H 4 Favorite qView Full Size
The new Defy series from Giant provides the consumer with all the tools necessary to complete any ride.
H 2 Favorite qView Full Size
Robust yet elegant forms mesh with sporty graphics.
H 1 Favorite qView Full Size
The design language of the 2015 model year of Giant's Road Products: Dynamic Flow
H Favorite qView Full Size
Initial sketches for creating the character of Defy.
H Favorite qView Full Size
Three key technologies added to Defy:
-DFuse Seatpost
-Disc Brake
-Integrated Compliance system
H Favorite qView Full Size
Being authentic. Through great form development and carbon lay-ups, we did not need to rely on "gimmicks" to create comfort on this bike.
-Sketch by BK Kang
H Favorite qView Full Size
The right shaping on the seat-stays can make a huge difference in compliance for the rider.
H Favorite qView Full Size
The integration of disc brakes on Defy was a new feature for 2015.
-Sketch by BK Kang
H Favorite qView Full Size
Initial graphic exploration to further establish the appeal of the Defy.
H Favorite qView Full Size
Hidden Technology. Through thoughtful form development and concurrent engineering, the new Defy elevates the cycling experience.
H Favorite qView Full Size
Even with the integration of disc brakes (and tabs), the 2015 Defy dropped 150 grams in weight over the previous version. Some areas of weight-loss in red.
H 1 Favorite qView Full Size
Development renderings to better judge the integration of form and graphics.
H Favorite qView Full Size
Sizing, checking and altering graphics for the cleanest fit possible.
H 1 Favorite qView Full Size
Telling a story through graphics. Allowing certain swatches and colors illuminate where road vibration is being transmitted away from the rider.
H 1 Favorite qView Full Size
All weather conditions.
H Favorite qView Full Size
Climbs and Descents will be conquered.
H 1 Favorite qView Full Size
Second in line: Defy Advanced SL 1
H Favorite qView Full Size
Lower in the range: Defy Advanced 3
H 3 Favorite qView Full Size
July 2014: Product Launch in Pitlochry, Scotland.

Favorited by 16 people

More Projects From Erik Klemm