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WETTEN DASS..?   26.11.2012
MTB trials athlete Thomas Öhler relies on his Syntce bike in ?Wetten Dass“ and wins remarkably.  more ...


Long queues in Las Vegas   14.11.2012
Long queues in the Interbike expo halls in Las Vegas/USA surrounded the Syntace booth. Followed by a fantastic media response.  more ...


US bike godfather Richard Cunningham tests Syntace W35 MX wheels   27.08.2012
For the verdict Richard Cunningham and his US test crew only need three words: "Wider is better".  more ...


World Premiere: The first wide, but still really light weight wheels on the market.   22.05.2012
From today, the brand new, Syntace W-Series wheels with unrivalled specifications and features will be presented to the public at the Gardasee Bike Festival 2012  more ...


Syntace wins CAPE EPIC. With Sauser and Stander.   24.04.2012
At the first season highlight of the MTB stage races, the CAPE EPIC in South Africa, the team was able to bring home an outstanding overall win for Syntace  more ...


Brian Lopes wins the UCI Worldcup opening. Aboard Syntace.   19.04.2012
With a wide format Syntace cockpit, consisting of Megaforce2 and 740mm wide Vector Carbon 31.8, all time bike legend Brian Lopes dominates the first UCI Worldcup cross-country eliminator round in Houffalize, Belgium.  more ...


Nuclear Energy? No thanks.   13.01.2011
Syntace takes a stand and would like to contribute with a few fundamental facts in order to provide more clarity on the subject of nuclear energy.  more ...


MoutainBike Australia: Syntace P6 Hiflex - the best lightweight seatpost on the market?   28.02.2012
"Fanatical German design that’s done from an engineering rather than a marketing perspective. Engineering Overload: the development timeline behind their new P6 Carbon HiFlex seatpost is a good example of how their design team works."  more ...


The Americans are also impressed…   07.12.2011
… that such a super stiff stem designed specifically for wide bars can be so light. And strong.   more ...


THE BEST ALL AROUND BIKE I'VE RIDDEN, PERIOD.   18.05.2011
In the recently published "Trail Test" of Mountain Biking Australia, the Liteville 301 was highly appraised.  more ...


In terms of quality we are in one mind with the U.S.   13.05.2011
The mother of all bike-magazines from the USA, the MountainBike magazine, has listed the Syntace SuperLock in their top 25 products of the year.   more ...


Syntace technology is race technology   28.03.2011
When race concept driven engineers are given the freedom to explore and are not given team orders...  more ...


Germany’s most wanted Liteville framesets now available in USA   04.11.2010
Starting from September 2010 on Liteville - as one of the very few companies ever - has obtained the US license of the four-pivot- suspension (aka: Horst-Link) patent owned by Specialized.  more ...


RockGuard - the Bodyguard (Pat. Pend)   23.08.2010
The new generation of RockGuard II is, in addition to the already available Shimano Shadow version, from now on ready to purchase for SRAM rear derailleur.  more ...


The new Syntace X-12 System   23.09.2008
Super lite and super stiff!  more ...


Big bar test in ?Radfahren-Magazin“   23.08.2010
The winner with the highest possible score: Syntace VRO Vector Lowrider 7075.  more ...


Syntace Screw-on Gripz are the favorite of the editors of MountainBike Magazin.   23.08.2010
In the category ?Best Parts“ MountainBike-Magazin introduced and compared fourteen current models of screw-on grips  more ...


Now 10 years of warranty (5+5) for all Liteville 901 frames   23.08.2010
This warranty extension is valid - as usual for Liteville and Syntace - for all Liteville owners, not just original owners and covers DH and race usage as well.  more ...


Exchange the Force 99 stem. Now!   07.08.2006
Unfortunately, we have noticed that not all customers subject to our recall have exchanged their stem.  more ...


New: Syntace Force 109    17.08.2009
Light and stiff in 31.8 mm  more ...


Syntace X-12 through axle system is nominated for the German BIKE Milestone Award.   29.06.2009
From a brilliant idea, a new, increasingly internationally becoming popular standard was born. This was also recognized by the expert view of the BIKE-Magazine’s team.   more ...


Now available: Syntace Force 1.5    27.05.2009
Strong, Light, Smart … literally.  more ...


And another world champion! Thomas Öhler is the new trial king. With Syntace.   28.08.2008
Already for the 27th time the Japanese Itadori was the venue for the final round of the World Trials Championships.   more ...


Sabine Spitz takes olympic gold - with Syntace   28.08.2008
After a superior start-finisch-win the current European MTB Champion has now taken the olympic throne.  more ...


Bert Jammaer wins the world-wide toughest Ironman. With Syntace.    03.07.2008
The Belgian triathlete Bert Jammaer has won the Ironman in Lanzarote. He rode the cycling section with near to endless headwind on his Museeuw bike and Syntace cockpit.  more ...


Sabine Spitz once again European Champion. With Syntace   30.05.2008
Sabine is the previous and current XC-Champion! At the 2008 European Mountainbike Championships in St. Wendel (Saarland, Germany) she once again successfully defended her EM title.   more ...


Team Rothaus CUBE   19.11.2007
The first season without brocken seat rails, thanks to Syntace P6.  more ...


Liteville now with 10 years warranty   05.10.2007
On all mountain-bike frames delivered from 1. of September 2007, Liteville now gives 10 years warranty on all material and manufacturing defects.   more ...


World Championship title with German Handlebar components   20.08.2007
Christoph Sauser is the 2007 MTB-Marathon World Champion. Back in 1999 the currently 31 year-old Swiss won his first World Cup race...  more ...


