ideas2cycles was founded in 2010 by students from Aalto University, Finland. We have a broad network of industrial partners and are working in close cooperation with Aalto University and its students.


Kim-Niklas Antin

i2c-kimiKimi is a bicycle enthusiast with an engineering background. He founded ideas2cycles in 2010 and has contributed mainly to the development and utilization of materials and manufacturing methods.
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J-P Virtanen


J-P is an everyday cyclist studying industrial design. He is working for the project as a design consultant.

Tuomas Pärnänen


Tuomas is a triathlete and composites expert. He is contributing to the design and fabrication of lightweight structures.

Jussi Hämis

Jussi is an FEA expert working for the Industry. He’s familiar with traditional hunchback FEM as well as modern user friendly software.

From Concept to Reality

ideas2cycles is improving its processes and know-how in order to become a highly regarded authority in bicycle development. Our aim is to create new concepts that have an impact not only in the cycling scene, but also in design, engineering and marketing. We achieve this by quickly adopting new approaches and trying them out in practice as early as possible. Our actions are transparent to the public and we aim to be open and interactive.