The Taiwan Bicycle
Manufacturing Industry Review

How do you avoid a 57% drop in revenue in one hit?

To kick off 2022, here’s a story about a business dilemma. Picture a growing, youngish bike component manufacturing company a bit to the north of Taichung. On one hand they offer flexible MOQs in order to service smaller, boutique bike brands. On the other, they’re dead set on snagging the business of the mega players,

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Square Taper & Octalink Crank Removal

You need special tools and the right technique to remove the crank from a square taper or ISIS/Octalink bottom bracket. This video shows the whole procedure in quite a lot of detail. The specialist tools you require are the ISIS/Octalink driver that fits into a half-inch square drive wrench. The best wrench to use is

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Bottom Bracket Removal – Square Taper or Octalink

Here’s a great video on how to remove a bottom bracket. Also check out the most complete article on Square Taper Bottom Brackets available on the internet. The focus is square taper or ISIS bottom brackets. The presenter shows what tools to use and how to use them. He starts off with demonstrating different ways

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Urban Bicycle Culture – From Bicycles vs Cars to LEVs

Many cyclists would like to see the end to the rule of the car in the modern city. They wish to see a transportation culture built around bicycles instead. Mikael Colville-Andersen is one who argues forcefully for this, the key theme being that cities need to be built around people and social needs. He spoke

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