EXPLOSIVE, POWERFUL, PRECISE.
These are the qualities you demand from yourself and you would ask no less from your machine. The competitor inside you will find the SCYLON a perfect fit with its wind-cheating profile, super stiff bottom bracket and precise handling. You will find yourself in the front and leaving the pack behind. Sporting +45% Bottom Bracket Rigidity, the Scylon offers wider bearing spacing with increased tubing cross-sections and improves rigidity compared with the ZXrs, while larger-section asymmetrical monobloc chain stays improve power transfer. +30% Torsional rigidity creates a larger-section head tube and aerodynamic integrated fork design increase torsional rigidity and steering precision. The Scylon is shaped by air and slips through it with the aid of Computational Fluid Dynamics analysis and prototyping while balancing ride quality and maintaining the Time aesthetic.
Performance demands precision adjustments to achieve a bike that is as close to rider morphology as possible, in a way that is approaching a custom made frame. The integration of the seatpost to the frame allows for a reduction in weight as well as improved esthetics, all while having a better transmission of power.
Roads like this are all too familiar to every cyclist. We can't pave every road but we can offer you a bicycle that can handle not-so-perfect conditions. It has always been TIME's mission to bring you the most comfortable ride possible. We do not consider comfort a new feature or the latest trend. It has been built in to all of our bicycles through experience, design, materials and the production process since we started making frames.
Today, TIME is going further in their quest for performance. Following several years of research and the application of three patents, TIME introduces AKTIV, a revolutionary fork featuring an integrated tuned mass damper, which dispels vibrations detrimental to the cyclist's performance and comfort.
HOW DOES AKTIV WORK?
Low frequency vibrations between 25 and 50Hz can have the most detrimental effect on performance causing discomfort and fatigue. Vibrations experienced when cycling fall into this category. The tuned mass damper is a dissipative system that is designed to stabilize against Harmonic Vibrations, these occur when the vibration of the bicycle and rider are in phase with the vibrations from the road. Through vibrating itself the Tuned Mass Damper absorbs the worst case vibrations by off-setting the vibrations phase – reducing their intensity. Through many tests, TIME have discovered that the fork is the best place to treat harmonic vibrations - it is as close to the road as possible - reducing the effect of all vibration phenomena throughout the system (at the seat post, the pedals and the handlebars).
In order to assure the best vibration filtration, TIME uses Vectran® fibers in all of its carbon products (frames and forks). This fiber is used in the aerospace industry as well as in the military. It acts as a filter to practically erase uneven road surfaces and to reinforce adherence capabilities by transmitting the entirety of the force coming from the road. In this way, the vibrations are absorbed by the frame and not by the rider.
No other technology offers such a wealth of choice and such precision in the location of the various fibers used. By choosing to weave its fibers, TIME today enjoys a catalog of over 100 different braids. Over 25 fiber’s shades and 17 exclusive carbon fiber braiding machines allow TIME to achieve its own tailored braids, depending on the desired characteristics. Selected, positioned and oriented as required, braids build layer after layer the bicycle future structure.
RESIN TRANSFER MOLDING
Using RTM, TIME creates frames that deliver comfort and performance. VECTRAN® fiber are weaved lengthwise to erase performance-sapping vibrations. Lateral and torsional rigidity is ensured by the precise placement and orientation of selected fibers in desired areas. The unified behavior of the bike, offers a quality ride and unparalleled handling. RTM technology enables precise and excellent reproducibility of the desired ride characteristics. The injection of the resin under pressure ensures consistent impregnation of the fiber weave layers and eliminates the risk of delamination and structural weakness. The industrial reliability of RTM allows TIME to offer a lifetime warranty on all of our frames.
CARBON MATRIX TECHNOLOGY
Used in the aerospace industry, CMT allows the manufacturing of complex shapes with incredible strength while reducing weight. This process creates very high quality carbon fiber parts for exceptional performance.
90-DAY ORDER SCHEDULE
All Time frames and bikes are produced, painted, and assembled in France on a per-order basis. After placing your order, approximately 90 days is required for fulfillment and delivery. All customs clearance and import taxes will be taken care of prior to delivery to your doorstep. Contact our customer service team if you have any questions!
TIME SCYLON VECTRAN CARBON FIBER FRAME
TIME SCYLON VECTRAN CARBON FIBER FORK
LIMITED 1-YEAR WARRANTY (FRAME & FORK ONLY)