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Eurobike 2022 | The very best weird and wonderful tech from day 3

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Eurobike is the world’s biggest cycling trade show and its cavernous halls offer an embarrassment of riches for the tech-hungry cycling nerd.

With everything from tiny OE manufacturers to mega-brands exhibiting 500+ different bikes, navigating the Escher-like Frankfurt Messe is a challenging task.

Mercifully for you, our dear readers, BikeRadar has a team on the ground to pick out the most interesting tech from this year’s show.

Here’s our pick of some of the highlights – and make sure you head to our Eurobike 2022 hub to find all of BikeRadar’s coverage.

  • Day one highlights
  • Day two highlights
  • Day three highlights

Day 3 highlights

Tektro E-Drive 9 groupset

This is the first groupset from the Tektro group to bear the brand’s name.

The Tektro E-Drive 9 is a new e-bike specific 9-speed mountain bike groupset.

As far as we are aware, this is the first mountain bike drivetrain from the Tektro group to carry the Tektro name.

The brand is historically best known for its brakes, though TRP, which is also owned by Tektro, already offers the TR12 groupset.

Consisting of a rear derailleur, cassette and shifter, the new groupset is designed to be a harder-wearing alternative to conventional 11- and 12-speed groupsets.

SRAM’s EX1 8-speed e-bike groupset offers similar functionality but is rarely seen specced on complete bikes.

At the premium end, Shimano has also this week launched a Di2 electronic groupset for eMTBs.

WheelTop EDS OX Series drivetrain

The groupset is available to buy direct from WheelTop.

 Jack Luke / Our Media

Sticking with the drivetrain theme, we are more than a little bit intrigued by WheelTop’s $365 wireless electronic drivetrain.

The system has been in development since 2019 and is now available to buy direct from the brand.

Head to our full story for more info.

SON Edelux DC 170 e-bike light

The Edelux DC 170 is an e-bike specific light.

 Jack Luke / Our Media

The SON Edelux DC is a new StVZO-compatible ebike light from the German brand, better known for its exceptionally good dynamo lighting systems.

Available in four different colours, the handsome light features the same optics as seen in its Edelux II dynamo lights.

Weather Goods Imbris poncho

We love the look of this poncho.

 Jack Luke / Our Media

Sweeden’s Weather Goods has done the seemingly impossible in designing a rain poncho that we actually want to wear.

Available in three lovely different colours, the fully-waterproof PFC-free poncho is seam-sealed and available for €139.

Stages Dura-Ace R9200 and Ultegra R8100 power meter cranksets

Stages quietly displayed Dura-Ace R9200 and Ultegra R8100 (pictured) dual-sided power meters at Eurobike.

 Ashley Quinlan / Our Media

Stages has revealed new spider-based power meter designs for the Shimano Dura-Ace R9200 and Ultegra R8100 groupsets.

The internals are the same as previous generation models, with claimed +/- one per cent power accuracy but the challenge, Stages says, was to redesign the system so it fitted with the new symmetrical crankset designs.

We’re told that this time the job was easier, thanks to Shimano dropping the previous asymmetrical design of the old right-hand crank arm.

Lezyne Digital Travel Floor Pump

This small-scale floor pump now features a longer hose than its predecessor.

US accessories brand Lezyne was showing off some new nifty gadgets, including an updated travel pump with foldable legs and a digital pressure readout.

The pump can deliver up to 160psi (11 bar) of pressure, and features an aluminium barrel and steel piston.

Lezyne also says the hose length has been doubled too, making access to a valve a touch easier.

Lezyne Tubeless Pro Plugs

The tubeless plugs come in three different sizes.

Lezyne had some new tubeless plugs on show, claiming they provide the closest imitation of a permanent tyre repair.

A pack provides one 4.5mm-wide plug, and two 3.5mm and 2.5mm plugs each, plus a miniature scuffer and rubber cement to help secure the seal.

Lal Bikes Supre Drive

This wild drivetrain caught our eye.

 Jack Luke / Our Media

Alternative drivetrain technologies always get us excited.

