Vélosophy RE:CYCLE is a limited edition bicycle made specifically of recycled Nespresso coffee capsules.
Nespresso has partnered with Swedish start-up Vélosophy to make a bicycle from recycled capsules. Nespresso x Velosophy RE:CYCLE is an iconic design, grounded in sustainability, that brings to life the potential of recycling our aluminium coffee capsules. This unique collaboration pays tribute to the beauty of infinitely recyclable aluminium, and demonstrates the potential of the circular economy. Recycling just got upcycled.
Vélosophy is a Swedish start-up bicycle brand on a mission to do good. Vélosophy’s chic bikes have an iconic design and are made with recycled aluminium – making them sustainable as well as chic.
Vélosophy not only make their bikes from recycled aluminium, they’re the only bicycle company in the world with a one-for-one promise. For every bike they sell, they give another to a schoolgirl in Africa, giving her access to education and transforming her life prospects.
Nespresso Second Life products
Aluminium that Nespresso uses on coffee capsules has countless uses and recycled aluminium has been transformed into high quality products as Swiss Army knives, stylish pens and now even bicycle.
- Frame 6061 aluminium made with recycled Nespresso capsules
- Saddle Brooks Cambium
- Grips Brooks Cambium
- Basket Laminated Scandinavian wood
- Brakes Mechanical disc brakes
- Gearing Shimano Nexus 5-speed
- Shifters Shimano 5-speed twist shifters
- Kickstand Centre mounted single stand
- Tires 42-622 (28x1.6") Continental Tour Ride
- Weight 15 kg
Limited edition! 1000 bikes available