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Fourteen Eurobike folks interviewed for podcast special

Didn’t get to the Eurobike show? Let the Eurobike show come to you, aurally at least. The ten-year-old Spokesmen podcast has a Eurobike special recorded by our very own executive editor, Carlton Reid. You can listen via the website or download via iTunes and other podcast stores. The hour-long show …

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Ashmei launches at Eurobike with Zeppelin ride for media & bike shops

Eurobike is staged in Friedrichshafen, historic home of the Zeppelin airship. The modern Zeppelin – filled with helium instead of oh-the-humanity-hydrodren – is based at Friedrichshafen airport, right next to the showground. A 20-minute flight costs €220 per person so Zeppelin-based jollies are thin on the ground during Eurobike, but …

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Storck joins forces with EDCO to work on wheel/frame aero interface

Marcus Storck, founder and CEO of Storck Bicycles, has told BikeBiz he is to form a working relationship with Dutch-owned wheel-brand EDCO and Paul Lew, the American aerodynamics and composites specialist. Lew joined EDCO in June. “We are teaming up with EDCO in the US because EDCO has a wind …

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7Mesh unveil ultra-lightweight Gore-Tex jacket at Eurobike

Canadian cycle apparel brand 7Mesh is one of a limited number of companies now using the new Gore-Tex Active fabric. This is a breathable, “shake dry” ultra-thin waterproof fabric, and was first licensed to Gore Bikewear and Castelli for the bike market. Gore is at Eurobike with its second generation …

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Amsterdam’s Bicycle Mayor is at Eurobike (her day-job is with Giant)

Anna Luten is here at Eurobike as the brand manager for Giant’s Liv brand in Benelux, but away from the show she’s also the Bicycle Mayor of Amsterdam, a newly created post connecting city hall and people on bikes. The initiative was created by Amsterdam-based CycleSpace, a non-profit NGO partly …

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Priceless polkadot Ridley bike stolen from Eurobike

Thomas De Gendt’s polka-dot Tour de France bike has been stolen from the Ridley booth. The one-of-a-kind Ridley Helium SL was ridden by Lotto-Soudal’s De Gendt during this year’s Tour. Thieves snatched the bike just before the show opened on Wednesday morning. “The Thomas De Gendt bike, and a Dean, …

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“Knog-offs” removed from Eurobike stand in raid by customs officials

The Xeccon stand at Eurobike was yesterday raided by customs officials who enforced an injunction raised by Knog of Australia. Members of staff – two young Chinese women with a limited understanding of English and German – were frogmarched to ATMs to pay €500 in bonds. Xeccon is a Chinese …

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Industry execs cycle to work at Eurobike

More than one hundred industry execs rode to the show on yesterday’s Leaders’ Ride, organised by the European Cyclists’ Federation and its Cycling Industry Club. The ride started at Friedrichshafen railway station and wended its way to the show ground on bike paths. ECF president Manfred Neun made a passionate …

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Total Women’s Cycling Awards are back for 2016 at the Cycle Show

The Total Women’s Cycling Awards will be presented at the Cycle Show in Birmingham next month. The annual awards ceremony first launched in 2014 and aims to recognise brands, individuals and organisations that have shown dedication to Women’s Cycling over the past year. The winners will be presented at a …

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Taiwanese bicycle companies present innovations at Eurobike 2016

Several leading bicycle manufacturers will unveil their latest products at Eurobike in Friedrichshafen on September 1st, 2016. Between 13:00 to 14:00, in the Paris Conference Room, executives and product specialists will present their companies’ latest innovations and advancements, along with insights on market trends and most recent export statistics of …

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