While there was nothing quite as extreme as the CeramicSpeed Driven concept bike from a few years ago, the Lal bikes Supre Drive immediately caught our eye.

There’s a lot to go over here, so head to our full story for more info. Could this kill off the rear derailleur as we know it?

VirtuPro indoor cycling platform

VirtuPro initially caught our eye for its impressive graphics.

 Ashley Quinlan / Our Media

There was a lot of indoor cycling tech on show at Eurobike, but the still-in-beta VirtuPro jumped out from the crowd.

The graphics are the best we’ve seen from any platform thus far, and on the stand, demonstrators were showing off the ability of the platform to simulate a real race.

You can interact with your virtual team, steer, swing off the front of a train and look around you, among a host of other fun additions.

It’s set to launch this autumn – we’re told initially with a free subscription model before integrating paid premium options.


Day 2 highlights

Vaast R/1 endurance road bike

The Vast R/1 is available in three builds.

 Ashley Quinlan / Our Media

Vaast had its new R/1 alloy road bike on show. The difference compared to most alloy frames? This one’s made of magnesium.

Said to be much kinder to the environment thanks to the recyclability of magnesium, the Allite Super Magnesium technology employed here means it weighs a claimed 1,250g.

This isn’t just magnesium… it’s Allite Super Magnesium.

 Ashley Quinlan / Our Media

It also features a Plasma Electrolytic Oxidation coating, which the US-based brand says eliminates any concerns around material corrosion.

You can have one with SRAM Force AXS as pictured, or with Shimano Ultegra or 105.

More Schwalbe tyres

Less race gravel, more bikepacking gravel.

 Ashley Quinlan / Our Media

Schwalbe has extended its comprehensive range of rubber at Eurobike 2022 (beyond the handcycle tyres below).

The brand has launched a new Marathon Efficiency and Marathon Plus Tour option for touring bikes, covering off speedier and grippier ends of the touring spectrum respectively.

For bikepacking gravel adventurers, there’s the G-One Overland with a hardier carcass compared to the recently launched G-One RS gravel race tyre.

And, there’s a Johnny Watts 365 tyre for mud and snow, complete with metal studs for when normal tread just won’t cut it.

3D-printed chamois

The pad is a world-first.

 Jack Luke / Our Media

This is the world’s first-ever 3D-printed chamois. It’s called the N3X the pad is made by the Italian brand, Elastic Interface.

The material is said to be more comfortable and breathable than a traditional chamois, and the introduction of 3D printing to bib shorts makes sense considering the proliferation of the tech in bike saddles.

The technology is patented by Elastic Interface but the brand supplies many companies with pads, so it’s likely we’ll see this it pop up in the marketplace very soon.

Lezyne Airtag accessories

These new Lezyne Airtag-holding accessories look nifty. Apple Airtag isn’t included though, sadly.

 Ashley Quinlan / Our Media

If you wanted a neat solution to tracking your bike in the event it’s been stolen (or for peace of mind), then Lezyne has brought some new accessories that can hold an Apple Airtag device.

The three accessories comprise of a bottle cage with an Airtag holder discreetly built into the underside, an Airtag-holding adaptor that fits between your existing bottle cage and frame, and an Airtag mount that fits directly onto your saddle rails.

They’ll be available from September 2022.

Scott Spark RC Hypersonic

The Scott Spark RC Hypersonic.

On display at the Scott booth of Eurobike was this custom-painted Spark RC Hypersonic.

The bike is designed by Gustav Gullholm, otherwise known as Dangerholm, who makes custom designs for Scott.

This design has exposed carbon, pink bars and anodised silver components.

On the one hand, it’s clearly about looks. But Scott says the bike packs “all the features expected on a modern XC bike while keeping the weight incredibly low” at a claimed 9.19kg.

Pro Vibe Superlight bar and stem

The handlebar uses Innegra for impact protection.

 Stan Portus / Our Media

Shimano’s in-house component brand Pro has launched the Vibe Suyperlight bar and stem.

The bar and stem feature a superlight carbon layup and Pro says the handlebar is the lightest in its range.

The synthetic fibre Innegra is used in critical areas to improve impact resistance and prevent disintegration during a crash, according to the brand.

