Just in time for the start of the season, the editorial team of World of MTB presents the most important technology trends of the still young biking season with its special issue “Best of”. Again, NC-17 has plenty of reason to celebrate. Three times, the designs of NC-17 founder Udo Ochendalski honored for quality and functionality as “Best Product 2018”. Among the chosen ones are classics like novices: the legendary Sudpin IV S-Pro pedals, the chain tensioner “lead and follow” and the new universal holder 3D for smartphones. The NC-17 team appreciates the “Best Product 2018” recognition – it confirms our daily work to develop outstanding and unique bike parts for our MTB and material enthusiastic friends. The World of MTB magazine will be available from February. An exciting read for the next bike project.