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Cycling Industry Club Welcomes New Members

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BRUSSELS, Belgium – No less than six companies and organizations of the bike industry were welcomed last month as new members of the Cycling Industry Club. It shows that a growing number of people recognizes the Cycling Industry Club’s mantra of getting more people on bikes more often.

Cycling Industry Club Welcomes New Members
The ‘Leaders ride’ on the morning of the opening of Eurobike sparked a lot of response and the Cycling Industry Club welcomes six new members. – Photo CIC

The list of new members is very diverse, representing OEMs, a show organization and an innovation centre. Here’s a short introduction of the new CIC members:

EnergyBus

Founded in 2007, EnergyBus is an international industry organisation promoting non-proprietary connectivity solutions allowing the seamlessly connection of all kinds of devices for exchanging energy and data. Hannes Neupert, Executive director and member of the board, “To support the CIC by being a member is a big honour for us since bicycle advocacy is key to grow the market.”

Eurosport DHS

This OEM was established in 2006, located in Deva, Romania, with an annual production capacity of 300,000 units. Yang Tianqi, General Manager: “We decided to join the club in order to work together as a united bicycle industry to actively push human mobility to switch towards a more sustainable path.”

Flanders’ Bike Valley

Started in 2013 as one of the first bottom-up clusters in Flanders, Belgium. Marc Hufkens, Chairman: “The cooperation with ECF will reinforce our respective position through pro-active and innovative cooperation. The network of ECF and FBV will benefit and be useful for a fruitful and prosperous partnership.”

GermanyLeaseRad

The German bicycle-leasing pioneer and market leader which aims to foster bicycle mobility. Ulrich Prediger, Managing Director, “We believe that cycling will play a key role in solving the mobility challenges of our future and that’s why we are very excited to partner with the leaders of the European cycling industry, with the mutual goal to get more people cycling.”

MFC France

Manufacture Francaise du Cycle (MFC) is a French bicycle manufacturer producing more than 350,000 bikes annually on a yearly basis. Yves Salaun, Managing Director, ”We have decided to join the CIC in order to strengthen advocacy at the European level and ensure the development of the bike market in Europe.”

TÜYAP

TÜYAP is the leading fair organisation company of Turkey since 36 years; with 750 employees and fair centres’ in several cities across the country. Burak Gürses, Project Marketing Specialist: “We joined the CIC in order to network with industry partners, to support advocacy and to strengthen the sales market.”

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