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A summary of upcoming KRU events in March

March will be a busy and exciting month! KRU will be touring the island of Taiwan to showcase KRU’s advanced cycling technologies.

Here is a recap of all the events where you’ll find KRU over the month of March.

  • 18 March: 5i50 Triathlon in Taitung at the Ironman Expo
  • 19 March: Ironman 70.3 in Taitung at the Ironman Expo
  • 21 March – 25 March: Taipei Cycle show in Taipei at booth I0401

We have an exciting month ahead!

Explore the 2017 KRU catalogue on Issuu

You now have one more way to browse the 2017 KRU Catalogue.

We have uploaded our wheels catalogue on publication site Issuu so that you can browse it in a responsive and smooth experience.

Click inside the frame below to watch in fullscreen mode.

Enjoy your read!

(If you would rather download a pdf, visit the downloads section of our site.)

KRU Wheels are now UCI Certified

We have fantastic news for all the racers out there who compete in UCI races. UCI is the Union Cycliste Internationale and the world governing body for cycling and cycling events.

KRU Cycling has obtained the UCI certification for “non-traditional wheels” and are now added to the short list of companies having obtained this certification.

UCI equipment regulation require that wheels used in “massed start competitions” in the disciplines Road and Cyclo-Cross must be tested and have obtained a certification, unless those wheels are “traditional”. All carbon wheels are considered “non-traditional” and therefore require certification.

Additionally, this certification makes KRU Wheels  ITU (International Triathlon Union) legal.

Our models that have now obtained the certification include:

  • C-38 (Clincher)
  • C-55 (Clincher)
  • C-88 (Clincher)
  • T-38 (Tubular)
  • T-55 (Tubular)
  • T-88 (Tubular)

Only selected companies are approved to appear on the list and we are very proud to have joined the UCI certified list.

KRU in the news – 2016 trade shows coverage

In this article we are giving you a summary of recent coverage of KRU news in the press and media.

You are probably aware of the fact that we at KRU have attended Eurobike Show 2016 in Friedrichshafen, Germany and Cosmo Bike Show in Verona, Italy.

There has recently been some News coverage, so we are making a round up of the most recent articles for you to read.

BDC MAG

BDC Mag have written a detailed article called”Eurobike 2016: KRU” and it contains several pictures and details on KRU products. You can find a translation of some quotes and comments here.

BICI MAGAZINE

BiciMagazine summarises the KRU product launch.

BICITECH

BiciTech talks about the key elements of KRU products.

CICLISMO

Ciclismo.it defines KRU as the “startup of cycling components“.

Thanks for reading! For more information on our products, make sure to check out our products and K Elements.

KRU Cycling Tubular T38

About KRU Wheels

KRU is a new brand of wheels and components founded by a group of italians, particularly a former lead engineer from Deda Elementi.

Their first products include a large range of carbon wheels, clinchers and tubulars, characterised by interesting technological innovations.

ZERO MAINTENANCE HUB
The hub, entirely engineered and designed by KRU offers performance comparable to that of ceramic hubs while also maintaining exceptional durability. It is in fact guaranteed to be maintenance free for 200,000 kilometers. Their patent “Enhanced Bearing Performance” avoids bearings compression and slower rolling of the wheel in case of excessive tightening of the quick release skewer. The wheels are also customisable with stickers and coloured caps.

MOUNTAIN-PROOF RIMS
The rims are characterised by a special material, the “Vapor Grown Carbon Fiber”. This substance, which originates from the aerospace industry, makes the compound thermally conductive so that heat generated while braking quickly dissipates on the entire surface of the wheel. Consequently, KRU Wheels reach temperatures that are 30% lower and can resist descents that are twice as long as competitors’ products. This makes KRU wheels dolomites-proof.

EXCEPTIONAL DURABILITY
To further improve the durability of their products, KRU has developed numerous technologies in order to maximize the ability of their wheels to withstand wear and use.
“SELF ADJUSTING SPOKES” is a technology that allows the perfect alignment of the spokes from the flange to the rim, making the wheels more resistant to heavy loads and limiting the risk of rupture of the spokes.
“SEAMLESS LAMINATE CONSTRUCTION” improves the lamination process of the wheel by making sure that continuous material is used as much as possible instead of applying traditional methodologies where different pieces of carbon are joined or glued together. This limits the risk of cracking and breaking and the resulting product is solid and free from weak points.

For more information visit http://krucycling.com/

Cosmo Bike show

Cosmo bike show 2016

Come to discover our ‘K’ elements in Verona, Italy at the Cosmo Bike Show!

You will find our wheels, accessories and components. From Friday 16 September to Monday 19 September.

BOOTH: B7-3

KRU at Eurobike 2016

As you know, we have attended Eurobike 2016 where we presented numerous new Kru products.

Our collection now includes not just high performance wheels, but also ultra light components such as classic and aero handlebars, an ultra light stem and an integrated cockpit.

We have also taken a few pictures from our stand that show some of the distinctive features we announced and are delighted to show them to you.

DRAFT BOX

You can see our aero cockpit with the mount for a draft box you can use to carry tools and accessories.

COMPUTER MOUNT

Below you can see the mount without the draft box. This is designed to support cycling computers (such as Wahoo and Garmin) but also the Shimano Di2 junction box.

SUPER COMPACT CURVE

Our signature “super compact” curve design for the Aero cockpit and Aero handlebar allows for a wide range of degrees of brake levers set up and very fast hand movement.

HUB CAP

Our hub caps are available in several colours for personalisation and are designed to add style and protection to KRU wheel hubs.

KRU HUB

Below you can see in detail our patented hubs and signature skewers.

KRU VALVE

In the detail below you can see the valve area of KRU rims.

There you have it! If you’re looking for more pictures and information on our products, check the product section of our website or some of the news articles that talk about KRU.

A preview of the new KRU components at Eurobike

Eurobike is next week! We’ll be presenting our new components including lightweight aero handlebars, aero cockpit, ultra-light handlebar, stem and more.

You’re invited to see them in person at our stand B1-408!

If you would like to have a preview, read our components brochure to have a taste of what we’ll be presenting at Eurobike Show 2016.

Also, be the first to know about our new product releases, by signing up for our newsletter (newsletter archive).

TAIPEI CYCLE SHOW 2016