Heinz Günter Sattler
frame builder and founder of the
Sattler also built steel frames for Storck as early as 1977.
was one of the first ever European custom MTB-frame builders.
Fans of his Technobull bikes – amongst them German lightweight
guru Hans-Christian Smolik – rave about Sattler's precision
manufactured steel creations. Besides MTB frames, he also
produced forks and frames for road, touring and tandem bikes.
He even fabricated his own headsets and hubs. Being an active
part of the motocross and trial motor bike scene around
Frankfurt/Main in his earlier days, he had also worked on
motocross frames and suspension. His impressive quality
standards may be seen as a result of his former work as a
constructor in the automotive industry. Tragically, MTB
pioneer Heinz Günter Sattler died from cancer in 1998 aged
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Very innovative use of disc
brakes on a late 1970s Technobull
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