Gallery: Thonet Bike: Andy Martin’s Elegant Cycle is Crafted Completely...

 

What do you get when you cross an architect, a furniture company, and a love of cycling? The result is a sleek, refined fixed-gear road bicycle that blends Thonet‘s classic bentwood curves with London-based architect Andy Martin‘s design prowess. The frame is composed of beech wood that has been steamed and bent, using the same processes developed back in the 1930’s to make Thonet’s chairs. Combining complex engineering with a modern, simple aesthetic, the Thonet Bike will be available in a limited edition run priced at £43,000 a piece.

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  1. Paul Rinehart October 5, 2012 at 9:06 pm

    For your wall only, please
    May be too wiggly to go in one direction, minimum,two. At once.
    Lovely otherwise.

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