With Aston Martin into real estate development in Miami, we’ve decided to keep an open mind about the British automaker’s projects – and this is how we came across their collaboration with German bicycle manufacturer Storck.
Actually, limited edition bikes wearing an automotive company’s logo aren’t something new – some of today’s most renowned brands started off as bicycle companies. Aston Martin is now among the very long list of automakers writing their name on a limited-edition bicycle. In partnership with Storck, the British supercar producer’s bespoke division has created the bespoke bike Fascenario.3. It will only be sold to 107 customers around the world, mixing “aerodynamics, stiffness, and comfort.” With lightweight “Nanocarbon Technology,” the frame comes in at a mere 1.7 pounds (770 grams), and fully assembled the bike tips the scales at just 13 pounds (5.9 kilograms).
Storck and Aston Martin made sure it will surpass industry testing standards in terms of durability, and comes with advanced running gear – SRAM’s wireless gear shifting technology, the left and right lever being used just like inside any Aston Martin four-wheel. Q has also left its brand on the custom bike – the Argentum Nero one-off paint, which is a tribute to Aston Martin’s signature racing green. When light shifts, the finish changes from lustrous grey, to green or silver. The paint is even expected to arrive on a future vehicle – while the bike will be on display at the 2017 Ruler Classic in Victoria House, London.