Bikes from Festka are always eye candy– and the result of the new collaboration with Nespresso is no exception. We had the privilege to see this masterpiece live at the “Berliner Fahrradschau”. But where on earth is the connection between a bicycle and coffee capsules? Here is all you need to know about this gorgeous piece of art, which will be soon auctioned for a good cause.
Let’s face it, coffee has become an integral part of cycling. Also true, Nespresso is pretty good at making our favourite hot brew taste great. Nespresso joined forces with Festka to show us what can be done with old coffee capsules.
With their self-developed carbon tubing, combinations of titanium and carbon and state of the art steel tubing, the people at Festka are always well ahead of the game when it comes to choice of materials. Rising to new challenges reflects the brands’ philosophy – whilst simultaneously creating very special bikes. It took 995 Nespresso-capsules to shape the tubing of the Festka Doppler Nespresso. The number also appears on the seat tube and reminds us of how the tube-set was built.
Once again Tom Hnida, the master-mind behind this piece of art dug deep down in his box of tricks. Because both in colours and in size, the Nespresso capsules can be clearly recognised on the rear wheel.
The official launch of the Festka Nespresso Doppler will take place within the Prague Fashion Week on the 16th of March. Once that’s done, this artwork will be auctioned on the 18th of March and will go home with the highest bidder. All proceeds will be going to the Tereza Maxová Foundation. Support for the little ones and a dream bike for yourself– helping others has never felt this good!
What are you waiting for! Get your ticket to Prague, don’t forget your credit card, and this dream of a bike could be yours within a few days! The people at Festka will be very grateful and proud too.
Here you will go to the Highlights of the Berliner Fahrradschau.
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Words: Manuel Buck Photos: Benjamin Topf