As a young lad Stefan Schmolke, together with his brother Matthias, started racing. His passion for the sport and the technical interest in lightweight bicycle parts it spawned made him study mechanical engineering. His thesis was done under the supervision of Hans Christian Smolik, Germany’s godfather of ultralight bikes and parts. In 1989, around the time he was about to graduate from university, he, together with his brother, opened a bike store, concentrating on high-end bicycle parts.
From that on he developed superlight carbon handlebars, carbon seatposts and carbon wheels. With all his passion for the detail he currently have the lightest carbon handlebar in the world.
With the Scalatore, Festka has created a very unique climbing rig. Thanks to a classic frame design, genuine craftsmanship, and outstanding features, the Scalatore is a very special representative of the ultra-light racing crowd. The carbon frame is ha...
The Czech bicycle company Duratec won last weekend at the UK handmade bicycle Show with their new Phantom carbon road racing bike - equipped with our Schmolke Carbon TLO 45 wheels the prestigious "Steve Worland Innovation Award 2017" find more:
The calendar project started out as a simple bike trip across the Alps. When one of the disc brakes went up in smoke on the first proper descent of the trip we ended up with the good guys from Atzeni Bike shop. A few beers and a new disc brake later we d...
*Schmolke SL EVO
THE LIGHTEST ONE
*Schmolke TLO EVO
EVERY GRAM COUNTS