Eurobike

  • Market Talk

    by - May 2, 2016
    This week: SCOTT Sports opens first Technology Centre in Bangalore, considers local assembly; India’s bicycle manufacturers concerned with imports of Chinese-made bicycles; Shimano announces disappointing FY2016 Q1 results; 2016 China Cycle show underway Friday; Australian 3D-printed...
  • 2012 Taipei Cycle Show gallery

    by - Mar 9, 2012
    Taipei Cycle Show is to the bicycle industry what BaselWorld is to the jewellery and timepiece sector. It’s the mass platform for brands and factories to connect with buyers all the way down the supply chain. Now...
  • Recollections of an interview with Jan Ullrich

    by - Feb 10, 2012
    Motionless, like the plastic chair in Eurobike’s media centre, I stare disbelievingly into space. Sounds of productivity encircle and taunt me. A peripheral flash of light pulls me back to the present. “How did it go???”...
  • Time warp: weird world of bicycle product cycles

    by - Dec 7, 2011
    So long, November. As cycling consumers finalise their Christmas 2011 shopping list of bikes and gadgets, the bicycle industry’s Product Managers have returned from Taichung, Taiwan, after ordering parts for the bikes those same consumers may...
  • Vertical limit: blissful detachment, export utopia

    by - Nov 5, 2011
    1991. Shimano STI was introduced, Miguel Indurain’s five-year Tour de France dominance began, teens moshed to ‘Nevermind’, and the World Wide Web officially launched to the public. Bicycles were purchased in bike shops and carbon fiber...
  • Cycle Mode JAPAN: for the people

    by - Oct 29, 2011
    I remember frothing with excitement about an outdoors coffee festival in Sydney’s old-town centre ‘The Rocks’ a few years back. On arrival, visions of quaffing endless $1 double ristrettos, extracted from polished Italian-made groupheads, were quickly...
  • Eurobike: Cadel Evans media conference

    by - Sep 2, 2011
    Australians stayed awake into the wee hours to watch Cadel Evans seal a historic win at the 2011 Tour de France. Post-Tour engagements have continued to pile up, including a media conference arranged by team sponsor BMC...