• 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...
  • Even after Pouly’s Tour de Banyuwangi Ijen disqualification, doubts linger

    by - May 15, 2016
    Singha Infinite rider Peter Pouly was stripped of a third successive GC victory in Banyuwangi yesterday after race officials discovered the French-born resident of Chiang Rai had violated the UCI’s 6.8kg weight limit rule on the race’s final stage. But plenty of questions...
  • 2016 International Tour de Banyuwangi Ijen preview

    by - May 9, 2016
    For the first time this year, the UCI Asia Tour peloton heads to Indonesia for the fifth edition of the International Tour de Banyuwangi Ijen....Read More
  • Market Talk

    by - 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...
  • Market Talk

    by - Dec 7, 2015
    This week: 2015 bicycle market data from Japan’s Bicycle Promotion Institute; Inabike, Indonesia’s annual bicycle exhibition; 2015 Australian National Cycling Participation Survey; Bicycle Trade magazine; Korea’s booming bicycle industry....Read More
  • Tour de Flores announced in Indonesia

    by - Dec 4, 2015
    Minister of Tourism Arief Yahya last week announced Indonesia’s newest  UCI AsiaTour stage race, the Tour de Flores, scheduled to be held in May 2016. It is anticipated to be the focal event of a wider ‘cycling festival’...
  • Market Talk

    by - Nov 25, 2015
    This week: a company profile of Taiwan OEM Merida; Hero Cycles acquires Firefox and rights to Trek distribution in India; the ‘Asia Bicycle Industry Alliance’ explained; Southeast Asian bicycle manufacturers growing business in western markets; global bike brands’...
  • 2015 International Tour de Banyuwangi Ijen preview

    by - Apr 30, 2015
    First held in 2012, and as one of only two UCI AsiaTour events to be held in Indonesia this year, the International Tour de Banyuwangi Ijen is a young race with great potential to leverage the...
  • Ireland backs Indonesia’s Polygon Sweet Nice

    by - Feb 23, 2013
    It seems remarkable that a country with an estimated 244 million people and annual sales of 7,000,000 bicycles doesn’t have at least one permanent professional road cycling team, but this is exactly the situation Indonesia had...
  • Cycle Asia cycling series launches

    by - 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...