Well, the dust has settled, the beer has been drunk, and the schnitzel devoured – the 2015 Eurobike show has come to a close and it’s time to get home to get ready for the Interbike show in Las Vegas in two weeks time. But until we roll into Vegas, there’s still some unfinished business to attend to from Germany… drum roll please…
In yet another fabulous display of color returning to the sport, Gaerne will be releasing a limited edition of cosmic colors in both road and mountain bike shoes. www.gaerne.com
When someone like Cervelo co-founder (and certainly a man with as much pedigree as a “roadie” as anyone alive) has also discovered the relevancy of gravel bikes, you know the category is real. Gerard Vroomen was showing off a trick mountain bike along with the Eurobike award-winning Open gravel bike. www.opencycle.com
Just like the convention hall at Interbike, the air conditioning gets cut on setup day at Eurobike. Lunch breaks do have their own Euro-style flair.
Not as well known as some of their Italian counterparts, Tommasini remains a maker of fantastic handmade steel, aluminum and carbon fiber bikes — everything down at their factory in Grosetto, Italy.
Detailed construction and a great ride — the Tommasini Tecno. www.tommasini.it
Alex Dowsett’s place in the record books may not have lasted long (thanks Wiggo!), but his name is there — bravo!
In addition to their modern kits, Santini is also jumping on the vintage bandwagon with a big selection of classic looks. www.santinisms.it
Hhhmm, it looks like DeRosa has something special to show this year…
Ah, the new Pininfarina edition aero road bike. The family run legacy brand continues to kick out some of the most elegant bikes on the road. www.derosa.it
Look for more to come….
As usual, the Campagnolo booth was a tribute to their history of racing success and performance components. www.campagnolo.com
BTW, in case you missed it, here’s our previous coverage from EuroBike: Being There: EuroBike, Part 1.