Taipei prepares for international bike industry again

Taipei prepares for international bike industry again

For most international industry peers, the 2023 Taipei Cycle Show will be the first time since 2019 that they set foot on the island again. The 2020 edition was one of the first international shows to be cancelled because of the pandemic and due to strict governmental entry regulations an international event was not possible last year. 2023 marks a welcome return of one of the premium events on the bike industry calendar.

Highlights in this latest online magazine (Issue 25 | March 2023) include:

  • Taiwan exports over 1 million e-bikes
  • Giant outlines Taiwan’s sustainability goals
  • Meet the new TBA chairman, KMC’s Robert Wu
  • ‘Back to normal’ is high priority at Taipei Cycle
Despite its location in Toulouse, south-west France, Pro Days welcomed over 2,000 visitors. – Photo Pro Days

International flair to Pro Days edition in Toulouse

TOULOUSE, France - Due to the Olympic games in Paris, the Pro Days organiser, Département Beauté, had to find a new location for the 2024 edition. The company opted to hold the event in Toulouse from June 23 to 25 at the MEETT venue. Despite the shift, Pro Days managed to remain attractive for a growing number of international visitors.

While the market is cautiously optimistic, the mood among the more than 1,800 exhibiting companies was extremely positive at Eurobike 2024. – Photos Bike Europe

Bustling Eurobike did not bring the hoped for market improvement

FRANKFURT, Germany - On Sunday evening Eurobike 2024 closed the doors after five days packed with innovations, business meeting, networking events and highly informative presentations on several stages. All studies indicate a positive development in the long term for the e-bike and eco-mobility sectors. Nevertheless, the highly hoped-for market improvement in the short term is not in sight yet.

Over 1,000 people attended the 2024 edition of Micromobility Europe. – Photo Bike Europe

Micromobility Europe offers e-bike industry more than a niche event

AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands - As an event, Micromobility advertises itself as the 'world's largest' conference for small vehicles. In this bustling and crowded industry with many start-ups and new business concepts, the e-bike is probably not the first you would expect to find. The Europe edition, which took place on 5-6 June in Amsterdam this year, showed the e-bike is an important part of a whole new eco-system in the making: future urban mobility.

6,251 B2B visitors attended this year’s Bicycle-E Mobility City Expo held in Tokyo’s Shinjuku Sumitomo Building. – Photo Jo Beckendorff

Domestic automotive giants make debut at Japanese e-mobility event

TOKYO-SHINJUKU, Japan - Nine years ago, a local event in the vibrant Tokyo district of Shinjuku started out as a bicycle festival for end-consumers. Over the years it blossomed into a pure B2B event for urban e-mobility. This year's Bicycle-E Mobility City Expo, which ran from 5 to 6 June, also featured two heavyweights from the domestic automotive industry as exhibitors for the first time.