Taipei Cycle 2012

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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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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16th IBDC Taipei Cycle 2012 Models on Display 1 – Flitz

Here’s the first post of several giving some idea of the other concept designs on display at this year’s IBDC, many of which won excellence and merit awards, but did not make it to the podium. Tom Hambrock and Juri Spetter’s Flitz was one of the most “interesting” designs offered up this year. It was […]

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16th IBDC Taipei Cycle 2012: Silver and Bronze Awards; Other working prototypes

The 19 finalists in this year’s field. In a corner of the 4th floor display area, this year largely given over to the inaugural d&i awards, was a version of the 2011 Gold award winner, Marco Mainardi’s Aria. This year’s Gold award winner, Larry Chen’s Velocity was something more likely to appeal to a wider target […]

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Taipei Cycle design & innovation Awards

The inaugural d&i Awards will take place at the upcoming 2012 Taipei International Cycle Show due to run from March 7 to March 10 inclusive. On the Taiwan side this will be hosted by TAITRA (Taiwan External Trade Development Council) and TBEA (Taiwan Bicycle Exporters Association). Internationally this event will be run under the auspices […]

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