Events

Fabian Cancellara gets pipped at the post—Le Tour stage 1 does not disappoint as the rampaging continues

You’re probably familiar with the saying “It’s nothing to write home about” right? In short, nothing special or remarkable happens to warrant putting pen to paper or, I guess these days, finger to iPad touch screen. Now, I was—completely unjustifiably—sure that whilst there would be plenty to marvel at as winter returned to its cave […]

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Cancellara in familiar territory—but probably not for long

With his win in the Liege prologue, Fabian Cancellara finds himself in a familiar place. For the 5th time in his career, he’s in yellow for stage one. Angelo over at the Italian Cycling Journal has put together a neat analysis that makes for an interesting read. His most recent, and particularly memorable, outing in […]

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Major Changes for 2013 International Bicycle Design Competition

The Bike Europe Website has just announced a  significant changes to the structure and procedure of the IBDC. This competition is the first key event for the annual Taipei Cycle. The Show runs from 9am Wednesday thru 3pm Saturday in the first or second week of March each year. The announcement of the finalists, usually […]

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16th IBDC Taipei Cycle 2012 Models on Display 3 – Happy Paradise, BO-90, Beecycle, Vienna Bike, Zoo Zeeg, Quick Fit, Network, Ricor’s, Pair Up

Following on from the related posts (here and here), this completes the 2012 IBDC designs that made it through to the final round of judging. Happy Paradise By Taiwan’s Shi Shun-Min, this will adjust to the growth of a child through the years by means of its sliding structure. The one bike can then fit […]

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A Very Big Effort-William Zhuang Digs Deep

Late in 2010 William did his first practice run up to Tatajia in the shadow of Mt. Jade, Taiwan’s highest mountain in preparation for the annual event. 2011 was a good year in which he finished as Taiwan’s top young racer. The 2012 Tatajia event was held on Sunday. This year Taiwan’s top domestic racer for 2011 Zhu […]

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16th IBDC Taipei Cycle 2012 Models on Display 2 – Surf, Visionair, Basket Bike, Spotlight

SURF The designers, Zhong-Fa Lie and Yoori Koo have livening up “dreary” city life  in mind with their Surf. The convertible boards at the back can be rotated rearwards and down to the ground. A passenger can stand on the back and be towed along. Or items can be transported, probably a lot heavier than a […]

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