Eurobike 2019: Highlights from the International Bicycle Gala
Our main man and Mountain Bike Action creative director Zapata Espinoza has cherrypicked some of the bicycle industry’s most head-turning products on display at the annual Eurobike trade show in Friedrichshafen, Germany—take a look!
Pole Bikes is proving aluminum is still a viable frame material. However, the most interesting component on this Pole is the new Intend Hover shock that utilizes a series circuit instead of a parallel circuit, which separates the damping and spring duties to separate air cans—the performance is claimed to match a coil shock.
More aluminum radness from Pole—including an aluminum upside down fork and coil shock.
Titici is an Italian brand, best known for their road bicycles, but now bringing some interesting mountain bike innovations, like a vertically-compliant top tube shape in their new “Flexy” full-suspension line.
Romanian Vlad Dascalu won the Men’s Under-23 Cross-Country World Championship title using a Repente saddle—their new short-nose model looking intriguing…
Every King bicycle is hand-built in the Netherlands—including this show-stopper and its stunning fade paint job.
The Atherton family—yes, of international downhill racing fame—have started their own brand: Atherton Bikes. Interestingly, their bikes are built using carbon tubes with 3D-printed carbon lugs.
X-Rotor disc brakes rotors offer a carbon carrier with a steel braking surface.
Blast from the past! This classic aluminum beauty was on display—a 1994 Foes Racing LTS 16 complete restoration with a Tioga Disk Drive rear wheel.
An ode to mountain biking’s past, Marin has their new Pine Mountain adventure hardtail with 29″ x 2.6″ tires on display.