ACT Lab establishes sales and research office in Japan


Taipei Cycle Show: Heard in the halls

Sharks and fast fish: The Taipei Cycle Show, a 30-year-old event in Taiwan, is going head to head with a much younger but more nimble Taichung Bike Week. The  Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) , the government agency that organizes the Taipei Cycle Show, announced last October that it would move its traditional March show to Oct.

Rebecca Rusch leads cyclists on Ho Chi Minh Trail to raise awareness about unexploded ordnance

KETCHUM, Idaho (BRAIN) — Pro cyclist Rebecca Rusch will lead a bike tour along the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos next week, to raise awareness about unexploded ordnance that remain from the Vietnam War and raise funds for the safe removal of ordnance from war zones. Rusch will lead an eight-day, 550 kilometer ride Nov. 13- 20. The Ho Chi Minh trip is a beta test for Rusch’s new business, #JoinTheRusch Adventures, which will offer bike packing, adventure trips and camp outings; often with a social mission

VP Components’ Taichung campus doubles as biking destination

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) —  VP Components’ facilities near Taichung surround a peaceful expanse of green grass, open spaces and awesome dirt jumps — a welcome oasis in this industrialized region.

Imports rebound across all categories

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — Imports through August are up 29 percent overall, reaching 12,470,453 bikes, 2.8 million more bikes than 2011, which was the lowest year for imports in more than a decade. Imports so far are 4 percent over the average of the previous five years, 2006 to 2010, though down a million bikes compared with August 2010.