lifestyle /gifts The Extans Akhal Shadow available in ninety nine limited editions The Akhal Shadow is the perfect way to express a refined taste inspired by the elegance and power of the black coat Akhal-Teke horse.
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The name Akhal is borrowed from one of the oldest and rarest purebred horses in the world, the Akhal-Teke. With a reputation for endurance, intelligence, and a distinctive metallic sheen, our pure form faithfully reflects its namesake, with the stunning black and shimmering golden cremello coats of these horses inspiring the design of the Akhal Shadow and Shine editions of the bike.

Like these beautiful creatures, the Akhal has been shaped with energy, harmony and balance, poised with elegance yet employing a design language that embodies movement and finesse. The Akhal inspires a strong emotional connection between rider and bike, with a refined beauty beyond its competition and designed to elevate the riding experience.

The Extans Akhal Shadow available in ninety nine limited editions
The Extans Akhal Shadow available in ninety nine limited editions
The Extans Akhal Shadow available in ninety nine limited editions
The Extans Akhal Shadow available in ninety nine limited editions
The Extans Akhal Shadow available in ninety nine limited editions
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The design intent was straightforward- to redefine the perception of a contemporary bicycle. The Akhal is a cut above the rest and defies convention with each component designed with exceptional attention to detail. Its iconic silhouette and elegant lines give Akhal an unrivalled presence from the very first encounter.

The Akhal has a lightweight rigid carbon fibre monocoque structure providing sound lateral stiffness and excellent vibration damping for a comfortable ride. All other structural parts are CNC machined from a single aluminium billet, giving the Akhal unrivalled manufacturing precision where every detail holds a promise to our customers. The Akhal is hand made in the UK, EN certified and finished to the highest standard.

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