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Rethinking urban transportation: the first ever connected carbon fibre bicycle.

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New 'connected bike' brand Vanhawks hires VP of sales; begins sales through Mike's Bikes

Bicycle Retailer • Nov. 9, 2016

Vanhawks, a Canadian company that makes a bike with integrated safety and navigational features, is entering the U.S. IBD market.

After Misjudging Market, Connected Bike Maker Vanhawks Has Been Resurrected with a New Approach

Tech Vibes • Oct. 18, 2016

Vanhawks, maker of Valour, the world’s first smart carbon fiber bicycle, has resurrected itself with a new marketing plan after coming close to shuttering earlier this year.

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Founders / Key Team

Sohaib Zahid
Sohaib Zahid
CEO & Co-Founder

Sohaib is a hustler, entrepreneur, and product designer with a "let's get it done" attitude. Prior to starting Vanhawks, he designed a research database to study success rates for BigThunder Orthopaedics.

Ali Zahid 
Ali Zahid 
COO & Co-Founder

Prior to co-founding Vanhawks, Ali was a marketing executive at the Queen's Startup Summit and representative to the Alma Mater Society at QUeen's University. He is currently responsible for the overall product experience, front-end development and application of Vanhawks. 

Niv Yahel 
Niv Yahel 
CTO & Co-Founder

Niv is a technology enthusiast re-imagining the bike as the co-founder and CTO of Vanhawks