The mission of the Design & Innovation Award is to shape the bicycle world in a positive way. It also serves as a forum for creativity, visionary ideas as well as the industry’s most innovative products. More than 40 experts from 10 countries joined this year’s event to test, analyze and judge the best and most innovative products of 2016 in Kronplatz/San Vigilio – Dolomites. The Award recognises either outstanding product design and function, or innovation that sets a new standard and inspires future product generations and forward-thinking approaches.

77designz Freesolo ISCG 05 & BSA

77 Designz Freesolo Chainguide Award

With 1×11 drivetrains, chain retention has come a long way and derailments are now uncommon. However, if it happens on the trail or in a race, it’s a real fun-killer. The new 77designz Freesolo weighs only 18 g, but once fitted gives you peace of mind. Featuring titanium hardware, the top guide with optional crash plate system is a real fit-and-forget guide that provides peace of mind when you are fully pinned. Minimalist and effective, the Freesolo is available with four sizes of Crash Plates to protect your chainring, and colours to match your ride.


Price: € 52.95 + € 34.95 | Weight: 18g |

Find out more about the other winners of the Design & Innovation Award 2016.

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