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Orbea 2015 Highlights

Orbea will highlight two new road bikes on the Eurobike show, the seventh edition of road racing bike Orca and the new time-trial/triathlon bike Ordu. The new Orca has much cleaner esthetics than the previous versions, which is related to effort to shave off everything that is not necessary. The 900...

KMC Using Green Upgrades to Improve Product Life

KMC is placing the emphasis on resistance in 2015, with susceptibility to rust, friction and stretch all addressed in upgrades to its premium racing chains. The maker says improved coatings – the result of environmentally friendly production processes at its Taiwan factory – extend product life by a...

MIFA Sale Gaining Pace

SANGERHAUSEN, Germany – The sale of troubled German bike-maker MIFA Mitteldeutsche Fahrradwerke AG to India’s Hero Cycles looks likely to happen sooner rather and later thanks to an agreement by holders of the company’s 25 million euro bond to forgo an interest payment only until next week. MIFA, w...

E-Bike Offering Going Ballistic at Eurobike 2014

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands – Next week’s Eurobike will see an offering in electric bikes as well as in e-bike components that is going through the roof. Last year’s newcomers like e-MTBs and speed pedelecs are now becoming mainstream while also the offering in e-bike component is creating a new leve...

Digital Drive Systems Highlighted at ExtraEnergy

TANNA, Germany – Digital drive systems for e-bikes will be highlighted in lectures and at a round-table discussion by ExtraEnergy at Eurobike. This and much more is part of the LEV Components Special Exhibition ExtraEnergy is organizing. At all relevant trade shows worldwide the e-bike association i...

Tern Extends Line-up with Electric Folder

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Tern is introducing its first electric folding bike, the eLink. The new model adds an electric boost to the Link and makes cycling accessible to a broader audience. “E-bikes are great but they generally aren’t very compact or portable,” said Joshua Hon. "The lack of portability crea...

Samsung’s Vision on Future Cycling

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands - In close cooperation with the Italian Maestro Academy electronics giant Samsung has developed a bicycle equipped with all possible electronic gadgets you could think of. The smart bike is equipped with lasers to project on the road so that the cyclist is clearly visible ...

Team Sky Enters Kid’s Bike Market

WINDSOR, UK - The children’s bike specialist Frog Bikes collaborates with WorldTour Team Sky on stylish new range of lightweight bikes released this autumn. "Both Frog Bikes and Team Sky are passionate about encouraging children to cycle, working together to create practical, quality products which ...

DT Swiss Hubs for RockShox RS-1 Inverted Forks

DT Swiss is the first company next to SRAM that offers RS-1 compatible hubs. The RockShox RS-1, the inverted design forks, was introduced earlier in this year. One of the fork's features is also the new front hub assembly called Predictive Steering. The Americans offered a range of compatible wheels...

Mondraker Foxy With Unique Forward Geometry Gets High-end Carbon Frame

"Extreme strength and stiffness to weight ratio of the frameset," is just one of the highlights that Mondraker used for the release of the new carbon Foxy, the brand's top offer in the class of trail bikes. The 2015 Foxy Carbon is built with the Zero Suspension System and Forward Geometry, a technol...

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