Regardless of their location in the world, road cycling clubs almost always face similar barriers to development; most common amongst them is a lack of financial resources. In this department, one aspiring team in Singapore has struck the jackpot.
Corporate sector investment into cycling is diverse and fragmented. It could be the CFO of a major financial institution purchasing his first Colnago, an IT company sponsoring a local cycling club or a law firm providing cycling facilities for its partners. Ryan O’Neill, founder of Australian Cycling Executives, is building a platform that aspires to … Continue reading
Earlier this week, news broke that Specialized was embroiled in yet another lawsuit; this time, with near-neighbor Volagi bikes. Even 15 months after initial filing, the thrust of the case has not been exactly clear. Cycling iQ was eventually able to reach Volagi’s co-founder, Robert Choi, for comment after a temporary gag order was lifted … Continue reading
As commerce increasingly migrates to online ‘pure play’ platforms, the reactions from high street businesses are diverse as the stores themselves. Cycling iQ speaks to one bicycle industry player with a dual-mode model that hedged against such change whilst embracing it at the same time.
Following a novel training session with the Melbourne Storm rugby league team yesterday, cyclists from the Australian GreenEDGE professional cycling team were today presented to a small crowd outside Melbourne’s Town Hall by Lord Mayor, Robert Doyle. Looking on was team owner Gerry Ryan, founder of caravan manufacturer Jayco and long-time backer of cycling events in … Continue reading
Asia’s first WorldTour professional road cycling event will be held in Beijing, 5-9 October, but it didn’t happen by chance. Global Cycling Promotion, a relatively new commercial division of cycling’s Swiss-based governing body, the UCI, is owner and promoter of this event. Alain Rumpf, GCP’s director and keen rider himself, elaborates.