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  1. Taiwan industry bruised but not down for count

    Taiwan Vice President Wu Den-yih visited the Taipei Cycle Show in 2013.

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Industry executives in Taiwan are eager to put ...

    Posted March 4, 2014 in International

  2. Hutchinson implements grassroots strategy, focuses on IBDs to strengthen U.S. sales

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — With a new general manager and a ground-up grassroots plan in place, French tire company Hutchinson is focusing on growing its North American market in 2014. Hutchinson is one of the world's oldest tire manufacturers, founded in France in 1890. ...

    Posted March 6, 2014 in International

  3. Nimbleness and a strong global team central to WTB's success

    WTB's booth at the 2013 Taipei Cycle Show

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) ― Sharing the same birthplace in California's Marin County, WTB and mountain biking are, in many ways, childhood best friends. As the sport has matured over the past 30 years, WTB has been by its side, creating the first components specifically ...

    Posted March 5, 2014 in International

  4. Long-standing customer base key to BETO’s success

    TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — In 1980, BETO founder Lopin Wang moved from Taipei, Taiwan, to San Jose, Calif., where he worked for four years in a factory that supplied parts to Apple and Atari. It was the early days of Silicon Valley, and Wang said the experience shaped him during ...

    Posted March 4, 2014 in International

  5. Asahi quickly shifts focus to quality over quantity

    Asahi workers painting a carbon frame in its factory in Tainan City

    TAINAN CITY, Taiwan—Asahi’s factory in Tainan City at the southern end of Taiwan has the capacity to paint and assemble up to 200,000 units annually, but the company is currently turning out just 30,000 a year. ...

    Posted March 4, 2014 in International

  6. Awise carbon braking tech trickles down from electronics

    Awise Fiber Tech's Bobby Yin and Lynn Huang

    PINGTUNG CITY, Taiwan (BRAIN) — It’s one of those companies that operates slightly under the industry radar—an OE vendor producing carbon frames, stems, wheels, handlebars and other items for well-known consumer brands. ...

    Posted March 4, 2014 in Product/Tech

  7. Bike Week jumps into big league despite efforts to control show's size

    Much of Taiwan's bike industry is based in and around Taichung.

    to believe that Taichung Bike Week organizer Steve Fenton promised last year to cut the show back in size. The show is almost a third larger this year, yet the 430 exhibitors say the intimate feel of the event ...

    Posted November 4, 2014 in International

  8. Polygon UR team to ride Box Components' shifter/derailleur system

    are developing," said Colin Esquibel, CGI's director of product development. Box first showed CNC-machined ...

    Posted February 23, 2015 in North America

  9. Taiwan exporters look to emerging markets for growth

    Walter Yeh, executive vice president of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), provides the latest Taiwan export figures during a pre-show press conference Tuesday afternoon. 

    File Attachment:  BRAIN's 2013 Taipei Cycle Show newsletter, day 1 PDF ...

    Posted March 19, 2013 in International

  10. Don’t forget Winona … Adventure Cycling releases Bicycle Route 66 maps

    Adventure Cycling’s director of travel initiatives. “Bicycle Route 66 will be a perfect choice for traveling ...

    Posted March 2, 2015 in New Products

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