DENK ENGINEERING
IN THE PRESS

TEST REPORTS, ARTICLES AND INTERVIEWS

Year-for-year we design bikes and components for our customers that receive top marks from the specialist magazines. A selection from the innumerable reports:

ENGLISH-LANGUAGE MEDIA

GT Force Carbon

GT Sensor

  • youtube Peter Denk presentation 09/2013
  • Mountain Biking Australia review 05/2014
    Conclusion: "Impressive square-edge bump performance, efficient pedalling, laterally stiff."

Peter Denk

Cannondale FSi

Cannondale Trigger Carbon

  • Flow Mountain Bike review 04/2013
    Conclusion: "Gobs of traction. Negotiates the trickiest and steepest terrain with confidence. Great spec. Precise steering front end. Fun riding 29er."
  • pinkbike review 12/2013
  • outsideonline six-month test 06/2013
    Conclusion: "(...) largely just an excellent, if thuggish, trail bike."

Cannondale Scalpel 

  • cyclingnews review 08/2014
    Conclusion: "Awesome tool for slicing up cross-country trails."
  • bikeradar report 06/2010
    Conclusion: "The Scalpel Ultimate is a lightning-quick machine that rewards the attentive rider."
  • cyclingnews report 06/2010
    Conclusion: "Cannondale has wasted little time putting the know-how of famed German frame designer Peter Denk to good use, launching a radically lightened Scalpel full-suspension racer."

Cannondale Flash 29

  • Bikemagic.com report 10/2011
    Conclusion: "(…) the Flash represents the pinnacle of Cannondale’s carbon fibre knowledge, wrapped into one of the most gorgeous looking bikes I’ve ever clapped eyes on."

Cannondalye Jekyll

  • Velonews review 06/2010
    Conclusion: "(…) For a rider wanting to ride any kind of terrain and do it well, whether high-altitude climbing, steep descents or rough ups and downs, this is the bike."
  • bikeradar report 06/2010
    Conclusion: "The cannondale jekyll ultimate is touted as big and burly but at the same time a capable climber by virtue of its innovative dyad-rt2 two-mode shock and light chassis."
  • cycling news report 06/2010
    Conclusion: "The Jekyll nameplate returns bigger and better - with new split personality."

Cannondale Super Six Evo

  • bikeradar review 01/2014
    Conclusion: "A true thoroughbred and proven race machine at a great price."
  • roadcycling UK report 08/2013
  • Velonews review 05/2011
    Conclusion: "It’s strong, It’s stiff, It’s light, It’s compliant, It’s skinny."
  • bikeradar report 05/2011
    Conclusion: "With the new SuperSix Evo, Cannondale have created what is now the world’s lightest production frame at 695g."
  • bike radar review 05/2011
    Conclusion: "The EVO is a thoroughbred professional racer; it’s stiff and extremely light (…)."
  • peloton magazine review 
    Conclusion: "With the introduction of the SuperSix EVO, Cannondale can rightfully claim to make one of the finest carbon fiber bikes on the planet."
  • cyclingnews  report 05/2011
    Conclusion: "New frame is so light that custom weights were made for the team."

Cannondale Flash 26

  • Bikeradar review 12/2009
    Conclusion: "It's in a league of it's own."

Cannondale DYAD

  • pinkbike report 04/2013
  • bikeradar report 06/2010
    Conclusion: "The Jekyll's Dyad-RT2 shock is complicated in layout but simple to operate with just a two-position handlebar-mounted remote to worry about."

Scott Gambler

  • pinkbike review 09/2008
    Conclusion: "(…) This is a killer ride."
  • bikeradar review 03/2008
    Conclusion: "A light downhill racer’s dream that can be adjusted to suit absolutely any situation."
  • nsmb review 07/2008
    Conclusion: "The Gambler FR 10 - with a relatively low bottom bracket, short chainstays in the FR configuration and a cockpit with ample standover - is an extremely well executed bicycle for riding the Shore."

Scott Spark

  • bikeradar review 12/2008
    Conclusion: "Cross-country lookalike with trail pretensions and bags of upgrade potential."

  • Bikemagic.com review 02/2007
    Conclusion: "(…) Super-lightweight but without compromising performance, sorted handling, looks great, makes you grin like a loon."
  • bikeradar review 01/2007
    Conclusion: "The Spark's allround speed and versatility leaves the rest standing." 

Scott Ransom

  • bikeradar review 03/2008
    Conclusion: "The Scott Ransom is a mould-breaking do-everything bike with a distinct Alpine nutter slant, but it still climbs reasonably well because of its on-the-fly shock adjustment."
  • Bikemagic review 07/2006
    Conclusion: "(…) makes everything terribly easy."
  • bikeradar review 09/2007
    Conclusion: "A pricy but outstanding bike - nothing matches its shock performance or impeccable balance in every situation"

Scott Genius 

  • velonews review 11/2012
    "(...) sheer 'Genius'."
  • bikeradar review 06/2008
  • Conclusion: "(...) the results are impressive on the scales and on the trails."

  • bikeradar review 03/2007
  • Conclusion: „Its innovative design still looks and feels state of the art“ "Once set up, a superb high performance all rounder."



Scott Addict

  • velonews review 08/2006
  • bikeradar review 05/2007
    Conclusion: "It's a great looking, super light, thoroughbred race bike."
  • bikeradar review 03/2008
    Conclusion: "(…) superb all-round performance; stunning acceleration and climbing."

Scott CR-1

  • bikeradar review 07/2007
    Conclusion: "Its top-notch frame has a riding quality that supplies a sublime sense of connection with the road."

GERMAN-LANGUAGE MEDIA

GT Force Carbon

Cannondale Super Six Evo

Cannondale Jekyll

Cannondale F-SI

Cannondale Trigger 1 

Cannondale Flash

Cannondale Scalpel

  • bike news 10/2011
    Conclusion: “Stiff, propulsion-oriented marathon machine with touring potential.”

Scott Gambler

  • bike review 10/2007
    Conclusion: “Adjustments options often cause confusion. The Gambler is different. This big bike succeeds in straddling the worlds of free-rider and downhiller.”

Scott Spark

Scott Scale

Scott Ransom

Scott CR-1 Team

Scott Addict

  • TOUR review 12/2006
    Conclusion: “(…) world record for a serially produced frame.”

Scott Genius

U-Turn


Peter Denk

Scott G-Zero

Scott Strike