Business

  • Market Talk

    - Mar 10, 2016
    This week: Indonesia’s PT Insera Sena expects 5% of global sales to come from China and UK; a video tour of SRAM’s new global HQ; Trek Bicycles to open new subsidiary in New Zealand?; high-end bicycle manufacturing in...
  • Featured in Cycle Sport

    - Mar 10, 2016
    In the latest edition of Cycle Sport, Cycling iQ explores carbon fibre and investigates how this now-ubiquitous material is used (and occasionally misused) in the bicycle industry....Read More
  • Cambodia requests extension of special EU duty exemption for bikes

    - Mar 9, 2016
    On the sidelines of last week’s ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) – EU Trade Commissioner Consultations held in Chiang Mai, officials from Cambodia’s Commerce Ministry have asked European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström to consider extending a special exemption applying...
  • Taiwan Bicycle Association releases 2015 export data

    - Mar 4, 2016
    The peak body of Taiwan’s bicycle industry has released full year trade data for 2015 during the annual Taipei Cycle show....Read More
  • Geo-blocked bicycles

    - Feb 26, 2016
    Just as we are accustomed to being served region-specific content in the online environment, restrictions also apply to the bicycles we can purchase depending on our geographic location. But who decides what we can buy and what factors influence those decisions?                 ...Read More
  • Giant Bicycles’ Road E Plus

    - Feb 23, 2016
    Consumers in Ireland and the UK appear to have exclusive access to a new breed of road bike produced by Giant Bicycles....Read More
  • Market Talk

    - Feb 19, 2016
    This week: Specialized’s Very Special Things micro-site; Pirelli shareholders approve Chinese merger; Australian Bicycle Industry summit to be held in Canberra next month; Velo-city Taipei; welcome to industry publication Cycle Trade; Wiggle and Chain Reaction Cycles merger analysis....Read More
  • Featured in Cycle Sport

    - Feb 11, 2016
    Cycling iQ’s ‘Italian in Style. Made in Taiwan’ article is featured in the April 2016 edition of Cycle Sport. It’s the first of what I hope will be many feature articles in this legacy publication....Read More
  • Market Talk

    - Feb 10, 2016
    This week: Alibaba shakes up global sports sector; Starkenn Sports to manufacture ‘high-end’ bicycles in India; Specialized announces global layoffs; European Bicycle Manufacturers’ Association (EBMA) appeals cancellation of Giant China’s dumping conviction; the value of a good brand spokesperson....Read More
  • Chinese investment everywhere, but where is cycling?

    - Feb 8, 2016
    China’s sports industry is on the cusp of a boom unlike anything previously seen. But even with trillions of yuan on the line, will cycling be a beneficiary or just a second-tier sport ailing behind basketball and...