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  • What does the future hold for Italian bike brands?

    by - Aug 24, 2016
    It seems that whenever mainstream media talks about road bikes, Italian brands feature frequently as the ultimate representation of our aspirations while, in contrast, those from Taiwan are suggested as affordable stepping stones to something better. But...
  • Planes, Tunes and Automobiles

    by - Jan 7, 2016
    In decades past, some well-known manufacturers in the bicycle industry have focused their resources towards making a name in seemingly unrelated markets – often with disastrous results. Surprisingly, one of the more left-field ideas stuck around....Read More
  • Shadow optic: the manufacturing partner paradox

    by - Feb 14, 2012
    Who really makes your bike? It is a simple enough question. Country of origin has traditionally been a touchy subject for brands that rely on Asia-based ‘manufacturing partners’, let alone revealing who the partners are. Discovering...
  • Full circle? Bicycle brands resist costly China

    by - Jan 30, 2012
    In an effort to curb the rising costs of doing business on the mainland, Advanced International Multitech Co Ltd (AIM), a publicly-listed OEM to some of the world’s most evocative bicycle and golfing brands, intends to...
  • Merida enters India sans road bicycle

    by - Jan 24, 2012
    Perhaps due to bicycle industry commotion about how China’s emerging middle-class will secure growth for every brand under the sun, India is often overlooked. 25 years after its first export, Merida, Taiwan’s second-largest bicycle manufacturer, is...
  • Road cycling INDIA watch out world this is serious

    by - Oct 25, 2011
    In this continuation of yesterday’s post, Cycling iQ holds a Q&A with Vivek Radhakrishnan, co-creator of Bangalore-based KYNKYNY Wheelsports cycling team, about the road cycling scene in India....Read More
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