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Gallery: The weird and wonderful of Interbike 2017

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Here's a look at the weird and wonderful things we saw at Interbike 2017

Here's a look at the weird and wonderful things we saw at Interbike 2017 (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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Alchemy was showing off its painting prowess with this stunning Arktos

Alchemy was showing off its painting prowess with this stunning Arktos (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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These pedal-powered charging stations were found throughout the venue

These pedal-powered charging stations were found throughout the venue (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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Muc-Off's powerfully pink Pinarello

Muc-Off's powerfully pink Pinarello (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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Giddy up, I guess?

Giddy up, I guess? (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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Trends for 2018: e-bikes with sidecars. Can we just get rid of the pedals and add a throttle already?

Trends for 2018: e-bikes with sidecars. Can we just get rid of the pedals and add a throttle already? (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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Smith was showing off its new Network road helmet in a limited-edition Cinelli paint scheme

Smith was showing off its new Network road helmet in a limited-edition Cinelli paint scheme (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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Not a bike. OJO Electric was showing off this electric scooter that's ready to catch a wave

Not a bike. OJO Electric was showing off this electric scooter that's ready to catch a wave (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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Tern's new compact utility e-bikes can haul groceries or your family

Tern's new compact utility e-bikes can haul groceries or your family (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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Regardless of how you feel about e-MTBs, everyone can get behind the awesomeness of e-trials motos

Regardless of how you feel about e-MTBs, everyone can get behind the awesomeness of e-trials motos (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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Free meat from Wilier!

Free meat from Wilier! (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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This year's show looked more like a toymaker's tradeshow than an event focused on performance cycling

This year's show looked more like a toymaker's tradeshow than an event focused on performance cycling (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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Fat, cruiser, ape hangers, all the things

Fat, cruiser, ape hangers, all the things (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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Creepy hands! That's what the kids want on their helmets, right? Nutcase thinks so

Creepy hands! That's what the kids want on their helmets, right? Nutcase thinks so (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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That's it for Interbike in Las Vegas. We're packing our burros for the move to Reno for 2018

That's it for Interbike in Las Vegas. We're packing our burros for the move to Reno for 2018 (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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A handful of suspension-equipped gravel bikes were on display at this year's show. This SyCip sports a custom 13-speed cassette

A handful of suspension-equipped gravel bikes were on display at this year's show. This SyCip sports a custom 13-speed cassette (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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Just a bit chilly on your morning commutes? Pearl Izumi has integrated gloves into the Versa Barrier Jacket

Just a bit chilly on your morning commutes? Pearl Izumi has integrated gloves into the Versa Barrier Jacket (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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Northwave's classy Extreme GT road shoe

Northwave's classy Extreme GT road shoe (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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According to Alchemy, 60 hours of painting went into this bike and its matching candy apple red components

According to Alchemy, 60 hours of painting went into this bike and its matching candy apple red components (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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The painted to match Fox 36 brings it all together

The painted to match Fox 36 brings it all together (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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Is beerpacking a thing? Green Guru hopes to corner the market with its Tubular Can Sling

Is beerpacking a thing? Green Guru hopes to corner the market with its Tubular Can Sling (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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The ultimate chainring guard! The Velosock is designed to cover the drivetrain and tires for indoor storage

The ultimate chainring guard! The Velosock is designed to cover the drivetrain and tires for indoor storage (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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Clif Blok's new ginger ale Shot Bloks are addictive

Clif Blok's new ginger ale Shot Bloks are addictive (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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Who says Ti frames have to be boring?

Who says Ti frames have to be boring? (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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First shown at Eurobike, the Focus Project Y e-road bike is very well executed

First shown at Eurobike, the Focus Project Y e-road bike is very well executed (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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Lizard Skin's Aramus Classic gloves are ready for your Eroica ride

Lizard Skin's Aramus Classic gloves are ready for your Eroica ride (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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There's no shortage of color in HT's pedals

There's no shortage of color in HT's pedals (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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Industry Nine knows how to bring the color party

Industry Nine knows how to bring the color party (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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This seems to be the year of poorly executed bike/car company collaborations

This seems to be the year of poorly executed bike/car company collaborations (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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Nino's still-dusty world championship Spark

Nino's still-dusty world championship Spark (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)
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Skinwall mountain bike tires are rolling forward for 2018

Skinwall mountain bike tires are rolling forward for 2018 (Image credit: Josh Patterson / Immediate Media)

This article first appeared on BikeRadar.

The sun has set on Interbike in Las Vegas. This year marked the final time North America's largest bicycle industry tradeshow met in Sin City, and the show moves north to the Nevada city of Reno for 2018 and beyond.

Rather than going out with a bang or with a whimper, the Las Vegas expo ended... on a weird note.

The vacuum formed by the exodus of large bike brands, which fled the show in recent years to hold their own product launches, was filled by small companies peddling products that were quirky and sometimes questionable. Examples include a transformer handlebar, a handlebar with awkward-looking inward bends, a hacked together 13-speed cassette, a Fumpa and very orange and expensive inner tubes. And that's just the tip of the proverbial iceberg.

Click through the gallery above for a glimpse at some of the most head-turning — and head-scratching — new products from this year's show.