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Finest new Mountain Bike Tech at Eurobike 2022


After three strong days wandering the huge halls of Messe Frankfurt at Eurobike 2022, now we have assembled right here among the finest new Mountain Bikes, Equipment and Elements to your viewing pleasure. Prototype Upside Down DH forks, Italian-made 4-Piston Gravity Brakes, a 3D-Printed full suspension eMTB, a high-pivot bike with an alternate drivetrain, OSPW derailleur cage upgrades, an MTB Stability Bike for the little rippers, … and the newest insane construct from Mr Dangerholm himself. Feast your eyes.

Eurobike 2022 Finest New MTB Tech

nicolai nucleon 16 lal bikes supre drive

The Nicolai Nucleon 16 was the most popular mountain bike at Eurobike 2022

OK, so we haven’t truly seen that a lot in the best way of recent mountain bikes. Predictably, it was eBikes that had been ubiquitous this 12 months, protection of which is coming. On the human-powered facet of issues, essentially the most fascinating bike for us was the all-new Nicolai Nucleon 16, not least as a result of it’s the first manufacturing bike to run the Lal Bikes Supre Drive. 

lal bikes supre drive 12 speed on nicolai nucleon

The newest model of the Supre Drive is 12-speed, seen right here with a Shimano 10-51t cassette

The Supre Drive separates out the 2 predominant capabilities of a rear derailleur, inserting a hydraulically damped chain tensioner on a pivot concentric to the underside bracket, bolting the essential gear-selecting operate on the dropouts. Its use is proscribed to high-pivot full suspension mountain bikes and, certainly, the Nucleon 16 is a linkage-driven excessive single-pivot. The bike might be arrange as a full 29er, or with a mixed-wheel configuration due to a geometry-adjusting flip-chip. It boasts 160-180mm journey, a 64° head angle and a 78.3° seat tube angle. Extra juicy particulars on this to come back.

hope grsvity stem side view 35mm 31.8mm 50mm

Extra mainstream, we noticed Hope Expertise’s new Gravity Stem, which is each lighter and stiffer than their earlier AM/Freeride providing. It’s additionally method better-looking. This one is available in 35mm and 50mm lengths, with each 31.8mm and 35mm clamp choices.

intend samurai cc and xc fork 44mm offset

Cornelius Kapfinger was on the Trickstuff sales space displaying off his newest the other way up creation; the Intend Samurai CC and XC forks, the previous of which he claims is the World’s Lightest 120mm journey fork. Learn tons extra about that right here.

dangerholm hyperspark eurobike 2022 intend samurai prototype 120mm fork

Dangerholm poached an early prototype of the Samurai CC for his newest Scott Hyperspark construct

garbaruk crankset prototype

Dangerholm’s bike was additionally house to a wonderful prototype crankset from Garbaruk

ext era usd prototype 200mm downhill fork eurobike 2022

Intend’s Samurai CC fork wasn’t the one upside-down real-estate on present at Eurobike; Excessive-end Italian suspension producers, Excessive Racing Shox, confirmed the EXT ERA USD dual-crown fork for DH. We had been permitted a photograph, however the technical particulars must look ahead to now. The identical goes for the prototype EXT Aria, the primary air-sprung shock seen from a model famed for his or her coil-sprung shocks.

ext aria air shock prototype at eurobike 2022

The EXT Aria shock’s damper structure appears to be like similar to that of the Storia Coil Shock

Staying in Italy, a brake producer from Mondovì, Raicam, had been displaying their new mineral oil brakes; each 2- and 4-piston choices protecting DH/Enduro and Cross-Nation.

raicam rg enduro dh brake lever eurobike 2022

The Raicam RG brake lever is aimed toward DH and Enduro driving

raicam rg 4 psiton caliper

…it may be paired with their 2- or 4-piston caliper

Scotland’s premier clothes model for mountain biking, Endura, confirmed us their chest and again protector which depends upon D3O for dissipating power throughout impacts. It completes their assortment of protecting gear for DH.

endura chest back protector torso

Holding it in Scotland, Intradrive’s Gearbox eBike Motor was sitting fairly on an Orange Part MX Unusual prototype. It runs the identical mounting factors as Shimano’s EP8 drive system, so bolting it onto the Part MX didn’t current too many points to Orange. Product Supervisor of Orange, Kelvin Lawton, says he sees no purpose why the Intradrive system wouldn’t make it onto one in every of their manufacturing bikes in future.

