Patents and Technology
The Conversion Kit is the subject of a US Patent Application.
The patent application can be downloaded from this site as a PDF (190 KB).
Cruzbike Silvio encompasses the best technology available.
The rear suspension system is a patented system by Yoan Technologies, Taiwan and was awarded a prize by the Taiwan International Bicycle Design Competition in 2001. The same panel awarded a similar prize in 2007 for the front air shock suspension system, developed by Kind Shock Hi-Tech,Taiwan.
The integrated frame and seat shells and the front triangle system is US Patent 7753388.
The patent can be downloaded from this site as a PDF (215 KB).