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Factor 4 / Transportation

Factor 4
Factor 4

For any vehicle capable of high speed acceleration, the ability to decelerate quickly and steadily is absolutely imperative. Factor 4 handles this with a set of pneumatic-powered wings that automatically engage to disrupt the bike’s aerodynamics upon braking at above 80km/h. This lessens the need for riders to sit upright to induce a similar effect and thus, places rider-attention squarely on lateral weight-shifting. The carbon fiber wings are backlit to ensure the rider is clearly visible to drivers at night and also act as an extension of the turn and brake indicators to facilitate optimal communication from all angles.

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Henry Wang