Red Dot Design Award 2014: KOGA Kimera Road Premium
Aerodynamics and comfort in a remarkably clean design
The international “Red Dot Award” presented for the first time in the fifties of the last century, generally known as one of the most important design awards in the world, is awarded to the new Koga Kimera Road Premium. The 40 members of the Red Dot jury were impressed by the innovative strength of the design of this state-of-the-art racing bike and rewarded it with this prestigious design award for “product design 2014” The competition was great: the jury this year received a whopping 4,815 products for review from 53 different countries.
The award ceremony will take place on July 7, 2014 as part of the traditional red dot gala in Essen, Germany. The Koga Kimera Road Premium then get a place in the special exhibition in the red dot design museum.
The design of the new Kimera Koga highlighted a drastic improvement in aerodynamics and comfort, without compromising on the critically acclaimed stiffness / weight ratio. The result is clearly visible through the slender tubes and brakes that are integrated into the frame and fork for minimal resistance and a remarkably clean design. This thoroughbred racer has its distinctive “look and feel”, preserve by keeping the curved top tube and fork.