Tag Archives: Germany

Munich’s Alpha Bikes announces switch from Specialized to Giant

Munich bike retailer Alpha Bikes has announced it is parting ways with Specialized, switching to Giant from July 2022. Since it was founded in 1992, Alpha Bikes has been the contact point for cyclists in the Munich area, with the team around owners Gerhard Wagner and Daniel Ciasto opening a …

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IAA Mobility 2021: All together now

The new IAA Mobility took place in Munich earlier this month, with 75 out of 744 exhibitors from the cycling industry. Rebecca Morley looks at how it is hoping to shape the future of mobility

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Eurobike bids farewell to Friedrichshafen

The 29th edition of Eurobike was a welcome return to events for many after 18 long months of COVID-related cancellations. Rebecca Morley rounds up the industry’s trip to Friedrichshafen and looks ahead to the show’s next edition in Frankfurt

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LEVA-EU commissions research into potential of LEVs to fight climate change

LEVA-EU has commissioned research from the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) to examine the potential of light electric vehicles (LEVs) in the fight against climate change. LEVA-EU, headquartered in Belgium, said mass uptake of LEVs such as e-scooters, electric (cargo) cycles, e-mopeds, e-motorcycles and small three- and four-wheeled e-vehicles is ‘crucial’ …

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Over 600 exhibitors to showcase latest products and innovations at 29th Eurobike

Some 630 exhibitors from 42 countries will be showcasing their latest products over 80,000 square metres of exhibition space this week, as Eurobike opens its doors for the first time since 2019. The 29th edition of the show is taking place from 1st to 4th September and has outlined its ‘hygiene …

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CUBE expands production site with new warehouse

CUBE has started the construction of an additional storage warehouse. The brand is currently running up against its storage capacity, it said, while further growth in the industry is expected in the coming years. To anticipate this growth, extra storage space is now being created. The new warehouse will be …

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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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