The new sharp looking Viks GT is inspired by Italian supercar designs
Does it look familiar? Look closer as this is not your ordinary Viks bicycle. This edgy and bold version of Viks was initially inspired by the sharp edges and triangles found in the designs of Italian supercars. Gran Turismo or GT as we call it, has the same geometry and size as classic Viks bicycles, but the silhouette looks extra fast and mean. Replacing stainless steel with aluminium alloy has shaved off 40% of the frame’s weight compared to the standard frame in size S, giving us an opportunity to enter the market of sub 10kg urban commuters.
The idea to replace famous curved angles to sharper ones came about in the early days of Viks in 2013. The polishing, fine tuning and experimentation with different materials took a couple of years until late last summer the very first Viks GT was handcrafted. The looks of the frame is very Viks, with sharper, leaner and more masculine feel. If you want to order one, contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
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