Originally introduced at the end of the 19th century as protection against cheap imports in the UK, the term Made in Germany today applies worldwide as a hallmark. It stands for first-class production of high-quality materials and top quality.
Hydroforming means forming metallic tubes or hollow bodies in a closed mold by means of internal pressure. In the bicycle manufacturing tube sets with complex shapes are produced by hydroforming. By this method, you can adjust and molding the wall thickness a required; this can save weight an cost.
Quality forks set for season 2017 the Postmount standard (former Standard IS International Standard from 2000). While the brake caliper must be outdistanced laboriously with washers at IS-shots that Postmount mounting is achieved by simply moving the brake caliper has two oblong holes (hole distance 74 mm).