Taipei Cycle 2011

Conservative Majority vs Innovative Minority – No Middle Ground in Bicycle Design?

Bike Biz has just published an overview of the recent Taipei Cycle. The general idea is that trends are being reflected, not established, in keeping with the conservative nature of these sorts of trade shows. There are a few aspects to this. One very important one is commercial. For example with regards to some new models […]

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Innovative Products Competition Revisited: Taipei International Cycle Show 2011

There’s been a few more photo additions to the post on the IBDC Excellent and Merit award winners re Bihandy since the original post was published. This will give some more context on how it is supposed to work. In a post before the show I previewed a range of award winners from each of […]

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Taipei Cycle – Show Preview & The Show Daily

The Taipei Show Preview is a handy overview of what will be happening across the four days along with a glimpse of a variety of innovations including: – Kalloy Industrial’s OSC process to deliver lighter weight bar and stem. – Wellgo’s Modular shock absorbing pedals. – Sha-Dar’s new MEGA-LITE SS light-weight spoke. – Kind Shocks’ new […]

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Taipei Cycle 2011: Seminars and Events

In my last post I took a brief look at this year’s Innovative Products competition. The winners along with the 1st, 2nd, and even 3rd runner up in each category have been announced. All of the products will be on display for the duration of the show. There’s an accompanying booklet covering all of these […]

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2011 Annual Innovative Products Competition Award – Taipei Cycle 2011

These products will likely all be on display in the one place at next month’s Taipei Cycle where I’m sure they will be the subject of intense interest. I’ll have some select photos posted here, although I’ll have plenty of shots of a whole variety of products and components in sets on my Flickr page […]

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From New Year Holidays to Taipei Cycle

Come last Tuesday evening, most of Taiwan was in shutdown mode. The New Year of the Rabbit, by the lunar (or lunisolar) calendar, was due to begin on Thursday, so most people were preparing to head for family reunion dinners on Wednesday night. A short 5 days later, and yesterday was the day when everything […]

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