Folding bike wins international design award

First ever folding bicycle to win iF Product Design GOLD Award

Pacific's MODE folder has won an international design award

Pacific Cycles have won an international design award for one of their folding bikes. The iF MODE was given a gold award at the CeBit trade fair in Hannover, Germany.

Designed by Mark Sanders, the futuristic-looking bike has an enclosed drivetrain and is designed to be easy to clean. It features Pacific’s iF (Integrated Folding) technology that offers a single-action, automatic fold that requires no tools or removal of parts.

The iF Product Design Award is presented annually by international Forum (iF) Design in Hannover. Consumer products from all over the world compete for awards in 16 categories, including leisure and lifestyle, lighting, consumer electronics and interior design. This year, 2,808 products from 39 countries competed for an award, with 50 achieving gold.