October 2010

Taiwan Cycling Festival 2010- Amets Txurruka Helps Out

This is just a rough summary of a recent post on the Taiwan Cycling Festival Facebook page, most of which (like 99.99%) is in Chinese. The Spanish rider Amets Txurruka was one of the international celebrity cyclists invited to the Taiwan Cup last weekend. Due to typhoon Megi’s impact on the Yilan district and the […]

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Rev 2 Handlebar Set for Urban Riding – Component Design Innovation

Continuing a theme of some recent posts on bicycle design evolution — Innovation and Imagination and Improbable Outliers — today’s post concerns a patent pending handlebar design that came to my attention recently. As an extension of the general theme of those posts along with today’s, readers might also find this review of a recent book […]

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Taiwan Cycling Festival: Taiwan Cup Cancelled – Come Cycling in Taichung and Nantou!

The weekend’s events have now been cancelled. Organizers have made a wise decision. This is really unfortunate. The only transport options there would seem to be by air, or from the south. The Pingdong – Taitung road appears unaffected, but with heavy rain forecast there, travel would probably not be a good idea. Anyhow, if […]

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Taiwan Cycling Festival – Taiwan Cup 2010 in Doubt as Typhoon Megi Moves Close

As we head into the Taiwan Cup weekend, things are not looking good. The main cup events that are due to take place on Sunday 24th may well be cancelled, although the organizers have stated that there is no cancellation as yet. Typhoon Megi has reformed in the South China Sea after crossing to the […]

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Taiwan Cycling Festival (台灣自行車節): Taiwan Cup 2010 and Elite Road Racing Events (菁英公路賽)

The Taiwan Cycling Festival, which commenced yesterday, is about more than just cycling. It would be nice to be able to point readers to a centralized information source that brings it all together for an international audience. But one does not appear to exist or be easily accessible at this time. Perhaps it is being […]

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Taiwan Cycling Festival 2010 – one blogger is on his way already

As we get closer to the start of the Festival, I have just come across Mark Blacknell’s blog. He will be attending the event, and intends to blog about it. I for one will be interested to read about his experiences. I would hope the organizers take note of this sort of coverage as well. […]

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