Interbike 2014: Day 1
images by Nick Salazar and Andrew Strauss
Sep 11, 2014  hits 163,526

The Falco V beam bike was on display, and attracted a lot of attention.  The black paint scheme was quite sharp.  We are currently in the process of writing a detailed review of this bike, and will be publishing it in the near future.
The Falco V beam bike was on display, and attracted a lot of attention. The black paint scheme was quite sharp. We are currently in the process of writing a detailed review of this bike, and will be publishing it in the near future.

Interbike is here! The 2014 edition of Interbike is, as usual, a beautiful frenzy of gear from all over the industry. Manufacturers come from all corners of the globe to show off the latest and greatest they have to offer. And while there are perhaps fewer tri-specific launches at Interbike these days, in lieu of launches at Ironman events or company-specific ones, there's still an enormous amount of ground to cover with these galleries. We'll bring you one each day from the showroom floor, starting with this one. Enjoy!



  • The Falco V beam bike was on display, and attracted a lot of attention.  The black paint scheme was quite sharp.  We are currently in the process of writing a detailed review of this bike, and will be publishing it in the near future.
  • The front end of the Falco V beam bike.  We are currently in the process of writing a detailed review of this bike, and will be publishing that in the near future.
  • The bike comes with a water bottle designed to fit perfectly in the frame for improved aerodynamics.  We are currently in the process of writing a detailed review of this bike, and will be publishing that in the near future.
  • The back end of the Falco V beam bike.  We are currently in the process of writing a detailed review of this bike, and will be publishing that in the near future.
  • Michellie Jones was hanging out at the ISM booth with her very pink Felt IA.
  • Michellie Jones was hanging out at the ISM booth with her very pink Felt IA.
  • The riser below Michellie Jones'  base bar seemed like a custom item, but she said it came stock with her IA.
  • Michellie Jones had a very fluffy pink saddle bag.
  • Michellie Jones uses Speedplay pedals attached to a SRAM Red crank and a Quarq power meter.
  • Michellie Jones had a pink ISM Adamo Prologue saddle with some interesting graphics.
  • GURU's 901 remained unchanged.
  • HED had their new GT3 trispoke on display.
  • XLAB had their full arsenal of products on display, including a number of tri-specific bags, bottle cages, and rear bottle mounts.
  • XLAB's Gorilla XT is one of my favorite cages.
  • XLAB's new AERO Pouch 300 mounts around any of their bottle cages, and will hold some small items.
  • Speedfil had a new retracting cord system to keep a straw in place.  This was shown on a mountain bike, but will be available for road / tri applications.
  • Speedfil had a number of their products shown on a Blue tri bike.
  • Speedfil's display bike had a very cool brake attached to it.
  • Profile Design has launched a new bend they're calling the T5, which features a single 15-degree bend. It will be available in both carbon and aluminum.
  • Profile Design has launched a new bend they're calling the T5, which features a single 15-degree bend. It will be available in both carbon and aluminum.
  • Profile Design has launched a new bend they're calling the T5, which features a single 15-degree bend. It will be available in both carbon and aluminum.
  • Profile Design's new BTA bottle. This is the smaller-capacity FC25.
  • The cap on Profile Design's bottle has been updated to feature 2 layers of rubber for better spill resistance.
  • Profile Design also had a new Garmin mount on display, which could be mounted either in front of the bottle or behind it.
  • Profile Design also had a new Garmin mount on display, which could be mounted either in front of the bottle or behind it.
  • Here you can see how Profile Design's new Garmin mount attaches to the bottle.
  • This photo shows Profile Design's new Garmin mount attached behind the bottle.
  • This photo shows Profile Design's new Garmin mount attached in front of the bottle..  I much prefer this location as you don't have to look down as much to see the computer, which is safer.
  • Profile Design's new BTA bottle. This is the larger-capacity FC35.
  • Profile Design's new BTA bottle. This is the larger-capacity FC35.
  • The straw and straw holder could be reversed to fit your personal preference.
  • Profile Design's Aeria bars and new Aeria stem.
  • The new Aeria stem offers a very clean frontal profile.
  • The new Aeria stem offers a very clean frontal profile.
  • The new TT cups are smaller in both width and length for a more aggressive position.
  • IceToolz had a wide assortment of tools on display.
  • The Park Tools CP-1 Cassette Pliers seems like it would be VERY helpful in removing a stuck cassette.
  • The Park Tools CP-1 Cassette Pliers seems like it would be VERY helpful in removing a stuck cassette.
  • Wheels Mfg was on hand displaying their many beautiful tools. Things like this bearing press set aren't needed by everyone, but when you do need them, often no other tool will do.
  • Enduro Bearing's display.
  • Who doesn't like a shot of DZ Nuts?
  • DZ Nuts keeps the provocative naming theme with their new 'In Heat' embrocation cream.
  • Velo Bling Designs had some cool bike themed bottle stoppers on display.
  • Velo Bling Designs had some cool bike themed bottle stoppers on display.
  • Bike chain cuff links by Velo Bling Designs.
  • A bike themed clock, also by Velo Bling Designs.
  • Here are Jon and Chris Thornham, founders of FLO Cycling, which has seen a whopping FIFTEEN consecutive sellout wheel pre-orders, all spoken for in a matter of minutes. They had originally planned to keep wheels in stock to sell, but simply can't manufacture them fast enough!
  • I think someone just told the Thornham brothers that Santa Claus isn't real.
  • Bonk Breaker founder Jason Winn, wishing you health and success.
  • What's Interbike without a pipe-smoking, whiskey-drinking raccoon? The world may never know.
  • Ride happy, dear readers. We'll see you again tomorrow!

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