bicycle design

Folding Electric Bike Design for Commuters | Trending Strongly

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Coming off Eurobike 2012, Bike Biz mulls over the idea that what is, and what is not, a trend is not all that clear. They have a point.  You have a whole lot of products that are quite visibly on display across the Eurobike halls. And then you have all the nooks and crannies containing […]

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From Taipei Cycle Innovative Products to d&i Awards and now Eurobike Award Candidate

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Haiwan from Qbicle has done quite well with his Tangent Fender since first winning an award at Taipei Cycle’s 2011 Innovative Products Competition. 2011 was to be the last for that particular competition. In 2012 it was replaced by the d&i Awards. Individuals or companies with products that have been available to the market for either less […]

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Principles of Good Bicycle Design: 2012 TAIPEI CYCLE d&i Awards Jury Discussion

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This is a video of a discussion held by the five jury members who selected the winning entries to this year’s inaugural competition. It’s 23min long, so a summary of key points is provided below. The judges’ details are listed at the end of this post. From 207 entries, 74 winners were chosen in the […]

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A Few More Operational Designs

Finding some time to look through the folder of photos taken at this year’s Taipei Show here’s a corner of the IBDC display area that might be of interest to some readers. The Cycling & Health Tech Industry R&D Center (CHC) conducts the International Bicycle Design Competition each year and had these on public view. A standard […]

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Aria by Marco Mainardi – Somerset by Chen-Wei Chang & Chai-Chi Chang: Taipei International Cycle Show

Today’s post continues this initial post from the first day of the show. Marco Mainardi’s Aria is certainly interesting. Whether it’s a winner though, depends on your perspective. This is the scale model that was on display outlining the fundamentals of the original concept. There have been compromises in the translation to a working prototype, however, […]

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15th International Bicycle Design Competition-Preliminary Look

The results of the 15th IBDC will be announced in a ceremony in the morning of the first day of Taipei Cycle 2011, March 16. Here is a brief look at some of the finalists giving an indication of what to expect this year. Overview Out of the 863 entries it comes as no surprise, […]

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