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.

Mondraker Dune Carbon XR


The Mondraker Dune Carbon XR is the definition of a bike designed and built for a purpose: to dominate enduro championships! Its fusion of unique and extreme geometry with the sublime Zero rear suspension and Fox X2 shock is uncompromising in its intent. It’s not a bike for the average rider, as the super-long dimensions mean the Dune needs both skill and speed to come alive – but if you are looking for a bike to take you to the limit and beyond, the Dune is it! This aggressive enduro race bike wins an award for defying convention to create a perfect example of a bike that takes it to the next level. Radically unique in its design and clear in its target market, the Mondraker Dune shows us the future of race bikes.


Price: € 8799 | Weight: 13.14kg |

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

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