Trend-highlight mountain monk of the downhill scooters – now at Alpintech the mountain monk is one of the most innovative new products, which has to offer in 2010 for mountain fans. Awarded the BrandNew Award in the category of summer hardware at ispo 2009 is the resonance among experts consistently positive. Because the Bergmonch is a successful combination of backpack and downhill scooters. True to the motto of hiking uphill – downhill wheeling”the roller is carried up the mountain comfortably with integrated backpack and then offers a rapid downhill pleasure on the way down. Rene Stich, CEO of Alpintech.at, is convinced: a sports equipment on the market comes with the mountain monk represents is a solution for many customers. “Not only get passionate hikers with knee problems the opportunity on the way down the knee to save, the mountain monk opened also athletes who are uphill interested above all in the training, a fun promising quick alternative for the descent.” But not only hikers are Target group for the mountain monk. Also mountain bikers looking for a racy departure Variant or nature lovers with a sense of adventure come fully at their own expense.
For the functionality of the mountain monk from Thomas Kaiser and Christian Wassermann developed in collaboration with the University of Kempten and the SportKreativWerkstatt Munich Koga and VAUDE Know-How have incorporated. With just a few hand movements, a 9 pound Downhillroller is in your backpack with 18 + 5 litres capacity. The backrest serves as a knee pad in the roller position, so that the mountain monk standing or kneeling can be reached depending on the terrain. Fork, case tires and hydraulic disc brakes provide a safe and carefree downhill pleasure. Weight: 8.9 kg and 1.5 kg backpack storage space: 18 + 5 litre high quality, ergonomic carry system by VAUDE integrated network of helmet in the backpack fixing eyelets for walking sticks rain cover for backpack or rucksack backrest foldable parallelogram suspension fork telescoping main frame Lowerable arm construction with don’t roll lock hydraulic disc brake chunky, wide tyres (front 20 “, rear 24” SCHWALBE) oversize headset 1 1/2 “price: 1,499,-now is the mountain monk in the online shop to order or can be taken in the camp in Fulpmes at any time inspect and thoroughly tested. (ode)