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A few more from Eurobike 2008

Continuing our search for quality Eurobike 2008 coverage, we found a few more items that American readers will be hearing all about once Interbike rolls around.

For better or for worse, SRAM has added carbon fiber levers to it’s workhorse groupset, Rival. The new levers look a lot like the Force levers shown here, minus the word FORCE written in bold silver type. Not only are they lighter, they’re more adjustable than their predecessors. We hope to have some of SRAM’s double-tap shifters in for test in the coming months. Courtesy of Road Bike Action

Although they’re probably a little expensive for urban commuters and practical peddlers, the SRAM Double Tap 10-speed flat-bar road bike shifters look awesome. Courtesy of Velo Vision

The Katz Town Bike combines utility bike practicality with boutique bike bling. It’s got a welded-on rack, integrated lighting, a carbon fiber chainguard and a 14 speed Rohloff hub. Courtesy of Singletrack

Another bike featuring integrated lighting is the Giant City Speed. The City Speed was awarded the Eurobike Award gold medal by an international panel of experts. Courtesy of Velo News

Bontrager now offers a complete line of cycling shoes, ranging from casual-looking sneakers for commuting to full-blown disco slippers for racing. Courtesy of Singletrack

We all like tools, right? Pedro’s was showing off their Vice Whip cassette tool. Courtesy of Velo News

Bianchi has upgraded its cruiser line, with models that feature the Shimano Alfine system. Courtesy of Bike Radar

Check out part 1 and part 3 of our Eurobike coverage.

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2 Comments

  1. helluvastellaSeptember 8, 2008 at 12:48 pm

    Hello,
    Please feel free to check my photostream for some (un-commented on) photos from Eurobike. I’m still here attending a planning meeting for the 2010 model year. I will upload more photos as I have time, and perhaps comment on some. I can’t promise anything, as I am a busy lad these days.

  2. Bike Review Blog » Blog Archive » Eurobike follow-upOctober 5, 2008 at 2:21 am

    [...] posted about a few interesting products from the show and then followed up that post with another. Edited 9/9: UrbanVelo now has a third post up that is worth checking [...]

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