Taichung Bike Week
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Organizers of Taichung Bike Week have set dates for the event in 2014—Nov. 4-7. Formosa 900, an opportunity for the industry to cycle around the island, begins Nov. 8.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Shimano’s latest entry into the e-bike powertrain market takes aim at Bosch with a center-drive motor that will be introduced in Europe in 2014.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — BOS Suspension forks and shocks have been some of Europe’s most desired suspension components, but unless you ordered from Europe you were not going to ride them.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Too much success poses as many issues as too little, and that’s what now confronts organizers of Taichung Bike Week. Has it become too big? And is it attracting the right vendors?
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Hearing from dealers that Chain Reaction or Wiggle is offering products below wholesale is not a phone call any supplier wants to field.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — KORE, a longtime mountain bike brand with early roots in Southern California’s dirt scene, is enjoying a resurgence in sales as a growing list of bicycle companies again spec the iconic company’s products.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Being a viable alternative to Shimano is not easy for the small Taiwanese company MicroShift.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)—When Shimano announced its distribution shakeup in July, a number of Taiwanese component suppliers began calculating the odds of picking up additional aftermarket
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Johnny Lin has been busy since returning to the family business in 2010.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Hundreds of product managers, distributors and suppliers from around the world are flooding into Taichung on Monday in preparation for Taichung Bike Week, or TBW for short.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — We may not know what to call it, but the 650b/27.5-inch tire is not wishful thinking or hype: It's coming at the industry like a freight train.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Since showing its first set of hydraulic road disc brakes on Colnago’s C59 road bike at this year’s Taipei Cycle show, Formula has been fielding a nearly endless stream of inquiries from potential OEM customers.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — The industry's major bike makers sent product managers to the heart of Taiwan's manufacturing area this week to consider products for complete bikes that bike shops won't see until later 2013 or later.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Kenda is planting roots in Germany in order to raise the profile of the Taiwanese tire maker in Europe.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Ride On hosted two fewer exhibitors this year, but that didn’t seem to slow the steady traffic up to the 27th floor of Taichung’s Hotel One, where the spec show has been held for the past two years.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Taichung’s gregarious Mayor Jason Hu officially welcomed the industry to the city at a formal dinner Wednesday evening at the swanky new Millennium Vee Hotel.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) —'You can't make 10,000 black saddles and be done for the season,' says San Marco's Giovanni Girardi.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — From red to green, the cadre of former Marzocchi employees who formed DVO Suspension earlier this year seem to be finding it easy being a new color scheme.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — U.S.-based White Brothers is assembling its newest generation Loop Series suspension forks in Taiwan to serve its OE customers.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Hutchinson is courting U.S. product managers with a more North American centric line-up designed to jumpstart its three-year goal to break into the top three tire brands in the market.