Culture

  • Gallery: China Cycle 2013

    - May 18, 2013
    Roughly 25 million bicycles are produced and sold in China each year, with another 8 million or so being imported. Shanghai’s ‘China Cycle’, the largest annual exhibition of its kind on the mainland, offers a snapshot...
  • Meet the (cycling) press: Shamshul Fitri

    - Mar 27, 2013
    From the first day the Cycling iQ blog started, I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know a core group of individuals that share a similar objective: discover and broadcast information held captive inside Asia’s growing,...
  • Greece’s MBIKE launches sister publication for Vietnam

    - Feb 22, 2013
    Marketed as Vietnam’s first and only dual-language cycling publication, MBIKE Vietnam’s inaugural edition is set for a March 2013 release and is intended to appeal to all Vietnamese cyclists, regardless of wheel size or tyre type. Behind the...
  • Cycle Asia cycling series launches

    - Jan 21, 2013
    Spectrum Worldwide, the Singapore-based event management company which owns and operates several mass participation cycling events, including the hugely-successful OCBC Cycle Singapore, this week launched ‘Cycle Asia’; a regional concept promising to give amateur cyclists access...
  • Dedicated: Dubai’s roadies go longer

    - Jan 15, 2013
    Dubai’s cycling ‘master plan’ was officially extended by another 18 kilometres last week, as Sheikh Mansour Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum opened a new dedicated cycling track on Al Qudra Road. In most countries, such infrastructure...
  • Tour of Qinghai Lake stars in new Chinese movie

    - Jan 14, 2013
    Road cycling stars in the recent screenplay adaptation of a Chinese novel which explores the spirit of sport and the dynamics of cross-cultural relationships in modern-day China. Though it’s not along the same hard-core lines as...
  • 2012 Shenzhen International Bicycle Festival video blog

    - Nov 23, 2012
    Taipei Cycle, Eurobike and Interbike are well known landmarks on the bicycle industry’s landscape, but there are other quality exhibitions happening around the world, too. Last weekend, Guangzhou-based online cycling magazine Biketo.com visited the 5th Shenzhen...
  • Inside Guide: UCI AsiaTour photographer Mokhriz Aziz

    - Oct 18, 2012
    In a sign the UCI is taking the need for better coverage of its AsiaTour more seriously, Malaysian photographer Mokhriz Aziz – known simply amongst friends and the cycling media caravan as Mike – has been...
  • Backstory: peaks and valleys of a cyclosportive

    - Apr 12, 2012
    Consumers of cycling may have noticed an increase in ride-focused content across cycling media in recent years. Product-based pages are still just as popular, but promotion of mass-participation road cycling events seems to be popping up...
  • Beijing Bike Week: China exhibits cycling shift

    - Mar 22, 2012
    Since departing his native Australia for China in 2006, former urban planner and velophile Shannon Bufton has honed his considerable energy into bringing the bicycle back to Beijing. Last weekend, he went all out; unveiling a...