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Xx / Brake-Shift-Unit

The development of the design concept Xx, an intuitive, single-hand controled integrated brake/shift levers (3x9) takes into account lower manufacturing costs while high-quality product appearance.
Target group: trekkingbike segment, rather feminin, quality-conscious, sportive.
Shifting principle: Return to Center shifter, thumb operation (easier gears), forefinger operation (harder gears).
9 gears: single shifter (right part).
3 gears: combine shifter (complete).
small / big lever for small / big changes.
Display follows the hand- and shifter motion.
New braking system with parallel lever guiding

University

HS Coburg

HS Coburg
Coburg, Germany

Professor Wolfgang Schabbach

Design

Fleischmann, Sabine

Fleischmann, Sabine
Schopfloch, Germany

Sabine Fleischmann Johannes Tsopanides