Taiwan

  • 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...
  • Cycling in Taiwan

    by - Mar 8, 2016
    Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau recently released a great video promoting cycling on the island. Enjoy the stunning scenery in this three minute clip which includes the Penghu Islands and the 3’275m Wuling mountain featured in the Taiwan KOM Challenge....Read More
  • Taiwan Bicycle Association releases 2015 export data

    by - Mar 4, 2016
    The peak body of Taiwan’s bicycle industry has released full year trade data for 2015 during the annual Taipei Cycle show....Read More
  • Neutral Zone: Lu Shao Hsuan

    by - Jan 30, 2016
    It has been a whirlwind week for Taiwan’s reigning U23 National Road Cycling Champion. Shortly after Attaque Team Gusto’s 2016 launch in Shanghai was wrapped up, Lu Shao Hsuan was on a plane to Australia where he will...
  • 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
  • Feng dominates 2015 National Championships

    by - Nov 29, 2015
    Two days after announcing his contract with WorldTour team Lampre-Merida was being renewed for 2016, Taiwan’s Feng Chun Kai has capped off a successful first year in the highest echelon of pro cycling by defending his national championship titles....Read More
  • 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’...
  • 2013 Tour de Taiwan preview

    by - Mar 17, 2013
    Amidst a top-quality field that includes four ProContinental teams, and with the absence of defending champion Rhys Pollock, Australia’s Drapac Cycling team is guaranteed a challenging week ahead if it wishes to focus its efforts on...
  • Pro Cycling: how far would you go? Asia

    by - Mar 30, 2012
    As professional road cycling continues to spread its global wings, it has been fascinating to witness the number of Asian, Australian and Kiwi cyclists breaking into the top echelon of professional road cycling; sometimes via quite long...
  • Colnago M10 Republic of China 100th Anniversary edition

    by - Mar 29, 2012
    If there was a book entitled “How to monetize your brand loyalists – what every bicycle brand should do”, surely one of the chapters would relate to issuing a ‘limited edition’ frameset. There’s almost no better...