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.

Ghost Asket LC 9


Named after the Ancient Greek word for exercise, the ASKET is a bike that is not shy about working hard. The short chainstayed, aggressive hardtail frame delivers up exceptional performance on the trail, impressing with its pin-sharp handling and a composure that defies its hardtail roots. The 10.35 kg weight gives the ASKET exhilarating acceleration, but it’s the fun and engaging ride that wins an award. For those who don’t live near EWS trails, the ASKET offers an aggressive and playful experience without the additional weight and complexity of full suspension. This is why it has become the new benchmark in the new school ‘hardtrail’ sector.


Price: € 4499 | Weight: 10.35kg |

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

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