All about bicycles, pedelecs, technology and safety in the press

In our daily work as we deal with bicycle safety, technology and user manuals we come across lots of safety risks. The most frequent ones are published in articles of the leading German special-interest magazines TOUR – Europas Rennrad-Magazin Nr. 1, BIKE – Das Mountainbike Magazin Europas Nr. 1 and E-Bike – Das Pedelec-Magazin to make this information important for the sector accessible to a wider public.

For many years now the Eurobike Show Daily accompanying the annual international Eurobike Show has given us the opportunity to publish our perspective on major developments in the cycle industry in full-page articles.

We also speak regularly in independent lectures about all topics relating to bicycle technology and bicycle market. In addition, we are regularly cited by further special-interest magazines or trade journals as well as more and more by radio and television and in their media reports, which shows us that we are completely right with our information. The section NEWS informs you about the latest news from our specialist fields. The reports and publications of this section are listed chronologically or according to topics of interest.

TOUR 12/2009

Crossing the Alps in a team

The fascination with the TOUR Transalp lies for me not so much in the respect for the altitude metres and the kilometres to be cycled, but in the fact that you cross the Alps in seven days and finish in the South of them

In a cycle marathon you finish after hours in the saddle where you have started, whereas a Transalp stage ends in a completely different surrounding every day. Only the flexible parts of the facilities, i.e. the finish arch, the massage tents and the cycle service stations always remain the same, an impressive logistics that is normally only accorded to professionals.

The stages vary a lot and are challenging; in addition, the mountains offer a visual treat. The Transalp is a constant motivator for me to work-out hard and to have thus the opportunity to cycle as long as possible on roads closed to traffic. As you can only enjoy Alpine passes without cars and motorcycles, when you succeed in following the leading rider together with your team partner in less than three quarters of an hour. 

Author: Dirk Zedler

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