Bjorn Wong

Taipei Cycle 2012 – Day 2, The Show Continues

The Only Booth From Singapore Day 2 of Taipei Cycle 2012 brings with it more goodies along with wet, freezing and windy weather conditions. Here we go! Soul The only booth representing Singapore is none other than Soul Bikes. No stranger to the industry, Soul has been producing high quality road race wheels at competitive prices. Over the years, their wheelsets have grown to command a huge following locally and overseas in countries such as America and Korea. Soul’s S-Series have been well known to be strong, light and economical. They’ve now updated this range to further improve the...

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Taipei International Cycle Show 2012 Opening Ceremony

The Show Commences The 25th Taipei International Cycle Show officially kicked off this morning with a brief opening ceremony at the TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall, with Taiwanese President Ma Ying-Jeou on hand to grace the occasion. The show, which is held annually, has grown to be amongst the top three bicycle trade expositions in the world, alongside Eurobike and Interbike. It is also the biggest show in Asia, as the bicycle industry in Taichung continues to blossom. This year sees a record number of 1092 exhibiters participating in the show, more than the 948 last year. Over a hundred were...

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Taipei Cycle 2012: Day 1, It’s Showtime!

We take a look at some of the cool stuff we came across at Day 1 of Taipei Cycle 2012. Token HEGGset The headset is one of the most important things on a bike, yet it is often overlooked. Headset styling has also seen a change in recent years with most headtubes now preferring integrated versions compared to the threadless, exposed option more common in the past. Token’s new HEGGset is a work of art that is essentially two headsets in one! Constructed of CNC alloy and their proven sealed bearings, this is where practicality meets bling. Simply slap...

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ROBBIE MCEWEN TRIUMPHS AT OCBC CYCLE SINGAPORE 2012

DAY ONE OF CYCLING ACTION CULMINATES IN THRILLING FINISH UNDER THE LIGHTS Australian cycling legend Robbie McEwen lived up to his top billing last night as he emerged at the front of a thrilling sprint to the line to clinch the OCBC Cycle Singapore Professional Criterium 2012 in sensational style. McEwen, who is drawing a close on his illustrious career this year, was a warm favourite heading into tonight’s race and he certainly lived up to all the pre-race hype. Riding in front of a large and vocal crowd at the F1 Pit Building for GreenEDGE Cycling, McEwen narrowly...

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ISM Adamo Breakaway

What Makes a Good Saddle Good? Everyone who’s ever rode a bike should probably understand the importance of a saddle that they are comfortable with. It is part of the illusive “golden triangle” of contact points between a rider and their bike, with the handlebars and pedals making up the remainder of the threesome. The humble saddle is one of, if not the most personal component a rider will be acquainted with on a bicycle. A comfortable saddle could be the deciding factor whether you will enjoy the sport or chuck your bike in the gutter. Whether you will win a...

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