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Cannondale had a vision, a concept bike packed full of cutting edge technology that would see its world debut at EUROBIKE in Germany. Forkless, chainless, and dynamically adjustable, the concept is radical, and quite impressive.

This system puts the rider in an optimal position based on the terrain. The headset translates forward and down for a clean, low-drag position when descending. When climbing, it moves up and back, creating a more upright position for maximum leverage on the crank.

You won’t be able to get one of these any time soon, but this gave the companies an idea of exactly what could be achieved.; the future can’t come any quicker.

Brian Farmer is Highsnobiety's Managing Editor and is based in New York City.

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