In 2007, bf1systems® turned their attention and focus towards producing the next evolutionary step in road racing bicycles and in 2009 launched the FACTOR001.
The ground-breaking design left an indelible impression on bike designs worldwide. Incorporating advanced electronics with over 100 channels of bio-metric data, full hydraulic disc brakes, and lithium polymer battery system supplying power to the on-board computer, sensors, and Shimano Di2 shifting system simultaneously, the FACTOR001 was a bike like no other.read more
The Factor Vis Vires Dura-Ace has won a GOLD iF Award at the 2013 Eurobike show.
The iF judges evaluated a total of 496 entries from 30 different countries. 61 of the products were chosen to receive the EUROBIKE AWARD 2013. Only ten entries received a prestigious GOLD award for outstanding achievement in design and innovation – Factor’s Vis Vires won Gold in the Racing Bike category.
Here is what the judges had to say; “This racing bike is impressive in its well-thought -through details: the solution for the fork stem, the separated down tube and the integrated mounting. In addition, both brakes are integrated and it is possible to measure differentiated performance (left and right leg). The Factor Vis Vires really is an extraordinary racing bike.”