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.
The man who designed Raleigh's iconic Chopper bicycle has died after a battle with cancer. Alan Oakley, 85 and from Nottingham, home of the bike manufacturer, died on Friday.
Following their introduction of the fully integrated crankset power meter for the new SRAM Red, Quarq has added specific models to work with Specialized and Cannondale cranksets.
Jim Wannamaker has resigned as North Americas sales and marketing director at Vee Rubber America. Wannamaker was with the tire company for about 14 months; prior to that he was with Kenda Tire for many years; he was the face of both brands at bike events around the country.