The bar weighs a claimed 180g in a 42cm width.

Challenge Criterium RS tyre

The tyre is said to offer low rolling resistance.

 Stan Portus / Our Media

Challenge has launched its new Criterium RS road tyre at Eurobike.

The tyre uses a new rubber compound which the brand says is 50 per cent more puncture resistant than leading competitors and makes the Criterium RS “one of the lowest rolling-resistance tyres on the market”.

The compound is also said to increase grip in wet and dry conditions.

Challenge says the tyre’s 350 TPI casing makes the tyre super supple, helping with comfort and weight.

The tyre’s tread has a slick section in the middle with grip on the exterior edges.

It is currently available in a tubeless design suitable for hookless rims and there will be a tubular version in the future.

Day 1 highlights

New Busch + Müller IQ-XM StVZO light

The new Busch + Müller IQ-XM is StVZO-compliant.

 Jack Luke / Our Media

The Busch + Müller IQ-XM is a new StVZO-compliant bike light for road cycling that is powered by an external battery.

While the brand already produces a number of dynamo ebike and all-in-one bike lights that use a shaped beam, this is the first StVZO light from the brand that is powered by an external battery.

The light is powered by an external battery pack.

This will make it a good choice for road or gravel cyclists who prefer a shaped beam and require long battery life.

The light is available with a standard bar mount and an out-front style mount.

The light will be available in two mounting options at launch.

Speaking to BikeRadar, a Busch + Müller spokesperson said the light was developed following demand for battery-powered StVZO-compliant lights and hinted its range may expand in future.

Maxxis Forekaster

Maxxis had its new Forekaster XC tyre on show.

 Jack Luke / Our Media

Maxxis’ new Forekcaster XC tyre took centre stage on the brand’s expansive booth.

The tyre bridges the gap between the purely XC-focused Aspen and the gnarlier Minion range – a downcountry bike tyre, if you will.

Check out our full story on the new Maxxis Forekaster for more info.

FSA prototype bike

This prototype FSA bike was pretty hard to miss.

 Stan Portus / Our Media

It was hard to miss this prototype road bike at the FSA booth.

Matteo Palazzo of FSA says the brand developed the bike to explore what a road bike could look like in the future.

Everything on the bike is integrated and it has a bike computer built into the stem.

The stem is also integrated with the handlebar and fork.

Palazzo says the brand originally planned to display the prototype at Eurobike 2020, but held off due to the pandemic.

It decided to show the bike this year to help promote the launch of the new FSA K-Force WE 12-speed groupset.

Schwalbe Pro One TT handcycle tyres

This small version of Schwalbe’s Pro One TT tyre looks great with its tan sidewalls.

 Ashley Quinlan / Our Media

For the handcyclists out there, Schwalbe has launched a new small-scale production run of its Pro One TT tyre.

Available in a single 20×1.10in size, the tyre forms part of the Record Edition range, where speed is the name of the game. It uses Schwalbe’s fastest-rolling Addix Race compound, and comes with tan sidewalls.

HJC Gleo

So adorable.

 Jack Luke / Our Media

This kids’ helmet from HJC… well, just look at it. It’s adorable!

Available in four different colours, the helmet features four ports that allow budding shredders to customise the lid to their tastes.

Sportful Supergiara SS23

Sportful is emphasising patterns for 2023.

 Stan Portus / Our Media

Supergiara is Sportful’s top-of-the-line clothing collection.

Federico Mele, Sportful’s head of global marketing, says for 2023 the brand is focusing more on gravel kit and emphasising patterns and women’s clothing.

The shorts have a sidereal design.

It’s hard to get away from the bold patterns on the Supergiara jersey pictured here with its sunset-like fade.

Sportful is also releasing a Supergiara capsule collection called ‘Sky Rider’. Mele says the pattern on the over shorts in the collection looks like a Nasa space photograph – and there are bib shorts in the same pattern, too.

Briko Detector Retrosuperfuture glasses

The Briko Detector glasses are made in collaboration with Retrosuperfuture.

