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Combined Wood And Alloy Bike Stand

For the stylish presentation of bicycles in OEM showrooms of retail shops, Q Stand introduced a new bike stand at Eurobike. The patented CD-701 and the CD 702 both provide a stable and nicely designed stand for bicycle presentations. Both versions fit tires between 20 and 62 millimetres wide. The c...

Microshift Invests in Chain Wheel Production

Drive train components manufacturer Microshift expanded its product range with cassettes which include the Sliding Engagement Technology (SET). According to Microshift the patented sprocket design performs a fast and clean shift. The company also developed a dual control 10 speed shifter designed to...

Eurobike Starts Press Camp

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany – To provide the cycling industry and media representatives another platform long before the autumn shows, Eurobike launches a special ‘Media Days’ event from June 30 to July 2, 2015. In the US 'Press Camps' are already for some years taking place annually. Eurobike is now d...

World’s Biggest Hub Motor Maker Starts in Europe

TAICHUNG, Taiwan – 8Fun, the world’s biggest maker of hub motors for e-bikes, is re-branding itself to Bafang. Under this name the company starts a service center in Europe. Next to that there’s now also a mid-motor drive system added to the line-up for ModelYear 2015. Jack Brandsen, coming from NuV...

Mando Footloose Switches from Internet to Dealers

ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands - Two years ago, the revolutionary chainless electric folding bike, Mando Footloose, made its debut. Since then it stayed silent; in particular because Mando decided to sell the bike exclusively through Internet. Things are changing now. Currently Mando is looking for deal...

Cell Phone Holders Hot at Eurobike

It was one of the most promoted items at Eurobike this year, the cell phone holder. They came in many different versions, with lots of options and it seems that within a few years it will be a set accessory feature on most bicycles. Such as the Tmars branded SD-813 of S.D. Components. The SD-813 com...

Accell Sees Sound Growth in Sales, Margins & Profit

HEERENVEEN, the Netherlands – In a today published trading update Accell Group reports on positively developing margins, on higher sales of e-bikes and sports bikes as well as an expected increase in net profit. Next to that Accell is once again to take-over a P&A distributor. Accell Group is co...

Accell To Take-Over Cycle Service Nordic

HEERENVEEN, the Netherlands – In today’s trading update Accell Group also announces that it is to take-over the Danish parts & accessories distributor Cycle Service Nordic. Primary business of Cycle Service Nordic is the distribution of SRAM products. Accell Group is in take-over talks with Cycle Se...

Formula Cycling New Brand Owner of BeOne

YPRES, Belgium - Formula Cycling BVBA acquired the brand BeOne from Blomson International. BeOne’s new product range will be presented at the Velofollies show mid-January in Kortrijk, Belgium. "After we switched our brand strategy I looked for a suitable company to handle BeOne's international distr...

Halfords NL Restart Nearly Completed

VEENENDAAL, the Netherlands – According to the administrators handling the bankruptcy of Halfords in the Netherlands, they have reached an agreement on the main issues to restart the company with its new owner. The name of the new investor in Halfords NL is not disclosed yet as, "We want first to fi...

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