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RockShox's Monarch Air Shocks Rebuild to Fit On Specialized And Trek

Both Specialized and Trek use non-series rear shocks and both of them are developing their rear suspension together with Fox. The shocks have special functions, like SBC's Autosag or Trek's DRCV and special sizes, meaning that RockShox is usually left on the side when it comes to factory or custom b...

Demo Day Relocation Strengthens Eurobike Concept

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany – The opening of the 2014 Eurobike show will not be as noteworthy as last year, when German Chancellor Angela Merkel walked the show floor. This year it will be back to business as usual, with a leading role for e-bikes once again. A total of 1,280 Exhibitors from 54 countri...

Ming Cycle Targets Children's and e-Bike Segments with New Products

Ming Cycle is targeting the market for balance bikes and beginners with a single product. And, it's hoping that a pair of e-bike designs will be a hit with dealers and consumers The Taiwan-based maker's RENNRAD 2-in-1 is enables children to keep their feet on the ground as they familiarize themselve...

Focus on Supply Chain & Lean Production at Eurobike

BRUSSELS, Belgium – A meeting open to all industry members (from Europe as well as from Asia) on creating a European ‘Bicycle Valley’ through investment by European, Taiwanese and Chinese parts producers is taking place on Eurobike’s 2nd show day. On Thursday 28th August 2014 the meeting will take p...

China Sees Launch of Hundreds of New Bike Brands

BEIJING, China - An increasing number of people in China are discovering that riding a bike could be fun and healthy ; especially for those in cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen. As market demand for bicycles is expanding rapidly an estimated 100 to 200 new brands rolled into the ...

Athens Bike Festival Successful in Difficult Market

ATHENS, Greece – The biggest bike show on the Balkans is going stronger than ever in its 5th edition. Currently the interest in cycling is so big that the organizers of the Athens Bike Festival are working on another show in Greece’s second largest city. Due to the lack of financing from the banks a...

S’Cool Expands International Business

BIELEFELD, Germany - The German bike brand S’Cool brings a full range of innovative products for children and youngsters of all ages. S’Cool takes them from their very first balance bicycle up to city, mountain bikes, BMX and road racing bikes. According to S'Cool a good kids bike is above all to be...

HelmetShield For Comfortable Helmet Usage

LEIDEN, the Netherlands - Cycling parts and accessory brand BBB introduced an aerodynamic advantage or protection against rain, cold and wind. The new BBB HelmetShield provides both. The HelmetShield is a silicone helmet cover. This cover makes a fully closed helmet of each standard helmet. This kee...

Belgian Distributor Seeks to Connect E-Bikes in Europe

TURNHOUT, Belgium - A&C Solutions in August announced that it had signed an exclusive agreement to distribute products from China’s HIGO, which makes electric cabling for e-bikes. Based in Belgium, A&C will provide European manufacturers and assemblers with a full range of high-voltage products that...

KMC Using Green Upgrades to Improve Product Life

KMC is placing the emphasis on resistance in 2015, with susceptibility to rust, friction and stretch all addressed in upgrades to its premium racing chains. The maker says improved coatings – the result of environmentally friendly production processes at its Taiwan factory – extend product life by a...

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