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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...
  • Market Talk

    by - Jun 1, 2016
    This week: Indonesia’s tight deadline for new Asian Games velodrome; Oil prices impact Astana Pro Cycling Team; Netherlands the EU’s largest bicycle exporter in 2015; Giant planning to go direct in India?; Trek Bicycle’s NZ subsidiary...
  • Giant Bicycles’ Road E Plus

    by - 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

    by - 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
  • Market Talk

    by - Jan 4, 2016
    This week: Giant wishes you a Happy MY2017; Biketo.com’s car vs bike brand analogy; Bicycle Cafe retail concept finds flavour in Cambodia; Deadline looms for 2015 Jelajah Malaysia prize money payments; Taiwan’s bicycle exports to Italy booming....Read More
  • No place in Europe for Chinese-made road bikes

    by - Dec 16, 2015
    It is by now well established that the majority of the professional peloton’s bikes come from factories in Taiwan as do most of the carbon road bikes on European shop floors. So why is China not getting its slice...
  • InSight: Tianjin Fuji-ta Group

    by - Nov 26, 2015
    In marketing a bicycle, it helps to have a unique selling proposition which often includes “lightest”, “fastest” or some other superlative adjective. In pitching themselves to potential clients, bicycle manufacturers seek to cut through in a similar way....Read More
  • Trek’s new Emonda ALR a sign of things to come

    by - Apr 29, 2015
    In the last decade of composite everything, the release of a new aluminium road bike should elicit little more than wearied acknowledgement from a carbon-centric industry. Yet push aside the Alpha this and invisible weld that on this month’s latest product...
  • InSight: twisted pathways fail China’s road cyclists

    by - Jul 3, 2013
    As China’s bicycle market has exploded in recent years, so too have the number of races held on the mainland. But to most outsiders, including cyclists from Taiwan and Hong Kong, the model of grassroots road...
  • InSight: China’s top 10 bicycle enterprises

    by - Jun 3, 2012
    The China National Light Industry Council (CNLIC) is a national organisation that services and monitors the performance of 26 industry associations on the mainland, including the bicycle industry. It recently released its list of the top ten...
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