The big European bike show, Eurobike, opened today in Friederichshafen, Germany and, according to BikeBiz, the show has more exhibitors this year than ever before- over 930. Cyclelicious posted recently about the opening of the show, and you can check that post out for more information and for a multimedia presentation of random images related to a search for “Eurobike.”
If any of you Bicycle Design readers are at the show, stop by the Pacific Booth (B1-108) or the Ming/Strida Booth (A5-407Q) to say hi to Mark Sanders. Pacific will be launching the IF (integrated folding) range of bikes to European trade/distributors and Ming / Strida.NL will have Strida5 and other models on show. Mark said that he would love to hear from readers of this blog who want to critique the bikes, suggest improvements, etc. If you just want to talk about cycling as a sport and as a utility, Mark would love to hear your views on that subject as well.
The picture shown above is not from Eurobike, but from the Fiets (Dutch for bicycle) show in the Netherlands. Core77 has a gallery of 100 images from the 100-day long exhibition that is happening now at Designhuis in Eindhoven. All kinds of bikes are represented in the photogallery, so take a look.
Finally, I will mention an interview with Trek Industrial Designer Michael Leighton about the District 96 concept bike (thanks to Fritz for pointing the link out to me). Michael was also one of the designers behind the Trek Stop concept, which you may remember from a recent post.
photo credit: Core77