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New market entrants: Risks and opportunities

The European bicycle market is attracting new players from investors and automotive companies, to insurers, motor vehicle experts and dealers of all kinds. How should the traditional cycling trade adapt to this new market landscape?

European market report 2022

A tough macroeconomic environment — inflation, eroding consumer sentiment and high inventory levels.

Germany’s bike industry workforce grows 30% in three years

Research by Zukunft Fahrrad shows strong performance across retail, manufacturing and tourism.

Taiwan exports 2022:
a year of extremes

At the beginning of 2022, all signs seemed set for new growth records.

SRAM doubles down on Taiwan commitment

Component maker announces a new factory set to become operational by 2024.

Toyota France enters cargo bike market

Toyota’s French showrooms will sell cargo bikes from Douze Cycles.

Giant Group taps sports electronics market

Giant takes a 32.5% investment in Stage Cycling.

Third generation takes the reins at Merida

After 11 years running Taiwan’s No.2 bike maker, Michael Tseng to hand over Merida presidency to son Vansen.

Astro bets on automation, thermoplastics & Taiwan production

Astro Engineering is pushing forward with “Made in Taiwan” e-bike frames using thermoplastic material and novel manufacturing technology.

BAS Founding Members

Taiwan companies team up to meet sustainability goals

Bicycling Alliance for Sustainability (BAS) aims to reduce the industry’s carbon footprint.

Taipei Cycle to return to normal scale in 2023

The Taipei Cycle Show will return as an international trade show fully open to overseas in-person visitors, while continuing to offer the Digital Go online platform.

Shimano’s State of the Nation report

Shimano’s fourth State of the Nation report shows e-bikes are still in high demand in Europe.

Taiwan set to ease travel restrictions

Trips to the heart of Asia’s bicycle industry are likely to become a whole lot easier from mid-October.

Eurobike offers suppliers a three-day b2b package

In 2023, Eurobike will offer B2B exhibitors the option to book a booth for just the first three days of the trade fair (June 21-23).

Taiwan’s bicycle industry banks on sustainability

The organisers of the Taipei Cycle Show are optimistic that 2023’s edition can return to pre-pandemic levels.

Pierer Industrie AG makes cargo bikes acquisition

Pierer Industrie is acquiring an 80% stake in the Johansson cargo bikes business from EW Mobility.

Smart System technology to become more affordable

Before the show, Bosch eBike Systems (12.0/A13) had announced a new anti-theft function and a much more compact second-generation ABS system. Both only work with …

German market continues to thrive despite challenges

At the Eurobike Business Talk held Tuesday, a high-profile podium discussed current trends and challenges in the bicycle industry. ZIV’s general manager Burkhard Stork and …

Vista Outdoor acquires Fox Racing

Vista Outdoor has agreed to pay USD 540 million, with an additional USD 50 million being payable depending on profits at the end of 2022.

Join EOCA to help preserve nature for cyclists to enjoy

For outdoor enthusiasts, whatever their chosen activity, spending time outside on the trails, mountains, and coastline, or in woodlands, is all part of the adventure!  …

Eurobike Premiere: the 3X3 NINE Gear hub

Debuting at Eurobike, the 3X3 NINE is a 9-speed gear hub. With 250Nm maximum input torque, it is strong enough to endure powerful ebike motors, and with an overall gear ratio of 554%, flexible enough to also perform in mountain bikes.

Rethinking mobility – new award at the leading trade show

“We have completely redesigned the Eurobike for 2022. That’s why we have also changed our way of acknowledging outstanding innovations.” says Eurobike head Stefan Reisinger.

Stage Set for the Transport Revolution

High-profile patrons, presentations and discussions on the mobility of tomorrow: The 30th Eurobike becomes political and powers the bicycle forward.

Eurobike 2022 Promises Action with FMB Slopestyle Gold Event and Drop and Roll Show

Great atmosphere expected at the Eurobike Festival Days with FMB (Freeride Mountain Bike) Slopestyle Gold Event.

Navigating the pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic posed real challenges for Taiwanese manufacturers to meet existing orders and cover a globally increased demand.

Foxconn launches e-bike controllers, displays

Taiwan’s Hon Hai (Foxconn), the world’s biggest contract electronics maker, moves into e-bike displays and controllers.

Eurobike in Frankurt: thinking big

Eurobike’s move to Frankfurt is rapidly taking shape. Take a tour around the halls with the Show Daily team.

Fresh money floods into bicycle business

The cycling boom has sparked a spate of investments and acquisitions, with fresh funding from outside the bicycle business.

Bicycle companies can help conserve the world’s extraordinary landscapes

EOCA calls for the bike industry to help look after the habitats that cyclists love to explore.

Accell Group to go private in deal led by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts

Consortium led by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP (KKR) says conditional agreement reached on a public offer for all the share capital of Accell Group.

Pon Bike to open production facility in Lithuania

The new production center could scale up to an annual production capacity of 600,000 bikes.

SRAM buys cycle computer maker Hammerhead

Hammerhead will remain a stand-alone brand within the SRAM portfolio allowing the brand to continue to build upon its innovative product.

Kona Bicycles acquired by Kent Outdoors

Kona Bicycles has been bought by the Kent Outdoors group.

Future mobility movers: Eurobike 2022 shows how cities will be mobile in future

New Eurobike extends portfolio to include tomorrow’s mobility – Frankfurt showcases alternative future mobility solutions.

Porsche acquires majority stake in Greyp Bikes

Porsche has announced that it is acquiring a majority stake in Croatian e-bike producer Greyp Bikes.

Pierer Mobility takes over Felt Bicycles

The Rossignol Group has sold Felt Bicycles to Pierer Mobility. The move allows the ambitious Austrian company to expand its offering significantly and provide a springboard for expansion to North America.

BICO and Eurobike agree long-term trade fair partnership

Major German purchasing association Bike & Co (BICO), commits to the new Eurobike show from 13 to 17 July 2022 in Frankfurt.

Yamaha and Hero Motors join forces

Dedicated factory for hub-mounted drives to be built in Ludhiana, India.

India’s TVS Motor invests in Ego Movement

Indian motorcycle manufacturer TVS Motor is entering the dynamic European e-bike market with a long-term strategic partnership with Swiss e-bike manufacturer Ego Movement.

PON acquires Dorel Sports for US$810 million

Dorel Industries has sold its Sports division in an $810 million cash deal with Pon Holdings. PON will become the largest bicycle manufacturer in the world, reaching an estimated annual turnover of USD 2.95 billion.

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