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Let us introduce James „Jamesy Boy“ Shirley!

Let us introduce James „Jamesy Boy“ Shirley – engineer, traveler, mountain biker and the latest addition to our roster of team riders. Based out of Fort William, James spends most of the summer travelling Europe in his self-converted van. He enjoys the freedom as a privateer even though he has to wear a number of different hats – from mechanic, chef, team manager to chauffeur – which isn’t always easy. Here’s your chance to get to know James a little better. Let us introduce James „Jamesy Boy“ Shirley – engineer, traveler, [...]

Welcome Oli Dorn

Aren’t we all searching for a reason, a good reason to get on our bike during the week?  All too often it isn’t that easy though. At least we talk ourselves into believing so. Last week Oli Dorn made it easy to put all excuses aside and say: “Today we are starting the day off with riding some trails!” Most of you might know Oli and his dog Balu from his “Paws & Wheels” Video. From now on we at ACROS aren’t just watching from the sidelines when Oli announces his new video projects, shows images [...]

Bike-Check – Oli`s Mondraker Foxy XR 29

Olis Mondraker Foxy is rolling on 29“ carbon wheels. Race-ready the bike comes in at a weight of 14,5 kg. Before the season starts, there will be a couple of changes to his setup: the rear shock will be changed to a Fox Float X2 and the fork will be updated to a Grip2 version for a more precise setup. Olis Mondraker Foxy is rolling on 29“ carbon wheels. Race-ready the bike comes in at a weight of 14,5 kg. Before the season starts, there will be a couple of changes to [...]

MOVEMBER FUNDRAISING – It´s moustache season!

MOVEMBER FUNDRAISING 2018 November becomes „Movember“ again this year – a coinage of the word moustache and November. Movember was introduced several years back in Australia as a men’s health campaign. The idea: Men campaign for their health. Therefore men grow beards for 30 days to drive awareness and collect donations. Those donations are used by the Movember Foundation to tackle the biggest health issues of men: prostate and testicular cancer, mental health issues as well as suicide prevention. For this year we are taking part again - growing our beards [...]

For all long-distance adventurers and overland-commuters: The ACROS Gravel handlebar!

By the way: The Gravel Bar is now available. To us, riding a road bike is not merely about chasing after kilometres. We want to leave the beaten path, face the unknown and break out of the daily grind. This very longing for a quick escape from the daily routines is reflected in our ROAD-line. Next to the wheels and bar tapes, the ACROS Gravel handlebar expresses this desire for adventure as the latest addition to the ROAD-family.   To us, riding a road bike is not merely about chasing after kilometres. [...]