Together with our customer Hermann Hartje, we developed a new range of grips and associated components for their bike components brand Contec.
The focus was on the systemic approach of using the handle as a platform for the surrounding components such as bell, mirror and remote lever. The result is a modular and uncluttered appearance of the components on the handlebar. A key challenge to our design was to create comfortable grip ergonomics for the different grip types (Straight, Comfort, Ergo, and Bar) that fit different hand sizes. We were able to realize this through testing in several prototype stages. To clearly communicate the range of use of the grip types, we have designed surface structures that also meet the different grip requirements of mountain bikers, trekkers and city bikers.