Your IceBike 2019 mega gallery is here

Park Tool ends olive insertion woes, PRO loves gravel, Dynaplug fixes your flats

IceBike is the annual show at which mega-distributor Madison shows off all of its brands under one roof. We've covered highlights from Genesis and Saracen bikes already plus that funky drop bar dropper remote from PRO, and now it's time for a look at everything else that caught our attention. 

Park Tool's stand is always a pleasure for workshop nerds and this year was no exception. Following on from those lovely derailleur-friendly screwdrivers we covered last year, the brand has added hex head versions to its range, which are perfect for the latest derailleurs. 

These will be particularly useful for the latest derailleurs with hex head limit screws
These will be particularly useful for the latest derailleurs with hex head limit screws

The clever folks in blue have also created a brand new tool which combines a hydraulic hose cutter with an olive insertion device, which means no more clamping hoses in a vice and hitting them with a hammer. 

Elsewhere, gravel and adventure riding are on the rise with new finishing kit and luggage from PRO, while tubeless technology gets more and more convenient thanks to setup kits from milKit and puncture repair from Dynaplug. 

milKit's clever tubeless inflator system was subject to a recall last year and the brand has now released its completely revised inflator which fixes the problem
milKit's clever tubeless inflator system was subject to a recall last year and the brand has now released its completely revised inflator which fixes the problem

Click through the gallery above for all this and more, and let us know what you're excited about for 2019. 

Matthew Allen

Senior Technical Writer, UK
Former bike mechanic, builder of wheels, hub fetishist and lover of shiny things. Likes climbing a lot, but not as good at it as he looks.
  • Discipline: Road, with occasional MTB dalliances
  • Preferred Terrain: Long mountain climbs followed by high-speed descents (that he doesn't get to do nearly often enough), plus scaring himself off-road when he outruns his skill set.
  • Current Bikes: Scott Addict R3 2014, Focus Cayo Disc 2015, Niner RLT 9
  • Dream Bike: Something hideously expensive and custom with external cables and a threaded bottom bracket because screw you bike industry.
  • Beer of Choice: Cider, please. Thistly Cross from Scotland
  • Location: Bristol, UK

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