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Only nine boxes of low-end components were left in the truck, the expensive e-bike and bike parts were stolen. – Photo Bike Fun International

Expensive e-bike components stolen during transport to Bike Fun

KOPRIVNICE, Czech Republic - Shimano components for the production of 10,000 bicycles have been stolen during transport from Germany to Czech-based...

With solid infrastructure, a strong skillset from a booming automotive sector, and a large untapped workforce, the Central and Eastern Europe region is seeing an influx of investments from all steps in the (e-)bike production chain. – Photo Shutterstock

Reshoring bicycle production in Central and Eastern Europe: What's...

ZEIST, the Netherlands - The reshoring of European bicycle production continues to gain momentum as demand grows and supplies tighten. Central and...

Igor Doležal, majority owner and Marek Doležal, CEO Aspire Sports. - Photo Forbes

'Premium brands deserve premium distribution partners'

Have you ever fully considered the business potential that Central Europe has to offer in terms of the cycling industry? To be specific, let us talk...

New models Leader Fox with Panasonic motor.

Leader Fox introduces new models with Panasonic motor

Based in Budweis, the Czech manufacturer of e-bikes, Leader Fox has been designing and preparing a production of all their models, assembly...

The new facility of Crussis has a strategic location, situated 9 km north of Prague with easy access to the airport and international markets. - Photo Prologis Park Prague-Uzice

Crussis Electrobikes expands production capacity with new Czech...

PRAGUE, Czech Republic - Crussis Electrobikes s.r.o., the Czech manufacturer of e-bikes and tricycles is set to double its production capacity with a...

In future Hartje’s Czech subsidiary expects to produce 90,000 e-bikes per year. – Photos Hartje

Hartje opens new e-bike factory in Czech Republic

ŠUMPERK, Czech Republic - With the opening of an all new e-bike factory the German distributor Hartje invested in more capacity. The Hartje e-bike...

Despite an interruption in production due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Bike Fun International, has reported record sales figures for the fiscal year 2019/2020. - Photo BFI

E-bikes bring record sales and profit for Czech BFI

KOPRIVNICE, Czech Republic - The recently sold and the country's largest manufacturer Bike Fun International (BFI) has presented its fiscal year...

Gearsensors, which entered the market in 2013 are currently used by more than 100 e-bike brands. - Photo Gearsensors.com

Panasonic adds Gearsensor compatibility to its MY 2022 GX motor series

LETOHRAD, Czech Republic - Panasonic is preparing their GX motor series to be compatible with Gearsensor, the intelligent shifting sensor. OEMs will...

Bicycle manufacturer, Bike Fun International, has changed hands from its Dutch founders to a Czech-based billionaire. - Photo Bike Fun International

Bike Fun International now in hands of billionaire investor

KOPRIVNICE, Czech Republic - The founders of Bike Fun International, the largest bicycle manufacturer in the Czech Republic, have agreed on a...

A new bike store concept on the outskirts of Prague caters for high-end consumers in a more relaxed atmosphere. - Photo SBCR

No huge 'corona' gains in the Czech market

PRAGUE, Czech Republic - Unlike many other countries which reported an increase in both sales and an interest in cycling, nothing remarkable has...