Ziener BIKE Festival Garda Trentino

Same procedure as last years! The Ziener BIKE Festival Garda Trentino powered by FSA will traditionally kick off the European mountain bike season right at the shores of Lake Garda – this time over a total of four days. From April 28 till May 1, 2017, it’s the 24th consecutive time that mountain biking will take over centre stage in Riva del Garda, Italy with thrilling sport events as well as one of the world’s biggest outdoor fairies therefore attracting around 40,000 spectators again. More than 150 exhibitors and some 300…

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25th Eurobike Report

25th Eurobike comes to a close with 42,720 trade visitors and 34,400 bike fans – International participation rises to 106 countries – 1766 journalists from 41 countries – Eurobike 2017 with one Festival Day Once again, the Eurobike was able to present itself as a valuable platform of the international bicycle industry. From start-up entrepreneurs, to dealers and decision-makers in mid-sized enterprises, and on up to leaders of large corporations: All in all 42,720 industry visitors came to Lake Constance (2015: 45,870). An additional 34,400 bike fans (2015: 20,730) wanted…

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Mountain Biking in Guatemala’s Highlands with Hans Rey & Tom Oehler

In January 2015 Hans Rey and Tom Oehler set out to explore the Highlands of Guatemala in Central America. The hut the hut trip was at high altitude above 10’000 ft., the trails were rough and remote. At the end of the back country bike ride the guys checked out a former Wheels 4 Life charity project and handed out an additional 31 bicycles at an incredible local school, a very inspirational project indeed. Back in Austria, photographer Stefan Voitl raised more money for Hans’ non-profit charity by organizing a photo…

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Cycle, Fitness & Outdoor Sports Expo 2015

The 3rd   version of India International Cycle, Fitness & Outdoor Sports Expo started on 3rd March in Ludhiana which is arguably the largest hub for bicycles in Asia.  The bicycle industries of Ludhiana feed to more than 50% of India’s bicycle consumption which is over 10 million, each year. The quality of this bike show is nowhere close to other bike expos that take place in China or other countries but it has definitely improved compared to its previous events. More exhibitors were present this time including China and France…

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