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Registration opens for Eurobike Awards 2012

Online registrations are now being accepted for the Eurobike 2012 Awards, with the deadline on July 20th 2012.

Now in their eighth year, the awards are hosted by Messe Friedrichshafen and organised by iF. Both exhibitors and non-exhibitors alike are invited to submit entries which should feature ‘a high degree of innovation and design quality’.

Entries must also not have been available on the market for more than two years at the date of the show.

The awards will again include a special prize for ‘outstanding ecological value’ – the Eurobike Green Award.

There’s a new list of categories for entries this year:

Mountain Bikes
Hardtail, Enduro, Freerider, Downhill, Full Suspension, BMX, Dirt Bike

Cross Bikes
Cross Bike, Trekking Bike, Traveller Bike, All2terrain Bike

Racing Bikes
Racing Bike, Triathlon Bike, Time Machine, Fitness Bike, Speed Bike

Urban Bikes
City Bike, Folding Bike, Cruiser, Design Bike, Cargo Bike, Family Transportation

Special-Purpose Bikes
Recumbent Bike, Trishaw, Rickshaw Bike, Velomobile, Tandem

Mountain Bike, Cross Bike, Racing Bike, Urban Bike, Special2Purpose Bike, Rechargeable Batteries and Battery Chargers, Pedal Sensors, Brakes, Special Accessories

Pants, Shirts, Jackets, Shoes, Gloves

Frame, Handle Bar, Brakes, Gears, Crank Arm, Electrical Components, Pedal, Generator, Wheel, Fork, Saddle

Speedometer, Water Bottle, Bell, Air Pump, Handles, Bag, Light, Lock, Fenders, Tool Kit, Glasses, Helmet, Tyre

The jury will make their selection in August in Hannover and will award the most innovative entries a coveted Gold Award. The award winners will be celebrated at the show on August 29th 2012, while all the award-winning products will be on display from August 29th to September 1st at Foyer West during the entire show.

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