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Even More From Eurobike, courtesy of Velonews

I just received a number of Eurobike Exhibition updates from

These are dated throughout the exhibition. 

  • Giant rolls out refinements to their Maestro line of suspension bikes
  • Ridley introduces an entry-level carbon fiber cyclocross bike
  • Only cosmetic changes for Scott's road bikes, but new mountain and cyclocross bikes
  • A new mountain/cyclocross pedal from Look
  • New pedals, headsets, cranks and wheels from Crank Brothers
  • A redesign of RockShox's SID fork for it's 10th anniversary

  • New clinchers from Lightweight
  • A new line of cycling shorts and bibs from Assos
  • Super light Nano Gram Zero pedals from Speedplay
  • A new range of suspension forks from Maverick
  • A little more about Selle Italia's new saddles with Troy Lee as well as a new Team Edition Flite model
  • New white bars, stems and seatposts from FSA. Also, new compact shapes in the Plasma bar/stem combo and the K-Wing carbon bar, a new crankset, a K-Force tubular wheelset and an integrated seat/seatpost system
  • A new tubular cyclocross tire from Schwalbe
  • An updated Schwinn Fastback
  • The 20th Anniversary edition of the GT Zaskar
  • An all-new Litespeed Archon, featuring top and bottom tubes that wrap around the headtube.
  • A disc brake system from Formula
  • New road shows from Adidas
  • Changes to Mavic's line of road wheels
  • New bars and seatposts from Deda

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