Tag Archives: Germany

USWE chooses 138 to handle PR for German, Austrian and Swiss market

USWE has chosen 138 to handle PR and communications for the German, Austrian and Swiss market.  USWE makes ‘100% bounce free’ action backpacks through the patented “No Dancing Monkey” harness technology. The company was founded in 2007 by bike riders in Sweden and now has a large collection of backpacks …

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German bike manufacturer Derby Cycle becomes Kalkhoff

German bicycle manufacturer Derby Cycle is to be renamed Kalkhoff. “The realignment is intended to help combine the strong German Kalkhoff brand, with its more than 100-year Kalkhoff history, during which Heinrich Kalkhoff laid the foundation for the company’s current success at the Cloppenburg site, with a future-proof positioning of …

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Concept Cycles opens new pop-up showroom in Hamburg

Concept Cycles has opened a new pop-up showroom in Hamburg, dedicated exclusively to showcasing the latest bikes and accessories from Specialized. PPDS’ suite of Philips professional displays has been selected and installed inside, transforming the space into a COVID-compliant, interactive haven in just three weeks. Founded in 2013, Concept Cycles …

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AlterLock survey reveals insights on bike theft in Europe

Around 90% of cyclists who experienced bike theft had locked their bike, a new AlterLock survey has found. Nextscape Inc., who announced AlterLock, took a survey of bike thefts in the UK, Netherlands, and Germany. The subject of the investigation was a total of 1,500 cyclists in these three countries. …

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Hama Group acquires majority stake in Messingschlager

The Hama Group, from Monheim, Germany, has acquired the majority stake in Messingschlager with retrospective effect from 1st January. “This is the best step in order to take our company further and to position it properly for the next few years,” said Benno Messingschlager, former owner of the Messingschlager GmbH …

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More than 100 bike industry manufacturers register for new Eurobico show

More than 100 bike industry manufacturers have committed to the new Eurobico Order and Preview Show from 24th-26th July on the exhibition grounds in Frankfurt am Main. The new show provides an opportunity for the German manufacturing and retail sector to meet up in a purely trade-centred setting. The idea …

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Gocycle setting up European subsidiary to support EU growth

Gocycle is to set up a new European subsidiary to better serve its growing EU customer base. The Netherlands-based European subsidiary will include localised EU wide fulfilment from a central distribution centre in Germany. The warehouse will stock and distribute Gocycle products and accessories, fulfilling the brand’s orders across the …

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World Cycling Forum announces new dates for 2021 event

The World Cycling Forum (WCF) has been moved forward to 6th-7th September 2021, the World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI), German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) and MMG have decided. By doing so, they aim to give stakeholders from abroad the ability to utilise their time in …

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World Cycling Forum to join IAA Mobility for 2021 event

The 2021 World Cycling Forum (WCF) is set to take place from 9th-10th September, the World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) has announced. It will occur during the IAA Mobility Show, from 7th-12th September 2021, at the International Congress Center Munich (ICM). The IAA’s new concept will see …

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VAAST Bikes now available in Europe via German retailer Internetstores

VAAST Bikes has signed an agreement with German cycling-specialist retailer Internetstores. Two of VAAST’s key bicycle models, the gravel-ready all-road A/1 bike and the urban U/1, are now stocked at Internetstores’ e-commerce sites. Both VAAST models will be available to order online for delivery in 14 locations across Europe via …

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