Press room - Recumbent UK No. 04/98
HP Velotechnik in the news: the following text is an excerpt from the English magazine Recumbent UK, volume 4 (Winter 1998). We recommend to order the complete magazine from the publishing house to read the whole story.
Continental Drift: Eurobike 98 (3-6 Sept.)
Eurobike 98 boasted 576 exhibitors from 42 different countries and had much of interest for the nearly 50000
HP Velotechnik of Germany were showing their new Street Machine GT for the first time to the public.
The GT features full hydraulic suspension with a "No-Squat-Design" chain routing (to limit pogoing), and an 'Airflow' upholstered hard seat, which is adjustable over a range of 10".
Plenty of accessories, like under-seat and rear carrier systems, disc brakes, and fairings are available for this grown-up looking bike. The bike will be available in February '99 and starts at 3299 DM.
HP Velotechnik are also having discussions with Ian Sims about becoming the German importer for Greenspeed trikes.