We popped down to distributor Paligap this morning to check out their latest products, and the undoubted star of the show was New Zealand brand Avanti’s brand new carbon-fibre road bike for 2014, the Corsa SL.
We brought you details of New Zealand manufacturer Avanti’s Corsa DR, an aero road bike, last year. It followed the design of their Chrono Evo 2 time trial bike, the tube profiles they developed for that bike were fed into the design of the new road bike.
We’ve been busy checking out next year’s wide range of bikes from Avanti and here are the highlights…
Avanti is a New Zealand brand and their bikes have only become available in the UK relatively recently – they’ve had widespread distribution over here for just the last year or so.
New Zealand's Avanti bikes had already picked up a domestic prize for the new Chrono Evo 2 time trial bike but the Red Dot Award bestowed this week has a whole different level of prestige with brands like Audi and Apple as well as Avanti competing for the attention of a jury of 30 international design experts.
We headed off to the tradeshow of bikes and accessories distributor Paligap yesterday to see a whole load of new products from some of the big brands. Here are the highlights from Aventi, Ritchey, DMT, Brev.M, Cipollini, Selev, Solo and PDW...