Introducing Topeak's award winning Prop Shock

October 02, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports News

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Known as an ingenious problem solver with well thought-out, high-quality
design, the Prop Shock 2006 is the most recent addition to Topeak's
extensive bike accessory line. Topeak's Prop Shock is a highly efficient,
shock pump, yet it is also capable of serving as an emergency replacement to
the shock should it become defective, thereby the bike becomes a hardtail.

The Prop Shock which features a PressureRite anti-air loss valve, pumps to
300 psi and is made of all-aluminum construction. With the added features
of a 360 degree hose - providing easier access to the shock air valve - and
a bleed valve for fine tuning, the Prop Shock works with Fox or the RockShox
Shock Pump and retails for (MSRP $62.95).

Prop Shock 2006 Captures Several Awards

Topeak's Prop Shock is winner of the coveted Reddot Award 2006 in the
category of Product Design. The award recognizes the very best in design
and business, and is the international seal of quality for outstanding
design. With more than 4,000 entries from 40 countries, the Reddot design
award ranks among the largest design competitions worldwide.

As a Silver Award recipient in the first ever Eurobike Awards, held during
the Eurobike Show in 2005, Topeak's Prop Shock 2006 won in the Accessories
Category. More than 210 entries from 14 countries competed for this seal of
approval for excellence in design.

Additionally, Topeak's Prop Shock is a VOLVO Sports Design Award nominee in
the Equipment Protection category. This year's award revolves around
"Active Safety", which includes design solutions to protect body, mind and

"The Prop Shock is really a great little gizmo that has become a 'must have'
for riders who have bikes with full suspension air shocks and when you're
out on a ride or covering some serious territory. Topeak's design team
really knows what it takes to create innovative products that will quickly
become essential to riders," noted Neal Todrys of Topeak.

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