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Dumping Duties One Year Longer; Up to 2019

BRUSSELS, Belgium – After receiving more information from the European Bicycle Manufacturers’ Association (EBMA) and after having done more research at the appropriate EU websites it becomes clear that the current anti-dumping measures on bicycles imported into the European Union from the People’s R...

Dumping Duty Exempted Oyama Set Sights On Europe

TAICING, China – That Oyama Bicycle from China is exempted from the 48.5% dumping duty proves to be a very powerful sales tool. “We are currently taking full advantage of this to obtain a firm foot-hold on the European market,” says Oyama’s sales manager for Europe Richard Chang. Oyama Bicycles as w...

Eurobike Points to Huge Growth in e-Bike Offering

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany - “In time, electric bicycles will cover 50% of the total bicycle market,” said Bosch’ Chief Executive Claus Fleischer at the Eurobike opening press conference. When looking at all the shiny, polished e-bikes on display at last week’s Eurobike, it seems that this 50% is targ...

Eurobike Continues Its Success Story

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany – Bicycles with electric drive as well as bikes without motors are posting strong market gains and this is also reflected by the success of Eurobike 2014. More exhibitors and more visitors came to the Eurobike 2014 which started with the Demo Day on Tuesday August 26 and end...

Eleven Eurobike Gold Awards

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany – The Eurobike Award saw a record number of 500 entries this year. The industry design award was organized for the first time in association with the German Designer Club. The six-person expert panel selected 56 products to receive a Eurobike Award. Eleven out of those 56 pr...

3T’s Take on Trends in Road and MTB

BREMBATE, Italy - Italian carbon fibre accessories specialist 3T is a capitalising on design trends in both road and mountain categories, where bars and forks are among the company’s new products for 2015. With aerodynamics taking centre stage on the road, 3T's Aeronova handlebar assists riders as t...

Shimano Premiers Groupset for Urban Sports Bikes

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany - Usually all Shimano news has been announced long before Eurobike. Not this time. A real world premier is on the Shimano booth; a groupset called Metrea which is targeting a complete new bike category. In these days of e-bike dominance it's a kind of relief to see something...

‘Lead Time Is Our Biggest Problem’

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany – The meeting on bringing parts production back to Europe which was held today at Eurobike, saw an outspoken Accell Group COO Jeroen Snijders Blok. He said: “The current situation is not sustainable. Next to shortened lead times, we need more flexibility.” Today's meeting on...

Pon: ‘Industry Cooperation Essential for Future Growth’

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany – It was not the first time today that the name Pon popped up when talking about the future of the bicycle industry. Pon’s Director of Future Technology & Public Affairs Raymond Gense gave a speech at the third ECF Advocacy Summit on the importance of collaboration within th...

TranzX Expands Service Competency in Germany

BAD NAUHEIM, Germany – TranzX announced the expansion of its service competency in its new European headquarters. The modern customer support centre is supposed to provide a faster and more active after‐sales service support system for the company’s OEM customers. "As part of our strategy, we are ai...

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