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Eurobike Award registration is open!

Eurobike Award registration is open!

The Eurobike Award is one of the bicycle industry’s leading design prizes. As such, the coveted award receives a great deal of interest. Last year, some 500 new products and innovations were entered and 51 winners were finally selected. This year, entries are now open for the Eurobike Award 2017. And there is a new separate category for pioneering start-ups.

“We have introduced the Start-up Award category for the growing number of newlyestablished businesses in the bike industry, who also exhibit at Eurobike. We look forward to receiving large numbers of applications from innovative bike start-ups,” says Dirk Heidrich, Eurobike project manager, Messe Friedrichshafen.

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New Platform for Bike Bloggers: The Wriders’ Club

New Platform for Bike Bloggers: The Wriders’ Club

A transparent portal for bike bloggers and the industry – Blogger’s code ensures quality. Writing and riding are two passions, brought together in one platform: The Wriders’ Club (TWC).

The leading trade show Eurobike and the pressedienst-fahrrad are establishing this new platform for bike blogs with the goal of make the work of digital influencers more visible by bringing them together on one single website. This not only makes it easier for bloggers to get in contact with one another. Companies that are interested in working with bike enthusiasts as possible multipliers for their brand will be able to find all of the members of the platform in one place. To ensure a high level of quality to guarantee responsible treatment of the digital public, every participating blogger will be required to sign The Wriders’ Club blogger’s code. Continue reading New Platform for Bike Bloggers: The Wriders’ Club

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MTB Marathon Plachkovitsa 2016

MTB Marathon Plachkovitsa 2016

This weekend we witnessed the mesmerizing beauty of Plachkovtisa, it is a mountain located in the eastern part of Republic of Macedonia.

We went there for the 5th consecutive marathon Plachkovitsa MTB, this year with promotional nature. Organized by Outdoor Adventure Macedonia, participation was to visitors preference. The weather was excellent, the trails were muddy! Off road mountain roads going through beautiful forests paved with the golden leaves of autumn.  Crossing streams and drinking crystal clear water from mountain springs. Simply awesome!

In the same time downtown Radovis City the Samun & Tatlija festival was organized by the municipality of Radovis. It was an excellent opportunity for us to actively enjoy nature, and taste the traditional local foods afterwards in the Radovis city center. Continue reading MTB Marathon Plachkovitsa 2016

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The all new Trail XC helmet from iXS

The all new trail XC helmet from iXS

The ideal companion on trail & XC tours. The Trail XC provides protection with Inmould technology in which the helmet is directly connected with the absorbing EPS material.

The high number of ventilation openings, as well as the placement angles and integrated channels provide lots of air circulation and the best cooling. The vertically and horizontally adjustable two-component adjustment unit with precision interlocking, «ErgoFit UltraTM» provides a comfortable and precise fit and a high degree of wearing comfort. The visor is fully removable. Continue reading The all new Trail XC helmet from iXS

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New Nukeproof 2017 Bike Line Up

NEW NUKEPROOF 2017 BIKE LINE UP

The 2017 range sees the introduction of the Digger, Nukeproof’s no-limits adventure bike. Developed at the request of their athletes to allow them to train and explore as well as shred their local area.

Scout 275 and 290 also have new spec models out, taking advantage of the new Sram and Shimano 1×11 systems and the new Yari fork on the 275 and 290 Comp. Nukeproof are also introducing the Scout 275 Sport. With the same Scout Frame and a competitive build its a great introduction to the Nukeproof range. Frame only options will also be available. Continue reading New Nukeproof 2017 Bike Line Up

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Helen Grobert takes third place in Heubach – Three Top 10 finishes at the Bundesliga HC race

Helen Grobert takes third place in Heubach

Helen Grobert, Lisi Osl and Anne Terpstra took advantage of the chance to measure up against international competition at the Bundesliga race in Heubach, Germany.

Helen Grobert delivered the team’s best result with her third place finish. Lisi Osl and Anne Terpstra finished in ninth and tenth place after switching positions numerous times in extremely muddy terrain

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IXS FLOW – The best lightweight knee pads you can buy!

IXS FLOW KNEE - The best lightweight knee pads you can buy!

The IXS FLOW KNEE clinched the victory amongst the lightweight kneepads on test.

Despite being the heaviest on test at 300 g, its weight was barely noticeable after the first few pedal strokes. Silicon grippers at the top keep it securely in place, and there’s a encircling Velcro strap at the bottom to stop it budging. Continue reading IXS FLOW – The best lightweight knee pads you can buy!