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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A Perspective on the 2011 Taiwan Cup

Sunday, November 6. The Taiwan Cup that was to take place last year scores the perfect day this year, which almost makes up for last year’s disaster. There’s blue sky and the promise of heat to come. But, once again, it could have been different. Rain began to fall the very next morning after the

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Taiwan Cycling Festival 2011: Hualien – Taitung Return

Events began on October 22 with a leisure cycling and higher-level challenge ride and will continue over a number of similar events through to November 20. The final event on that day will be a climb through Taroko Gorge towards Wuling. Heading over to Hulien from Taichung across the Central Cross-Island Highway, I stopped a

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Taiwan Cup 2011 — Gearing Up

Compared to last year, this year’s Taiwan Cup looks to be on track. Many readers will remember last year’s Taiphoon which came in well south of Taiwan, if I remember rightly, and then took a sudden right turn north. The result was torrential rain down Taiwan’s east coast. A section of the highway along the

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