A product design firm and durable goods production and logistics outfit, AARN is the diversified activity of Aaron Panone, self-producing designer and engineer. House brands include: AARN (custom product), AARN PLASTICS (eyewear design and manufacturing), and AARN TRANSMISSION (bicycle parts design and production).
A simple flat pattern sheetmetal chainguard design that can be adapted to a variety of different bicycle geometries. Milled from aluminum sheet stock and formed by hand. First appeared on the 2011 Geekhouse Bikes Oregon Manifest entry. Shown here on a 2012 NAHBS bike. Available on select models from Geekhouse Bikes.
[Photos: Heather McGrath: 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5, Cielo flickr: 6]