“We have just tripped across photos of the new 2013 Specialized Demo 8 Carbon published in the latest issue of Mountain Bike Action. It appears that this was published before Specialized intended, as there has been no official press release. Because we receive the issues before they appear on the newstand, we found that we have a bit of a scoop to pass along to our readers. Enjoy!”
Bristol's Big Green Week in June will be the setting for the 'world's first' electric bike championships. UPDATE: The 'world first' title is contentious - see the comments below.
The Tern Verge Duo bicycle won a prestigious 2012 red dot design award. This marks the third major international design award the company has received for its line of urban bikes since the company launched last year.
Dahon has begun producing bikes for the European market in Bulgaria through a partnership with local manufacturer Maxcom. Initially, Dahon expects to produce 40,000 bikes at a new facility opened specifically to manufacture folding bikes for Europe.
“Cruisers were a very small and declining business for us,” Paul Moran, national sales manager for Trek Bicycle, said in the letter. “Taking a hard look, we found that cruisers were being supported by less than 10 percent of our retailer base."
Each year Shimano Europe asks its employees to suggest charities for the company to donate to. Make-A-Wish fulfills wishes of children between 3 and 18 years old that have a life-threatening disease. Since 1989 they have fulfilled the wishes of more than 4,000 sick children.
This is the blurb for 'Cycle-space', a forthcoming book by Dr Steven Fleming, lecturer at the School of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of Newcastle in Australia.
A lot has been said about Chris King Precision Components: bicycle jewelry... precision defined…gorgeous, but so expensive…worth every penny…too expensive...environmentally responsible…finicky - you need proprietary tools to service them… Some people love them; some people think they are nothing but hype.
The UK's National Cycle Collection will be making an appearance at London 2012 this summer. Part of the bicycle museum's collection in Llandrindod Wells, Powys, Wales will be making the trip east to England's capital for the international event during the Olympic time trials.
If you recall from their recent 2013 product updates, Fox is taking a more integrated approach to front and rear suspension and has revised their damping characteristics to provide tunes optimized for climbing, “trail” and descending.