We tested, took notes, sweated, froze, laughed and cursed! The following numbers show just how much work went into this year’s Design & Innovation Awards. What the numbers reveal besides, however, is that we had a lot of fun!

Team of DI.A: 29 people
Test riders: 20
Photographers and filmmakers: 5
Organisation: 4
Total work time: 6.000 h

Mileage done (Road): 5.600 km
Longest tour (Road): 185 km/3.200 hm
Elevation loss (MTB): 235.000 m
Shuttle Runs: 64
E-MTB battery charges: 310

Crashes: 7
Hospital visits: 3
Flat tires: 8

Words in test notes: 95.265
Sent e-mails: 1.863
Photos taken: 9.378
Video footage in GB: 250
Tesla battery charges: 25
Tesla-Kickdowns: innumerable!
Highest power consumption: 540W/km
Cups of coffee: 1.125
Litres of beer consumed: 160
Water bottle refills: 286

Design & Innovation Award 2018 Special Issue

Find more information on the Design & Innovation Award 2018 and all awarded products in our special issue in the digital app format. Download the app for iOS or Android to read all articles on your tablet or smartphone.

The articles from the special issue will also be published gradually on the DI.A overview page, head to design-innovation-award.com to learn more about all awarded products.

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