Jon Woodroof | @twotoneams // #EuroBike

Right as the Stateside #Interbike tidal wave begins to swell, I finally get my belated Eurobike coverage out. I jumped at the chance to share some views from the ground in Friedrichshafen here on No Life Like This Life. Thanks again JP!

Staying further from the show has its perks. A�I bunked with Beryl & Olaf of Wit IndutriesA�way outside the city and we got some #roadsliketheseA�to explore the night before and on #earlytobedearlytoshredA�route back inA�each day.

Out the gate, running into old legendsA�and those rebornA�set the tone for the trip. My second Eurobike was so similar and so entirely different at the same time. A�Kinda like reinventing the wheel, you’ve seen it before but somehow nothing like it.

Awesome stuff like paintjobs from Death Spray Customs for Euro ProsA�to record setting recumbents. It is true that 2014 is the year of the fatbike and whereas nowadays you all to often see too fat kids, you now even see the fatbike kids’ bikes. A�Childhood obesity can’t keep up when you’re #equippedtorip!A�And evenA�a shred sledA�to set the gnar bar far for the next generation.

Everyone knows Eurobike is where the hot shit gets seen first, be itA�POLER x AWOLA�spottings or newA�#fixiefamous framesetsA�; ) Other highlights snapped while on the show floor ranged from Giro proving thatA�orange is the fastest (lightest) colorA�to new contenders in the periactin online, buy lioresal. rackless bike packing scene. Speaking of scenes, the USA made framebuilding scene was well represented in the ENVE booth. Brooks continues to branch out into new luggage and neat non leather items. (I’ve been riding and racing the Cambium C15 and love it.) I got a chance to reconnect with the Fahrstil crew and even with the devil.

For me the trip ended before the show did. I dipped Thursday back to Amsterdam on a night train direct to my desk Friday morning. I left still stoked on Rapha’s evening ride. After all, the best part about any bike showA�is when you’re on the bike!

See you next year!

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