Parlee & Edge
The two american manufacturers had their products featured on the stand of their german distributor Shocker Distribution. The Parlee frames but also the Edge rims, seatpost, stem and handlebar were spotted.
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German Carbon Group booth is really nice as usually. Schmolke/THM/Spin association is very good from a tech point of view. Fibula brakes and Scapula fork are, as last year, the most advanced items highlighted. Nothing new on their booth. Anyway, they exposed a superb machine:
Beside the newest MCC+ full carbon wheels, Corima enters the MTB market with tubular rims. They are under tests and will be available in the incoming months. « Laurence Leboucher rides Corima MTB wheels the whole year: clincher for training and tubular for racing », Roger Mauris, CEO, told us.
Addict range is updated with new colors.
The CR1 range receives a technical updates: the rear triangle is flattened, this is the SDS for Shock Damping System technology. Better comfort, HMX fibres similar to the ones used for the Addict lighten the frames that now weight 860g.