All Syntace and Liteville products in the entire EU for 3.50Euro to your door.   24.10.2007
All mail orders for Syntace/Liteville users now simplified and with reduced shipping costs...  more ...


Manfred Stromberg now with Syntace   08.08.2007
The correct handlebar sweep made easy...  more ...


MOUNTING COMPONENTS ON CARBON BARS   23.07.2007
How you can avoid damage through incorrectly mounted components.  more ...


Liteville does it again!   18.07.2007
In the newest edition, 08/2007 of MountainBike the Liteville 301 once again received the test result "excellent".   more ...


Timo Bracht wins IRONMAN European Championship 2007 in Frankfurt with Syntace C2   10.07.2007
On his Cucuma Walser triathlon bike, Timo uses the Syntace C2.  more ...


Liteville 301 now also available with modified Fox RP23 shock   16.05.2007
As an alternative to the DT-Swiss SSD 212L shock, we now offer a modified Fox RP23 for the Liteville 301 for the same price as the DT-Swiss shock.  more ...


Mountain BIKE tested carbon-fiber seatposts   05.02.2007
The bike magazine MountainBike in 02/07 tested 15 carbon-fiber seatposts. The P6 from Syntace received the mark ?outstanding“ twice.   more ...


The CEN-Norm for bikes - or the chicken-egg question   05.02.2007
What was there first, reality or simulation? Reality for a bike on-road and especially off-road is quite hard.... much harder than the European CEN-Norm testing norm for bikes from 2006.  more ...


Reliability of carbon under scrutiny    08.01.2007
How many samples of the same handle bar can really withstand off-road punishment? BIKE magazine gave the answer in the most extensive test of handle bar reliability to date.  more ...


Syntace wins yet another test   07.08.2006
In a very elaborate test of seat posts with 21 test candidates the new Syntace P6 pulled away from the competition.  more ...


Christop Sauser wins   31.07.2006
Worldcup Double Victory on board of a 9-kg-Fully - with Syntace parts, of course  more ...


The Fantastic 8   02.05.2006
Syntace-Team 2006 - the best bikers in the world trust Syntace components  more ...


Christoph Sauser on Syntace F99   02.05.2006
Christoph “Susi” Sauser, reigning World Cup Champion, is completely satisfied with the Syntace Force 99...  more ...


Equal rights for all!   06.03.2006
Syntace is extending the recall of the Force 99 to all specimens up to production code 35 05, the starting date for the superiorly stable, new material composition.  more ...


At Syntace we don't hide anything   13.12.2005
We are recalling some Force 99 stems from the first production run (code up to 34.05). We will replace these stems. We will send you a replacement with one of the safest stems in its class.  more ...


The VR-3 testing machine staring on video!   11.10.2005
Jo Klieber’s “VR-3 Red Monster” ready to download via modem/ISDN or broadband connection.  more ...


Double victory with Syntace   11.10.2005
The two Syntace riders Yader Zoli and Hannes Genze on the podium at the second-to-last world cup race.   more ...


Hunter Kemper on top    22.06.2005
ITU #1 ranked triathlet in the world wins with Syntace.   more ...


NEW: Syntace Racelite Carbon 31.8   24.05.2005
even lighter: 178g of Syntace quality...  more ...


New: Syntace Force 119   21.03.2005
The new Syntace stem system applied to the 31.8 mm handlebar clamping dimension.  more ...


Syntace Torque Tool 1-20 is a winner   10.12.2004
Tour magazine awards its top prize to Syntace for best price and performance  more ...


BIKE Magazine: "Syntace VRO system win's BIKE magazine best parts award 2004"   07.12.2004
Syntace sets new standards ... (BIKE magazine 12/2004)  more ...


NEW: Syntace Force 139   25.08.2004
Light, stiff and bombproof. 139g ...at the endorsement price.  more ...


NEW: Syntace Duraflite 2014   17.10.2004
The little brother of the six-fold award winner.  more ...


New: Syntace Vector Lowrider Carbon   12.08.2004
Suitable for all "normal"stems and Syntace VRO system - can be supplied ex stock!  more ...


New: The ingenious link   16.07.2004
Syntace Microlink for all Syntace SLS and XXS aerobars.  more ...


NEW: VRO Spacer Kit 1.5" Reduced   20.09.2004
Spacer kit to lift 1.5" stems to 1 1/8" stems reduced.  more ...


New: 2005 x-ray clamps   07.07.2004
From now on these “Smooth Flow”-design clamps are available for all Syntace VRO-riders at a special upgrade price.  more ...


NEW: Syntace Trial Frame / Syntace Trial Fork   07.07.2004
What has been anticipated by trial pros for a long time is now available for the wheel bases 1050 mm and 1065 mm. Alternatively with new Trialfork as Disc IS 2000 or
V-brake.
  more ...


New: Disc Shim   30.11.2003
Centering shim for disc brakes.
Now available.
  more ...


New for 2004: Syntace SLS   26.12.2003
Syntace SLS ultralight. The world's lightest aerobar featuring biomechanically superior, shock-absorbing armrests.  more ...


Red Monster Live!   26.12.2003
Video of the VR-3 test machine in action.
See with your own eyes what we mean by "...where brute forces are usefull at work".
  more ...


New: Lower-Priced Screw-On GripZ   26.12.2003
Now available for 19,80 €.  more ...


Crank Brothers Handed over to Cosmic Sports   26.12.2003
On August 1, 2003, we handed over the marketing and distribution of Crank Brothers products in Germany to Cosmic Sports.  more ...


NEW: Syntace 318 Kit   17.04.2003
318 Kit: The clever solution that allows all Syntace aerobars to fit on 31.8mm diameter base bars!  more ...