Japan Bike Technique 2019 Participating Bike Slide show
See the fountain of artistic and ideas.
01 MONTSON : Simple but ingenious. Unpainted for weight reduction. 9Kg level. Builder rides himself.
02 YANAGI : A configuration that prioritizes strength. Handle shape considering operability on the descent. The mudguard is intentionally not attached.
03 NAGARA : Amateur builder. Produced a hybrid frame with iron and carbon that composited by himself. Rides himself. Hot guy.
04 GrandBois : Design and composition that makes use of the experience of participating in the "Machine Contest". Classic appearance but 9Kg level. A lump of one-off parts when examined in detail.
05 APRES : The shop owner is in charge of the builder. First work. 9Kg level is excellent with only general parts. The only female rider in the tournament rides.
06 TOEI : Unfortunately DNS. The bike is in the 8 kg range in this state. A work that brings to life the experience and skills of a long-established Japanese store.
07 SILK : A lump of ideas by a genius. Down tube is a string!!. Fork doubles as a baggage supporter. The shifter is also unique. The lightest bike in the tournament. 8.3Kg. Appeared at the venue by folding this bike and mounting it on another bicycle!.
08 VELOCRAFT : 2019 winner. A modern configuration, such as adopting disc brakes while having a classic appearance. Well-balanced configuration.
09 c speed : Challenge a hard mountain course with fixed gear. Although it is a fixed gear bike, it is equipped with a 2x2 speed transmission mechanism.
11 SHIBU : Professional student work. At first glance, it looks like a normal bicycle. However, every detail is elaborate.
12 TAKAGI : Classic British bike style. Internal transmission. A two-legged stand is used because it is advantageous for "RINKO"
13 EMERALD-BIKES : A frame that takes strength and ride quality into consideration. The back triangle is asymmetrical.
14 TCD : Professional student work. Surprisingly, He made own electrically power assisted bike. Ingenuity in the shape and mounting method of mudguard. 1st place in the hill climb section. However, it was disadvantageous in terms of weight.
15 Cherubim : Competitive design. The mudguard can be attached with Velcro and can be stored out of the way by reversing the front and back when traveling around. Unreasonable speed.
16 PANASONIC : Competitive design. Handmade work of mass production maker. Beautiful finish. Riders also have high power, but time is lost due to course mistakes.
17 CYCLE-SPORTS : Japanese magazines also challenged. Although it looks like a heavy equipment and frame, it has achieved a 9 kg level. Lots of ingenuity for builders and riders.