Thomas and Marc (NC-17 Engineer) nice working day on a new sexy Pro-Pedal 2018. Coming very soon.
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.
Peter Henke wins the Suzuki Nine Knights with the best full line.
07/2015 – Thomas Genon got 3rd at Crankworx Les 2 Alpes.
Les 2 Alpes Highlights Video
Fotos: Foto: Clint Trahan/Crankworx, FMB World Tour (www.fmbworldtour.com)
Our new Sudpin IV S-Pro Flat Pedal was tested in outdoor conditions by MTB-News and did well! We are happy about the feedback.
Interested rider find all the test article here (german): Sudpin IV Test
06/2015 – Saturday afternoon in Munich could not have been any better! Swatch Prime Line at Munich Mash pulled in tens of thousands of spectators who witnessed Brett Rheeder claim victory at the second round of the FMB Diamond Series. Thomas Genon took second and Nicholi Rogatki n landed in third. Swatch Prote am athlete Sam Pilgrim had a lot of support from the German crowd an d finished in 5 th. In addition to winning the contest, Brett Rheeder’s backflip tailwhip from the step down also claimed Best Trick. In the FMB Diamond Series, Brett Rheeder’s win at Swatch Prime Line extends his lead in the standings with Nicholi Rogatkin and Thomas Genon still following close behind. Packed with even more action, the Swatch Prime Line Munich returned for a second year and headlined the action sport festival, Munich Mash. For more than a week course builders were getting dirty creating and shaping the massive slopestyle course with jumps up to 12m / 39ft! The weather was just shy of perfect and the riders had the cheering support of nearly 40 thousand fans!
More info here: Swatch Prime Line Contest in Munich
While we were looking for a place to start the bike season, we found something interesting in the Atlantic Ocean. Madeira is more than just an island, and destination for tourists, which are transported from sight to sight. The Portuguese flower island, with an area of approximately 750km² is not large, but it has everything to offer a mountain bikers heart is looking for.
From desert-like and free burned landscapes over rocky, rooty and flowy trails to very narrow, jungle-like single trails everybody finds his favorite. Via Shuttle you can enjoy the Trail-diversity of the island very well. Above Jardim do Mar you find the Redline, the Blackline and the Fox Trail – build by Bikulture.
In the northern part of the island, above the capital Funchal, is a downhill slope, and many more single trails or even steep Vertride’s. To the west of Madeira, the trails are getting narrow like a jungle. Furthermore, the North-West has some beautiful viewpoints and natural wonders to offer. Who is not yet convinced, has the opportunity to attend at one of the many Enduro or
Fotos: Pia Rummland / Alex Braun
06/2015 – After training all day long french pro rider Antoine Bizet won this year’s FMB World Tour gold event 26TRIX with an impressive run in the finals. Last year’s winner Nicholi Rogatkin from the USA was pushed off the throne in the last moment and could gain the 2nd place as well as winning the GoPro Best Trick contest. Combo master and NC-17 team rider Thomas Genon (BEL) got 3rd with a backflip 360, 360 downside whip, a massive 360 invert, 360 tailwhip, tailwhip at the hip and a stylish truckdriver to table. NC-17 team rider Max Fredriksson got 7th.
More contests coming soon: FMB Bronze Contests on 20.06. at “Züritrails Jumppark Opening” in switzerland and “DMR Dirt Wars” in England on 21.06.
Here you find all FMB results: FMB-World-Tour 26TRIX
Photo Copyrights: Simon Nieborak ( www.pinkbike.com) & Thomas Genon
05/2015 -If someone is keen to know what bike parts and set up Thomas Genon (FMB World Tour rider) is riding, please check out the czech dirt bike website dirtbiker.cz. Besides other high performance bike parts Thomas is riding our new Sudpin IV S-Pro pedal with integrated FAIL SAFE system. More information here: Sudpin IV S-Pro // Foto Copyright: www.dirtbiker.cz
Party Hard – Ride Even Harder
After a boozy night out, the two Bat Boys Bernd & Bam awake on the abandoned NATO base above Finale Ligure. Like bats, they have spent the night upside down. Now it’s time to shake the blood back from the head to the feet and groove back down to civilization.
More baout MTB SpotFinale Ligure:
The combination of Western-Alps and the Ligurian-Sea combines everything to make the Freeriders heart beating faster. The beautiful destination at the Palms Riviera in northern Italy offers about 100km finest and varied trails. Even after 7 extensive shuttle days the guides suprise you with new incredible tracks. A long time ago the Romans were busy in buildung numerous paths through the forests sorrounding Finale Ligure. Probably they never thougt, that their work will last so many generations. Old Paths’ transformed into flowy single trails. The companies, which have to do with the bike business, had to merge togetherinto one union, in order to maintain the big trail network. The style of the trails range from soft forest terrain to rocky, almost blocked paths and of course everything in between.[Official Website: Finale Ligure]