Tech roundup: Paul Smith styling and a barely visible battery - two brilliant boutique bikes launch this week

Factor teams up with Sir Paul while 3T launches a sub-11kg e-road bike and Rapha gets adventurous...

Sir Paul Smith aboard his special edition Factor Ostro VAM road bike
(Image credit: Factor / Paul Smith)

We are back with another tech roundup and this week has seen some quirky high-tech collaborations, along with some fresh thread releases. 

We'll be taking a look at big name designer Paul Smith's collaboration with Factor, another super lightweight gravel bike build - this time featuring a motor - and Rapha's expansion to its Explore clothing range.

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