Sanitov Bike Design

The founder and designer at Sanitov, Alexander Høst, is driven by the hope of contributing to a more sustainable future, and launches the two new bicycles movE and speeD. “Cities fascinate us: what does it mean to live in a city and what is good urban life? Everyone should feel welcome to use our bikes but we have targeted our first two bicycles at city dwellers,” explains Alexander Høst. All though Denmark has a long tradition of biking the Sanitov bikes draw inspiration from all over the world. The cargo bike movE was launched earlier this month with an overall idea of a functional, stylish and affordable alternative to the cargo bikes already on the market. “Our cargo bike is based on a traditional Chinese load bike. The model has its load in the back rather than the front, something which improves its handling in traffic and forward vision. Also, having only one wheel in front further reduces the radius needed to turn the bicycle, handy in tight situations. Both aspects contribute to the utility of the cargo bike,” Alexander Høst explains. It has taken the company six years to develop the Sanitov bicycles. During this period the bikes have been tested and trimmed to perfection. And besides bikes, the concept also includes a GPS system, and later this year, an app. “We want to contribute to making the urban future more sustainable but also more enjoyable. We are currently developing an app that will assist the bike owner with a number of tasks. We want the app to cater to a community of urban dwellers and, if possible, tie this community together. Ideally, the app will be a socially and economically sustainable platform for the so-called sharing economy,” states Alexander Høst. The speeD City bike will be on the market later this year. Credit: DANISH™