The Specialized Allez Sprint comes in a new gorgeous design and at a more than attractive price too. Who would have thought that aluminium can look this good? This off –the-shelf series comes with a more affordable aluminium wheelset and is available from as little as 1.890 €. The Roval Carbon wheelset upgrade drastically increases the bike porn factor on this Spesh classic.
The guys at BBUC celebrate their collaboration with ENVE CX with the launch of a strictly-limited special edition of their Carbon-Bomber jacket. Classic look and high tech fabrics from Schoeller – Seriously, we wouldn’t know what’s not to like about it.
Carlos Fernandez Laser
Hamburg-based Carlos Fernandez Laser is firmly rooted in BMX and punk music culture. The now internationally acclaimed fashion and advertising photographer has captured his wet cycling adventure through Japan on his camera, and presented the project as „The Japanese Odyssey“.
Campagnolo: Once more this year, the ‘Campagnolo Build Award’ was on the menu. It definitely wasn’t an easy task for the jury to agree on a verdict, as amongst the entrants were gems such as the Special Edition Podia Genesis Volare 931, through to the classic looking “One Classic” carbon stud by Festka to the masterpieces by Legor. German Meerglas frame builder Thomas Becker bagged the award!
NET (by Selle Italia)
Whether you want to reward your backside with a flattering design or rub your crotch on your arch-enemies’ face on your daily commute, NET makes your weirdest dreams come true! Simply upload a picture and place a direct order. Done! These saddles with customisable design are extremely robust, waterproof and 100 % recyclable.
Bikeporn, level up! For sure the Baum Cycles Corretto is so far the only available titanium bike in the world that gives you the option to choose not only sizing, but also the actual thickness of the tube set. Depending on the intended use and personal preferences this innovative idea gives you the opportunity to decide over stiffness, response and comfort of the frame. The one in the picture boasts a Volvo XC90 Custom-Paintjob.
The Hiplok Airlok is a cool and clever all-in-one wall hanger/lock solution. Available in red, white or black the Airlock is suitable for both indoor and outdoor use.
Although you’re still looking at a prototype, Knog have committed to launching the PWR series this same year. Everything you will ever need, from a multi-day tour to simple day to day use, is included. Speakers, a range of 600 to 1.850 Lumens lampheads and battery packs with a 3.200 to 10.000 mAh power rating are all compatible between them. Also other devices like smartphones can be powered with these batteries. One fine building kit we are looking at here!
Brick Lane Bikes
With their BLB Aeon the east-London based fixie company celebrates fixed-gear culture and obviously their own well-deserved success, on the occasion of their 10th anniversary. The sublime monocoque carbon frame is used by their own racing team (Santafixie BLB) in all races and is also a great choice for everyday riding.
These American lads want to stir up the urban bike world with the Volata Model 1, and at the same time spread one simple yet genius belief: „When you buy a car, you’re not expected to buy all of the accessories separately, before you can drive it home: lights, computer, horn– everything is part of the package. Why should this be different for a bike?“
With the last bits of sunshine on our face and a few drinks under our belts, we say goodbye from the Berliner Fahrradschau 2017, THE cycle lifestyle fair. See you all in Vienna!
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