Eurobike 16 – Hope Technology

Eurobike2016.Wednesday.Morning.Hope-6There has been a lot of talk about the Hope enduro bike, here it is in all its carbon glory.Eurobike2016.Wednesday.Morning.Hope-2You’ve got to love a carbon weave like that.Eurobike2016.Wednesday.Morning.Hope-3 Eurobike2016.Wednesday.Morning.Hope-1With the trend moving towards wider tyres and lower pressures traditional rims are not able to offer tyre stability in fast cornering. With this in mind Hope have spent the last few years working on  a new wider rim profile – The Tech 35w is, as the name suggests a 35mm internal width rim.Eurobike2016.Wednesday.Morning.Hope-4Features

  • 35mm Internal Width
  • 40mm External Width
  • 27.5” 32H
  • Tubeless compatible
  • Single cavity construction
  • 19mm depth
  • Weight 580g
  • 6061 aluminium
  • Angular drilled
  • Eyeleted
  • Welded jointEurobike2016.Wednesday.Hope-1As usual, they had all their shiny colours on display. No new ones to shout about this year though.Eurobike2016.Wednesday.Morning.Hope-5

    Using their new carbon facility, Hope will be producing their own bits from there in the very near future. Once this is up and running, we have plans to go for a visit and see how it all works. Watch this space on that…..