2021—A Year in Hell

Let's be honest - I don't have the faintest idea how to explain a year like the one we just rocked down here with our hats to anyone. But I'll try. And try not to...

    Sometimes it turns out differently than you think - 2020 in the look of the hat

    When we planned our season with the team at the start of 2019/2020, scheduled our events, defined our goals and our wishes, none of us could have guessed what challenges 2020 had in store for...

      Everything you always wanted to know about gravel bikes but were afraid to ask...

      Sometimes things are invented that seem so natural that you wonder why they weren't always there. Some of these things become trends. Or to hype. And then at some point they completely disappeared again. Or...

        Cyclingworld, hat and a stupid virus

        Immediately after the Corona-related cancellation of Cyclingworld in March 2020, we were in good spirits that we could still implement some of the activities planned for the trade fair that we can handle with our...

          Apidura Free Repair Service - bags, travel, sustainability.

          Thanks to a busy customer who introduced us to the bags of Apidura drew attention to the topic of bikepacking found its way into the cap very early on. Excitedly, we currently stock almost the entire range...

            Arty Erik, Coh & Co., IRIS and the Hat. A bike, an action, a trade fair, an exit. And much more.

            We have seen the future of the city bike. Well, at least a future of how city bikes can be. Or should be. As long as you enjoy cycling and modern, exciting bikes. Bikes that...

              Königsallez - The cap and all about the Kö 2019

              Maybe we just got rid of a little midlife crisis. Or better: helped to get through it unscathed. No matter how you look at it - when Düsseldorf's last local race around the Kö attracts...

                Cyclingworld Düsseldorf 2019. Two days of cycling²

                Two days dedicated to the bicycle. Two intensive, demanding, instructive and never boring days. Countless conversations, countless impressions. Two days that leave us amazed. Because the development that the fair has experienced in three years...

                  All about the Kö 2018 - the water fight in Düsseldorf

                  What a day. Wet, wetter, September 23rd. The start of autumn on the calendar then showed where the hammer was: felt more rain on one day than in the entire summer of 2018. But that's...

                    The fun machines - ELEMNT, Bolt and the rest of the Wahoo family

                    Who doesn't like to be inspired by technology? The invention and further development of the bicycle were milestones in technology that triggered a storm of enthusiasm. Even the automobile has its roots in the invention...

                      Cyclingworld 2018 – Düsseldorf’s cycling fair is establishing itself…

                      The fact that a bicycle fair in the Areal Böhler, whose debut in 2017 didn't even make it into the official supporting program for the Grand Départ, has developed into a project in the bicycle...

                        Explore Corsica – short break with the Tour de France

                        No matter what we do in the cap, no matter what moves us, keeps us busy, inspires us: in the end it's always about cycling. Here in Düsseldorf or somewhere else in the world. We...

                          The great awakening – Düsseldorf after the Tour de France

                          It has been more than a week since the Tour de France convoy left Düsseldorf for Liège. A lot has happened in the peloton since then, falls and sprint duels have claimed prominent victims. We...

                            And now all! The countdown to the Grand Depart…

                            We still get questioning and skeptical looks when we claim that Düsseldorf is expecting the biggest event the city has ever experienced in just over thirty days. It is of course clear that we put...

                              Myth of the Tour de France – La Grande Boucle in the NRW Forum

                              Next weekend, one of the program items in the run-up to the Düsseldorf Grand Départ, which we in the cap are looking forward to, will start with the exhibition "Mythos Tour de France" in the...