"Can you guys not just wait one more day?" was the response from an employee of a well known manufacturer, as journalists frantically snapped away at half-built stands on the eve of Eurobike, the world's biggest bike trade show.
Frankly, no we can't and we know you guys can't either. So as the vast show in southern Germany was hurridly assembled around us, we took a quick look at what's in store this year.
With many of the product managers down the road at the demo day, there was little in the way of information to be garnered, but we hope the gallery opposite will satisfy your hunger before the news starts flowing in tomorrow.