Briko Detector glasses were the choice of pro rider Mario Cippollini in the 1990s.

The ’90s aren’t over, clearly.

The brand has returned to its style heyday with these sunglasses, which are made in collaboration with Retrosuperfuture – a fashion sunglasses brand.

The glasses have a stylish but frankly impractical side arm.

 Stan Portus / Our Media

These cycling sunglasses are more form than function with curved arms we’d struggle to stow on our helmets.

Weldtite cleaning products

The cleaner is said to be vegan.

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Weldtite is soon to release two new cleaning products – a bike cleaner and a ceramic frame protector.

Weldtite claims the cleaner “performs better” than Muc-Off’s equivalent cleaner. It is also claimed to be a safe, cruelty-free and vegan product, according to the brand.

The cleaner comes in 1-litre bottles or as a concentrate, which can make up to 10 litres.

The coating provides ‘hydrophobic protection’.

Weldtite says the trigger on the cleaner’s bottle has two functions – mist and blast.

Mist can be used for general cleaning, while the blast function helps rid your bike of stubborn grime.

Weldtite is also due to release its Rapid Ceramic Shield bike coating. Developed in collaboration with Team DSM, the spray-on product is said to fill imperfections in your bike’s lacquer to minimise dirt build-up.

The solution is based on vegetable oils with a ceramic additive.

Limited-edition Panaracer tyres

Panaracer’s limited-edition tyres always make us smile.

Coloured bike tyres rarely look cool… unless they’re from Panaracer.

The brand has made a habit of releasing limited-edition versions of its GravelKing tyres each season in recent years. This year’s choice is particularly fun, with a golden brown GravelKing SK and turquoise GravelKing Semi-Slick available.

What bike would you mount these onto?

Hunt 48 and 60 Limitless UD Carbon spoke wheels

Hunt has brought its carbon spoke technology to its Limitless aero wheels.

Hunt gave us a sneaky preview of its new 48 and 60 Limitless UD Carbon spoke wheels, which will be released later this year.

These see a switch from standard steel spokes to the same carbon spokes used on the brand’s other UD Carbon spoke wheels. These are claimed to save 100g compared to steel spokes.

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Owner of iPhonix mobile Abhishek Balsara offers iPhones at the best rates

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Owner of iPhonix mobile Abhishek Balsara offers iPhones at the best rates

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The iPhone can be an expensive option for some, but its price covers all the requirements of a person’s life and it is completely reliable. With an iPhone, you probably don’t need any other external devices.
These days, people are very careful about what they buy and what they wear, and depending on the trend, they also pay attention to the type of purchase. As the world of technology evolves, so does the demand for more functionality. This is the reason why the iPhone has become so popular in India and is currently the longest running phone that competes with Android.

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To be precise, the iPhone is admired by almost everyone because it not only looks good but also has essential features that are really useful for the people who use it. Also, there have been a lot of updates as the company has been waiting for what people actually find useful and necessary in a phone. The iPhone may be an expensive option for some, but its price is completely reliable as it covers all the requirements of a person’s life. . With an iPhone, you probably don’t need any other external devices. You can trust him and his tasks so you never have to worry again.

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How to Find an Obituary for a Specific Person

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How to Find an Obituary for a Specific Person

As part of your family tree or ancestry research, you may need to find the obituary of a particular person. This article provides a list of resources to help find the obituary of a particular person.

Obituaries are one of the most important sources of information genealogists look for when looking for clues related to the life of their ancestors. What many may not know is that the practice of announcing death in this way dates back to 59 BC.

Roman newspapers inscribed in metal or stone, known as the Acta Diurna (Daily Events), are published in important places in Rome. It features celebrity births and deaths, as well as general gossip about important people in the city.

In 1439, the printing press was invented, and with the advent of newspapers, the practice of announcing prominent deaths continued.This has survived and is still a common practice.

So why do genealogies need obituaries, and more importantly

, how do you find the obituaries you need for your research?

Importance of obituaries


relatives and friends
Those with aging parents or who lived with grandparents may have sat and read the local newspaper to see if anyone they knew had died. As we grow older, we feel a morbid fascination with our own mortality, and as a result, we become fascinated by the people we meet and those who are close to our own age.

