September 10, 2015 5:50 AM EDT

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The Helix’s 24-in. (61 cm) wheels are larger than most of its competitors’, enabling improved balance

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The wheels fold up vertically on a hinge, making the overall frame sturdier (vs. folding-bike frames that bend horizontally)

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The frame is made from superstrong titanium, which is 40% lighter than steel

This appears in the September 21, 2015 issue of TIME.

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