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Strata

Project – KU-Strata Carbon Bicycles

  • Khalifa University and Strata joint initiative
  • Using aged aerospace carbon prepregs to manufacture carbon tubes for bicycles
  • As Low Rate Initial Production – 6 bicycles produced
  • Eppler 862 Airfoil designed after CFD analysis
  • Cycom 977-2 and Cycom 5320-1 used as carbon prepregs – Intermediate modulus
  • Aluminum mandrels used to manufacture tubing
  • Tubes mitered and joined using traditional bike building techniques
  • Project sponsors
    • Abu Dhabi Sports Council
    • Khalifa University
    • Strata PJSC

Project

  • Khalifa University and Strata joint initiative
  • Using aged aerospace carbon prepregs to manufacture carbon tubes for bicycles
  • As Low Rate Initial Production – 6 bicycles produced

TIER 1 Disc  Main color: Electric blue – Details Color Pearl White (Size 56)

  • Internal cabling
  • Columbus integrated column carbon fork
  • Aero seat post for aero seat tubes
  • Campagnolo wheelset
  • Campagnolo Super Record EPS Disc 11V
  • Carbon ceramic headset
  • Carbon bottle cage
  • Titanium black saddle

TIER 1 Caliper  Main color: Pearl White  – Details Color Red (Size 54)

  • Internal cabling
  • Columbus integrated column carbon fork
  • Aero seat post for aero seat tubes
  • Carbon wheelset
  • Sram Red Etap groupset
  • Carbon ceramic headset
  • Carbon bottle cage
  • Titanium black saddle

TIER 2 Aero  Main color: Pearl White – Details Color Electric Blue (Size 58)

  • Internal cabling
  • Columbus integrated column carbon fork
  • Aero seat post for aero seat tubes
  • Campagnolo wheelset
  • Campagnolo Super Record EPS 12V
  • Carbon ceramic headset
  • Carbon bottle cage
  • Titanium black saddle

TIER 2 Aero  Main color: Pearl White – Details Color Red (Size 54)

  • Internal cabling
  • Columbus integrated column carbon fork
  • Aero seat post for aero seat tubes
  • Carbon wheelset
  • Shimano Ultegra Di2 6870
  • Carbon ceramic headset
  • Carbon bottle cage
  • Titanium black saddle

TIER 2 Round  Main color: Pearl White – Details Color Red (Size 54)

  • Internal cabling
  • Columbus integrated column carbon fork
  • Aero seat post for aero seat tubes
  • Campagnolo wheelset
  • Campagnolo Super Record EPS 12V
  • Carbon ceramic headset
  • Carbon bottle cage
  • Titanium black saddle

TIER 2 Round  Main color: Electric Blue – Details Color Pearl White (Size 52)

  • Internal cabling
  • Columbus integrated column carbon fork
  • Aero seat post for aero seat tubes
  • Carbon wheelset
  • Shimano Ultegra Di2 6870
  • Carbon ceramic headset
  • Carbon bottle cage
  • Titanium black saddle

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