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Launching the K-Class Cockpit

At Eurobike Show 2017 KRU is announcing the K-Class Super Compact Cockpit, the most advanced integrated cockpit on the market.

It’s composed of an integrated system of handlebar and stem in a single piece. Its clever technology and design features make it the most lightweight integrated cockpit on the market. It’s made for racing and it will improve your cycling experience to the highest level.

The K-Class Super Compact Cockpit isn’t just light. In fact, it offers an exceptional stiffness-to-weight ratio thanks to advanced engineering and the KRUCH technology.

The aerodynamic shape brings drag to a minimum to help you go faster. The clamping system fits perfectly within the aerodynamic profile and thanks the Enhanced Clamp System it is optimally secured to the steerer tube for maximum safety and comfort.

We designed the bar section without any sharp edges to offer comfortable handling and grip which is often absent on aerodynamic products in the industry.

The Cockpit is available in the span measures of 20 and 40 mm. The span is the width difference between the drops and the top of the handlebar. These sizes offer the best handling position and improve comfort for out of saddle efforts when “on the drops”. The Super Compact has a 125mm drop which enables a very quick movement of the hands from the “drops” racing position to the “hoods” and vice versa.

The bend shape of the Aero Handlebar has a 4° backsweep in the front part of the handlebar. This feature increases fingers grip comfort for racing cyclists as it takes into account the way the handlebars are held during intense race efforts.

KRU will be at Eurobike at stand B3-312

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 in the news: BDC-MAG

Popular Italian cycling news site and community BDC-Mag has visited us at the Eurobike Show. Piergiorgio from BDC Mag (Bici da Corsa) has asked us several questions about our new products and taken a few pictures of our wheels and components.

We are happy to share with you the article they have written titled “Eurobike 2016: KRU about some of the products we announced here in Friedrichshafen such as the K-Class Cockpit, an incredibly light integrated stem-handlebar combination. The post includes details and pictures of both our wheels and components.

Here are some of their quotes translated for those of you who don’t speak italian:

“It’s always a pleasure when in the exhibition we come across a new brand with interesting ideas”

“A very interesting product is the tubular disc wheel, which is built as a single monocoque piece.”

“The hub is one of KRU’s strongest elements. Completely developed and patented by them, they are characterised by a unique system that avoids the loss in performance seen in many wheels due to over-tightening of quick-release skewers. Furthermore, the external parts of the hub can be personalised with covers available in various colours.”

Here is a brief overview of the topics covered by the article form BDC Mag:

  • Insights into our story and the technologies we have developed
  • Pictures of our wheels (carbon clinchers, carbon tubulars and carbon alloy clinchers)
  • Detailed photos of our components (K-cockpit, handlebar and stem)
  • Information on the various accessories we are developing for the cockpit, including a computer mount and a storage box

If you’d like to read it in English, here is a link to Google Translate.

If, after reading the article, you’d like to learn more about, check the components section on our website.

Let us know what you think of the article!