An obituary is an opportunity for families to let people they don’t know know that a loved one has died. In many cases, this allows family members to let people know when the funeral will be held, and old friends to attend and offer their condolences.

Obituaries serve an important social function. Because bereaved families don’t have to spend time grieving connecting with everyone the deceased loved one may have known.

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Although obituaries are very important to genealogists, they are technically not considered definitive documentary evidence. Searching for ancestors in obituaries can help you find important information such as:

close relatives
Religion and Church Affiliation
date of birth and place of birth
place of death and date of death
former job


important biographical information


The family information provided in the obituary helps distinguish between the two of her namesakes in official documents. Knowing the names of siblings and parents makes it easier to determine a person’s accurate census record.
As with any mystery, there may be many small clues here to help you find the truth and the documents that support it. should always be taken as clues until further evidence is documented.

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Cost increases faced with end of Adjusted Right to Rent checks

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Cost increases faced with end of Adjusted Right to Rent checks

Rental agents are taking significant steps to comply with rental eligibility checks as the system allowing for coordinated checks (for example via Zoom calls and copies of documents) will end in the UK on 30 September of 2022. We are facing increasing costs.

From October 1, 2022, agents responsible for reapplying for tenants and rent checks will need to review their processes to be ready to return to manual in-person checks (this may be because someone who qualifies as a UK resident you will still be admitted if you present a valid ID). and Irish citizens), or register with one of the proptech service providers accredited by the UK government as a Digital Identity Service Provider (IDSP). Foreign checks must be processed through the Ministry of the Interior’s Sharecode system, to which agents have free access.

The change comes at the same time that agencies will have to deal with rising energy bills and rising staff retention costs by maintaining competitive compensation packages.

IDSP cost for British and Irish citizens
With the announcement of the first IDSP under the UK’s digital identity and attribute trust framework, agents need to be aware of and prepare for the upcoming changes. With the promulgation of the Tenant Fees Act 2019, the costs associated with the delivery of checks for the right to rent have not changed and cannot be passed on to applicants.

Coordinated checks were introduced as part of COVID-19 measures to reduce face-to-face contact and have been expanded as the Home Office works to implement a robust digital solution for national checks in the UK and Ireland. If an agent wishes to provide digital checks to people with ID cards in the UK and Ireland, once adjusted rental eligibility verification is complete, the agent will need to register with an ID service provider who will incur a fee for the service. Alternatively, agents can provide a manual verification in person if the applicant provides a suitable British or Irish ID. If an agent chooses to use IDSPs, they must take into account UK and Irish citizens who choose to verify their identity offline and must not discriminate on that basis.

Digital verifications for foreigners can be done easily and at no external cost by verifying through the home office system in real time using the common digital code and date of birth provided by the applicant.

If the agency’s system relies primarily on in-person reviews, consider the need for additional time and resources to schedule appointments for applicant reviews (and follow-up reviews of submitters, subject to time constraints). status) and the associated time change.

Keeping track of rent checks is more important than ever
Propertymark members notify the Home Office to establish a “legal excuse” for agents to provide statutory audit information if they are unable to obtain a foreign rent check again during the rental period. against late and/or civil penalties.

The Rental Law Code of Practice is ambiguous about liability for civil penalties when agents use IDSPs. The ultimate responsibility for verification rests with the landlord or designated rental agent. Therefore, the use of a UK government accredited IDSP does not eliminate all risks of civil penalties for landlords or designated rental agents when investigated by immigration authorities.

The reintroduction of personal checks coincided with seasonal changes in the incidence of COVID, the impact of which is unknown.

Since it was first introduced under immigration law in 2014, the work required for agents to complete rent checks in the UK has increased dramatically and there are now over 100 pages of instructions for agents to understand. years. The Rent Payments Act of 2019 forced agents to incur higher costs in this area.

A period of additional requirements is coming, whether agents continue to conduct in-person rental checks during application and follow-up or use one of our approved IDSP providers. This is a particular problem given the heightened scrutiny of students who are British citizens from the academic year onwards.

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