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GreenTrans Lines Up Central Motor Kit

TAIPEI, Taiwan - GreenTrans presented its central motor e-bike power kit at the 2014 Taipei Int’l Cycle Show. While the motor weighs less than four kilogrammes, GreenTrans claims it has a very low noise level. The central motor system raised at lot of attention during the Taipei Int’l Cycle Show and...

Easton Cycling Sold to Race Face Owner

SCOTTS VALLEY, USA – Chris Tutton, industry veteran and owner of Race Face Performance Products acquired the Easton Cycling business from BRG Sports Inc. The terms of the deal were not disclosed and it is expected to be completed in the next 60 days. The Easton Cycling business includes well-known b...

Merckx Pulls Out, Rob Beset New CEO of Eddy Merckx Cycles

ZELLIK, Belgium – Dutchman Rob Beset succeeds Kurt Moons as CEO of the well-known Belgium manufacturer of road race bikes. With Beset, Eddy Merckx Cycles enters a new phase aimed at ambition and growth. "We strongly believe in the brand Eddy Merckx", said Bart Van Muylder CEO of majority shareholder...

Giant Announces ‘Liv’ as Independent Brand

TAICHUNG, Taiwan – Recently bicycle manufacturer Giant announced that its sub-brand ‘Liv’ will be transformed into an independent brand as part of Giant’s business expansion plan for 2014. The presentation of 'Liv' as stand-alone brand was confirmed by Giant CEO Anthony Lo. He stated that the compan...

Qoros eBIQE Mobility Concept Unveiled

GENEVA, Switzerland – Presented at the Geneva Motor Show 2014 the eBIQE is created for the modern metropolitan consumer. It is a concept of a cloud-connected e-bike and showcases numerous Qoros design cues carried over from its production cars. Riders can choose to pedal with no assistance, pedal wi...

3D Printed Bicycle Frame Becomes Reality

TAIPEI, Taiwan - It has been described as the new revolution in production technology: 3D print. At Taipei Cycle Show this year, the first 3D printed bicycle frames were already on display. Recently Renishaw, the UK’s only 3D printing manufacturer using metal parts, and Empire Cycles announced the p...

Winride Compact Mini Tool

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Tool manufacturer Winride developed a very compact, small and lightweight mini with 13 features. The integrated folding tool is multi-forged and CNC machined and comes with Winride’s FE-bits system. The contains the tools HEX2/2.5/3/4/5/6/8 mm, Torx T25, SL4, PH2, spanner 8/10 mm, s...

Q-Lite’s Latest Innovation in Hub Dynamos for MTB

The PD-8X is Q-lite’s latest from hub dynamo with a 15 mm thru-axle and dis specification. According to Q-Lite the PD-8X is the new acme of dynamo technology for extreme use. This MTB hub dynamo features the latest in electro and mechanical technology. With 420 grams it is also among the lightest in...

More Electronics Giants Target E-Bikes

SHANGHAI, China - Next to Bosch more giants in consumer electronics are targeting the e-bike market nowadays. During the China Cycle Show, held earlier this week in Shanghai, Samsung showed a complete (and with striking features) e-bike system with mid-motor. Earlier also LG announced to plan a star...

Capital Injection for MIFA, CEO Peter Wicht Out

SANGERHAUSEN, Germany – Troubled bike producer MIFA announced CEO Peter Wicht’s departure as Management Board member “with immediate effect for health reasons”. Next to that, local authorities stepped in by acquiring the factory grounds via a so-called sales & leaseback agreement for an amount of 5....

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