Tech round up: Cannondale SuperSix EVO Leichtbau LTD frameset, CADEsport virtual cycling game, MAAP's autumn road collection and the PLYO 3-D printed helmet

A lighter frame, a more inclusive virtual training game, an evolved clothing collection and a safer helmet...

Thiis week's products include a Cannondale bike frame, a prototype bike helmet, MAAP's latest road collection and a virtual cycling game
(Image credit: Cannondale, nFrontier, MAAP, CADEsport)

A lightweight carbon bike, a bike helmet, a clothing range and indoor training software might not sound like we're walking on uncharted ground this week but all of these products are far from ordinary.

Cannondale's newest road frame, a limited-edition featherweight iteration of an existing model, looks good enough to hang in a gallery, while MAAP's latest road collection wouldn't appear out of place on the catwalk. German tech company nFrontier have turned to the automotive industry for cues as they seek to develop a bike helmet that's smarter and safer than the rest and the CADEsport virtual cycling game looks to make indoor training 'fairer and more inclusive'. 

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Luke Friend has worked as a writer, editor and copywriter for twenty five years. Across books, magazines and websites, he's covered a broad range of topics for a range of clients including Major League Baseball, the National Trust and the NHS. He has an MA in Professional Writing from Falmouth University and is a qualified bicycle mechanic. He has been a cycling enthusiast from an early age, partly due to watching the Tour de France on TV. He's a keen follower of bike racing to this day as well as a regular road and gravel rider.