intradrive gearbox ebike motor on orange phase mx eurobike 2022

The Part MX Unusual prototype had a really Euro half listing, together with one other of Cornelius Kapfinger’s upside-down forks, in addition to his Hover air shock. an early prototype of the Pinnd pedals which are additionally manufactured in Scotland, Mitas Monarch tires from the Czech Republic and Hope Tech E4 brakes. And let’s not overlook that the body itself is hand-built in Halifax, England.

kids ride shotgun dirt hero childrens mtb 12" 14" wheels

Downsizing to a mountain bike for the little rippers on the market, Youngsters Experience Shotgun gave us a preview of the Grime Hero steadiness bike. It will get correct high-volume knobbly tires from Vee Tire Co, a little bit standing platform that’s detachable, and a Magura brake for the rear wheel that has a brilliant brief lever attain for tiny arms, perfect for instructing them about two-finger braking. It may take 12″ or 14″ wheels, in order your child grows, so can the bike. Total, probably the most effectively thought-through children bikes we’ve seen to this point.

lazer cage kineticore eurobike 2022 full face helmet

Lazer confirmed off their Cage Kineticore, the primary of their full face helmets to obtain their proprietary rotational affect safety system. It’s ASTM licensed, and moreover acquired a 5 Star ranking from impartial helmet testing company, Virginia Tech, with a reported rating of 11.76. It is likely one of the first full face helmets to look within the Virginia Tech database.

lazer cage kineticore eps blocks inside full face helmet

The tall blocks of EPS that may be seen beside the inexperienced consolation liner are additionally beneath it; these make up the Kineticore system, and might crush down upon affect at any angle, serving to to dissipate power away from the rider’s head

kamemo 3d printed concept ebike mtb proprietary inverted fork shock black forest germany

 

A brand new producer from the Black Forest, Germany, had been displaying off their 3D-printed idea eMTB. Kamemo have secured funding on the promise that they’ll ship a whole eBike that’s totally manufactured in Europe, however principally Germany. That features suspension, wheels, drivetrain, and the body.

kamemo tionon suspension fork shock on 3d printed concept bike eurobike 2022

They’re nonetheless engaged on discovering a companion for manufacturing of the carbon body, however are effectively underway with growing their very own proprietary suspension elements that can adorn their own-brand bike when it’s prepared, however will even be provided as an OEM product to different bike manufacturers. Kamemo have nice ambition round their suspension merchandise, seeking to compete with the likes of Fox and Rockshox sooner or later.

casey brown trek fuel exe emtb at eurobike 2022

Rockshox had been displaying Casey Brown’s Trek Gasoline EXe, constructed up with the newest Rockshox Tremendous Deluxe Final Shock and Lyrik Final Fork. Two of the fashions can be found for personalization in Trek’s Challenge One App.

trek fuel exe tq-hpr50 motor on casey browns fuel exe

Sure, there’s a 50 Nm torque motor inside there, and a 360 Wh battery in that downtube. You may learn extra concerning the radical new TQ-HPR50 system right here.

ceramicspeed ospw cerakote limited edition for mtb 12-speed sram shimano derailleurs

CeramicSpeed had been displaying their restricted version Cerakote-finish OSPW for SRAM and Shimano 12 -speed derailleurs. There are solely 100 of those in every shade. The Cerakote end will increase the sturdiness of the pulley wheels by a claimed 10-15% over an everyday anodized end.

cyrbo no7 downhill emtb carbon frame with gerabox drivetrain

Italian carbon body producer, Cybro, had been displaying their whole vary, together with the No7 Downhill eBike with gearbox motor.

cybro no7 dh ebike alloy swingarm brace

This newest iteration of the No7 will get an aluminum swingarm brace to enhance rear-end stiffness

tatze contact flat pedal mtb

Austrian pedal producer, Tatze, had been displaying their newest flat pedal providing that’s coming for 2023. The Contact pedal has an aluminum physique, metal axle, and 10 pins per facet that stand at completely different heights to ship a 1.5mm concavity.

unparralel mtb shoes eurobike 2022

Unparralel Sports activities, a model higher identified for the climbing sneakers, had been displaying their newest providing of flat and clipless sneakers for mountain biking. The Roost flat pedal shoe has an fascinating tread sample made up with a rubber that’s fairly delicate and simply deformable.

unparrlel roost mtb flat pedal shoe tread rubber outsole

We’ve got extra in-depth data on the entire above, and extra fascinating tech from Eurobike 2022, to share with you guys over the approaching days.

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