Archive for January 2012

Specialized v Volagi | Open and shut lawsuit

Earlier this week, news broke that Specialized was embroiled in yet another lawsuit; this time, with near-neighbor Volagi bikes. Even 15 months after initial filing, the thrust of the case has not been exactly clear. Cycling iQ was eventually able to reach Volagi’s co-founder, Robert Choi, for comment after a temporary gag order was lifted … Continue reading

Fuel Performance | Changing gears of bicycle business

As commerce increasingly migrates to online “pure play” platforms, the reactions from high street businesses are diverse as the stores themselves. Cycling iQ speaks to one bicycle industry player with a dual-mode model that hedged against such change whilst embracing it at the same time.

Jeffson | custom steel bicycles, Kiwi-style

Unless you’ve got a house in Guangdong province, Tianjin or Taichung, the chance of stumbling across a bicycle manufacturing facility is minimal at best. So it was a pleasant surprise to do just that when on vacation in Rotorua, New Zealand. Heard of Jeffson bikes? Nope, neither had I until last month.

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