editor: Fabio Müller
motion designer & compositor: Florian Baumann
colorist: Fabio Müller
camera: Sascha Käppel / Ralf Holleis
music: Trentemoller- Still On Fire
VRZ 2 is a track bike with 3D printed (laser-cusing) titanium lugs bonded together with carbon fiber tubes.
The carbon belt driven Bike comes with a THM Clavicula and a Lightwight RUNDKURS wheelset, handmade high end parts all made in Germany.
MORE @ ralfholleis.com/VRZ-2
VRZ 1. is a track bike frame with 3d printed Stainless steal lugs glued together with carbon fiber tubes.
The VRZ 2 is the same set up with 3d printed Titanium Lugs and carbon belt drive... so its 4,9 kg
this method allows to build custom frames in a short period of time.
you could change the geometry to what ever you like, then the lugs gets generated by a software.
now we just need to print the parts finish them and glue the frame together.
Handmade is the story of the passion and intimacy that handmade products hold. Following through a blacksmith, ceramicists, and a custom cafe bike builder, we get to understand why, despite technological advances, we still make things from scratch by hand.