Its great to take a stroll around the halls of Eurobike and see so many cool brands using our products to help show off their own. 2019 was no exception, so here's a brief tour around the (almost) lakeside Messe in Friedrichshafen, Germany.
First up, here we have the Palta Siena Terra from the Italian drop bar specialists, Basso. The Palta (a local dialect word meaning dirt) is the only dedicated gravel bike in their new range, and with off-road focused geometry we are confident it will be popular choice for many gravel enthusiasts in 2020.
The second stop on the tour is with Polygon and their super stealthy Xquarone. Dressed up with some of our Vigilante 2.6 Tritec tyres, its one capable looking machine.
Next up is the Rock Machine booth. From great looking gravel grinders to aggressive mountain bikes it's awesome to see a booth filled with our tan wall tyres and a range of WTB saddles. We even had a brand new Rock Machine Blizzard eBike on display at our booth too!
A quick visit to the Coboc bicycles display revealed a range of lightweight ebikes fitted with some of our Road Plus tyres. A great choice when looking for extra comfort and the confidence to explore a variety of different surfaces.
Next stop, a brand from our home county in Northern California, Marin Bikes. A company that are covering all the bases with their huge range of bikes on display at Eurobike. We particularly liked the satin tan paint & tan wall tire combo on this Nicasio.
Also on display and fresh from Revolution Bike Park in North Wales, was Veronique Sandler's custom Mount Vision the featured in her VISION movie. Head-to-toe WTB goodness.
One more for you drop bar lovers, the Ridley Kanzo Speed. The Belgian based bicycle manufacturer is renowned for producing high end road bikes that are ridden by World Tour teams at the the biggest races on the UCI calendar, and they have certainly brought their speedy heritage to this rapid looking gravel racer. We think that colour combo looks fantastic with the Byway 34 tan wall tyres.
We certainly can't forget the rad offerings from British brand Orange Bikes. How cool is this RX9 with Fox suspension and our gnarliest gravel tyre, the the Sendero!? Definitely a drop bar bike that will be more than happy with single track detours.
Another brand with huge road heritage are taking a dive into the world of off-road exploration. This time it's the Riddler 45 providing the finishing touches to the bike from the Eddy Merckx brand.
Plenty of durability and practicality on show over at the Surly booth. High volume = high comfort!
"The art of brazing at its best revealed under clear coating." The Yasijuro Nudity Plus shows off some fine detailing. The brazed junctions match the Horizon Road Plus tan wall tires almost perfectly!
Our final stop is with Polish brand, Rondo. Some interesting and beautiful looking bicycles here. From belt driven tourers, to adjustable geometry adventure machines, there's a great range to choose from. We particularly like the Byway front and Horizon rear tire combo, for maximum rolling efficiency with added front end confidence.