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04-05-2011 Windcheetah Tricycle Embraces Carbon Fibre

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Windcheetah, a recumbent, carbon fibre tricycle appreciated for both its classic design and racing capabilities. The modernised version produced by AVD is a reconstruction of Mike Burrow’s 1980’s design. The new, predominantly carbon fibre framework, as well as being very durable, is incredibly lightweight and has low thermal expansion – making it well protected from its outdoor environment. It even appears Apple is taking suit with rumours circulating that the
company has hired a carbon fibre expert for producing future iPhone and iPad models in the versatile material. The tricycle has a unique chassis for either touring, leisure or sport riders, placing the AVD company at the forefront of design trends in the cycling world. Pricing for the Windcheetah HyperSport starts at around $5,000 plus shipping.


 

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