Kinesis Aithein, Morvélo, & Aroe - Graffiti Art - Non Drive Side

Cycling is an art form and at times this is the literal truth. In this case the art is a collaboration between UK bike manufacturer Kinesis, clothing company Morvélo Bicycle Apparel, and renown graffiti artist Aroe. Kinesis’ Aithein frame and fork, plus a set of Reynolds Attack rims, were all handed over to the street-artist as a blank canvas. See more of the stunning results, next…

Kinesis Aithein, Morvélo, & Aroe - Graffiti Art - Side View

Over the course of the Aithein’s development Morvélo had been testing an unpainted/unbranded frameset. Their creative minds started to ponder to possibilities — what could be done with this blank canvas of a frame? A conversation with the artists Aroe began, and the results speak for themselves.

Kinesis Aithein, Morvélo, & Aroe - Graffiti Art - Front Wheel and Fork

1193g of aluminum alloy frame, 330g of carbon fork, and a set of Reynolds Attack rims (380g each), all given the artist’s special treatment.

Kinesis Aithein, Morvélo, & Aroe - Graffiti Art - Fork

Kinesis Aithein, Morvélo, & Aroe - Graffiti Art - Bottom of BB

Kinesis Aithein, Morvélo, & Aroe - Graffiti Art - Seat Tube

Kinesis Aithein, Morvélo, & Aroe - Graffiti Art - Seat Tube Rear Wheel

Kinesis Aithein, Morvélo, & Aroe - Graffiti Art - Drive Side Profile

Aroe - Graffiti Art - Star Wars Mural

“Graffiti has given me many things: My best friends, crew loyalty, a sense of accomplishment, a creative outlet, a destructive outlet, massive opportunities for traveling/painting the world, adventures, beef, fights, laughter, tears, love, hate, understanding, diplomacy and above all, a sense of knowing that if I want something – there’s nothing that will stop me from achieving my goal.” – Aroe

10 COMMENTS

  1. It’s not meant to be ridden. Really, think about it. If it was they’d have masked off the braking surface. If it were me, I’d have mounted a group that wasn’t already discontinued.

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