black suede, dark grey mesh, light grey leather and the trendy carbon fibre panels, these will fit in at Shoreditch and the race track. Continue Reading

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Products

Designer cycle helmets are made using carbon fibre

British based company Dashel are using carbon fibre to create their range of cycle helmets. Each lid has a carbon-fibre shell, which is hand made at a factory in Cornwall. All components of the helmet are assembled there, ensuring every unit is perfectly finished with individual quality control. Continue Reading

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Bikes

Mercedes-AMG designed for 2 wheels with Rotwild GT S mountain bike

Sourcing its influence from the new mercedes-AMG GT automobile, the ROTWILD ‘GT S’ mountain bike has been developed for the toughest off-road conditions. with professional feedback from top athletes in the AMG ROTWILD MTB racing team, the bicycle combines the very best of four and two wheels, delivering dynamism, lightweight construction, design and comfort. Continue Reading

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Products

The world’s first coloured carbon fiber brand is developed by F1 engineers

Hypetex is the world’s first coloured carbon fibre brand that was developed by F1 engineers. after seven years of research and development, the carbon fibre is now available in a wide array of colours – The exciting thing us that it can be moulded into just about any shape or form. Continue Reading

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Bikes

S-Works McLaren Tarmac bike built with F1 engineering

F1 engineering and advanced bikes now go hand in hand. The new Rider-First Engineered Tarmac has created a new standard in bicycle development. Building upon that platform, Specialized and McLaren teamed up to raise the bar of complete bicycle performance. Continue Reading

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Bikes

Carbon Fibre bike designed by ex F1 engineer

It was built by a man with DTM and Formula 1 engineering experience, working for both Sauber and Toyota in the 1990s, and also for a composites company that supplied Torro Rosso. It weighs just 1.9 pounds. It costs $12,800 … and it’s powered by a single human. Continue Reading

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Art + Design, Bikes

Condor for Lotus – Project Type 1 LC

Both founded in Great Britain in 1948 and known within their respective industries for their attention to detail and lightweight performance products, Lotus and Condor are steeped in heritage and racing history, shaped by medals, honours and World Championship titles. Continue Reading

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