Easily one of the most fun aspects of the Eurobike show is getting the opportunity to see all of the exotic and whacky products from European companies that we often don’t hear of so much over here in the UK. Some are particularly whacky, and then some are much more exotic than others.
Take Bike Ahead for example. Bike Ahead is a boutique German company that manufacturers superlight carbon wheelsets and carbon rims. You may recognise Bike Ahead’s complete wheels, as they’re basically a rip-off of those radical Skyway Tuff wheels we used to ride on our BMX’s in the 80’s. Using a full carbon construction, the Bike Ahead version is just a little bit higher end than the old plastic Tuff wheels. In addition to their distinctive six-spoke wheelsets, Bike Ahead also manufacturers rims on their own, and during Eurobike 2016, they had some seriously lightweight numbers to show off.