Chiu Ling

Bike Review: Dahon Mu P27

Introduction: The Dahon Mu P27 is the latest mid-priced offering from Dahon. The Mu P27, with its Dahon’s signature “Mu” curve design, comes with 27 gear options and is positioned as a light touring bicycle that is also suited for city commuting. The Mu P27 can be ridden by anyone that falls between 1.42cm to 1.93 cm in height and take up to a maximum of 105kg. MU P27 is built using Dalloy aluminium which is proprietary to Dahon. According to Dahon, Dalloy alumnium is considered aerospace grade alloy which apparently gives 20% more frame strength than standard 6061 aluminium....

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WheelSport Factory Tour in Taichung, Taiwan

WheelSport is a Taiwan based manufacturer that has been producing wheel sets for the bicycle industry since 2003. The company which specializes in the production of road, mountain, mini-velo and folding bicycle wheel sets was founded by Mr Michael Lin who had amassed more than a decade of work experience in a prominent tyre company prior to starting WheelSport. It was none other than his passion for bicycles and design that spurred him to venture out and start his own company. During our interactions with Michael, he constantly emphasized that a wheel which comprises of the rim, hub, spokes...

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Post Pro Criterium Race Photos – OCBC Cycle Singapore 2013

Team Orica-GreenEdge celebrates (Left to Right) Stuart O’Grady, 1st Australian to win Paris Roublaix in 2007, Robbie McEwen, mulitple green jersey winner of the Tour De France and current Technical Advisor to Team Orica-GreenEdge, and champion of the evening Simon Clarke.   Simon, sharing his thoughts on the...

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Professional Criterium Racing Day! – OCBC Cycle Singapore 2013

(Left to Right) Phil Liggett, Ed Clancy, Aaron Gate, Chris Robb, Thomas Rabou, Robbie McEwen, Alan Rushton (Photo Credit: Spectrum Worldwide) From 8:30pm onwards this evening, fans can catch their favourite cycling superstars at the 90 minute professional criterium race at the OCBC Cycle Singapore 2013 which kicks off today.  The event, which Chris Robb, Managing Director of Spectrum Worldwide, organizer of the OCBC Cycle Singapore, described as “watching F1 on bicycles” will promise plenty of exhilarating race action. According to race Technical Director Alan Rushton, this year’s 1.6km race circuit has been shortened and corners redesigned. The track...

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Review: Merida Scultura Comp 904

Merida, one of the biggest bicycle manufacturers in the world, is known for its expertise in mountain bikes given its long-time sponsorship of the Multivan Merida Biking Team. Nevertheless, the Taiwanese company is showing the world that its road bikes are no slouch either. From this year onwards, Merida is the sponsor of the Italian based Lampre-Merida professional road cycling team. The Scultura SLis the team’s workhorse road bike with all the nifty touches such as the BB386 and a blend of special flax fibres integrated into the High Modulus (HM) carbon fibre lay-up of the frame. For this review, I got...

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