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New Bike: Robot Bike Co R160

3D printing technology comes as new impressive technology. It can be used to printed anything, even foods. Mountain biking sport, as one of the most growing sport scene in the world also gets its first 3D bike when Empire and Renishaw printed a bike, a titanium bike few years ago. And now, with some partnership, Renishaw, HiETA, and Altair, a new bike is born. A new bike called Robot, and their new product, the Robot CoR160.
Robot R160 Details
• 3D printed T6 titanium frame lugs with carbon tubing
• Dave Weagle DWLink6 suspension design
• Custom geometry
• Travel: 160mm 
• 27.5" wheels
• Internal cable routing
• 73mm BSA threaded bottom bracket
• 12 x 148mm rear spacing
• Lifetime Guarantee
• Weight approx: 3.2kgs / 7lbs w/ shock
• Price: £4395 GBP / USD $6437 approx
• Available to order, estimated 4 week lead time

One of the most impressive feature of this bike is the fact that its geometry can be adjusted to any riders size, even the riding style. Robot Co R160 comes with DW6 suspension system, pretty similar with the system used in Iron Horse MkIII. 

For now, the bike comes in quite high price. But surely, they have good reason why this bike is expensive. Feature and technology, surely become the main factors that make the bike special. To get more information about the bike, check their website at robotbike.co.

1 comment:

  1. So it's not particularly light, it's expensive and it's nothing new design-wise... seems like yet another "let's 3d print it because we can" type exercise. Surely if you're 3D printing something you could do something innovative, new shapes, new designs - things you couldn't do before 3D printing?