Taipei International Cycle Show

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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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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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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16th International Bicycle Design Competition Winner –The Velocity, Taipei Cycle 2012

An interesting mix of finalists from the 839 entries for the 16th IBDC. 19 designs were selected for a share of the awards: Merit, Excelllent, and  Silver and Gold. Offering quite a contrast to last year’s IBDC winning entry, Larry Chen’s Velocity took out the number one spot and the Gold Award. This is an electric assisted […]

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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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